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Don't Overlook This Labor Demographic
As demographics shift, restaurants can expect to hire more second-career employees and seniors.
Loyalty on the Go
Loyalty programs make the big move into smartphone ubiquity.
2016 Applied Tech Awards
Eight technology innovations that are reshaping the future of the limited-service restaurant industry.
2015’s Biggest Brand Stories
Six news-makers that helped define the year in limited-service restaurants.
The Delivery Debate
Delivery services are springing up around the country, giving operators a new sales channel—if it’s right for their brand.
Tops in Translation
Three ways to ensure your international concept can successfully grow in the U.S.
Putting Some Pop in Soda
Operators play with technology, craft procedures to make stand-out soda.
Supersize Me Not
Included in Pizza Hut’s recent brand reboot was a Skinny Slice pizza, which uses a thinner crust.
No Hangover in Sight
Naysayers have doubts about alcohol service in limited-service settings, but many fast casuals are partying on.
2014’s Top Brand Stories
The top players from a busy year in quick-service news.
Good Karma, Collaboration Help Starbucks Go Green
Company's betacup campaign, which wrapped Friday, tapped the ideas of the consumer to brainstorm ways to make its cups fully reusable or recyclable by 2015.
QSR Pulls Out All the Stops at NRA
Have you stopped by booth 4861 to win a free iPod or iPad and grab your own copy of QSR's May issue?...
Biggest Focus Group in the World?
New online service, MyBrandz, gives fans of quick-serve brands a place for community with fellow lovers of the brands.
Starbucks' Frappuccino Comes However You Want It
New blended beverages in all U.S. and Canada retail stores lets customers choose from a variety of fresh milks or soy, choose the intensity of their coffee, and pick any combination of syrups or toppings.
What Flavor Preference Says About Personality
In conjunction with its launch of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry flavors of ice cream, Starbucks releases study data that connects flavors with certain personality types.
Starbucks Works Toward Sustainability
Starbucks held its cup summit yesterday, where experts in many fields discussed solutions that will make both paper and plastic cups more broadly recyclable.
Sell a Prepaid Card, Help Donate to Charity
New prepaid card service, Biddees, acts as a "reverse auction" that gives a slice of transactions to the nonprofit of the customer's choice.
Starbucks Names a New VP of Global R&D
Mary Wagner named to the new position, and will expand the brand with locally relevant products in key markets outside of the U.S.
Starbucks to Save Planet 5 Cents at a Time
The beverage company pairs with Conservation International to offer new payment method for customers and help protect forests.
Starbucks VIA Going Global
Company will launch instant coffee product throughout company-operated and licensed locations in the U.K. and Japan.
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