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NRA Show Report: 4 Ways Trump Could Affect Restaurants

2017-05-23 President Donald Trump has had a contentious first 124 days in office, but the new administration has assured the restaurant industry that there is a ...

Doc Popcorn Launches Ragin’ Ranch Flavor for Spring

2017-04-04 To celebrate the coming of warmer weather and spring in the air, Doc Popcorn, the world’s largest popcorn franchise retailer, introduces a new limited...

A Fast Casual's Guide to Selling Alcohol

2017-01-31 Earlier this month, Starbucks ended its experiment with alcohol at all company-owned U.S. stores.

Project Juice Launches New Delivery Program

2017-01-30 Project Juice, the fast-growing, certified organic cold-pressed juice and clean food company, has launched powerful new superfood snacks, teas, supple...

Restaurant Law Center Files Petition with Supreme Court

2017-01-19 On Thursday, the Restaurant Law Center is leading the effort of asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case, National Restaurant Association, et al.

What is the Future of the Overtime Rule?

2017-01-06 After a Texas district court placed an injunction that will halt the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule days before it was set to take effect, re...

Starbucks' Howard Schultz on Why He's Stepping Down

2016-12-02 Starbucks named Kevin Johnson its new CEO, effective in April, as Howard Schultz will step down to focus on the brand’s Reserve Roasteries and Retail ...

Seattle Passes Historic Fair Workweek Law

2016-09-20 In a historic vote, the Seattle City Council passed the country’s second comprehensive fair workweek law, giving tens of thousands in the city more in...

Jimmy John's One of 3 Brands Sold This Week

2016-09-09 Roark Capital acquired a majority stake in sandwich concept Jimmy John’s, adding to the firm’s list of investments that includes Auntie Anne’s, Cinnab...

Wingstop Welcomes New General Counsel

2016-07-29 Wingstop has announced the appointment of Darryl Marsch as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective July 25.