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 stores.
While the controversial rule was delayed, quick-service operators would be wise to stay prepared.
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 input into their work hours and giving work
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, Cinnabon, and Schlotzsky's.
Wingstop has announced the appointment of Darryl Marsch as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective July 25.
On July 12, Jamie Richardson, White Castle System’s vice president of government, shareholder, and community relations and chairman of the Ohio Restaurant Association, testified before the Co
New overtime rule could force restaurant owners to change salaried workers to hourly.
Amid new legislation in New York City, many brands are tinkering with recipes to cut back sodium—even though customers don’t particularly care.
Industry experts say new minimum wage hikes in California and New York will hurt restaurants, employees, and customers.
For the 18 years that Guglhupf Bakery, Café, and Restaurant has been open in Durham, North Carolina, founder and owner Claudia Cooper has sought to run her business free from the “rancor&rdqu
Whether retiring or moving on to new pursuits, the day will come when it’s time to sell your business. Here’s what you need to know.
In a letter to a House committee, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) wrote that ongoing attempts by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to change the joint-employer standard would nega
Supreme Court might ultimately decide who works for whom.
Following the liability shift, operators look to balance security and efficiency.
Nonbank lenders and crowdfunding sites give growing brands a number of finance options beyond the usual loan.
From Subway’s Jared Fogle problem to Chipotle’s E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, recent crises serve as a lesson in damage control.
During McDonald’s investor meeting Tuesday, president and CEO Steve Easterbrook and members of senior management provided an update on the company's turnaround plan and made the foll
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case.
Experts weigh in on New York’s minimum wage increase.
Hiring immigrant workers can improve the operation and encourage workplace diversity, but operators must understand the legal and cultural nuances.
Diners will have to wait until the end of 2016 to find calorie labels on all chain restaurant menus.
As banks and consumers move to chip-protected credit cards to prevent fraud, operators must be ready to adapt.
Now that restrictions against Cuba have loosened, could it be the next great territory for quick-service growth?
TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services, announced that EMV payment acceptance through Ingenico Group EMV capable terminals is now possible with the availability of TransF
New dietary guidelines could motivate operators to retool their menus.
The National Restaurant Association and Dunkin’ Brands Group jointly announced today that Cicely Simpson will join the association as its new executive vice president of government affairs an
The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA) is hosting a free one-day workshop focused on crime activity against quick-service and casual dining restaurants, as well as other
Quick-serve operators wrestle with menuboard optimization in light of new calorie-labeling rules.