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A&W Canada Tool Closes 'Loop' on Guest Feedback

2013-11-26 Guest expectations for quality and service have never been higher in the quick-service industry, and any company that can match those expectations wil...

NPD Group Releases Study on International Snacking Habits

2013-10-16 How and when consumers eat and drink between meals varies across the BRIMC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, Mexico, and China, according to a new i...

Q3 Restaurant Industry Sales Mirror Economic Uncertainty

2013-10-12 Despite the improvement during September, restaurant same-store sales for the third quarter again fell into negative territory, evidencing the industr...

Regional Foodservice Expo Introduces New Identity

2013-10-09 The Wisconsin Restaurant Expo, one of the largest and most inclusive state foodservice and hospitality shows in the Midwest, will have a new identity ...

Retail is Eating Restaurants’ Lunch

2013-09-30 Restaurants want to believe that the 1 percent decline in customer traffic at lunch since 2008 is the result of debt-laden consumers spending less.

Seasonal Hiring Set To Soar in 2013, Says Snagajob

2013-09-25 It’s shaping up to be a happy holiday for job seekers looking for a seasonal job, according to the sixth-annual survey commissioned by Snagajob, Ameri...

Non-GMO Foods To Make Up 30% Of F&B Sales By 2017

2013-09-18 One of the hottest topics in the food industry today is whether or not foods made using ingredients from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are saf...

Fro-Yo Sees 74% Sales Increase In Last Three Years

2013-09-17 Through familiarity and an array of offerings, ice cream is the leading frozen treat in the ice cream and frozen novelty market, representing 54 perce...

McDonald’s Higher-Price-Point Value Menu Could Be A Win

2013-09-11 In the latest attempt to get sales back on track, improve profit margins, and capture the ever-price-sensitive consumer, McDonald’s announced recently...

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