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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.
Inked and Pierced
Brands consider how employee appearance reflects company.
Brands invest in wireless charging technology to boost traffic.
Starbucks Serves Trio of Molten Chocolate Specials
As Valentine's Day nears, Starbucks invites customers to get together with loved ones and friends to try three new chocolate beverages.
Starbucks Expands Espresso Portfolio with Latte Macchiato
Starting January 5, Starbucks will offer a new core beverage that is crafted with two simple ingredients: espresso and milk.
Starbucks Expects Record-Breaking Gift Card Purchases
As customers finalize their holiday shopping, Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on December 24, citing the trend for customers...
Promoting Gift Cards Help Brands Maximize the Holidays
Retailers—both in foodservice and other industries—might think it’s too late in the game to make a big push with holiday promotions, but new insights ...
Starbucks Offers Chance to Win 30 Years of Free Coffee, Food
Winning a free beverage or food item every day for the next 30 years had an unexpected benefit for the first “Starbucks for Life” winner.
Holiday Spice Flat White Joins Starbucks Seasonal Menu
On November 30 Starbucks introduces a new holiday espresso beverage for customers to enjoy alongside its perennial favorites like eggnog latte and pep...
Starbucks Helps Provide Legal Services to Veterans
Antoinette Balta came into her regular Starbucks to pick up coffee the store was donating. She ultimately walked away with much more.
Restaurant Brands Promote Specials for Veterans
On Wednesday, November 11 federal offices and many private businesses will close to honor Veterans Day.
Starbucks Hires 5,500 Military Vets and Spouses
Starbucks Corporation announced a significant hiring milestone and investments to further bridge the gap between the military and civilians since only...
Starbucks' Red Holiday Cups Return with Seasonal Drinks
For many, the holidays begin when they catch their first whiff of eggnog or have their first taste of peppermint.
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