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Fujita Kanko Goes Global with Seoul Hotel Opening in 2018

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:53
Fujita Kanko Inc., a leading Japanese hospitality company headquartered in Tokyo, announced it has signed a hotel management agreement with Haesung ...

Trump Hotel Collection Welcomes Dan Wakeling SVP, Global Hotel Development And Acquisitions

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:41
Newport, RI has long been known as a high society playground, the summer home to generations of social elite, from Vanderbilts ...

Stand Rock Hospitality Appoints New Project Executive

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:34
Stand Rock Hospitality, a leading hotel and indoor waterpark resort development and management company, is pleased to announce the appointment of ...

Benchmark Names Edita Matic Director of Sales and Revenue Management for Marenas Beach Resort

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:33
Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Edita Matic director of sales and revenue management for Marenas ...

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Promotes Emma Clemente to Beverage Manager

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:32
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort has appointed Emma Clemente to the position of beverage manager. Clemente has extensive experience in ...

Low-cost carmakers outperform as European car sales rise 1% in November

AutoNews - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:33
New-car registrations in Europe rose 1 percent last month, with budget brands beating the market as nervous consumers kept a tight lid on spending. Vehicle sales in the EU and EFTA markets advanced to 989,457 cars.
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Ford's stop-motion drag racer hits YouTube

AutoNews - Tue, 2014-12-16 01:01
Ford of Europe jam-packs its latest hit from stop-motion drag racer Snowkhana, 'SNOWKHANA THREE: YuleTube,' with pop culture references aplenty.
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La Madeleine Inks Deal for Arkansas Growth

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:27
Image Caption: Image Credit: Signs deal with Chi Development Company of Little Rock.Exclusive Brief: 0

La Madeleine announced a multiunit agreement that continues to build momentum for its strategic franchising initiative.

This agreement comes as another indication of la Madeleine’s strength and desire to elevate its footprint in select U.S. markets with seasoned restaurant owner/operator groups. The Dallas-based restaurant company, which has a collection of more than 70 bakery cafés, has completed the deal with the Chi Development Company, an established multiunit, multibrand franchise development group based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Uncle Maddio's New IT Strategy Helps Online, Mobile Platforms

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:17
Image Caption: Image Credit: Designed to improve customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction.Exclusive Brief: 0

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will launch a new IT strategy that will improve customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction. Rolling out in the first quarter of 2015, the fast-casual, create-your-own pizza concept will offer customers the latest way to connect with online and mobile ordering options. This added convenience is intended to drive more customers to the stores, while the enhanced loyalty program is designed to bring them back.

Chains: Uncle Maddio'sMicrosites: Back OfficeLoyaltyPizzaPoint Of SaleSecurityOther Kickers: In the Store

Mercedes prices new Maybach S class at 134,100 euros

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:45
Mercedes set the starting price of the Maybach S-class sedan at 134,100 euros ($166,700) and began taking orders for the would-be challenger to Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
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Fiat Chrysler exports from Brazil to Mexico after more than 3 years

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:36
Fiat Chrysler has resumed exports from Brazil to Mexico after a more than three-year hiatus due to weak Brazilian demand and a more favorable exchange rate, Cledorvino Belini, chief executive officer in Latin America, said.
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Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO embraces patient hiring practices

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Patience is key for good hiring, says Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith.  -More
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Hampton looks past 2,000-hotel milestone to further expansion

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Hampton Hotels has hit its 2,000-hotel milestone with the opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites Bellevue Downtown in Seattle, b -More
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KFC's "Christmas Chicken" tradition continues in Japan

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Going to KFC has become a popular way to celebrate Christmas in Japan.  -More
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FlipFlop Dogs franchisees appreciate the guidance they receive

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Nancy and Dave Dalton wanted to become entrepreneurs but were concerned by their lack of operational know-how.  -More

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Don't stop setting a good example for your team

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Leaders can't forget that they are role models for employees, writes Jennifer V. Miller.  -More
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SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
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China's homegrown restaurant chains increase competition

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
Restaurant chains including hot pot concept Xiabuxiabu Catering and Taiwan-based chicken chain Dicos are growing rapidly in C -More

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IFA on NLRB "ambush" election rule: Disappointing, but not a surprise

SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira, CFE, responded to the National Labor Relations Board’s final rules announcement t -More
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SmartBrief - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:13
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