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Franchising attracts millennial entrepreneurs

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
Dylan Patel got his entrepreneurial career off the ground by signing a deal to open an Orangetheory Fitness franchise while h -More
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Church's Chicken prepares for the future

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
Church's Chicken, which is marking its 65th anniversary this year, has reorganized its management, and CEO Joseph Christina s -More
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Hallmarks of a happy, effective workforce

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
An environment of trust, appreciation and innovation helps people to be happy and perform effectively and creatively, Larry S -More
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The virtues of servant leadership

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
Servant leaders tend to assume responsibility when things go wrong and praise others when things go right.  -More
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US hotels look for upswing in corporate travel

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
Growth of revenue per available room in the US has been sluggish, despite an improving economy and positive consumer sentimen -More
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Steakhouses, wing joints find creative ways to feature plant-based dishes

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
As more Americans demand plant-based or vegetarian cuisine, even restaurants where meat is the main focus are adding more veg -More
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Early bird registration now open for #IFA2018

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
IFA's Annual Convention takes place Feb. 10-13, 2018, in Phoenix, Ariz. IFA members who sign up before Sept.
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Honor those who give back

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
IFA's Franchise Education and Research Foundation will honor the most innovative community leaders and charitable programs in
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Rep. DeLauro: Make apprenticeships a priority

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
To grow the pipeline of skilled workers in the US there should be greater investment in apprenticeship programs, writes US Re -More
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Opinion: Support the Save Local Business Act

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-08-18 14:14
The National Labor Relations Board's joint-employer standard could "stunt growth in the franchise industry, making it much mo -More
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Why Moe's is focused on adding tech to support delivery, catering and back-of-house functions

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-08-18 11:55
‎Bruce Schroder, president of Moe's Southwest Grill, chats about how the brand uses technology to drive sales.

Toyota's safe-driving app plays parents' uncool music when teenagers speed

AutoNews - Fri, 2017-08-18 11:05
How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them.
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Facebook, Sprout Social build customer service chatbots

Store Front Talk Back - Fri, 2017-08-18 07:57
Sprout Social has announced the launch of its Bot Builder for Facebook Messenger, which allows brands to create customer service chatbots. The tool allows brands to create, preview and launch chatbots within minutes.

Study shows 'anytime eaters' here to stay: Are you ready?

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-08-18 07:07
The anytime eater is upon us and many chains have found that feeding "the new normal" requires a shift away from traditional meal packaging, both in portion size and time of day and lots of other issues worth considering now to capitalize on the trend in the future.

Belgian buyers push gasoline cars past diesels

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-08-17 21:47
For the first time in 20 years, the sale of gasoline-powered cars topped diesels in Belgium in the first half, industry federation Febiac said. New cars with gasoline engines accounted for 48.
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Chefs re-imagine the classic seafood tower

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-08-17 20:05
Vegan, fire-roasted and tasting-menu-style towers cater to contemporary diners