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How veteran-owned franchises boost the economy

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Military veterans who own franchises have created more than 800,000 jobs in the US and contribute $41 billion to the country' -More
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Help employees reinvent themselves

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
People tend to remain what they are without intervention, and while leaders cannot force development, they can nudge employee -More
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Leaders are curious and questioning

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Be curious, humble and willing to ask questions in order to learn, writes Jeff Boss.  -More
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Restaurants use tech tools to find, keep customers

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Technology including online ordering, mobile apps and social media is driving big changes in the way fast-casual restaurants  -More
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Restaurant brands get ready for labeling rules

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Companies including McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts prepared early for new rules requiring brands with 20 or more locations to  -More
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IFA: Support Davis-Peterson effort to halt joint employer standard

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
IFA President & CEO Robert Cresanti, CFE, is calling for support of the Davis-Peterson letter, signed last week by more than  -More
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Submit your nominations for 2016 Franchising Gives Back awards by June 17

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Nominations are open for the 2016 Franchising Gives Back Awards!  -More
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Window World auctions car for charity

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Window World, under a partnership with Barrett Jackson, is auctioning off The Stinger -- a custom car modeled after the 1911  -More
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Rising labor costs spur shift to automation, CKE CEO says

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
Rising labor costs -- partly as a result of minimum wage hikes -- may encourage more companies to use automated tools such as -More
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Court: NLRB improperly overlooked threats during union election

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:49
The National Labor Relations Board should have taken pro-union threats more seriously during a 2013 union-organizing drive at -More
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Meeting consumer demand for sustainable beef

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:43
McDonald’s, Elevation Burger and ranchers grapple with a changing world McDonald’s, Elevation Burger and ranchers grapple with a changing world

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American Eagle soars with Aerie

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-05-23 14:09

American Eagle is defying the teen-retail doldrums thanks to Aerie and a marketing campaign that took the opposite approach of its biggest competitor. Instead of featuring models with perfect bodies, the lingerie brand focused on celebrating body shapes and sizes more reflective of its real customers.

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Restaurant unit economics can benefit from competing interests

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-05-23 13:47
Push and pull can ultimately help boost profits Push and pull can ultimately help boost profits

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Neiman Marcus adds in-store mobile kiosks

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-05-23 13:36

Neiman Marcus is adding in-store charging stations in all stores, making it the first luxury retailer to offer the service to its customers nationally.

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Macy's Lundgren promises a comeback

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-05-23 13:15

Macy's has been beset with a series of quarterly losses but its chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren promises a comeback. 

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Sweet Spot

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-05-23 12:48
Choice Hotels Bullish On 2016 Growth Prospects Following Annual Convention

Apple stores get major makeover

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-05-23 12:44

Apple unveiled its newest store design this weekend and the realization of retail chief Angela Ahrendts' vision for Apple's stores going forward. That vision includes becoming a bigger part of the local environment.

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Delivery providers are affecting pizza chains

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-05-23 12:11
Blog: But not in the way that you think

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