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Wendy’s plots expansion in Brazil

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-06-27 13:18
Joint partnership signals burger chain’s focus on international growth Joint partnership signals burger chain’s focus on international growth

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Ford Escape stars in new series on Verizon video platform

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-06-27 13:13
The 2017 Ford Escape will help people avoid 'capture' in a new series airing on Verizon's recently-launched video platform.
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2016 Top 100: 10 Fastest-Growing Chains

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-06-27 13:04
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Johnny Rockets Opens Its First Delphi Digital Drive Thru

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 12:52
Image Caption: Image Credit: Johnny Rockets opens its first digital-ordering drive thru in NC.Exclusive Brief: 0

Delphi Display Systems Inc., the global leader in drive-thru restaurant technology, has installed its Delphi’s Insight technology platform in the first Johnny Rockets drive-thru restaurant, which opened last week in Mooresville, North Carolina. The platform consists of the Insight Engage digital menu solution, Insight Track drive-thru timing system, Insight Verify drive-thru order confirmation system, and Insight Inform wireless headset system.

Chains: Johnny Rockets

Dairy Queen Reintroduces $5 Buck Burger Lunch

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 12:41
Dairy Queen brings back $5 Buck Lunch for summer months.Exclusive Brief: 0

Beginning this July, it’s all about the bacon at Dairy Queen locations throughout the U.S. The Dairy Queen system is bringing back the Bacon Cheeseburger $5 Buck Lunch, the number one most-requested value meal, which is being offered throughout July and August.

Chains: Dairy Queen

Chicken Salad Chick Appoints New Leadership

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 12:18
Image Caption: Image Credit: Tom Carr and Carrie Evans join leadership of Chicken Salad Chick.Exclusive Brief: 0

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only Southern inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has appointed Tom Carr as vice president of marketing and Carrie Evans as director of franchise development. Carr will lead the marketing team in developing and executing brand, national, and local marketing initiatives. Evans will assist franchisees in achieving their long-term goals, while staying true to the brand’s core values.

Chains: Chicken Salad Chick

Aeropostale asks permission for exec bonuses

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-06-27 12:12

Teen clothing retailer Aeropostale has asked a federal judge for permission to pay bonuses to 10 top executives for helping to navigate the struggling company through bankruptcy.

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Q-BBQ Wins Second People’s Choice Award at Rib Festival

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 12:10
Image Caption: Image Credit: Q-BBQ wins People's Choice Award for second year in a row.Exclusive Brief: 0

Q-BBQ takes home the People’s Choice Award for the second year in a row at the area’s largest rib festival, Ribfest Chicago. The win comes on the heels of a sold-out pop-up restaurant at the iconic Willis Tower and the opening of their fourth and fifth locations in Northwest Indiana and Oak Park, Illinois, in less than six months. With both critical accolades, and “raving fans,” Q-BBQ has become the fastest growing barbecue concept in the fast-casual industry, a segment of the dining industry that continues to see unprecedented growth.

Chains: Q-BBQ

NRF backs corporate tax reform

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-06-27 11:23

The National Retail Federation has shown its support for a corporate tax reform proposal released by the House Ways and Means Committee last week. The NRF says that the plan will support retail and consumer growth.

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Spotlight: Wantable adds plus sizes for women

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-06-27 11:04

In-home shopping service for women Wantable.com announced the addition of plus sizes to its women's line. Now all inclusive, the clothing line offers sizes from XS through 3X, expanding to include the growing retail division of plus sizes.

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HFF Closes $10.25 Million Sale Of St. Augustine Luxury Boutique Hotel

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-06-27 10:56
Orlando, FL—Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has closed the $10.25 million sale of Castillo Real, a 60-room, ...

Hamptonality Spreads In Nova Scotia With New Hotel Opening In Millbrook

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-06-27 10:52
MILLBROOK, NOVA SCOTIA— Hilton Worldwide's Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, ...

zpizza Celebrates 30 Years with New Pizza

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 10:03
Image Caption: Image Credit: zPizza collaborates with chef and blogger to create new pizza.Exclusive Brief: 0

2016 marks a milestone anniversary for zpizza, as the first artisan-inspired pizza chain turns 30. In celebration of the anniversary, zpizza has partnered with Gaby Dalkin of acclaimed California cooking blog, “What’s Gaby Cooking,” to develop a limited-edition pizza to debut in zpizza restaurants this fall.

Chains: zpizza

Arby’s Shares Corporate Responsibility Progress

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-06-27 09:58
Image Caption: Image Credit: Arby's release report on its progress on CSR initiatives.Exclusive Brief: 0

Arby’s, the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand in the U.S. with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, has released its first PurposeFULL report highlighting progress across its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform.

Chains: Arby's

SpringHill Suites Hotel To Open In Independence, OH

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-06-27 09:14
Independence, OH – June 27, 2016 – The 121-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Independence, Ohio is scheduled to open today. ...

Chipotle to launch complex loyalty program on Friday

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-06-27 09:00
Limited-time “Chiptopia” may be just what the chain needs to rev up its recovery Limited-time “Chiptopia” may be just what the chain needs to rev up its recovery

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