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Why leaders must trust their teams

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
Overburdened managers should address their stress by acknowledging that they can't do it all on their own, writes Mark Rogers -More

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How restaurants can use digital tech to woo Gen Y

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
Restaurants can successfully win over more millennials with digital efforts that give them the speed, choice and personalizat -More
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Brands find full-time staffers can make fiscal sense

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
Part-time employment is common in the quickserve and retail industries, but a number of companies, including Buffalo Wings &  -More

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Submit your nominations for Foundation, ICFE Boards

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
Nominations are now being accepted for those interested in serving on the IFA Franchise Education and Research Foundation Boa -More

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Franchise industry reacts after Va. governor vetoes franchise legislation

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
The franchise industry is continuing to react following Virginia Gov.  -More
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Opinion: $15 minimum wage will kill entry-level jobs

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:51
A minimum wage increase to $15 an hour may force franchisees to replace workers with self-service kiosks, depriving many peop -More
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Smashburger names new CEO

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:43
Michael Nolan is promoted from chief development officer Michael Nolan is promoted from chief development officer

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High warranty costs reflect Tesla's struggle with quality

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:25
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has told investors his electric car company will stop burning cash and turn a profit this year, and corralling costs associated with quality problems will be critical to making good on that pledge.
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Pacific Catch captures significant private-equity investment

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-04-27 13:21
Brentwood Associates plans to grow polished-casual seafood chain in new markets Brentwood Associates plans to grow polished-casual seafood chain in new markets

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Developing Situation

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2016-04-27 12:19
R.D. Olson Continues To Accelerate Activity Throughout California

Report: How does your restaurant compare to your competition? - Wed, 2016-04-27 12:10
Expect to see a continued focus on controlling costs through strategic inventory and labor management, as well as leveraging technology in new and innovative ways.

Pizza Hut CEO promoted to Yum CFO

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-04-27 11:38
27-year Yum veteran David Gibbs takes on new role as company spins off China operations 27-year Yum veteran David Gibbs takes on new role as company spins off China operations

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McAlister's Slices Up Three 'Big Bold' Sandwiches

QSR Magazine - Wed, 2016-04-27 11:28
Image Caption: Image Credit: McAlister's slices up three 'Big Bold Sandwiches' for a limited time.Exclusive Brief: 0

Now through June 28, McAlister’s will be featuring “Big Bold Sandwiches.” These customer favorites are back for a limited time are now being served at all McAlister’s locations with an increased portion of protein, now sandwiched between two pieces of fresh marbled Rye bread.

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Honey Butter Fried Chicken Begins Selling Corn Muffin Mix

QSR Magazine - Wed, 2016-04-27 11:23
Honey Butter Fried Chicken begins selling Corn Muffin Mix CPG.Exclusive Brief: 0

Honey Butter Fried Chicken (3361 N. Elston Ave.), the local and sustainably raised fried chicken restaurant from co-owners Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp, announce the launch of two new retail products, the Fried Chicken Flour and Corn Muffin Mix, both now available for purchase at the Avondale restaurant for $9 each.

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Johnathan Capps Appointed VP, Revenue For Charlestowne Hotels

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:22
CHARLESTON, SC-–Charlestowne Hotels, a full-service hospitality management company, announces the appointment of Johnathan Capps as vice president of revenue. Possessing a ...

Überrito continues successful rebrand with 4th Houston location - Wed, 2016-04-27 09:28
Überrito will open its fourth Houston location, continuing its rebranding efforts away from Mission Burrito.

Bosch profit boosted by auto sensor technology sales

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-04-27 09:26
Robert Bosch said revenue rose 44 percent to an all-time high of 70.6 billion euros last year helped by strong sales of vehicle technology, but cautioned momentum had slowed at the start of 2016. Bosch's auto unit boosted sales 12 percent to 41.
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Chipotle Offers BOGO Deal to Teachers May 3

QSR Magazine - Wed, 2016-04-27 09:18
Image Caption: Image Credit: Chipotle offers BOGO deal to teachers, faculty, and school staff May 3Exclusive Brief: 0

Teachers, faculty, and school staff who show a valid school ID at Chipotle Mexican Grill on May 3 can take advantage of a special buy-one-get-one free promo in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day. All eligible people can receive a free burrito, burrito bowl, salad, or order of tacos with the purchase of another menu item. The promotion is valid at all U.S. Chipotle locations from 3 p.m. to close, local time.

Chains: Chipotle