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AutoGravity launches national TV ads

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-06-21 12:26
AutoGravity, a car shopping and financing mobile app and web platform, is aiming to catch the eyes of more consumers with a national TV campaign debuting this week.
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CarMax Q1 net jumps 21% on delayed consumer tax refunds

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-06-21 12:24
CarMax's earnings surged 21 percent in its fiscal first quarter on a bump in used-vehicle sales driven by a delay in federal tax refunds.
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Free Webinar: How to get your brand all wrapped up in that 'transparency thing'

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2017-06-21 12:18
Can consumers really see your brand? Do they really see how you're "being transparent" about your ingredients, their sources and quality? This free webinar gives expert advice on what restaurants must make clear today to build their customer base for tomorrow.

New studies show restaurant 'do's and don'ts' of online ordering, delivery

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2017-06-21 11:15
As the restaurant industry continues to bask in the big-dollar benefits of online ordering, two new studies shed light on best practices when it comes to online ordering and third-party delivery as well as overall customer experience.

Q&A—Online back-to-school shopping up 75%

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-06-21 10:13
Consumers are opting out of the hassle that comes with brick-and-mortar shopping as the trend of online back-to-school shopping increases over 75% in the last 5 years. Yahoo spokesperson Courtney McKlveen breaks down what retailers can expect this September.

Toyota bumps up price, power and mpg on 2018 Camry

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-06-21 08:00
The re-engineered 2018 Toyota Camry gets a modest increase to its sticker price, but a big bump in fuel economy and horsepower.
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Handwritten Notes - A Hallmark Of Service

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-06-21 05:53
Old-Fashioned Approach Can Help Extend Personal Service Touch

More used, fewer new sales could improve negative-equity levels

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-06-21 01:01
Experts have mixed views on the future of negative-equity levels, but most agree that it will largely depend on used-vehicle values and the new-vehicle sales rate.
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Is there a service crisis?

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 21:18
Restaurateurs say knowledge, kindness key to good hospitality

Survey: Full-service restaurants lag behind quick service

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 20:36
For first time in 10 years, consumers prefer quick service over dine-in concepts, American Customer Satisfaction Index finds

2017 NRN Top 100 PDF

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 16:58
The Top 100 is a primer for how restaurant chains and companies stack up when you look at the cold, hard numbers. Use this report as a guide to compare chains’ and companies’ U.S. performance based on systemwide sales, unit counts, franchisee growth,

MillerPulse: Same-store sales increase in May

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 16:33
Sales accelerate as comparisons, pricing gap ease

L Catterton invests in Punch Bowl Social

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 16:09
Deal will drive expansion of dining-and-entertainment concept

Dodge Demon allocation method to fight dealer mark-ups

AutoNews - Tue, 2017-06-20 15:49
Dodge, as it prepares to allocate 3,000 of its 840-hp Challenger SRT Demons, is determined not to repeat bad dealer behavior that marred the 2014 launch of the Hellcats.
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Visualizing the stock market impact of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Store Front Talk Back - Tue, 2017-06-20 15:44
Following the news that Amazon would be buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, the stock prices of major food brands and leading supermarket chains fell several points. While the supermarkets have bounced back somewhat in the days since, competing food brands' stocks continue to sink.

The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Reporting & Analytics

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2017-06-20 15:36
This guide will teach you tactics to effectively read your POS data so that you can turn that data into decisions, a better customer experience, and more sales.

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Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-06-20 15:36