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The revelation last week of the Heartbleed bug has had retailers scrambling to both find vulnerabilities and reassure customers, but the threat is far from over.
Data collection and analyzation are among the top challenges for retail marketers today, further proving that IT functions are playing larger roles within retail organizations.
A new report from SAP AG conducted with University of Arizona students, underscores that digital and social trends as key factors driving the evolution of retail marketing. The report was release last week at the University of Arizona Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing's Global Retailing Conference.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced it received a $420,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Company to support NRAEF’s various engagement programs in 2014, such as ProStart, which connects the industry and the classroom to train students in skills that will help them achieve exciting, rewarding careers.News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.
Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza announced it has signed three new area development agreements to open Blaze Pizza franchise restaurants in Boston, Dallas, and Phoenix. The fast-casual pizza chain now has commitments to build 252 franchise units in 24 states and Washington D.C.News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.
WFF, the premier leadership development organization in the foodservice sector, announced the exclusive content and speakers for its annual Executive Summit, taking place July 28–30 at The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.
Zebra Technologies has agreed to purchase Motorola Solutions' enterprise business unit for $3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction.
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast-casual, announced updates to its board of directors and senior leadership team to better align with long-term growth objectives. Rob Doran, current chief executive officer of Granite City Food & Brewery, and Michael Staenberg, founder of The Staenberg Group, have been appointed to Garbanzo’s board of directors. Industry icon Ralph Decker also joins the Garbanzo senior leadership team as director of field services.News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.
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