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How Toast Mobile Technology Transformed The Listening Room Cafe - Mon, 2018-03-12 16:12
With full-service table seating and quick turnarounds between live shows, The Listening Room Cafe found that Toast’s powerful mobile solution allowed them to drastically increase efficiency and improve interactions with guests.

Toyota to provide 10,000 connected vehicles to Avis' fleet

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 15:54
Toyota's data-harvesting startup, Toyota Connected, has inked a multiyear deal with Avis Budget Group that will supply 10,000 connected vehicles to Avis Car Rental.
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Q&A—Factual's Ocean Fine: Data location key to bringing offline retail online

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2018-03-12 12:57
Data location is a key component to connecting the online and offline worlds or retail. FierceRetail spoke with Ocean Fine, VP of agency and strategic accounts at Factual, to learn more how offline location signals can stretch a retailer's understanding of how to reach a customer across a blend of devices.

A Healthy Alternative

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2018-03-12 12:24
Rosen Hotels Provides Unique Medical Coverage For Its Employees

Retailers put 80% of search ad spend into Google Shopping

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2018-03-12 12:23
Google dominates in 2018 for ad spend, with almost 80% of all retail search ad spend going to Google Shopping campaigns.

How to avoid 5 restaurant employee privacy breaches - Mon, 2018-03-12 11:17
In the restaurant sector, digital solutions provide an easy and streamlined way to prevent infringing on your employee's privacy rights.

Chatham Lodging Trust Refinances Unsecured Credit Facility

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2018-03-12 10:59
WEST PALM BEACH, FL—-Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT), a hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in upscale extended-stay ...

Autograph Collection Hotels Slated To Debut In Belize With The Opening Of Alaia

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2018-03-12 10:39
Autograph Collection Hotels, in partnership with owner and developer Andrew Ashcroft, today announced the brand is expected to debut in Belize ...

Retail Roundup—Boxed rejects Kroger's offer; Aldi expands delivery to Chicago

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2018-03-12 10:29
Boxed rejects Kroger's $400 million acquisition offer, Aldi is expanding Instacart delivery in Chicago, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

VW may extend diesel rebates in Germany

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 08:12
VW Group could decide as early as this week whether to extend a diesel trade-in incentive program in Germany into the second quarter.
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SureStay Hotel Group Continues Steadfast Growth With Its First Property Opening In Canada

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2018-03-12 07:23
CHILLIWACK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--The SureStay Hotel by Best Western Chilliwack, the first SureStay® Hotel property in Canada, is inviting travelers to experience ...

Ford's Mustang wins more global fans as U.S. sales drop

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 06:48
It took 50 years and more than nine million Mustangs before Ford decided its beloved icon was mature enough for a grand tour of Europe and the rest of the world. The strategy's success suggests the company should have shipped them sooner.
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Cowboy Chicken, Newk's, La Madeleine execs dissect the many faces of mobile payments - Mon, 2018-03-12 06:00
The adoption rate of mobile payments is rising as customers become more comfortable with the technology. Restaurants that haven't jumped on the payments bandwagon can still find a seat but should understand that the technology is always changing.

Mitsubishi, Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rise 25%

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
Russian new-car sales rose 25 percent in February. Mitsubishi saw the biggest gain with sales soaring 97 percent, while Ford sales jumped 50 percent.
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Toyota's C-HR still playing catch-up

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
Toyota had high hopes for the stylish C-HR subcompact crossover, but the experience in the U.S. has shown that looks are only skin deep.
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Hinrich Woebcken hatches plan to Americanize VW brand

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
Forty years ago, Volkswagen Group of America's Hinrich Woebcken spent a year as a high school exchange student in New York. Now he's drawing on that past in the latest effort to fashion the company as American -- at least in spirit.
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Inventories on steady ground as March starts

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
Inventories of unsold new cars and light trucks were steady at the start of March vs. last year, while the balance between cars and trucks improved.
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Mercedes-Benz pushing CPO sales

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
As the number of vehicles coming off lease rises, Mercedes is incentivizing dealerships and consumers to push certified preowned sales.
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Acclaimed 2018 Accords sit on the lot

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-03-12 01:01
Some dealers say the redesigned Accord is Honda's most impressive car to date, but they're struggling to sell it #8212; and some have resorted to turning down shipments.
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