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National Retail Federation asks U.S. House to put OT regulation 'on pause'

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2016-06-24 07:29
The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.

Great Wolf Lodge Makes A Splash With Its First Resort In Georgia

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-06-24 05:46
MADISON, WI--Families in Georgia will have something new to howl about in 2018. Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., North America’s largest family ...

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Completes $150 Million Mortgage Financing On Hyatt Regency Boston

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-06-24 05:39
ANNAPOLIS, MD--Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) (the “Trust”) announced today that it has closed on a $150.0 million fixed-rate mortgage loan. The ...

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel Opens In Midvale, UT

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-06-24 05:35
MIDVALE, UT-–The 88-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Midvale, Utah is now open with its smart, inventive public space ...

Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-06-24 01:01
Suzuki has boosted fuel economy in its new Baleno hatchback by using a mild hybrid system for the first time in one of its models sold in Europe.
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VW to fit filters to clean up gasoline engines

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-06-24 01:01
Volkswagen plans to fit particle filters in up to 7 million turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines starting mid-2017 to help meet future tailpipe emission targets.
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Check out highlights from ICX Summit in Dallas

FastCasual.com - Thu, 2016-06-23 17:01
The 2016 Interactive Customer Experience Summit featured almost three days of education, networking and tours.

Sonic reveals refranchising initiative

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-06-23 17:01
Operator’s third-quarter net income declines on debt transaction Operator’s third-quarter net income declines on debt transaction

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Burger King charts own course with Mac ‘n Cheetos

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-06-23 16:17
Chain is working on creative menu additions in a bid to win customers Chain is working on creative menu additions in a bid to win customers.

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Groupon's OrderUp Will Service All 675 Qdoba Locations

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-06-23 15:36
Image Caption: Image Credit: Groupon's OrderUp with service all 675 Qdoba locations nationwide.Exclusive Brief: 0

Groupon’s on-demand delivery service, OrderUp has formed a partnership with Qdoba Mexican Eats to deliver from a number of the popular Mexican eatery’s more than 675 locations across the country. When it’s fully implemented, the new partnership has the potential to enable hungry customers in more than 40 markets to conveniently order food from Qdoba’s entire menu and have it delivered directly to them.

Chains: Qdoba

UFood Installs Self-Ordering Kiosks in New Units

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-06-23 15:18
UFood signs deal for self-order kiosks at all new locations.Exclusive Brief: 0

UFood Grill signed an agreement with Nextep Systems to install self-order kiosks at all new locations, effective immediately. The UFood Grill executive team recently debuted the interactive kiosk at the 2016 International Franchise Expo in New York City and received a wonderful reception from attendees.

Chains: UFood Grill

Snagajob Acquires PeopleMatter

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-06-23 14:54
Image Caption: Image Credit: Snagajob acquires PeopleMatter to bolster management platform.Exclusive Brief: 0

Snagajob is acquiring PeopleMatter and uniting two of the leading providers of hourly market hiring solutions. The combination will create the market-leading human capital management platform for the hourly market that addresses every aspect of the talent lifecycle.

Just Salad unveils new eco-friendly design

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-06-23 14:50
New York-based concept utilizes smart-heating, energy-efficient lighting and more at latest location New York-based concept utilizes smart-heating, energy-efficient lighting and more at latest location

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Bourbon rises as brown spirits enjoy new popularity

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-06-23 14:13
Millennials and women help drive sales of the corn-based whiskey Millennials and women help drive sales of the corn-based whiskey

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[WEBINAR] Food transparency and simplified ingredient lists: Trends and tips for understanding the "clean" eating movement

FastCasual.com - Thu, 2016-06-23 14:00
Natural ingredients/minimally processed food is one of the top culinary trends in 2015 and 2016.The demand for a pared down ingredient list is being influenced by millennials and Generation Z, who crave authenticity and transparency.