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FCA rescinds 368-hp rating on 2018 Jeep Wrangler's 4-cylinder

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:26
FCA has rescinded the information it filed with NHTSA concerning the power output of the 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine it plans to put in some versions of the upcoming 2018 Jeep Wrangler.
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Amazon gives teens shopping independence

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:40
Through the Amazon App, teens can now shop or stream content using a unique login, while parents will have the ability to approve all orders or preapprove spending limits for their child.

Crackheads and Doughballs: Having fun in the fast (casual) lane - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:34
Crackheads and Doughballs — contrary to how they sound — are not insults. They're the names of the two latest fast casual brands dreamed up by James Markham, a California entrepreneur credited with helping create and take fast casual pizza to the masses.

Fashion discounting up 33% preholidays

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:14
The rate of retail discounts in the accessory, apparel and footwear brands jumped almost 33% in October compared to the same month in 2016.

Avid Enthusiasm

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-10-11 10:53
IHG Launches New Midscale Brand To Address Underserved Market

Retail Roundup—Petco unveils vet care; Meijer partners with IBM

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 10:48
Petco unveils on-site vet care, Meijer partners with IBM to offer jobs to IT employees, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Why Dairy Queen added virtual reality to training program - Wed, 2017-10-11 10:41
Dairy Queen's Kim Brastad discusses the use of virtual reality and gamification in the chain's training program.

Hotel Equities And Owners Break Ground On Staybridge Suites In Davie, FL

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-10-11 08:53
DAVIE, FL--Hotel Equities and F&F, LLC broke ground recently on a new-build Staybridge Suites by IHG at 4901 Griffin Road in ...

Slim Chickens caters to football fans' food demands - Wed, 2017-10-11 08:50
There may be no greater test of the success of a catering program than a fanatic football fan, who's been guzzling suds and suddenly becomes hungry. Party hosts want to meet these guests' needs. Luckily, many restaurants, including Slim Chickens, have catering programs to help.

The InterContinental® Los Angeles Downtown Hotel Elevates Luxury To New Heights

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-10-11 07:23
LOS ANGELES--InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, proudly announces the opening of the InterContinental® Los Angeles ...

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground In South Boston, Mass

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-10-11 06:16
ROCKVILLE, MD--Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, along with developer City Point Capital, announced ...

Home2 Suites By Hilton Louisville NuLu Medical District Opens

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-10-11 05:27
LOUISVILLE, KY-–Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by ...

Restaurant stocks stumble in 2017

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-10-11 04:00
Weak overall sales and casual-dining worries weigh on sector, though big players fare better than most

Pieology gets investment from NBA star

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
The Durant Co., which is co-owned by Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors, has invested in pizza brand Pieology.  -More
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Hilton to grow in Africa by 100 hotels in 5 years

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
Hilton plans to expand by 100 properties in Africa over the next five years, with investments totaling $50 million.  -More
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Soften the blow of bad news by avoiding these phrases

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
It's sometimes necessary for managers to deliver bad news, but the way that news is conveyed can make a big difference.  -More
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Is your interview process outdated?

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
Poorly designed job-interview procedures may discourage the most qualified candidates and leave only the most desperate, writ -More
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Storm-prep lessons for entrepreneurs

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
Recent storms have emphasized the importance of disaster planning and shown small-business owners gaps in their preparation.  -More
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Brands respond to demand for off-premises dining

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
As consumers demand more off-premises dining options, brands such as Which Wich are responding by putting the focus on speed  -More
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Emerging Franchisors: Learn how to manage your growth

SmartBrief - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:34
Come learn, network and grow at IFA's Emerging Franchisor Conference, which takes place Nov. 6-8 in Phoenix.
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