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Live webinar: Execs to dicuss how, why they use mobile POS to run businesses - 4 hours 8 min ago
Registration is now open for the Jan. 19 live webinar, "How A Tablet POS Can Make Your Business More Profitable With Less Investment."

Chipotle to temporarily close doors Feb. 8 to talk with employees about food safety - 4 hours 8 min ago
As part of its reputation recovery effort, Chipotle executives will talk with the chain’s employees about food safety.

Pie Five to open second Atlanta location - 4 hours 8 min ago
Pie Five Pizza announced it will open its second Atlanta area location on Friday, Jan. 22.

Toppers Pizza to expand in North Carolina - 4 hours 8 min ago
Toppers Pizza announced that 2015 was its busiest year on record in 2015 in Charlotte and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

5 ways to boost the fast casual mobile experience - 4 hours 8 min ago
The most successful fast casual establishments are leveraging mobile technology to forge stronger relationships with their customers.

Trending Tables: 50 hot restaurants for spring 2016

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-02-12 18:00
NRN presents a look at the cuisines and concepts gaining favor around the country NRN presents a look at the cuisines and concepts gaining favor around the country

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Blimpie Features Meat-Heavy 'Blimp' LTO

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-02-12 17:17
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Blimpie introduced its newest, biggest premium sub, which features generous portions of turkey, roast beef, salami, pepperoni, and proscuittini dressed with provolone, pickles, onion, mayo with oil, vinegar, oregano, crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and sweet peppers. The promotion will run through April 3.

Steve Evans, vice president of marketing for Blimpie, says sub fans are really going to enjoy The Blimp once they get their hands on it. "Our customers want a hearty, tasty, premium sub and we're giving them what they're asking for. They will come in hungry and leave happy."

Chains: Blimpie

Uncle Maddio's Opens New Florida Locations

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-02-12 17:11
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Uncle Maddio's Pizza continues to expand its footprint throughout Florida with the openings of a second Tallahassee, Florida, location and the first unit in Ocala, Florida. Uncle Maddio’s already has opened units in Panama City, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and planned units in Sarasota and Orlando.

Chains: Uncle Maddio's

Jimboy's Tacos Raises $11,000 for Muscular Dystrophy

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-02-12 17:06
Image Caption: Image Credit: Jimboy's Tacos raises more than $11,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.Exclusive Brief: 0

Jimboy’s Tacos, the fast-casual, American-style Mexican food chain announced it raised more than $11,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during its annual fundraiser over the holidays. The monies will benefit children with muscle disease and send them to MDA camp over the summer.

Chains: Jimboy's Tacos

How Derek Zoolander raided FCA's Twitter feed

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-02-12 16:19
Derek Zoolander is making history today in his own flamboyant way.
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House passes revised menu labeling rules

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-02-12 15:52
Changes would give restaurants and grocers more flexibility in labeling calories Changes would give restaurants and grocers more flexibility in labeling calories

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Lexus tops BMW in U.S. registrations; 2015 luxury title in dispute

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-02-12 15:32
Not so fast on BMW winning the 2015 U.S. luxury crown over Lexus and Mercedes. According to manufacturer-reported sales released last month, BMW won. But Polk said today that Lexus was tops in U.S. vehicle registrations last year with 340,392 vs.
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KFC offers special Valentine's Day experience at UK location

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
KFC is testing a new dining experience in one of its UK restaurants on Valentine's Day.  -More
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Murphy Business franchisee helps other entrepreneurs succeed

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
Tom Feick launched a Murphy Business & Financial Corp.  -More
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Marriott's "Bellmen" sequel becomes YouTube smash

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
A second short film by Marriott International depicting dedicated bellmen drew 1.5 million YouTube views in its first week.  -More
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Burger King rolls out flame-broiled hot dogs

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
Burger King will beef up its menu with grilled hot dogs, a new menu item that can be cooked on the same equipment that turns  -More
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World of Beer gears up for overseas expansion

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
World of Beer is planning to begin its overseas expansion this year by opening a location in China.  -More

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The real meaning of accountability

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
Creating accountability shouldn't be about wielding power or handing out rewards and punishments, writes Dan Rockwell.  -More
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5 qualities of leaders who use emotions effectively

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
One of the biggest reasons that new leaders struggle is a lack of emotional intelligence, writes Naphtali Hoff.  -More

Getting Started With Email Marketing
Email is a proven marketing channel for small businesses and online retailers. Our Everything You Need to Know Guide to Email Marketing will help you get started with email marketing and understand best practices. Send the right message to the right person. To learn more, visit us at booth 433 at the IFA Annual Convention and download the guide today!

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Mintel: Delivery can help eateries stand out

SmartBrief - Fri, 2016-02-12 14:58
Retailers are increasingly feeding consumers' cravings for prepared food where and when they want it, according to Mintel.  -More

4 Insights on the State of Digital Marketing for Franchisors
How does your franchise system's marketing match up to industry standards? Recent research from G/O Digital and FRANdata reveals which marketing structures franchisors use most, where franchise brands are investing in digital and how sophisticated their marketing strategies are. See how you measure up in our latest infographic.

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