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The Google alum polishing GM's Maven car-sharing brand

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-05-20 09:26
Zafar Razzacki's resume -- which includes a stint at Google and a few tech startups -- screams Silicon Valley, not Detroit.
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New York City-Based Simon Baron Development Acquires First West Coast Property

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-05-20 09:11
NEW YORK, NY––Simon Baron Development (Simon Baron), a prominent New York City (NYC) developer and owner of commercial and residential real ...

The Competition for Summer Staff Heats Up

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-05-20 09:07
According to a Snagajob survey, employers will be competing for staff.Exclusive Brief: 1

As American consumers prepare for summer vacations and longer, more flexible days, restaurants can ready themselves for increased traffic with seasonal hires. But as the annual Summer Hiring Survey from job search engine Snagajob, finding and retaining good workers won’t be a breeze.

Although the survey finds that 80 percent of operators planned to have their hourly summer positions filled by May, its insights have implications for a broader shift in hiring practices.

Starbird aims to elevate the quick-service experience

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-05-20 09:00
Co-founder Aaron Noveshen describes chicken-based concept as “super-premium fast food” Co-founder Aaron Noveshen describes chicken-based concept as “super-premium fast food”

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Vollrath Debuts New Serving Equipment at NRA Show

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-05-20 07:15
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Vollrath Company, a leading manufacturer of equipment and small wares for the foodservice industry, will feature its newest mobile serving accessories and contemporary serving line to thousands of visitors at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show, held from May 21-24 in Chicago at McCormick Place.

Hyatt Place Phuket Patong Celebrates Official Opening

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-05-20 07:00
CHICAGO--Hyatt and Boutique Corporation Ltd. announce the opening of Hyatt Place Phuket, Patong on the island of Phuket, Thailand. The 161-room ...

Volvo's China sales chief Fu Qiang resigns

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-05-20 06:03
Volvo's China sales chief, Fu Qiang, has resigned "for personal reasons." The automaker hasn't said who will replace Fu in its largest single market.
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Extended Stay America Completes Renovations On 80 Percent Of Portfolio

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2016-05-20 05:51
CHARLOTTE, NC––Extended Stay America--the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. – has announced the completion of its 500th renovated ...

First Shift: May U.S. sales drop predicted

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-05-20 01:01
Power, LMC predict drop in May U.S. sales; FCA chided for no-show; Daimler sets aside recall funds; Legal spat ends at newly acquired GM venture; Toyota exec's forecast frustration.
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Auto sector stumbles in Q1

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-05-20 01:01
The European auto industry began 2016 on a low note, with sharp falls in shareholder value for all automakers, all retailers and most partsmakers.
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Industry leaders weigh in on labor regulations - Thu, 2016-05-19 19:19
FastCasual interviewed a variety of industry leaders hoping to find a consensus regarding the labor ruling. Instead, we learned that the issues sparked a variety of passionate opinions.

Starbucks offers $8 bundled lunch deal

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-19 16:27
Coffeehouse chain joins crowded landscape of value meals Coffeehouse chain joins crowded landscape of value meals

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Taco John's Awards Top-Performing Restaurants

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-19 16:18
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The best of the best restaurants at Taco John’s are receiving special recognition for their performance during the past year. The Mexican quick service is honoring nearly 60 locations across the country that generated sales of $1 million or more in 2015.

Chains: Taco John's

U.S. auto sales to fall 5.7% in May, LMC and Power say

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-05-19 16:05
The days of lofty year-over-year increases in monthly U.S. auto sales may be reaching an end. Forecasters J.D. Power and LMC Automotive say U.S. deliveries of new light vehicles will slide 5.
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Protein Bar Launches Healthy Fast Casual Thrive360

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-19 15:56
Image Caption: Image Credit: Protein Bar launches Thrive360, a new, healthy fast casual.Exclusive Brief: 0

The team behind Chicago’s original, health-focused fast casual, Protein Bar, opens an all-new concept today, Thrive360 Eatery (37 S. LaSalle St.), designed with a holistic approach to wellness in mind.

Chains: Thrive360Protein Bar

Charleys Philly Gets Spicy with Habanero BBQ Chicken

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-19 15:49
Image Caption: Image Credit: Charleys Philly Steaks introduces new Habanero BBQ Chicken Sandwich.Exclusive Brief: 0

Charleys Philly Steaks, home to the world’s number one Philly Cheese Steak, is introducing the new Habanero BBQ Chicken Sandwich beginning May 16.

Bringing some kick to the Charleys menu, the new Habanero BBQ Chicken Sandwich uses all-white meat chicken and onions grilled fresh to order, then is topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and a new habanero barbecue sauce that perfectly blends sweet and smoky flavors with a spicy kick.

Through July 10, customers can grab the Habanero BBQ Chicken Sandwich starting at only $5.49.

Chains: Charleys Philly Steaks