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New retail and fast food union challenges old order

Topix - Sat, 2016-12-03 01:30

Fast food workers, many of whom are young, have been left without a union fighting for decent wages and conditions. On November 21, a new union - the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union - announced its formation.

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'I quit uni to work at McDonald's'

Topix - Fri, 2016-12-02 21:08

WHEN Megan Bittner first started working at her local Macca's at the age of 14, it was meant to be an after-school job. Today at 21, she's the country's youngest store manager, having left university to pursue a career with the fast-food giant.

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NRN honors 5 decades of foodservice leadership

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:45
Foodservice executives have shared their tips with NRN for years Foodservice executives have shared their tips with NRN for years

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6 strategies to operate a long-running restaurant chain

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:45
What keeps a long-running restaurant in business over the years? It’s a matter of sticking to basics:

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Nathan’s celebrates 100 years with multiplatform promotions

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:45
Jericho, N.Y.-based Nathan’s Famous Inc., which was founded in Coney Island, N.Y., in 1916, turned 100 this year.

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NRN's 50 year anniversary

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:44
NRN celebrates its 50th anniversary with a look back at the industry

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50 years of restaurants: Events that built the foodservice industry

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:43
The restaurant industry has experienced waves of change over the past 50 years. Track the events that made the industry what it is today.

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NRN celebrates golden anniversary by looking at 50 years of foodservice

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:43
For 50 years, Nation’s Restaurant News has earned its place as the most influential media brand for restaurant industry news, analysis and data.

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From the editor: Happy birthday, Nation’s Restaurant News

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 18:41
For 50 years you have kept the foodservice industry informed, educated and inspired. For 50 years you have kept the foodservice industry informed, educated and inspired.

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How Taco Bell operates its customer live chat platform

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 16:43
Live chat expands brand’s customer-care services Live chat expands brand’s customer-care services

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit celebrates 75 years by focusing on its heritage

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 16:22
Redesigned cup and menu promotions reinforce brand’s authenticity Redesigned cup and menu promotions reinforce brand’s authenticity

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Wages rise with fewer available workers

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-12-02 15:25
Blog: Restaurants keep adding jobs, and they’re having to pay for it

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Going 1-on-1 with Garbanzo CEO

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2016-12-02 12:55
James Park took the reins just over a year ago at Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, leaving behind a VP title at Which Wich. He's spent the past year streamlining operations and prepping the chain for growth.

Minimum wage hike will not help New Jerseyans

Topix - Fri, 2016-12-02 04:51

The idea of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey is championed by Democratic legislators in Trenton will likely be on the ballot as a question for voters in 2017. Recent examples of minimum wage hikes have cost jobs in local markets, specifically in the DC restaurant industry.

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Will Trump, who favors fast food, revamp school lunches?

Topix - Fri, 2016-12-02 01:05

Citing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Juan Cordon, director of child nutrition, said the Obama administration's emphasis on healthier, safer and better-labled food, generally lower in salt, sugar and fat, is the current trend in school food, especially in California. But the law, championed by first lady Michelle Obama and her obesity-curbing "Let's Move" campaign, has over the years caused chagrin among Republicans, farmers and the food industry.

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McDonald's near deal to sell China stores

Topix - Thu, 2016-12-01 21:11

A deal to sell McDonald's roughly 2,400 restaurants in China and Hong Kong will be worth up to $3 billion, a source says. Fred Katayama reports.

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Expect commodity costs to keep falling in 2017

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-12-01 18:08
Beef costs expected to fall in the double digits Beef costs expected to fall in the double digits

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A leaner Logan’s Roadhouse emerges from bankruptcy

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-12-01 17:53
Chain has fewer units and less debt Chain has fewer units and less debt

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Howard Schultz to shift focus as Starbucks names new CEO

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-12-01 17:36
Coffee chain realigns leadership team Coffee chain realigns leadership team

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Chuck E. Cheese’s phases out tokens

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-12-01 17:22
Company moves to tap-to-play game cards Company moves to tap-to-play game cards

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