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Here's what could replace dying fast-food chains

Topix - Sat, 2017-06-24 21:01

Polacek wants to re-purpose vacant fast food locations as "suburban food halls," which he defines as places to buy, sell, and eat local food. Developers are going to have to re-think what to do with existing property to maintain value," Polacek said.

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Alameda KFC Repainted After Residents Deem it an 'Eyesore'

Topix - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:11

Alameda residents aren't pleased about the new paint job at the local KFC - now, the city council is stepping in. The new paint job at the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Encinal Avenue in Alameda is not what neighbors expected, and now city leaders are cracking down, demanding yet another facelift.

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McDonalds Installing 17,000 Self-Order Kiosks

Topix - Sat, 2017-06-24 01:58

McDonald's hits all-time high as Wall Street cheers replacement of cashiers with kiosks. Cowen raised its rating on McDonald's shares to outperform from market perform because of the technology upgrades, which are slated for the fast-food chain's restaurants this year.

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McDonald's is using Snapchat hire 250,000 workers this summer - with help from Charleston software

Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 21:43

McDonald's and its franchisees are planning to hire some 250,000 workers this summer. They're planning to recruit applicants via Snapchat, with help from software developed in Charleston.

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Working Lunch: Emboldened GOP heads toward Obamacare repeal vote

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2017-06-23 19:18
Plus, why Amazon’s big buy could bring a powerful union back into the fight

Sonic looks to marketing to improve traffic

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2017-06-23 19:09
Chain hopes innovation, targeted half-price offers can overcome intense competition

Meal of Your Life: Billy Dec sits down with Ed Asner

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2017-06-23 18:21
Emmy Award-winning actor discusses career and food

TKC Must See!!! Kansas City 'Fight for $15' Performance Art Success

Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 17:14

In fairness and because salaries for local creative types are even worse than fast food wages. Check this insight into dramatic, local fair wage protest and some clips from last night's groundbreaking performance that earned rave reviews.

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KFC is back in Thornton Heath and has something special planned for the opening

Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 12:49

The fast food restaurant opens in London Road on Monday and is giving away something special to commemorate the occasion. The first 100 customers to arrive at the restaurant for its midday opening will receive a free, limited edition t-shirt and will get a free meal .

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Summer LTOs focus on providing healthful options

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:51
Shrimp, fish and smoothie enhancements are popular summer LTOs.

She snapped over a missing chicken nuggets

Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 10:40

We've talked about at least three different stories in the last month where someone at a fast food restaurant flipped out over an order of chicken nuggets.

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4 ways to use POS data to cut costs

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-06-23 09:30
When integrated with a back-office system, POS data reveals inventory needs, how much they should purchase and how many employees are needed on hand to turn it into finished food and top-line revenue.

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Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 06:13

The owner of Burger King has pledged to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains by 2030 but scientists say the company is not moving fast enough to stop its hamburgers from destroying rainforests and the communities who depend on them. Restaurant Brands International, one of the world's largest fast-food restaurant operators, has been criticised by activists for buying soy and beef from newly deforested land in Brazil and other South American countries.

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Where to Find Great Taiwanese Food in NYC

Topix - Fri, 2017-06-23 02:22

Gradually, Taiwanese food is becoming more prominent. While a decade ago there were only a few restaurants in NYC identified with the cuisine, now there are dozens.

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Restaurant Brands to seek ASX dual-listing

Topix - Thu, 2017-06-22 22:22

Restaurant Brands, the fast food retailer, plans to dual-list on the Australian Stock Exchange by the end of September. Ahead of its annual meeting this morning in Auckland, the company announced it will seek a foreign-exempt listing on the ASX this month.

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Senate Republicans unveil plan to revise Affordable Care Act

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-06-22 22:00
Like the House version, the bill repeals an employer mandate

Rita’s names Phyllis Savar Levy CMO

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-06-22 21:23
Industry veteran brings more than 30 years of experience to frozen-treat chain