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For CKE Restaurants, the World Is Its Oyster

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:51
CKE Restaurants' international growth outpaces domestic growth.Exclusive Brief: 1

While Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s continue to push the envelope stateside with new menu items like the Steakhouse Thickburger and newly nabbed celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio to promote it, their parent company’s international division is even busier. Last year was the fifth year in a row that CKE Restaurants opened more international locations (100 in 2015) than domestic stores.

For Ned Lyerly, president of CKE International, the brand’s position as a “quick service–plus” concept makes it versatile—a key trait for any restaurant looking beyond U.S. borders.

Chains: CKE RestaurantsCarl's Jr.Hardee's

CBRE Hotels: Airbnb Users Spent $2.4 Billion On Lodging In U.S. Over Past Year

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:44
LOS ANGELES—Airbnb’s presence in key markets throughout the U.S. is growing at a rapid pace, with users spending $2.4 billion on ...

Hospitality Lodging Systems Adds Seven Hotels In January

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:39
ATLANTA—Hospitality Lodging Systems (HLS) added seven new hotels to its portfolio during January, with five Budgetel properties and two Haven Hotel ...

GM ekes out gain; retail up as fleet falls

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:33
General Motors posted a 0.5 percent gain in U.S. sales for January amid strong retail deliveries, and said it would continue to cut back on rental sales in 2016 as a way to boost resale values and brand health.
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Jeep and Dodge lift FCA to another increase

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:33
Fiat Chrysler sales rose 6.9 percent in January as big increases by Jeep and Dodge offset sharp declines for the Chrysler and Fiat brands.
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Snowstorms drive sales down 0.4%; SAAR rises to 17.55 million

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-02-02 09:00
U.S. auto sales declined 0.4 percent last month, as severe winter weather pushed some consumers to put off car shopping until February. With two fewer sales days, the sales rate still rose to 17.55 million.
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Lexus reports record global sales in 2015; aims higher in 2016

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-02-02 07:39
Lexus may not have reclaimed the U.S. luxury sales title in 2015, but by any other measure, it was a champion year for the Japanese premium brand.
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Urgo Hotels & Resorts Adds Lake George Courtyard

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-02-02 06:38
BETHESDA, MD–Officials of Urgo Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company that develops, owns and operates hotels and resorts in the U.S., ...

Starwood's Specialty Select Brands Power Ahead In New York

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-02-02 06:34
STAMFORD, CT— Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that it will significantly expand its portfolio of Specialty Select brands ...

Growth in car sales in key European markets 'encouraging' in January

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-02-02 06:28
New-car sales increased in key European markets in January including 3 percent growth in Germany and double-digit rises in Italy and Spain.
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Radisson Blu Opens First Hotel In Latin America

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-02-02 06:28
MINNEAPOLIS—Radisson Blu, one of the world’s leading brands with more than 280 hotels in operation in 62 countries, today announced the ...

Burger King's Newest Milkshake Flavor Is... Interesting

Topix - Tue, 2016-02-02 06:10

Just when we thought weird fast food creations couldn't get any weirder , Burger King proved us wrong with a Dr Pepper milkshake. The chain debuted the new milkshake flavor last week; a press release says the ice cream blend is "hand spun with the one of a kind flavor of Dr Pepper."

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Partnership Adds Corvirtus Hiring Assessments to Compeat’s OnBoard™...

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

Corvirtus’ Mobile Responsive Pre-Employment Assessments Available for Restaurants Using Compeat Workforce Solutions

(PRWeb January 26, 2016)

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Hotel Asset Value Enhancement (hotelAVE) Introduces New Service

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

hotelAVE Launches Post Script Hospitality to Provide Unprecedented Access to Hotel Value Enhancement Opportunities

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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Smash Global Goes Hollywood to Unite Professional Mixed Martial Arts...

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach to be honored during Smash Global III, the third black-tie mixed martial arts (MMA) gala hosted by luxury entertainment brand Smash Global.

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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MyWay Mobile Storage of Pittsburgh Takes Part in 10 Annual Realtors...

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

MyWay Mobile Storage is pleased to be a part of the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh’s (RAMP) Affiliate Committee. The event will be held at...

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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Real-Time Intelligence Will Transform the Financial Workflow in 2016

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

Yooz presents top three predictions for accounts payable (AP) automation.

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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Rare Beer Alert: It’s almost FeBREWary at The Rail

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

All three The Rail locations will feature craft beers from Cincinnati breweries that are otherwise not available in NE Ohio. Featured breweries include Tap & Screw Brewery, Urban Artifact,...

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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Eva’s Village Welcomes Machinery Services Corp. As a Corporate Sponsor...

PR Web - Tue, 2016-02-02 04:30

Corporate donors help feed the hungry as part of the Fund-A-Meal program at Eva’s Village, a New Jersey anti-poverty charity.

(PRWeb January 25, 2016)

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US firm in China meat scandal disputes court's verdict

Topix - Tue, 2016-02-02 02:38

A U.S. meat supplier is disputing a Chinese court's verdict that its local subsidiary sold expired chicken and beef to McDonald's, KFC and other fast food restaurants in China. OSI Group of Aurora, Illinois also said that it's considering appealing what it called an "unjust verdict" by a Shanghai court Monday to fine two of its Chinese units and sentence 10 employees to prison in the case.

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