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Elmdale Partners and Lodge Financial Continue to Grow as They Expand...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-09-21 03:30

Elmdale Partners and Lodge Financial is proud to announce that Matthew Lebenson will be joining their group.

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Brands second-quarter sales jump 41% on overseas expansion

Topix - Thu, 2017-09-21 03:10

Restaurant Brands New Zealand lifted second-quarter sales by 41 percent after the fast-food operator expanded its footprint through Australia and Hawaii. The Auckland-based company said sales increased to $224.9 million in the 16 weeks ended Sept.

Categories: Today's Food News

20 fast food salads, ranked by calories

Topix - Wed, 2017-09-20 22:33

We rounded up 20 salads from seven popular fast food chains like McDonald's and Chick-fil-A to determine which are the most caloric. Promotional photos often look way more enticing than the actual food, and the salads served at chains are often way more caloric than you think .

Categories: Today's Food News

Melt Shop’s future — and past — is in franchising

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 21:47
Grilled cheese chain comes full circle as former franchisee becomes franchisor

Panera’s Ron Shaich issues kids’ meal challenge

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 21:43
Bakery-café founder dares fellow CEOs to put their mouths where their money is

Tender Greens names Denyelle Bruno as president

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 21:34
Retail veteran succeeds co-founder David Dressler, who becomes chief people officer

A sneak peek at Golden Corral’s new look

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 21:18
Grill-buffet chain to unveil new restaurant prototype in North Carolina

Retail Roundup—Target veteran to lead in India; Wegmans top workplace for women

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:50
A Target veteran is picked to lead headquarters in India, Wegmans is voted a top workplace for women, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Pret A Manger launches fall Menu

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:49
Seasonal menu highlights autumn produce

Preparing SMBs for the holiday season

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:33
With Cyber Monday and Black Friday just around the corner, SMBs need to prepare for the most important of shopping seasons. In 2016, Cyber Monday sales hit an all-time high of more than $3.45 billion in one day, and Black Friday traffic was up 220%.

R.J. Melman named president of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:32
Son of founder takes on leadership role in planned succession

Sephora, JustFab and Walmart tops for personalization

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:30
Sephora, JustFab and Walmart topped the list of 100 retailers for the best personalization and customer experience. So what are these three retailers doing differently from others?

20 fast food menu items that have been discontinued

Topix - Wed, 2017-09-20 20:13

In 1996, McDonald's spent $150 million on advertising for this quarter-pounder on a potato bun with peppered bacon, lettuce, onions, and a mustard-mayo sauce. Although the burger didn't do well in sales, fans say it was a tasty menu item.

Categories: Today's Food News

In Round Table Pizza, franchisor gets ‘center of the plate’ concept it’s always wanted

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 18:47
Global Franchise Group finds a good fit with iconic pizza chain

News 59 mins ago 2:17 p.m.How healthy are kids' menus at fast food restaurants? Meh.

Topix - Wed, 2017-09-20 17:54

Long treated as the stepchild of the menu board, kids' meals are getting a fresh look as quick-service restaurant chains pay more attention to nutrition in the food they offer their youngest customers. Instead of just a separate kid's menu, Panera Bread is announcing Wednesday that it will offer almost every one of its items in a smaller size for children.

Categories: Today's Food News

Burger Chain Buses - Burger King Launched a Fast Food Bus to Take...

Topix - Wed, 2017-09-20 17:54

To make it easier for Brussels residents to get to the first-ever Burger King restaurant, the chain launched a fast food bus. The free-to-ride 'Whopper Bus' was created in collaboration with transport company De Lijn and offered rides to a Burger King location in the municipality of Auderghem, which is just outside of the heart of the city.

Categories: Today's Food News

NFL ratings are bad news for Buffalo Wild Wings

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 16:57
Blog: Sports-based chain could be hurt by lower interest in football

Zoe’s operations chief to step down

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-09-20 16:41
Jeremy Hartley will leave fast-casual brand in October

Constellation Energy’s “Dimes to Dollars” Webinar Provides Energy Conservation Tips for SMB’s

Small Business Trends - Wed, 2017-09-20 15:30

From changing the light bulbs you use to choosing tools to help you win the thermostat wars in the office and more, there’s a wide range of options when trying to keep energy costs low for your business.

That’s why Constellation Energy and Small Business Trends have teamed up to bring you this webinar, “Dimes to Dollars: Use Apps, Conserve Energy and Recycle to Control Your Budget.”

The webinar, scheduled for Thursday, October 5, at 2 p.m. ET, is hosted by Small Business Trends CEO Anita Campbell, with panelists Michael Cammon, Director of Digital Marketing and Development at Constellation Energy, and Ivana Taylor, founder of DIY Marketers.

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If you’re looking for ways to improve your small business’s bottom line beyond the obvious boosting of revenue, don’t miss this webinar!

Did you know businesses in the U.S. spend a combined $60 billion on energy a year? Imagine if you could break off even a fraction of this in energy savings for your business in the coming year.

The webinar will cover plenty of ground. Besides replacing your existing incandescent bulbs and getting control of the thermostat in your office, how about:

  • Performing an energy audit,
  • Installing landscaping outside your business to make cooling cheaper in the summer months and heating cheaper in the winter,
  • Learning to better manage energy usage and costs,
  • Taking advantage of tax incentives for conserving energy,
  • And, yes, looking at the possibility of switching your energy provider!

In this webinar, you’ll also learn some incredible stats — like the percentage of your energy budget that actually goes to lighting. (It’s lower than you think!)

How much money could you save simply by turning off your computer when it’s not in use? Find out by listening in.

And that’s not all!

Small businesses can also cut costs and build employee morale by through recycling. This includes things like recycling ink and toner cartridges and going paperless in your office — or as near to paperless as possible. Using apps and other software for note taking and other written communication is an excellent start.

Webinar Details

What: Webinar: “Dimes to Dollars: Use Apps, Conserve Energy and Recycle to Control Your Budget”


  • Sponsor: Constellation Energy
  • Small Business Trends CEO, Anita Campbell
  • Director of Digital Marketing and Development at Constellation Energy, Michael Cammon
  • Ivana Taylor, Founder of DIY Marketers

When: Thursday, October 5, at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT)

Register Now!

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