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Alfa will start sales of 'make or break' Giulia next month

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-05-27 01:01
Alfa Romeo's new Giulia midsize sedan is a "make or break" for model for the brand. The credibility of the brand's revival depends on the car, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Technology Officer Harald Wester said.
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NRA 2016: 5 tips for retaining employees of all ages - Thu, 2016-05-26 19:12
Employers who successfully retain employees are careful to address generational differences among the varied ages of workers they employ. A panel of experts at the NRA provides five tips related to this topic.

Tim Hortons Donates 100 Percent Sales to Camp Day

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:59
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On Wednesday, June 1, a Tim Hortons coffee purchase will help change thousands of lives. One hundred percent of coffee sales at participating Restaurants on Tim Hortons Camp Day will be donated to the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation (THCF) and help provide more than 19,000 kids from low-income families across North America with an experience that builds essential life skills and makes their futures brighter.

Chains: Tim Hortons

Nando's Opens New Ontario Location

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:52
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The eagerly awaited Nando’s Dixie location will be opening June 9, at 5101 Dixie Road Unit A, bringing its globally renowned flame-grilled PERi- PERi chicken to the Dixie community. The fast casual dining restaurant, which has become famous for its Portuguese-style flame-grilled chicken—made with African Bird’s Eye Chilli, the key to its PERi-PERi sauce—and its cheeky identity and eclectic Afro-Portuguese heritage, is excited to be a part of the Dixie neighbourhood.

Chains: Nando's

Togo's Celebrates 45 Years with Chicken Caprese Wrap

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:47
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Togo’s Eateries, a “West Coast Original” since 1971, is celebrating 45 years of big, fresh, and meaty sandwiches with the all new Chicken Caprese Sandwich Wrap. Available for eight weeks only, the Chicken Caprese Sandwich Wrap packs the fresh, summer tastes of the Italian sun into a portable, handheld sandwich wrap. In addition, Togo’s (pronounced Toe-Goes) is offering retro, anniversary commemorative cups free to all customers who order a 32-ounce fountain drink, while supplies last. Guests will receive $1 refills of the commemorative cup all summer long, until September 20.

Chains: Togo's

Smoke's Poutinerie Opens Food Court Concept

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:40
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Smoke’s Brands, the powerhouse Canadian empire known best for Smoke’s Poutinerie opened a Smoke’s food court concept, which includes Smoke’s Poutinerie, Smoke’s Weinerie, and Smoke’s Burritorie in a single unit. The food court will celebrate its grand opening on May 30 beside the renowned Smoke’s Brands Global Headquarters at 85 Kingston Road East in Ajax, Ontario.

Chains: Smoke's Poutinerie

Cooper-Atkins Named McDonald's Supplier of the Year

QSR Magazine - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:32
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At the recent McDonald’s Worldwide Convention, Cooper-Atkins Corporation was the recipient of the “McDonald’s 2015 Global Supplier of the Year” award.  This award is presented to the organization providing the most significant impact and contribution to McDonald's global business results from the previous year. The Global Supplier of the Year Award is one of the most prestigious awards given and recognizes criteria including: commitment to quality and food safety; product; equipment and process innovation; exemplary customer service; and value.

Chains: McDonald's

May U.S. sales expected to drop on fewer selling days

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:12
U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to be lower this month than in May 2015, as slower growth combines with a calendar that gives dealerships one fewer weekend to draw in shoppers.
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California restaurants advised to post BPA warnings

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 16:10
Recently added to the Prop. 65 list, the chemical is common in bottles, cans Recently added to the Prop. 65 list, the chemical is common in bottles, cans

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In US Foods IPO, signs of independents’ strength

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 14:19
Blog: Company expects good things from independents in the coming years

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McDonald's names new chairman

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 14:04
Enrique Hernandez replaces retiring Andrew McKenna at annual shareholder meeting Enrique Hernandez replaces retiring Andrew McKenna at annual shareholder meeting

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Tesla drives mall sales

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:53

Malls where automaker Tesla has showrooms generate more sales than those without, creating a halo effect for other tenants.

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Walmart phasing out price matching

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:46

Walmart has quietly revised its price-matching policy, restricting the practice to its Savings Catcher mobile app at 500 locations, according to Consumerist.

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US Foods debuts on New York Stock Exchange

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:40
Distributor celebrates with temporary outdoor kitchen space Distributor celebrates with temporary outdoor kitchen space

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Spotlight: Walmart could close dressing rooms

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:22

Walmart could be phasing out dressing rooms in Canada. The initiative is being tested in select stores there and would allow the retailer to reallocate more floor space to merchandise.

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Autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing could push insurance premiums down 30%, study finds

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:18
Auto insurance premiums could decline by as much as 30 percent over the next 25 years as autonomous vehicles and sharing services become more prevalent, a study found.
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Todd Penegor takes the helm at Wendy’s

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 13:15
Ascension of former CFO completes his transition to the top CEO job Ascension of former CFO completes his transition to the top CEO job

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Why restaurant ordering kiosks won't replace employees - Thu, 2016-05-26 12:10
As QSR giants begin to deploy order-taking kiosks, some people are asking whether the devices will replace employees. With questions like this, it's important to keep the role of the restaurant kiosk in mind.

Refreshment on tap

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-05-26 12:07
Grounds and leaves are making it on to menus in unordinary ways.

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