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There's no such thing as the "best" way to be productive

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
Productivity is too often cast as a search for the universal process rather than something that's individual and variable.  -More
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Coping with the stress of entrepreneurship

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
Running a business can be stressful, so Avila Web Firm CEO Dan Steiner outlines how you can reduce your anxiety while getting -More
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LinkedIn can serve hoteliers, but strategy is needed

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
The business networking platform LinkedIn is emerging as a vehicle for hotel connectivity for hiring, business partnerships a -More
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Restaurant loyalty data reveals important factors

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
Quality food, affordable prices, superior service and restaurant promotions are the driving forces behind customer loyalty, a -More
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You can do your part: Come to D.C. and tell Congress your story

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
Members of Congress need to hear directly from you about the regulatory challenges facing the franchising business model.  -More
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Is your marketing campaign a winner? Enter it in the new FranTech Awards!

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
The FranTech Awards will recognize best-in-class marketing campaigns that leverage technology platforms to create innovative  -More
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Dippin' Dots featured in Chuck E. Cheese's restaurants

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
A new partnership is making Dippin' Dots' ice cream products available at Chuck E. Cheese's restaurants across the country.  -More
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Small businesses to feature in presidential election

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
The interests of small business are expected to be a key issue as the presidential campaigns head toward November.  -More
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Wash. minimum wage measure makes Nov. ballot

SmartBrief - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:16
Advocates for raising Washington state's minimum wage to $13.50 an hour and requiring employers to pay sick leave collected e -More
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A Clear-Cut Choice

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-07-25 13:50
Lexmark Taps CEO Cleary For His Track Record Of Innovation, Operational Excellence

Arby's Has the Meats, and Now It Has the Meatballs

Topix - Mon, 2016-07-25 13:45

Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Arby's, best known for roast beef, is rolling out its first meatball sandwich in its latest effort to make its meaty menu stand out.

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Piada Italian Street Food To Make Kentucky Debut

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 13:06
Piada Italian Street Food expands to Florence, Kentucky.Exclusive Brief: 0

Piada Italian Street Food is making its grand debut in Kentucky with the opening of its Florence location at 7727 Mall Road, Suite C. The fast-casual Italian restaurant, located across from the Florence Mall, will open its doors on August 17 at 4 p.m. Piada’s new location was chosen for its accessibility for all members of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities. This will be Piada’s third location in the Cincinnati area, following openings in Hyde Park and Mason.

Chains: Piada

Spotlight: Target picks millennials to mentor senior execs

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-07-25 12:55

Technology and social media have flipped some traditional employee roles. Now, several companies are following in the footsteps of Target's reverse mentoring, where veteran employees are learning from millennials.

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Kmart employees believe the end is near

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2016-07-25 12:43

Kmart employees believe the company is in the process of shutting down stores as it nears bankruptcy.

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Farmers Launches New Food Truck Insurance Policy

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:52
Image Caption: Image Credit: Farmers offers combined insurance policy for food truck owners.Exclusive Brief: 0

Farmers Insurance, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurer groups, has announced the launch of a food truck policy, marking the company’s first foray into the growing food truck insurance marketplace. Through its new offering, Farmers has begun to offer licensed food truck owners a single policy that combines commercial automobile coverage for their truck with a restaurant business owner policy.

Yogurtland Hires New Executive Team Members

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:42
Image Caption: Image Credit: Yogurtland names new development VP and senior director of marketing.Exclusive Brief: 0

Yogurtland, a leader in self-serve frozen yogurt, has announced the addition of two new executive team members to strengthen the company’s franchising, operations, and marketing departments. Joining Yogurtland are John Wayne Carlson, who has been named vice president of development, and Chad Bailey, who serves as senior director of marketing.

Chains: Yogurtland

Peet’s Unveils Line of Ready-To-Drink Cold Brews

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:32
Image Caption: Image Credit: Peet's Coffee releases new ready-to-drink cold brew options.Exclusive Brief: 0

Peet’s Coffee has unveiled its new ready-to-drink (RTD) line with Baridi Black, Coffee au Lait, and Dark Chocolate. The new line features high-quality ingredients, including Peet’s freshly-roasted beans that are cold brewed to the same standard used in its cafés. Peet’s Cold Brew will ship starting July 25 and will soon be available in select Peet’s Coffee cafés, grocery stores, and partner locations in the San Francisco Bay Area before expanding into new markets.

Chains: Peet’s Coffee & Tea

How to utilize food inflation data

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:23
By Holly Simmons Government metrics can help you compare your business to competitors Government metrics can help you compare your business to competitors

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