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VW Group's retail company to sell 275 dealerships

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-03-23 06:20
Volkswagen Group's retail chain, Porsche Holding Salzburg, one of Europe's biggest dealers, is selling 275 sales locations to independent group Emil Frey to concentrate on selling cars only from VW's 12 brands.
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Cottage Inn exec: 'Female leaders ask the right questions'

FastCasual.com - Thu, 2017-03-23 06:00
Deborah Masse has led Cottage Inn to double-digit sales growth by rolling out a new branding initiative and through the introduction of digital and social marketing.

Roy Rogers wants to make a Pennsylvania comeback with more restaurants

Topix - Thu, 2017-03-23 04:40

Roy Rogers operates about 56 restaurants nationwide including this one in Burtonsville, Maryland. The chain is in the process of expanding.

Categories: Today's Food News

Caring Transitions Inland Empire Foothills Earns National Recognition...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Caring Transitions Inland Empire Foothills, locally owned and operated by sisters Susan Rowan and Sandy Leal, has been recognized with a Caring Transitions Shooting Star Award.

(PRWeb March 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14156118.htm

Ron Imposimato, Owner of Fresh Coat of Arlington, Earns National...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Fresh Coat Painters awards Ron Imposimato, the local owner and operator of Fresh Coat of Arlington, with a Legacy Award.

(PRWeb March 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14156126.htm

Jim and Lorraine Yaeger, Owners of Fresh Coat of New Bern, Recognized...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Fresh Coat Painters is pleased to announce that the Yaegers are the recipients of the company’s Phoenix Award. The award was presented to Jim and Lorraine at the national Fresh Coat conference in San...

(PRWeb March 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14156145.htm

New Caring Transitions Business Offers Downsizing, Relocation and...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Kathy Edwards and her business partner, Sam Chud, are excited to announce the launch of their new business, Caring Transitions of Lower Bucks County.

(PRWeb March 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14156155.htm

Harbortouch & TouchTunes Announce Partnership to Offer Harbortouch...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

TouchTunes, the largest in-venue interactive music and entertainment platform, today announced an exclusive partnership with Harbortouch, a leading national point-of-sale (POS) system and merchant...

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14140973.htm

Fineline Hires Manager of Technical Solutions for Finelink 2.0 Print...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Fineline welcomes new technical solutions leader Nicole Weathers, to oversee print marketing platform - Finelink 2.0. As a nexus between print and technology, Finelink 2.0 provides businesses an...

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14145532.htm

Valvoline Instant Oil Change Unveilings Five New California Quick Lube...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

California’s fastest growing quick lube chain, Valvoline Instant Oil Change™ welcomes five new service centers with 1/2 OFF oil changes

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14146873.htm

New Study from Market Force Information Reveals America’s Favorite...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

In-N-Out is favorite for burgers, Chipotle for Mexican food

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/MarketForceStudyNames/AmericasFavoriteQSRs/prweb14147184.htm

RE/MAX Northern Illinois Names Brokers and Teams That Led Region in...

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

RE/MAX recently named its leading commercial real estate sales teams and individuals in northern Illinois for 2016. For the third consecutive year, the Dave Shalabi Team of RE/MAX Synergy, Orland...

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14146285.htm

A SoCal Classic Expands to Surf City

PR Web - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:30

Southern California's own Board and Brew has finally landed in Huntington Beach.

(PRWeb March 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/3/prweb14146387.htm

ABC's Lawsuit Is A Reminder That We're Still Eating 'Pink Slime'

Topix - Thu, 2017-03-23 00:20

ABC is facing a defamation trial for its exposA© of "pink slime" from 2012 . The network reported that pink slime was found in up to 70 percent of all ground beef sold at most major grocery stores - as well as in America's fast food and school lunches .

Categories: Today's Food News

Pottery Barn launches augmented reality, 3D design

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-03-22 23:48
Pottery Barn launches augmented reality, 3D design jacquelinerose55 Wed, 03/22/2017 - 23:48

Chili’s names new marketing chief

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-03-22 22:12

Brinker International Inc. has named Steve Provost as chief marketing and innovation officer of Chili's Grill & Bar, the company said Wednesday.

Provost most recently served as president of Brinker’s Maggiano’s Little Italy division and succeeds Krista Gibson in the role.

He will lead Chili’s consumer insights, culinary innovation and marketing teams.

"In looking for the right leader for our Chili's culinary and marketing teams, we were fortunate to reach within Brinker's talented senior leadership team," said Kelli Valade, Chili’s president, in a statement. 

"I've had the pleasure of working alongside Steve for the past eight years,” Valade said. “His tenure as a BrinkerHead, coupled with his thorough understanding, experience and love of marketing, made it an easy decision for him to lead our Chili's marketing and innovation efforts." 

Provost joined the Brinker family in 2009 as senior vice president of marketing for Maggiano's and later that year was named brand president. Prior to Brinker, Provost held various leadership positions at Quiznos, KFC, Long John Silver’s and A&W. 

As Provost transitions into his Chili’s role, the company said Maggiano’s will be led by Genifer Gray, who has been promoted to chief operations officer, and Larry Konecny, who has been promoted to chief concept officer.

Gray and Konecny have held various leadership positions within Maggiano’s over the past 15 years and they most recently oversaw the development and launch of the brand’s menu.

Brinker has 1,606 Chili’s and 52 Maggiano’s restaurants. 

Contact Ron Ruggless at Ronald.Ruggless@Penton.com

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