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There's good news for most fast food chains today from the American Customer Satisfaction Index . It seems the improvements they've made in the quality of food and service are starting to move the needle on customer satisfaction, according to the results of this year's polling.
Burger King is rolling out a hybrid snack that has the internet buzzing - deep fried sticks of macaroni and cheese breaded with a crispy, Cheetos-flavored exterior. The restaurant chain is already testing the new Mac 'n Cheetos , the product of a partnership Frito-Lay, in some locations, according to Bloomberg.
For those who feel like fast food doesn't already have enough choices to clog your arteries, Burger King has a new product for you. Burger King said the product will sell for eight weeks or until supplies run out.
Human resources industry leader Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) has expanded its digital resource base with the launch of an all-new content hub.
Paychex WORX is designed to further complement Paychex’s human capital management services by providing businesses of all shapes and sizes with meaningful tips and tricks to assist them in establishing market dominance.Small Business Resource Center
Launched at the start of June, Paychex WORX offers users a wide array of expert articles, videos, white papers and infographics meant to keep users up-to-date on emerging business trends and provoke discussion between entrepreneurs.
According to Andrew Childs, Paychex’s vice president of marketing, the content hub will subsequently enable business owners to ensure that their companies are able to evolve in line with their respective industries.
“The business landscape is continuously evolving, particularly as it relates to regulatory and compliance matters,” Childs said in an interview with Small Business Trends. “Staying up-to-date on trends, business demands and new technology can be challenging but failing to prepare and comply can lead to costly consequences.”
“Paychex WORX gives employers the knowledge to empower their businesses and their people to be successful,” Childs added.
Paychex is one of the most established names in payroll, human resources and benefits outsourcing.
Since launching in 1971, the company has grown from one employee to a team of 12,000 that serves more than 500,000 business clients across America.
Paychex specializes in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions geared at streamlining a wide range of tedious business administration tasks. By integrating payroll processing and insurance services, Paychex also works to customize its offerings in order to provide each individual client with its own, bespoke SaaS solution.
“Paychex has a full suite of human capital management services, including payroll, HR, retirement and insurance,” Childs said. “We know that employers are looking to take their businesses to the next level.”
“Paychex created WORX to help them do just that — providing the knowledge, tools and resources to help advance their business at every stage.”
In addition to useful how-to articles, the company’s new content hub also offers a range of business calculators, videos and interactive webinars designed to assist would-be entrepreneurs work out start-up costs and HR expenses.
By addressing client needs through various media platforms, Childs says that business owners are more likely to benefit from the expert knowledge that the Paychex team has to offer.
“Paychex WORX offers a digital destination for content of all mediums,” he said. “It highlights the breadth of our product offering, expertise and ability to help businesses of all sizes with a wide range of human resource and financial information.”
This article, "New PayChex WORX Small Business Resource Center Provides Advice" was first published on Small Business Trends
Helping pave the way toward higher education, the Burger King McLamoreFoundation is helping to make the educational dreams of close to 2,800 students across North America a reality. Through its Burger King Scholars program, $3 million in scholarships are being awarded to exceptional high school graduates and BK Brand employees as well as restaurant Team Members in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.Chains: Burger King
Genghis Grill is giving its fans more reason to sizzle with excitement this summer season.
To introduce its three new signature recipes, the build-your-own stir-fry brand is celebrating its launch with a captivating fusion of culinary innovation and personal reflection—a combination that provides guests with an insightful, yet playful, look at their personality traits.Chains: Genghis Grill
Red Mango Yogurt Café, Smoothie, & Juice Bar continues to bring the heat. The leader in healthier food options was recently named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Global Franchises List for 2016 published in the July issue for serving up fresh cold-squeezed juices, made-to-order fresh fruit smoothies, power-packed smoothie bowls, all-natural frozen yogurt, and more.Chains: Red Mango
Fast food isn't great for you, but it sure does taste good. This graphic has recipes for thirteen popular fast foods so you can split the difference and make the tasty goods at home.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, best known for offering premium, restaurant-quality quick-service menu options at consumer-friendly prices, today added to its industry-leading, all-natural menu with the introduction of the all-natural charbroiled chicken breast fillet, now available at restaurant locations nationwide.Chains: Carl's Jr.Hardee's
Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create artisan-style custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations at one affordable price, announces its strategic purchase of Project Pie. Pieology Pizzeria is the first in the fast-casual pizza segment to consolidate one of its major competitors by acquiring Project Pie, a concept within the same segment. This strategic purchase allows Pieology to continue its organic growth while beginning segment consolidation as an additional expansion tactic.Chains: Pieology PizzeriaProject Pie
The release of the new iOS 10 was not the only announcement made at the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco recently. The tech giant said that Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile-payment service, will come to the Web this fall.
Shopify, a cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, is among the first companies to publicly state that it will offer the service as a payment option.Shopify Apple Pay
“Currently, online shoppers encounter a lot of friction when trying to purchase items on a mobile device. Apple Pay can help provide consumers with seamless purchase experiences,” the Director of Engineering at Shopify Jason Normore said in a recent company release. “Shopify’s mission has always been to enable our merchants to offer their customers the best experience, and that’s why the announcement of Apple Pay coming to the Web is so exciting. Now more than 275,000 small and medium-sized businesses are laying the groundwork for a better shopping experience on iPhone, iPad and Mac.”
The ecommerce giant went on to say that more than 60 percent of all checkouts that are initiated on Shopify stores come from mobile but only 40 percent of the visitors actually complete a purchase.
Up until this point, consumers could only complete Apple Pay payments through a mobile app. Shopify, however, believes that the arrival of the service on the Web will mean merchants will now be able to provide a simplified checkout via Safari with Mac, iPhone or iPad, and this will increase the likelihood that more visitors will click the “buy” button.
In addition, developers will now be able to add Apple Pay functionality through the iMessage Apps SDK, meaning that small business owners will be able to customize iMessage conversations with shoppers that will allow in-message purchases.
This long-awaited option will no doubt compete against global companies such as PayPal and give both merchants and customers another option for making ecommerce transactions.