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Using Analytics to Get the Most Out of Digital Signage

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Digital signage offers a great deal of promise, but how do you know if it's delivering?

La Madeleine signs five-unit deal with Arkansas franchisee

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Chi Development Company will develop five new restaurants in central and northwest Arkansas.

Capriotti's expands DC presence

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Capriotti's opened a new restaurant at 3347 M Street in Georgetown, its third in the DC area.

ChowNow adds Apple Pay platform

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Company claims to be the first online ordering system to offer the new payment technology.

Researchers use text-mining software to predict success, failure of DC restaurants

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The computer-assisted text analysis was more accurate at predicting restaurants' demise than ratings alone (although it is most powerful when used in combination with numerical ratings).

NRA webinar on menu labeling regulations available for playback

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The regulations affect entities with at least 20 locations nationwide operating under the same name. Attorneys discussed the law’s complexities and answered operator questions during the webinar.

Dickey's opens two new restaurants in Florida, California

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants announced it will open two new units on Dec. 18, one on the Florida Panhandle and the other in California.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Quinoa

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Quinoa number nine on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
What did we want to nosh on in 2014? Not gluten. And maybe we're getting sick of pumpkin spice, too.

Rearview 2014: Millennials take the wheel

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
As more and more of their contemporaries move into leadership roles, millennials are moving from the passenger side to the driver's seat.

Modmarket features soba noodles, mushrooms on winter menu

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Modmarket will add soba noodles to its menu for the first time this winter.

Dickey's, franchisee reach settlement in Utah lye burn case

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
While terms of the settlement are confidential, a joint statement issued by the three parties indicated that the claims were resolved amicably and measures have been put in place to prevent similar incidents.

Panera Bread set to open café with drive-thru in Ohio

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Panera Bread will open its latest bakery café on Dec. 16 at 4031 Cascades Boulevard in Brimfield, Ohio. The new location will feature a drive-thru.

Barnie's CoffeeKitchen to offer special deals on Dec. 22

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Guests can get a free cup of coffee and discounts on products during "Santa's White Christmas Day."

Rearview 2014: Fast Casual is kind of a Big Deal

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The theme was clear in 2014, just as it's been for several years running: Fast casual restaurants are winning. Consumers are drawn to the segment's quality, ambiance and value.