en McDonald's Chicken McNuggets Target of Online Petition <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>It has been widely known through documentaries and videos for a number of years that American chickens are often raised in appalling, stomach-turning conditions, but as a QSR giant, McDonald&#39;s specifically is in the crosshairs of a petition titled, &quot;Stop Torturing Chickens for McNuggets.&quot; </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> food trends animal cruelty Chicken McNuggets chickens hidden camera McDonald's petition Tyson Foods Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:47:49 +0000 BMM Staff 14674 at California Woman Suing Chipotle over Its GMO-Free Claims <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Chipotle Mexican Grill, not a franchisor, announced back in April that it was <a href="" target="_blank">eliminating GMO from its menu items</a>.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal food trends Chipotle class action lawsuit non-GMO Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:30:17 +0000 Pualani Jensen 14670 at Desktop Sites Unnecessary, Says Google's Mueller <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Google&#39;s John Mueller says that a mobile site is sufficient and that desktop sites are no longer necessary.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing trends Cisco Google John Mueller mobile websites vs. desktop website Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:08:24 +0000 Sam Blake 14656 at Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics Begin Offering 3D Printing <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Franchise Services Inc. (FSI), which includes the Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics franchise brands, announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement with ZVerse Inc., a provider of 2D to 3D print automation software, design services and full color 3D printing. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> trends 3D printer 3D printing services Franchise Services LAYR PIP Signal Graphics Sir Speedy ZVerse Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:23:33 +0000 BMM Staff 14605 at Tour Zoës Kitchen Mobile App <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Tour the Zo&euml;s Kitchen mobile app through this online video. The fast-casual chain is not franchising now, but is planning on it in the future.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing trends franchise mobile app restaurant Zoës Kitchen Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:36:14 +0000 BMM Staff 14552 at Restaurants Cope with Egg Shortages and Higher Prices <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Avian influenza is affecting restaurants negatively by leading to lower egg supplies and steeper costs.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> food trends avian influenza Consolidated Concepts egg shortage egg supply liquid eggs price increase restaurants Whataburger Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:01:30 +0000 BMM Staff 14551 at A Look at How Hotels Are Changing <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Hotel designers and industry insiders give us an interesting peek at major changes in hotel design and amenities already taking place or that we may soon start seeing.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hotel trends amenities convenience future hotel trends Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:57:07 +0000 BMM Staff 14550 at Chinese Multi-Billionaire Jack Ma Wants U.S. Small Businesses to Grow Profits Using Alibaba <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><a href="" target="_blank">Jack Ma</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">China&#39;s wealthiest man</a>, says to U.S. small business owners that there&#39;s money to be made together through <a href="" target="_blank">Alibaba</a>, the company he founded:</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> manage small business trends Alibaba platform Jack Ma U.S. small business Fri, 12 Jun 2015 01:51:32 +0000 BMM Staff 14527 at Why Apple Maps Is a Leap Forward for Small Businesses <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Apple announced at its developers conference on Monday that it would add public transit information to its Maps application. So? you may think. Didn&#39;t Google Maps have that years ago?</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> advice small business trends Apple Maps boon Google maps public transportation small business Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:08:23 +0000 BMM Staff 14517 at Resolving the Hassle of Menu Labeling with Technology <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Meeting the new requirements of menu labeling will be time consuming and burdensome to already busy restaurant owners or managers if done manually.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> food manage trends digital menu boards menu legal requirements restaurants solutions technology Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:23:33 +0000 BMM Staff 14506 at