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The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.
Americans are feeling the love a little more these days for fast food, according to this year's customer satisfaction survey and index for the food service industry. But, as a nation, our true love is still heading out to a full-service restaurant for a meal.
Americans have a hard time putting work away. In a new Harris Poll, most said it's at least partly because they have too much to do to in an eight-hour day.
Domestic franchisors, whether running one location or 100 in the U.S., face a challenging journey in the quest to go international.
Ever thought of using that perpetual teenage social media favorite, Snapchat, in your social media marketing? Virginia-based Firenza certainly did, and the results have been very gratifying.
Key ingredients used in pizza creation were all priced higher on the markets last week, though the cost of delivery was cheaper thanks to falling gasoline prices. Pizza stocks were mixed.
When it comes to opening a location in a shopping center, obtaining a lease with a prime location and reasonable lease terms can be difficult for many small restaurant concepts. Michael Walters, president of Falcon Realty Advisors' Restaurant and Entertainment Group, reveals a couple secrets that could help.
Lots of action going on in pizza franchises this week. Here's a quick look at three that crossed our desks this morning.
Favorable commodity prices gives restaurants a chance to exercise their menu creativity with new offerings and LTOs.
The regulations change this Friday on the bare minimum number and type of medical supplies that all U.S. workplaces must have under the law.
A new tech partnership pairing Yelp with foodjunky.com could offer a nice inroad to new source of business for restaurants nationwide.
Persona Pizza may be small now as a chain, but its chef and co-founder has big plans and even bigger passion for his product.
Commodity prices were up and pizza stock prices fell last week in trading at the major markets nationally.
By harnessing the power of smart loyalty and letting customers control their own experience, brands can create a superior consumer journey.
The annual Harris Poll EquiTrends Restaurant Brands of the Year have been named as the result of the massive survey of Americans and restaurant preferences.
Easy entry for franchisees and portability for customers are helping Kono Pizza expand around the world.
In part two of this series on a new food service sector that some have called "luxury QSR," the first official player in that category talks about the kind of research went into the birth of the brand and where it's headed.
In this first of a three-part series, we take a closer look at the chain that claims it's inventing a new restaurant sector that combines speed and quality into an idea that some industry analysts say the market is clamoring for.
It was an up week for the price of all commodities last week, although Domino's and Papa John's stocks fell.
John Waldmann, co-founder and CEO of Homebase, offers advice to help brands become compliant with the Department of Labor's overtime ruling.