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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.
Need some pinch-hitters to flesh out the spring hires that didn't work, or didn't last? Think about candidates who've had experience as camp counselors, or show those kinds of qualities because they are often both leaders and team players who work well in the restaurant setting.
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.
A non-toxic type of cleaner that kills pathogens with a form of ionized silver is spreading in use after showing great results in several chains nationally.
Lots of action going on in pizza franchises this week. Here's a quick look at three that crossed our desks this morning.
Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez went to the National Restaurant Association Show for the first time to get a look at how restaurants are connecting with the connected consumer.
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.
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.
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.
Within the food service industry, the growing trend toward upscale ingredients delivered quickly is not only changing the way restaurants do business, but it's also opening up great opportunities for smaller-scale vendors whose premium products address the desire of so many of us for a little sparkle with our Spam.
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.