- WHITE PAPERS
Pizza commodities were a mixed bag of good and bad news last week.
Cheese prices continued their ascent on the commodities market last week, but there were savings to be had on most other restaurant necessities.
GE Capital U.S. is selling the bulk of its restaurant financing assets, which are worth about $1.4 billion.
The week that ended with the market-shaking news of Brexit, seems to have left pizza stocks relatively unchanged, though wheat commodity prices dropped sharply on the week.
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.
Third-party sites generate sales — and often new customers — so they don't want to shut off the tap. But they're pulling their hair out over the transaction fees, the labor costs and the loss of control over the customer experience.
The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.
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The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.
The price for cheese fell by nearly 5 cents, but gasoline has increased 8 cents over the past week.
Going public means being prepared for much greater transparency and accountability in business operations.
Make good hiring decisions; mistakes can be costly since training new employees is a considerable investment.
Competition is offering merchants new ways to accept payments and this will lower fees over time.
Consolidation is more efficient, less time-consuming and more economical.
Consolidate dry, refrigerated and frozen items and include paper goods and cleaning supplies.
Company accounting records show 4-percent surcharge was collected for employee health care costs only.
Founder John Schnatter estimates that the reform law will cost between $5 million and $8 million annually.
CIT's managing director says financing continues to open up for restaurant companies.
By limiting capacity, while maintaining good quality and service, operators can assure that demand remains high.