National Restaurant Association Policy and Government Affairs EVP Cicely Simpson today told Speaker of the House and U.S. Rep.
PayScale Inc. said its latest numbers indicated that food service and restaurant wages grew by 3.6 percent over the past year, far outpacing the national average and making food service one of just three business sectors to experience what the company called "remarkable wage growth" in the final quarter of last year, according to a news release.
HotSchedules and BiRite Foodservice Distributors have announced a partnership intended to help restaurant and hospitality managers accurately order and monitor inventory. Managers can now receive BiRite products through HotSchedules inventory, according to a release. HotSchedules is an application that allows...
Yum! Brands has increased its full-year core operating profit growth forecast to 14 percent from the previously predicted 12 percent, according to a company press release, which reported a solid Q2 that resulted in earnings per share of 81 cents...
The National Retail Federation is applauding the lawmakers taking a stand against the proposed federal overtime rule advocated by the federal Department of Labor. So far, 44 senators are publicly against the DOL proposal. "Retailers are happy to see that...
Corporations might soon be tightening limits on money spent for business-related dining and catering if the findings of a new research study by Dinova LLC and The BTN Group garner much attention from upper management in the U.S. The study...
Yum! Brands Inc announced that certain subsidiaries operating KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants have agreed to issue and sell $1.05 billion aggregate principal amount of 5 percent senior notes, due in 2024, and $1.05 billion aggregate principal amount...
Restaurateurs who offer the most-preferred ways to pay at their establishments are getting the edge in attracting business. That's one of the primary findings of the Second Annual Blackhawk Network Shopper Study. The firm — which produces gift cards and...
The consumer comparison service, SmallBusinessLoanRates.com, launched a campaign this week to help restaurant owners handle business financial challenges. The service is offering a free e-book and infographic, both aimed at the specific needs of restaurant owners.
Marco's Pizza President and Chief Operating Officer Bryon Stephens appeared on the CBS show "Undercover Boss."
Consumer demand for casual dining a big reason for retailer's move into pizza market.
The proposed new federal overtime rules are not sitting well with the National Council of Chain Restaurants.
Yum! Brands Inc. reported full-year 2014 results and results for Q4 ended Dec. 27, 2014.
Allen Wolff, among other responsibilities, will assume the principal accounting duties and report directly to CEO Ram Krishnan.
CiCi's Pizza has named Jim Lebs as its new chief financial officer Jim Lebs. According to a news release, Lebs has 20 years of experience and most recently served as VP – Supply Chain for Sonic Drive-In. He also served...
The Independent Organization of Little Caesar Franchisees has partnered with SIB Fixed Cost Reduction to provide cost reduction services to its members. Todd Messer, executive director of IOLCF, said the partnership is a "win-win" for the organization and its members....
Great Value Colleges, an information and ranking website devoted to higher education topics, has posted a list of the "50 Great (and Mostly Cheap!) College Town Pizza Shops."
CEC Entertainment, which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, has appointed Temple Weiss as chief financial officer, effective immediately. The announcement follows a search process conducted by the board of directors to identify a CFO, which included a review of both internal and external candidates.
The Wall Street Journal this week examined the 10 "worst franchise brands," based on SBA loan defaults. The list included three restaurant brands – Cold Stone Creamery, Quiznos and CiCi's Pizza. Topping the list was Planet Beach, with a 41.1 percent default rate.
Yum! Brands Inc.'s board of directors has approved an 11 percent increase in the company's quarterly dividend. The quarterly cash dividend will increase from $0.37 to $0.41 per share and will be effective with the dividend payment to be distributed on Nov.