If the encryption fails on a Heartland Secure machine, Heartland will reimburse the merchant for the amount of compliance fines, fees and/or assessments the merchant must pay to the card brands, issuing banks and acquiring banks.
Appointments include a new COO and new VP of brand excellence.
Crawford, president and CEO of Ground Round Independent Owners Cooperative (IOC), has been a member of the NRA board of directors since 2003.
Domino's Pizza will continue to sponsor "Small Talk with Mark S. Lee," which focuses on small-business development.
On the heels of the FDA's final menu labeling regulations, issued last month, MenuTrinfo is hosting a free webinar with information on how these rules will impact the pizza segment. The webinar, titled "Any Way You Slice It: Pizza and Menu Labeling," is set for Jan. 7 at 12 p.m.
A Kansas-based 10-unit Papa John's franchisee, Terry Newman, has sold his Papa John's Wichita holdings business to focus on a new, yet-to-be-named Chipotle-like Mexican concept. According to Wichita Business First, he will open the new business in the Wichita market first. St.
Allen Wolff, among other responsibilities, will assume the principal accounting duties and report directly to CEO Ram Krishnan.
The joint-employer model is expected to have a significant impact on franchised restaurant businesses.
Twenty-one states are positioned to raise their minimum wages on Jan. 1. According to a news release from the Employment Policies Institute, other cities and states are expected to follow in 2015. The following states, their current minimum wage and Jan.
Baltimore-based OrderUp has hired former AOL SVP of Corporate Development Michael Smith as its new VP of Corporate and Business Development. The move will support OrderUp's growth. According to a news release, OrderUp's order and delivery volume has recently increased...
Fitch Ratings released its 2015 Outlook for the US Restaurant industry, predicting an improvement in sales trends, the easing of commodities pressures and growing cash flow. However, the potential for event risk will remain in the New Year, according to...
The new Cloud Connect integration will enable Paytronix to integrate, maintain and deploy its solution across NCR’s install base of more than 100,000 restaurant locations.
Project Pie has announced a partnership with commercial real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank to help franchisees introduce the fast casual pizza concept in new markets. "This partnership with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will elevate Project Pie to the...
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...
Project Pie has named former McAlister’s Deli executive Peter Wright as its vice president of Franchise Development. Wright joins the leadership team tasked with driving franchise growth and sales for the pizza brand. According to a news release, Wright brings more than 15 years of foodservice experience to Project Pie.
Connie's Pizza has partnered with Toys For Tots and will offer free delivery to customers who donate to the organization through Dec. 24. "Most places put a big box by their entrance and hope people come in with toys to donate.
The new group includes nearly 30 lawyers and regulatory professionals with broad experience representing restaurant industry clients in major U.S. and international markets.
Yum! Brands CEO and Chairman David Novak has received membership into the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc. organization. Novak joins 11 other business and civic leaders from across North America in receiving this membership in 2015. According to...
Through a partnership with TISSL, Fourth offers integration of its Analytics tool with POS data.
The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index posted solid gains in October, driven in large part to falling gas prices. According to a news release, the RPI was 102.8 in October, up 1.8 percent from September. “The positive same-store sales...