In news this week, Dunkin’ Brands invests and considers rebranding to boost sales; while loyalty programs draw U.S. travelers but still have work to do to leverage big opportunities.
Subway® has announced the appointment of John C. Scott as Vice President of Global Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. In his role, Scott will oversee the global agenda for an integrated sustainability and CSR program in collaboration with all departments and partners in the Subway® family.
In news this week, the new Global Travel Insights Report from Sojern highlights the latest travel trends for this holiday season; and Taco Bell and Forever 21 have teamed up to offer a unique and exclusive fashion line.
In news this week, breaches at Hyatt Hotels and Pizza Hut have affected large numbers of customers, highlighting the importance of speedy notification; and Delta has unveiled a new automatic check-in feature on its mobile app.
In news this week, restaurants need to tap into potential online revenue from busy parents; while the restaurant and hospitality industries in Florida and Texas are feeling the bite of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
In news this week, Target puts pressure on restaurants with its commitment to higher wages; and Sonic experiences a major data breach that affected millions of customers.
In news this week, TGIFridays is looking to leverage its reputation as a fun bar to test alcohol delivery through third party delivery service Lash; while Amtrak and Dunkin’ Donuts have announced an expanded partnership that puts the famed coffee on trains service up to 12 million riders a year in the Northeast Region.
In news this week, Papa Murphy’s and Expedia name new executives, while Chili’s drastically reduces its menu offerings in an effort to ramp up profits.
In news this week, restaurants are trying to gauge the overall impact of Hurricane Irma; while TGI Fridays has found success with its online ordering and is committing to further technology investments.
In news this week, savvy restaurants should see their online ordering spike during football season; the Obama Administration overtime pay rule has been nixed by a federal judge; and Starbucks has announced that it is closing its online operations for good.