Starbucks announces new benefits and pay increases to employees that spur in part from the new tax law changes that were recently passed; and a British robotics company creates a Robotic bartender inspired by the theme song to the iconic Doctor Who.
In news this week, Hilton announces further upgrades to its loyalty program to create greater member flexibility; and Taco Bell announces some significant leadership changes that underscore its commitment to All Access technology and expansion of the global brand.
In news this week, a new report finds that C-Suite Execs are no longer caught off guard by tightening labor markets; and the NPD Group forecasts that restaurants will turn to a variety of tactics to win over diners as traffic is anticipated to remain constant.
In news this week, Starbucks opens its second Roastery, located in Shanghai China and featuring immersive AI technology; and a new report shows that 44 percent of hotels plan to create a comprehensive guest mobile experience in 2018.
In news this week, Dave & Buster’s reimagines a new down-sized unit for smaller markets; while the Department of Labor publishes a draft of a new rule that will allow for tip sharing with back-of-house employees to help reduce the wage disparity between staff.
In news this week, Arby’s shakes up the restaurant world with its acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings; and hoteliers can benefit from a new 10-point checklist to help them leverage mobile services to boost their bottom line.