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  1. Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 25, 2016
    4/25/2016

    In news this week, Quaker Steak & Lube becomes part of the TravelCenters of America family; all-day breakfast offerings help boost McDonald’s same-store sales; and the NRN Annual Operator Survey highlights both optimism and growing labor concerns for the industry.

  2. Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 18, 2016
    4/18/2016

    In news this week, restaurants face continuing challenge of sliding same-store sales in March; Taco Bell launches TacoBot using artificial intelligence; and a list of tech innovations hotels can employ to help boost customer service and satisfaction.

  3. Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 11, 2016
    4/11/2016

    In news this week, local family leave provisions proliferate; Starbucks is poised to open a second Roastery and Café in New York City; and Big Data ownership is about as clear as mud.

  4. Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 4, 2016
    4/4/2016

    In news this week, merchants still think credit card swipe fees are too high; one analyst predicts that raising minimum wages will force menu prices to rise; and the U.S. corporate travel market continues to be optimistic.

  5. Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 28, 2016
    3/28/2016

    In news this week, Starbucks is launching a Visa Prepaid Card tied to its loyalty program; Turnover rose yet again in hospitality; and QSRs are being challenged by the sale of prepared foods in grocery outlets.

  6. Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 21, 2016
    3/21/2016

    In news this week, new overtime rules could cost the restaurant industry millions; Coca-Cola integrates its rewards program and mobile payments into its vending machines; and water bottle refilling stations are becoming more common in hotels.

  7. Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 14, 2016
    3/14/2016

    In news this week, menu labeling enforcement sees a year delay; restaurants experienced anemic same-store growth in February; and Norwegian Cruise Line brings improved guest experience with   tablet-ordering technology.

  8. Is Your Restaurant Online Ordering Model Destroying Your Profit Margins?
    3/10/2016

    Online ordering is changing the way restaurants do business. While the restaurant industry has always been competitive and risky, changes over the past five years in tech have added a new variable for restaurant owners to consider: online ordering is now a vital part of how restaurants handle pick-ups, deliveries, and reservations. Millennial customers also have higher loyalty rates depending on how accessible their favorite restaurants are online. In the end, online ordering is a must-have for any restaurant today.

  9. Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 7, 2016
    3/7/2016

    In news this week, Hilary Clinton calls for an end to the tipped minimum wage; Starbucks’ new loyalty program is not favored by its customers; and the latest Hotel Travel Index reveals some important insights for 2015.

  10. Restaurant And Hospitality News – February 29, 2016
    2/29/2016

    In news this week, changes to Starbucks’ loyalty program have customers fuming; the NRA project records foodservice sales for 2016; and some tips for bolstering cybersecurity training for hotel employees.