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  1. Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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.