Blog 2018-04-03T12:57:40+00:00

Single-Use Foam Banned for New York City Businesses in New Year

In a move to make the city more environmentally friendly, businesses across the boroughs will be banned from using and selling single-use foam products in the new year. Beginning Jan. 1, stores and food-service businesses can no longer sell or possess foam

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What Today’s Customers Want from Quick-Serves

- Are loyalty and Incentives, not food quality, the future of guest retention? - McDonald's guests aren't shy about trying other restaurant brands. Are we past the days when a single-customer strategy could sustain a quick-service restaurant brand? As Steve Bagdasarian, the

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New York Restaurants Struggle to Adapt to Higher Wages

The mandatory wage increase, to $15 from $13 per hour, went into effect Dec. 31 for all employers in the city with 11 or more employees. (Photo by SPENCER PLATT/GETTY IMAGES)   MORE THAN three-quarters of restaurants in New York City have reduced employee

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With Chinese Tourism Rising, 7-Eleven Starts Accepting Alipay And WeChat Pay in Canada

As Chinese tourists pour into the United States and Canada, merchants are preparing for them by outfitting their checkouts to accept WeChat Pay and Alipay, the two leading Chinese mobile-payments services. The latest is 7-Eleven Inc., which said Tuesday it is enabling

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