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Urban Decay and North Minneapolis

An indicator of a healthy socioeconomic environment is the physical environment itself. In urban dynamics, it is referred to as the attractiveness of the city. This attractiveness is such things as lakes, creeks, rivers, and parks. 498 more words

Urban Dynamics


If you’re a frequent visitor to 17th ave like I am, it is most likely that you have noticed a new member of the restaurant community of 17th Ave. 1,321 more words


4 Affordable Care Act issues that impact restaurants

I was on a call early today with one of my restaurant clients discussing the ACA impact on his group, when I ran across this article by… 1,810 more words


McDonald's Japan Test Marketing Fine Dining Concept?

The headline in the food blog Kotaku kind of says it all: “McDonald’s Gets Way Too Fancy.”  Faced with similar changes in customer food preferences to those that are flummoxing it in the U.S., the first mover in the global burger industry seems willing to try almost anything to brush up its image in Japan. 398 more words

Restaurant Industry

Café Notes 7-10 a.m.

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At around 8.30am it is busy. From to the steadily accelerating arrivals have gradually become a . There is no steady flow of customers arriving; they come in irregular pulses refilling the now constant queue. 622 more words


Café Notes 7-10 a.m.

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I write down: “It’s getting busier. Customers arriving in ones and twos and queuing now”.

When does a café become ? Certainly it’s not “57 minutes and 13 seconds after it opens” or some similar measure. 284 more words


Why Your Customers Leave?

According to Guerilla Marketing:

15% of customers switched to another business due to quality problems,

15% switched because of price,

70% left because they didn’t like the human side of doing business with their previous vendor. 28 more words