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One Month Later...

I just noticed that next week would’ve been a month since my last blog post. I am awful. Really. At blogging. And various other things, but really blogging. 685 more words

Legal News in the Restaurant Industry

Some recent news in the restaurant industry is that the National Restaurant Association has taken a big step toward protecting the industry.

Over the years, well-funded special interest groups have lobbied for laws and regulations that have ended up burdening the restaurant industry with over-regulation. 321 more words

US Restaurant Industry Suffers Worst Collapse Since 2009, by Tyler Burden

The restaurant industry had been a pillar of strength for the US economy. No more. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

What tentative hope had emerged for a rebound for the U.S. 289 more words

Business

Limp Fries: Restaurants Join Brick-and-Mortar Retailing in Facing Economic Challenges

Press reports about the state of the retail industry have focused quite naturally on the travails of the retail segment, chronicling high-profile bankruptcies (most recently hhgregg… 536 more words

Business

Chipotle Leans On Comedy For Biggest Ad Campaign Yet

Despite a rough 2016, Chipotle has maintained its sense of humor.

Its latest ad campaign, dubbed “As Real as It Gets”, features performances by four comedians in a bid to lure back diners via humor after a food-safety inspired exodus led to a prolonged sales slump. 675 more words

Retail

Restaurants, small businesses feeling the squeeze of Sask. tax increases

Come April 1, a six per cent Provincial Sales Tax (PST) will be tacked on to all restaurant meal and snack bills in Saskatchewan.

This, plus the good and services tax (GST) of five per cent, will see a total 11 per cent added to restaurant tabs. 366 more words

Canada

Increasing Awareness and Taking Names

The restaurant scene in Edmonton, although just finding its face, is thriving under the excitement of the culinary community throughout the city. With any developing industry there is an increased amount of stress and long work hours and the restaurant industry is no exception. 651 more words