03-25-2015 Controlling Costs
Published in Tech Tools
Krispy Kreme’s fans live for the “Hot Doughnuts Now” storefront neon sign that alerts passers-by that a new batch of doughnuts has just been baked and glazed. Now the chain is shifting the alert to cell phones via a new app.
03-25-2015 Business Trends
Published in Restaurant Business Daily
A call to action was sounded from the main stage at the Restaurant Leadership Conference to protect restaurant franchising from a regulatory reinterpretation widely seen by the industry as a potentially lethal threat to that mode of development.
It was a prerogative the industry did not demand and stands to suffer from, since convention groups are already threatening to cancel their bookings. In essence, the measure gives businesses the right to deny services to anyone they believe to be an affront to their religious beliefs.