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The magic nickel

Did you know there's only a nickel in profit for every dollar in revenue in the typical restaurant? Here are some ideas about what you can do to control your prime costs.

Hunt-Wesson to phase in brokers

AUGUST 13, 2001?Hunt-Wesson Foodservice, Fullerton, CA, is transiting from a direct sales organization to use of brokers, in order to enhance customer...

Keep your employees engaged by adding little rewards and a little bit of play to each day. Here are a few ideas which can help get employees excited and happy.

JULY 26, 2001?Performance Food Group, Richmond, VA, a $2.6-billion regional broadliner has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SFC-Springfield...

DistributorsSYSCO Corp. has announced several executive appointments. K. Susan Billiot as assistant vice president of human resources, Christopher K. Davis,...

JULY 16--Distribution Market Advantage (DMA), Schaumburg, IL, a $12-billion national distributor marketing organization to multi-unit operators, has...

Tyson Foods, Inc., has broken ground on a state-of-the-art food safety laboratory expansion that will more than double the size of the protein giant's...

People don't change much. Especially their attitudes.

Spot check evaluations can help improve the performance of your staff. Instead of waiting for the big performance review, why not give them mini-evaluations over the course of the year?

Command control management is out. Top-down, authoritarian bosses have — or should have — gone by the wayside. What's new is FUN! That's right, fun. One of your top priorities of each and every day is to ensure that your team is having fun.