The week in ideas, July 9, 2012

The bacon ideas just keep rolling this week. A Sunday promotion and its detractors. And more marijuana in restaurants. Smoke ’em if you got ’em in this installment of Week in Ideas.

Ron Bailey: Stay open late

For years, Ron Bailey, a McDonald's franchisee with six units spread across New York City's Harlem neighborhood, would lock up shop at 11 p.m.

A survey of corporate HR specialists shows considerably more companies are planning to hold end-of-year parties next month, and many plan to spend more than they have in the past. Restaurants are commonly the sites of such corporate bashes.

RICHMOND, VA - Performance Food Group reported today that sales for its first quarter that ended April 3 grew to $1.5 billion, up 15% from $1.3 billion in...

RICHMOND, VA (April 22, 2013)—Vistar, a distributor of candy, snacks and beverages, has announced that its newest Merchant’s Mart store opening today in...

At least six employees of Frisch's Restaurants have filed four sexual harassment complaints against the company--and two of them charge retaliation after they reported the alleged incidents.

The restaurant business changed during the 20-plus years that Jean Birch logged at several major chains, but she seems to doubt that casual dining was paying full attention.

HOUSTON - Sysco Corp. today announced that 16 of its Earth Plus(R) cleaning products have been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's...

Before you help patrons ring in the New Year, take a moment to consider what restaurateurs chose as the top business stories of the past one. Here are our most-read stories of 2013.

The firm's foodservice distribution specialists, all of whom migrated to their new venue from IDS, speaking at their first joint International Customer...

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