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Restaurants unlikely to find relief under Biden's supply-chain remedies

The president's plan addresses only one problem afflicting the pipeline, and that's not enough, according to RB's Reality Check.

Leadership

Supply chain execs get more respect—and pay, study finds

A survey of procurement specialists also points to renewed respect for purchasing and distribution functions.

The burger chain said same-store sales were down just 1.9% for May.

As restaurants scale back or stop operations, the demand for supplies continues to rise in retail.

Don Crocker moves up to chief development officer, and Chris Held joins the Buffalo Wild Wings parent as chief supply officer.

Operators are keeping an eye on food costs and the possible effects on consumer spending.

Dairy prices seem to be going up faster than cream rises to the top of a vat of milk. While relative bargains were available when cheese prices crashed in January 2009, there's been a surge upward since then. To ease the pain, some operators can cut down on the number of cheesy appetizers and entrees they serve, but concepts that focus on pizza, cheeseburgers, enchiladas and quesadillas simply can't do without it.

Restaurant dinner checks may be shrinking along with patrons’ wallets, but morning people are putting their money where their mouths are.

HATBORO, PA (September 20, 2012)—Benjamin Foods has announced that Brian Polter has joined the company as Director of Purchasing.Polter has extensive...

Putting a value on Red Lobster isn’t a done deal in the view of some Darden Restaurant shareholders. And the only things sharper than their pencils appear to be their tongues.

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