CapitalSpring invests in Mike Connor’s casual chains

The parties say the transaction will foster Connor Concepts' continued expansion beyond its Tennessee base.


Coolgreens to sell grab-and-go items via ‘smart fridges’

The touch screen-enabled refrigerators from the fast-casual chain are slated to launch early next year in offices, airports, college campuses and more.

The chain will use a third-party company, which will result in corporate layoffs, with plans to invest any savings back into technology.

Millennial parents visit restaurants more than any group, and they spend more, too, according to Technomic.

The company has reorganized all of its international markets under a single executive.

Stacey Pool, who was previously a ski resort marketer, takes over for Mark Mears, who recently left the fast-casual chain.

The former Deloitte CEO is currently the commissioner of the WNBA.

No reason was given for the departure of Marianne Radley after just more than a year as U.S. chief brand officer.

Some data suggests that Chick-fil-A also saw more business last month as consumers hungered for chicken sandwiches.

A quarter of the pizza chain’s restaurants will have the technology by the end of the year, with many of its remaining locations to get it next year.

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