Where to now, Independent Restaurant Coalition?
The Independent Restaurant Coalition is expanding its focus to become a peer-to-peer support system for non-chain restaurants.
Dairy Queen franchisee fined $42K for teen-hour violations
The U.S. Department of Labor charged Indiana-based H&H Coldwater with 102 infractions of the limits for 14- and 15-year-olds.
Taco Bell fans vote on the comeback of 2 favorite menu items
The Enchirito and Double Decker Taco will face off through in-app voting by Rewards members, with the winner returning to the menu at a later date.
Low-income consumers were hit hard this summer, but gas prices are helping
The Bottom Line: Several restaurant chains have indicated challenges with lower-income consumers as inflation has increased. But lower gas prices are making things better.
Brinker CEO Kevin Hochman wants to make Chili’s fun again
He’s spent his first months on the job asking field-level staff and even suppliers what the brand should do differently. It's resulted in an avalanche of fresh ideas.
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