Corporate http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44070/more en Romano’s Macaroni Grill buyer banks on fast casual http://nrn.com/corporate/romano-s-macaroni-grill-buyer-banks-fast-casual <div class="field-deck"> Forthcoming CEO John Gilbert sees strong future with Romano’s Kitchen Counter platform </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forthcoming CEO John Gilbert sees strong future with Romano’s Kitchen Counter platform</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate/romano-s-macaroni-grill-buyer-banks-fast-casual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate/romano-s-macaroni-grill-buyer-banks-fast-casual#comments Casual Dining Corporate Fast Casual Latest Headlines Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:03:00 +0000 128301 at http://nrn.com <p>John F. Gilbert III</p> Photo courtesy of Romano's Macaroni Grill Report: Winter storms take toll on Boston restaurant, bar sales http://nrn.com/corporate/report-winter-storms-take-toll-boston-restaurant-bar-sales <div class="field-deck"> Sales fall 1.2 percent in January and February, First Data finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sales fall 1.2 percent in January and February, First Data finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate/report-winter-storms-take-toll-boston-restaurant-bar-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate/report-winter-storms-take-toll-boston-restaurant-bar-sales#comments Finance Corporate Latest Headlines Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:25:00 +0000 128271 at http://nrn.com <p>Snow covers downtown Boston in February. Sales at restaurants and bars in the city fell 1.2 percent in January and February, as the area was pounded by a series of snowstorms.</p> Getty Images Top Round Roast Beef, 800 Degrees to accelerate growth http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Founder Anthony Carron talks franchising for emerging concepts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/top-round-roast-beef-800-degrees-accelerate-growth#comments Corporate Franchising Emerging Chains Fast Casual Quick Service Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:16:00 +0000 128221 at http://nrn.com <p>Top Round Roast Beef&#39;s retro design harkens back to the early days of fast-food chains.</p> Photo courtesy of Top Round Roast Beef Pizza Hut puts customers in the driver’s seat http://nrn.com/technology/pizza-hut-puts-customers-driver-s-seat <div class="field-deck"> Chain tests “connected car” technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain tests “connected car” technology </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/pizza-hut-puts-customers-driver-s-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/pizza-hut-puts-customers-driver-s-seat#comments Corporate Latest Headlines Technology Quick Service Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:12:00 +0000 128141 at http://nrn.com <p>Pizza Hut is testing technology that would allow customers to order pizza through their cars.</p> Photo courtesy of Pizza Hut Starbucks to add mobile ordering, payment in Pacific Northwest http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-add-mobile-ordering-payment-pacific-northwest <div class="field-deck"> Move marks first step in national rollout planned for this year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Move marks first step in national rollout planned for this year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-add-mobile-ordering-payment-pacific-northwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-add-mobile-ordering-payment-pacific-northwest#comments Corporate Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Technology Starbucks Coffee Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:39:00 +0000 128121 at http://nrn.com Johnny Rockets names Charles Bruce CEO http://nrn.com/people/johnny-rockets-names-charles-bruce-ceo <div class="field-deck"> Former Peter Piper CEO replaces John Fuller </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Former Peter Piper CEO replaces John Fuller</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/johnny-rockets-names-charles-bruce-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/johnny-rockets-names-charles-bruce-ceo#comments Corporate People Segments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:47:00 +0000 127981 at http://nrn.com <p>Charles Bruce, Johnny Rockets&#39; new president and CEO</p> Courtesy of Johnny Rockets McDonald's US same-store sales fall 4% in February http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-4-february <div class="field-deck"> Global same-store sales dropped 1.7 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global same-store sales dropped 1.7 percent</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-4-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonalds-us-same-store-sales-fall-4-february#comments Corporate Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:42:00 +0000 127971 at http://nrn.com Gene Lee named CEO at Darden http://nrn.com/corporate/gene-lee-named-ceo-darden <div class="field-deck"> Interim tag removed after search </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Interim tag removed after search</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate/gene-lee-named-ceo-darden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate/gene-lee-named-ceo-darden#comments Casual Dining Corporate People Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:48:00 +0000 126801 at http://nrn.com Bennigan’s CEO buys out franchisor http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor <div class="field-deck"> Paul Mangiamele plans for growth, revival of Steak & Ale brand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Mangiamele completes management buyout of the franchisor to Bennigan’s, Steak & Ale chains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/bennigan-s-ceo-buys-out-franchisor#comments Casual Dining Corporate Franchising Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:19:00 +0000 126291 at http://nrn.com <p>CEO of Bennigan&rsquo;s Franchising Co., Paul Mangiamele</p> Photo: Jeffrey Hosier Buffalo Wild Wings wants to ease wing price swings http://nrn.com/commodities/buffalo-wild-wings-wants-ease-wing-swings <div class="field-deck"> Company says new contract should help with price volatility </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company says new contract should help with price volatility</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/commodities/buffalo-wild-wings-wants-ease-wing-swings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/commodities/buffalo-wild-wings-wants-ease-wing-swings#comments Casual Dining Commodities Corporate Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:19:00 +0000 125691 at http://nrn.com