Latest Headlines http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44071/more en Calif. governor vetoes franchisee protection bill http://nrn.com/franchising/calif-governor-vetoes-franchisee-protection-bill <div class="field-deck"> Senate Bill 610 attempted to clarify the relationship between franchisors and franchisees </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senate Bill 610 attempted to clarify the relationship between franchisors and franchisees</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/calif-governor-vetoes-franchisee-protection-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/calif-governor-vetoes-franchisee-protection-bill#comments Franchising Government Latest Headlines Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:30:00 +0000 117081 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Survey: Olive Garden pasta pass sours brand perception http://nrn.com/casual-dining/survey-olive-garden-pasta-pass-sours-brand-perception <div class="field-deck"> YouGov BrandIndex finds dip in customers’ future purchase plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">YouGov BrandIndex finds dip in customers’ future purchase plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/survey-olive-garden-pasta-pass-sours-brand-perception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/survey-olive-garden-pasta-pass-sours-brand-perception#comments Casual Dining Social Media Latest Headlines Olive Garden Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:18:00 +0000 117091 at http://nrn.com Wingstop names Michael Mravle CFO http://nrn.com/people/wingstop-names-michael-mravle-cfo <div class="field-deck"> Mravle succeeds former CFO Lance Loshelder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mravle succeeds former CFO Lance Loshelder</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/wingstop-names-michael-mravle-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/wingstop-names-michael-mravle-cfo#comments Wingstop Latest Headlines People Quick Service Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:56:00 +0000 117061 at http://nrn.com NPD: Weak global restaurant traffic raises concerns http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns <div class="field-deck"> Only four of 11 international markets surveyed saw traffic increase during the second quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Only four of 11 international markets surveyed saw traffic increase during the second quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns#comments Consumer Trends International Latest Headlines Same-store sales Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:38:00 +0000 117051 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock TGI Fridays launches refranchising initiative http://nrn.com/casual-dining/tgi-fridays-launches-refranchising-initiative <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining brand seeks to sell most of 247 company-owned U.S. units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining brand seeks to sell most of 247 company-owned U.S. units</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/tgi-fridays-launches-refranchising-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/tgi-fridays-launches-refranchising-initiative#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines T.G.I. Friday's Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:59:00 +0000 117031 at http://nrn.com <p>New TGI Fridays unit in Addison, Texas. Photo: TGI Fridays</p> Dave & Buster's sets terms for IPO http://nrn.com/corporate-news/dave-busters-sets-terms-ipo <div class="field-deck"> Dining-entertainment operator to price shares between $16 and $18 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dining-entertainment operator to price shares between $16 and $18</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/dave-busters-sets-terms-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/dave-busters-sets-terms-ipo#comments Corporate News Family Dining Latest Headlines Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:54:00 +0000 117021 at http://nrn.com JAB Holding to acquire Einstein Noah for $374M http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/jab-holding-acquire-einstein-noah-374m <div class="node-body article-body">Parent to Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Caribou Coffee will take bagel operator private</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/jab-holding-acquire-einstein-noah-374m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/jab-holding-acquire-einstein-noah-374m#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Quick Service Einstein Bros. Bagels Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:21:00 +0000 117001 at http://nrn.com Slater's 50/50 founder to launch exotic meat concept http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/slaters-5050-founder-launch-exotic-meat-concept <div class="field-deck"> S&M Sausage and Meat is dubbed “an eclectic meatery” </div> <div class="node-body article-body">S&M Sausage and Meat is dubbed “an eclectic meatery”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/slaters-5050-founder-launch-exotic-meat-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/slaters-5050-founder-launch-exotic-meat-concept#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:53:00 +0000 116981 at http://nrn.com <p>S&amp;M Sausage and Meat will open next month in San Diego.</p> Trending@NRN: Finding new life in casual dining http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/trendingnrn-finding-new-life-casual-dining <div class="field-deck"> Breaking down NRN’s most popular stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breaking down NRN’s most popular stories</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/trendingnrn-finding-new-life-casual-dining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/trendingnrn-finding-new-life-casual-dining#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 116741 at http://nrn.com Quality coffee, hold the high price http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/quality-coffee-hold-high-price-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Limited-service operators are upgrading their coffee offerings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/quality-coffee-hold-high-price-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/quality-coffee-hold-high-price-0#comments Casual Dining Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Sponsored Content Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 116651 at http://nrn.com