Operations http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44081/more en McDonald’s operator survey suggests same-store sales lift http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/mcdonald-s-operator-survey-suggests-same-store-sales-lift <div class="node-body article-body">Franchisees also express dissatisfaction with coffee giveaway, unit growth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/mcdonald-s-operator-survey-suggests-same-store-sales-lift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/mcdonald-s-operator-survey-suggests-same-store-sales-lift#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Operations Quick Service McDonald's Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 104421 at http://nrn.com Bennigan’s to open second restaurant with new design http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bennigan-s-open-second-restaurant-new-design <div class="node-body article-body">Florida unit modeled after existing location in Fayetteville, Tenn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bennigan-s-open-second-restaurant-new-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bennigan-s-open-second-restaurant-new-design#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Operations Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:30:00 +0000 104401 at http://nrn.com 4 factors affecting commodity prices http://nrn.com/commodities/4-factors-affecting-commodity-prices <div class="field-deck"> Global demand, droughts in Brazil and California, and a virus in pigs are driving prices up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global demand, droughts in Brazil and California, and a virus in pigs are driving prices up</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/commodities/4-factors-affecting-commodity-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/commodities/4-factors-affecting-commodity-prices#comments Commodities Latest Headlines Supply Chain Supplier Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:15:00 +0000 104211 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Industry vet named COO of The Cannery Row Company http://nrn.com/people/industry-vet-named-coo-cannery-row-company <div class="field-deck"> William Grimm has previously worked with California Pizza Kitchen, Dunkin’ Donuts, others </div> <div class="node-body article-body">William Grimm has previously worked with California Pizza Kitchen, Dunkin’ Donuts, others</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/industry-vet-named-coo-cannery-row-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/industry-vet-named-coo-cannery-row-company#comments Corporate Latest Headlines Operations People Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:21:00 +0000 104051 at http://nrn.com Baja Fresh revamps menu, design http://nrn.com/fast-casual/baja-fresh-revamps-menu-design <div class="node-body article-body">Chain positions itself to better compete in fast-casual segment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/baja-fresh-revamps-menu-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/baja-fresh-revamps-menu-design#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines Operations Weekly Wrap Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:04:00 +0000 104031 at http://nrn.com <p>Baja Fresh&#39;s new design is meant to emphasize brand attributes of freshness and quality.</p> Choosing Your POS System: Quality and Why it Matters http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/choosing-your-pos-system-quality-and-why-it-matters <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a true account of a POS system enduring the ravages of Hurricane Sandy…</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/choosing-your-pos-system-quality-and-why-it-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/choosing-your-pos-system-quality-and-why-it-matters#comments Fast Casual Technology Quick Service Sponsored Content Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:05:00 +0000 103171 at http://nrn.com Form vs. function in restaurant design http://nrn.com/opinions/form-vs-function-restaurant-design <div class="field-deck"> Balancing aesthetics with practicality in the front and back of the house </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Balancing aesthetics with practicality in the front and back of the house</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/form-vs-function-restaurant-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/form-vs-function-restaurant-design#comments Opinions Technology Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 103521 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>Clevenger Frable LaVallee Inc. founding partner Foster Frable</p> Max Brenner moves toward fast-casual format http://nrn.com/service/max-brenner-moves-toward-fast-casual-format <div class="node-body article-body">Chocolate-centric chain refocusing to better meet American consumers’ needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/service/max-brenner-moves-toward-fast-casual-format" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/service/max-brenner-moves-toward-fast-casual-format#comments Service Fast Casual Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 103681 at http://nrn.com Evolving business http://nrn.com/opinions/evolving-business <div class="field-deck"> From the Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Editor-in-chief Sarah E. Lockyer shares her thoughts on the April 7, 2014, issue of Nation's Restaurant News</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/evolving-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/evolving-business#comments Opinions Technology Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:43:00 +0000 103771 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>NRN editor-in-chief Sarah E. Lockyer</p> Restaurant industry adds 30,000 jobs in March http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-industry-adds-30000-jobs-march <div class="field-deck"> Private employment in the U.S. reaches pre-recession levels </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Private employment in the U.S. reaches pre-recession levels</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-industry-adds-30000-jobs-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-industry-adds-30000-jobs-march#comments H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:01:00 +0000 103761 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock