Operations http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44081/more en More restaurants layer loyalty programs onto smartphone apps http://nrn.com/marketing/more-restaurants-layer-loyalty-programs-smartphone-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Dunkin’ Donuts, BJ’s, Starbucks, Your Pie, Forever Yogurt put rewards in customers’ pockets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/marketing/more-restaurants-layer-loyalty-programs-smartphone-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/marketing/more-restaurants-layer-loyalty-programs-smartphone-apps#comments Marketing Technology Registration Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:04:00 +0000 116431 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Changes in scheduling practices could undermine franchise model http://nrn.com/opinions/changes-scheduling-practices-could-undermine-franchise-model <div class="node-body article-body">"Fair Workweek Initiative" could be a beachhead to unionization of restaurant, retail industries</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/changes-scheduling-practices-could-undermine-franchise-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/changes-scheduling-practices-could-undermine-franchise-model#comments H.R. & Training Government Opinions Registration Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 116391 at http://nrn.com <p>Parquet Public Affairs managing partner Joe Kefauver</p> The Evolution of Customer Loyalty http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/evolution-customer-loyalty <div class="node-body article-body">How Tom Colicchio, Mitzi Gaskins, Sean Brock, Stephanie Izard create loyal customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/evolution-customer-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/evolution-customer-loyalty#comments Finance American Express Operations Sponsored Content Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:45:00 +0000 116231 at http://nrn.com Noodles & Company CEO optimistic on growth plans http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans <div class="field-deck"> Kevin Reddy says fast-casual operator still has sights set on reaching 2,500 units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Reddy says fast-casual operator still has sights set on reaching 2,500 units</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans#comments Noodles & Company Fast Casual Operations Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 115741 at http://nrn.com Cracker Barrel tests regional pricing, implements new tech tools http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools <div class="field-deck"> Family-dining chain aims to boost check average, improve margins with new initiatives </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Family-dining chain aims to boost check average, improve margins with new initiatives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines Technology Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:39:00 +0000 116221 at http://nrn.com Asian Box seeks growth in challenging fast-casual segment http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment <div class="field-deck"> CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Operations Registration Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:00 +0000 115971 at http://nrn.com <p>Frank Klein</p> Asian Box Restaurant Operations Watch: Walking into the gun-debate crosshairs http://nrn.com/operations/restaurant-operations-watch-walking-gun-debate-crosshairs <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants continue to serve as scrimmage grounds on the fringe of the larger constitutional gun control debate</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/operations/restaurant-operations-watch-walking-gun-debate-crosshairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/operations/restaurant-operations-watch-walking-gun-debate-crosshairs#comments Operations Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 116151 at http://nrn.com Ivan Montero/Thinkstock Subway to deploy mobile payments http://nrn.com/technology/subway-deploy-mobile-payments <div class="field-deck"> Nation’s largest restaurant chain will offer service through Softcard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nation’s largest restaurant chain will offer service through Softcard</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/subway-deploy-mobile-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/subway-deploy-mobile-payments#comments Latest Headlines Technology Quick Service Subway Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:04:00 +0000 116161 at http://nrn.com Meet the Masters: 25 Years of Excellence http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/meet-masters-25-years-excellence <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Chiarello, Barbara Lynch, Danny Meyer and Jonathan Waxman on lessons learned. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/meet-masters-25-years-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sponsored-content/meet-masters-25-years-excellence#comments Finance American Express Operations Sponsored Content Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:45:00 +0000 116071 at http://nrn.com Ovation Brands names Patrick Benson CIO http://nrn.com/people/ovation-brands-names-patrick-benson-cio <div class="field-deck"> Promotion includes spearheading new POS rollout </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promotion includes spearheading new POS rollout</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/ovation-brands-names-patrick-benson-cio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/ovation-brands-names-patrick-benson-cio#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines People Technology Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:30:00 +0000 116051 at http://nrn.com <p>Patrick Benson</p> Ovation Brands