International http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46245/more en Yum, McDonald's embroiled in Chinese supplier controversy http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy <div class="field-deck"> Companies drop meat vendor amid food safety investigation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies drop meat vendor amid food safety investigation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-safety/yum-mcdonalds-embroiled-chinese-supplier-controversy#comments Food Safety International Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap McDonald's Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:07:00 +0000 111951 at http://nrn.com A McDonald's unit in Shanghai Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent names first president of international http://nrn.com/people/carls-jr-hardees-parent-names-first-president-international <div class="field-deck"> Ned Lyerly promoted to lead aggressive growth overseas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ned Lyerly promoted to lead aggressive growth overseas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/carls-jr-hardees-parent-names-first-president-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/carls-jr-hardees-parent-names-first-president-international#comments International Latest Headlines People Quick Service Carl's Jr. Hardee's Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:50:00 +0000 111671 at http://nrn.com <p>Ned Lyerly</p> Smith & Wollensky to open more casual Wollensky's Grill http://nrn.com/casual-dining/smith-wollensky-open-more-casual-wollenskys-grill <div class="field-deck"> Steakhouse operator also plans to open first overseas restaurant in London </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steakhouse operator also plans to open first overseas restaurant in London</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/smith-wollensky-open-more-casual-wollenskys-grill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/smith-wollensky-open-more-casual-wollenskys-grill#comments Casual Dining International Latest Headlines Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:17:00 +0000 110241 at http://nrn.com U.K. sushi concept plans to expand in New York http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/uk-sushi-concept-plans-expand-new-york <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual Wasabi will open its second restaurant in the Big Apple in March </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual Wasabi will open its second restaurant in the Big Apple in March</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/uk-sushi-concept-plans-expand-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/uk-sushi-concept-plans-expand-new-york#comments Emerging Chains International Fast Casual Latest Headlines Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:50:00 +0000 109961 at http://nrn.com Report: U.S. restaurant spending rises 1.7% in 1Q http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/report-us-restaurant-spending-rises-17-1q <div class="field-deck"> Average check gains offset traffic decline, but U.S. trails global growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Average check gains offset traffic decline, but U.S. trails global growth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/report-us-restaurant-spending-rises-17-1q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/report-us-restaurant-spending-rises-17-1q#comments Consumer Trends International Latest Headlines Same-store sales Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:16:00 +0000 109581 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Consumers growing more captivated by craft beer http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer <div class="field-deck"> Microbreweries pop up around the world as consumption rises </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microbreweries pop up around the world as consumption rises</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer#comments Beer Beverage Trends International Opinions Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:40:00 +0000 107921 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>David Coffer, chairman, The Coffer Group</p> Starbucks invests in China youth development http://nrn.com/hr-training/starbucks-invests-china-youth-development <div class="field-deck"> Coffee chain’s program grooms Chinese students for future roles in company </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coffee chain’s program grooms Chinese students for future roles in company</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/starbucks-invests-china-youth-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/starbucks-invests-china-youth-development#comments H.R. & Training International Latest Headlines Quick Service Starbucks Coffee Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 108041 at http://nrn.com Cheesecake Factory to expand to Asia http://nrn.com/international/cheesecake-factory-expand-asia <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining operator will open restaurants in region for first time </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining operator will open restaurants in region for first time</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/international/cheesecake-factory-expand-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/international/cheesecake-factory-expand-asia#comments Casual Dining Franchising International Latest Headlines The Cheesecake Factory Tue, 20 May 2014 15:22:00 +0000 106921 at http://nrn.com Report: Subway owners take stake in BurgerFuel http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/report-subway-owners-take-stake-burgerfuel <div class="field-deck"> Industry watchers say “better burger” concept has significant growth potential </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry watchers say “better burger” concept has significant growth potential</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/report-subway-owners-take-stake-burgerfuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/report-subway-owners-take-stake-burgerfuel#comments Finance Franchising Emerging Chains International Fast Casual Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Quick Service Subway Tue, 13 May 2014 18:39:00 +0000 106441 at http://nrn.com Consumers' shifting relationship with alcoholic beverages http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-shifting-relationship-alcoholic-beverages <div class="field-deck"> Decrease in adult beverage consumption leads to proliferation of nonalcoholic drinks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Decrease in adult beverage consumption leads to proliferation of nonalcoholic drinks</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-shifting-relationship-alcoholic-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-shifting-relationship-alcoholic-beverages#comments Beverage Trends International Opinions Tue, 13 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 106061 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>David Coffer, chairman, The Coffer Group</p>