Top 100 http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46319/more en Ignite overhauls executive team http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team <div class="field-deck"> Company makes move to be “leaner, more efficient” after Romano’s Macaroni Grill sale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company makes move to be “leaner, more efficient” after Romano’s Macaroni Grill sale</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ignite-overhauls-executive-team#comments Casual Dining Joe's Crab Shack Corporate News Latest Headlines Romano's Macaroni Grill Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:53:00 +0000 131241 at http://nrn.com Panera to increase share buybacks after ‘dialogue’ with activist investor http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor <div class="field-deck"> Operator also reports progress on refranchising plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operator also reports progress on refranchising plan</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/panera-increase-share-buybacks-after-dialogue-activist-investor#comments Corporate News Fast Casual Latest Headlines Panera Bread Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:07:00 +0000 131171 at http://nrn.com Long John Silver’s names Brian Unger COO http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-brian-unger-coo <div class="field-deck"> Quick-service seafood chain hires former Einstein Noah COO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Quick-service seafood chain hires former Einstein Noah COO</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-brian-unger-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-brian-unger-coo#comments Latest Headlines People Quick Service Long John Silver's Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:36:00 +0000 131051 at http://nrn.com <p>Brian Unger</p> Long John Silver’s Survey: McDonald’s franchisee outlook worsens http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens <div class="field-deck"> Operator relations with franchisor worst in survey’s 11-year history, Janney Capital Markets finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operator relations with franchisor worst in survey’s 11-year history, Janney Capital Markets finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/survey-mcdonald-s-franchisee-outlook-worsens#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:59:00 +0000 130971 at http://nrn.com Protesters target McDonald’s, other restaurants, demanding $15 wage http://nrn.com/government/protesters-target-mcdonald-s-other-restaurants-demanding-15-wage <div class="field-deck"> Industry groups criticize efforts of Fight for $15 labor activist group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry groups criticize efforts of Fight for $15 labor activist group</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/protesters-target-mcdonald-s-other-restaurants-demanding-15-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/protesters-target-mcdonald-s-other-restaurants-demanding-15-wage#comments H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Wendy's Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:22:00 +0000 130981 at http://nrn.com <p>The protests were organized by Fight for $15, a group backed by the Service Employees International Union</p> Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Olive Garden to roll out tabletop tablets http://nrn.com/technology/olive-garden-roll-out-tabletop-tablets <div class="field-deck"> Company aims to introduce technology at all U.S. restaurants by end of year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company aims to introduce technology at all U.S. restaurants by end of year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/olive-garden-roll-out-tabletop-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/olive-garden-roll-out-tabletop-tablets#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Technology Olive Garden Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:29:00 +0000 130871 at http://nrn.com <p>Olive Garden will start a phased rollout of Ziosk tablets to more restaurants in May.</p> Photo: Olive Garden Must-see videos: McDonald's introduces Artisan Grilled Chicken http://nrn.com/food-trends/must-see-videos-mcdonalds-introduces-artisan-grilled-chicken <div class="field-deck"> NRN's picks for videos you need to watch this week </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NRN's picks for videos you need to watch this week</div> <div 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refranchising effort http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort <div class="field-deck"> More asset-light model aims to position smoothie chain for growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More asset-light model aims to position smoothie chain for growth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/jamba-juice-expand-refranchising-effort#comments Franchising Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Jamba Juice Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:28:00 +0000 130731 at http://nrn.com Consumers' perception of 'healthful' broadens http://nrn.com/food-trends/consumers-crave-real-food-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Definition of healthful shifts to simply eating unaltered foods </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Definition of healthful shifts to simply eating unaltered foods</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/consumers-crave-real-food-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/consumers-crave-real-food-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Wendy's Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 130721 at http://nrn.com <p>The Chicken Abruzzi from Olive Garden&rsquo;s new Lighter Italian Fare section</p> Photo: Darden Restaurants