Global Foodservice and Equipment Newsletter – November 1, 2017 Edition

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Globe Food Equipment Now Part of the Middleby Corporation The Middleby Corporation announced the acquisition of Globe Food Equipment Company, a leading brand in slicers and mixers for the commercial foodservice industry. Based in Dayton, Ohio, the company has approximately $50 million in annual sales.  “Globe is a trusted leader in food preparation products known… read more

Global Foodservice Newsletter – September 1, 2017 Edition

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The Middleby Corporation Acquires QualServ Solutions, LLC The Middleby Corporation announced the acquisition of QualServ Solutions, LLC, a global commercial kitchen design, manufacturing, engineering, project management and equipment solutions provider. QualServ, based in Fort Smith, Ark., has annual revenues of $100 million. “QualServ is a respected industry leader providing a unique set of services and… read more

Global Foodservice and Equipment Newsletter 8.1.17

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Corrie Byron has been appointed President of Franke Coffee Systems North America Byron will be responsible for accelerating sales and growth of the Smyrna, Tenn.-based Franke Coffee Systems business in the U.S. and Canada. Byron will report to Thomas Patrick Meier, CEO of the global Coffee Systems Division headquartered in Aarburg, Switzerland. “Corrie will leverage… read more

Global Foodservice Newsletter – July 15, 2017 Edition

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Shawn Kuhlman as director of sales for Canada and Latin America T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a leading international manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has hired Shawn Kuhlman as director of sales for Canada and Latin America. Kuhlman will focus on supporting T&S customers in Canada and Latin American nations, as well… read more

Global Food Service Newsletter 5.1.17 Edition

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Panera Competitor Objects to JAB Sale A Montana-based bakery-café chain filed a Federal Trade Commission objection this week that questions the potential “anticompetitive effects” of the sale of Panera Bread Co. to JAB Holding Co. Dillon, Mont.-based Great Harvest Bread Co., which has 196 units nationwide, claims the proposed merger puts its franchisees at competitive… read more

5 Reasons Elderly Adults Should Know Their Family Health History by Frank L. Henderson

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Understanding your family heritage, traditions, and culture are important because they give you an idea of where you come from and what family members before you have done to celebrate holidays. Knowing your health history is also important because it gives you an idea of what health problems you, your elderly parent, and other family… read more

Why You Are Still Giving the Wrong Answer to This Common Interview Question

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by James Sudakow   I’ve interviewed a lot of people in my career. I’ve also been on the other side of the table as an interviewee. Whereas some interviewing strategies and approaches come and go, there is one question that seems to have stood the test of time, for better or for worse: “What’s your biggest… read more

Athletes are built for more than sports. Here’s why we need to become businessmen, too.

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Andre Iguodala When I joined the Golden State Warriors and moved to the Bay Area, I was inspired by the growing businesses and the diversified opportunities that the tech capital of the world—Silicon Valley—had to offer. One of my reasons for deciding to join the Warriors was to put myself in a position, geographically, that… read more