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In an era where technology and consumer expectations constantly evolve, retail companies are increasingly turning to advanced foodservice technologies. That is the concept behind the Foodservice Innovation Zone at NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show. From state-of-the-art cooking equipment to AI-driven customer service, these innovations are redefining the retail landscape and showing how retailers can incorporate… read more

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SWORDS, Ireland – Jan. 11, 2024 – Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, is pleased to announce that Trane® has been named the top residential HVAC brand in Lifestory Research’s America’s Most Trusted® study for 10 consecutive years. For its America’s Most Trusted study, Lifestory Research surveyed more than 9,000 Americans who were actively… read more

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Experts remain optimistic for election-year industry forecast; Electrification and lower interest rates to fuel growth. Throughout 2023 the U.S. construction industry gained momentum from legislation such as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Creating Helpful Incentives Produce Semiconductors Act and the Inflation Reduction Act. These acts aimed to rebuild infrastructure, prioritize clean energy initiatives… read more

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ATLANTA — Rheem Manufacturing Co.’s air conditioning division has won awards from the IoT Breakthrough Awards and Good Design. Rheem’s Contractor App was selected as the winner of the Connected Home Innovation of the Year award in the eighth annual IoT Breakthrough Awards, and both the Rheem Resolute 30-ton G/E and A/C and the Rheem… read more

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As a restaurant owner, staying updated on the latest trends in restaurant tabletop design is crucial for the success of your establishment. The design of your tables plays a significant role in creating a welcoming and memorable dining experience for your customers. The selection of cutlery, glassware, plating and tablecloths have become crucial to the… read more

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Most restaurant owners would agree that running a restaurant takes a lot of work. Whether you run a fine-dining restaurant or a quick-service eatery, the restaurant business involves juggling various tasks at once — and that’s impossible without a solid front-of-house team. Your front-of-house (FOH) team is made up of the customer-facing staffers, from servers… read more

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A Deeper Dive: Bill Mathis, chairman of the North American Association of Subway Franchisees, joins the podcast to talk about the group’s relationship with management. The restaurant industry is fast-paced and competitive. With customers enjoying consistency, the pressure is real. Even with new trends in technology and the lingering challenges of the pandemic, demand for… read more

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Oatly and Carvel said on Monday that they will partner to add oat milk-based items at the chain’s ice cream stores nationwide. The agreement is a boon for Oatly, which has struggled to recapture the enthusiasm investors had for the plant-based milk company when it made its stock market debut in 2021. Its shares jumped… read more

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Parent Restaurant Brands International plans to spend $500 million to remodel Carrols Restaurant Group’s more than 1,000 locations before reselling them to smaller franchisees. Restaurant Brands International on Tuesday said it plans to acquire Carrols Restaurant Group, the largest franchisee of its Burger King brand, in a deal valued at $1 billion. RBI also said… read more

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Thai Union, which led an investment group that acquired the casual dining seafood chain in 2020, said that it plans to exit the business. Thai Union Group has apparently had enough endless shrimp. The Bangkok-based seafood supplier, which has been an investor in Red Lobster since 2016, now wants out of the business, the company… read more