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The Latest Trend in Restaurants: More Summer Jobs

After a brutal winter, pent-up demand has tourism-driven economies, including eating and drinking establishments, anticipating a buoyant summer season. In their web article, “Restaurants To Add More Than Half-Million Summer Jobs,” limited-service retail observer QSRMagazine.com (QSRM) is reporting on another factor for restaurant retailer optimism — projected summer job figures. The QSRM report looks at …

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Ice Cream Is Still Hot, and Getting Colder

With all the marketing messages from more than 35 different frozen yogurt concepts, it’s easy to forget about, you know, actual ice cream. In an article posted on their website, “What’s the Scoop On Ice Cream Franchises?,” SmallBizTrends.com (SBT) thinks the real dairy deal has plenty of appeal. Given the strong presence Sintel Systems has …

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How to Successfully Create and Reward Loyalty

Creating and nurturing customer loyalty is a worthy goal for any business. So what’s up with loyalty lately among franchises? In their recent post, “Loyalty Deserves Rewards: Create a Rewards Program That Suits You (And The Customer!),” Franchising.com’s Jack Mackey offers a round-up of some of the latest thinking he shared with participants at a …

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Cup Control: Frozen Yogurt in Glamour's Spotlight

We’re guessing that not many froyo franchisers keep their fingers on the pulse of Glamour magazine’s dictated “Dos and Don’ts.” But then, Glamour doesn’t usually cover a subject of such great interest: advice on froyo portion and cost control. So what’s the froyo “fashion”? We turn to a recent Glamour.com post entitled “Healthy Eating: The …

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Restaurants and Cafes Serve Up New Trends in Interior Design

New York City is a relentless trend-setting megalopolis with many eateries that seem to change their appearance every year or two. We spotted a roundup of hot interior design trends for 2013 in Big Apple restaurants and cafes at NYCeiling.com. High demand for eco-friendliness and sustainability means more green spaces around town. The trend has …

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