In this Edition
Mar/Apr 2014
INDUSTRY UPDATE
2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast

The National Restaurant Association recently presented its annual outlook on restaurant industry opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. Based on analysis of the most current economic data and extensive surveys of operators and consumers, the NRA’s 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast provides some …more

MANAGEMENT RESOURCES
Recruiting Good Managers

Recruiting good managers is especially important given the hard cost of replacing a manager (which the People Report estimates to be approximately $11,000), as well as the opportunity costs when restaurants …more

INDUSTRY UPDATE
Minimum Wage Momentum

As most restaurateurs are aware, bills have been introduced in the House and Senate to dramatically increase the federal minimum wage. The Fair Minimum Wage Act would increase the federal minimum wage …more

MAKE PARTNERSHIP REWARDING SM
Share Our Strength

This year, American Express and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of their partnership. Over this time, American Express has contributed over $30 million …more