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Special Report: Tracking Drink Trends — Q1 2010   June 8, 2010

Bars, restaurants and nightclubs got hit hard in Q1 2010— has the industry begun its rebound? Found out in a special report from GuestMetrics and Nightclub & Bar tracking on-premise drink sales.More>>

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Data Points: Growth Anticipated in 2010   June 1, 2010

Technomic recently revised its foodservice industry growth forecasts up for 2010, from an overall sales decline of 1.6 percent to a slight increase in growth of 0.6 percent. Here's why.More>>

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Restaurant Industry Outlook Positive as RPI Above 100 in April   May 28, 2010

Same-store sales and traffic levels in the restaurant industry softened in April, but operators remain optimistic about sales growth and the economy.More>>

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Cork ReHarvest, Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group   May 28, 2010

Cork ReHarvest announces its partnership with the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group , to collect their natural wine corks for the Cork ReHarvest recycling program.More>>

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Technomic Issues Forecast Showing Foodservice Industry's Signs of Improvement   May 24, 2010

Citing better-than-expected performance in several foodservice segments, Technomic adjusted its forecast upward from a decline of 1.6 percent to positive growth of 0.6 percent.More>>

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Kelly Doss named Maker's Mark Vice President Global Marketing   May 21, 2010

Maker’s Mark has appointed Kelly Doss to the newly created position of Maker’s Mark Vice President Global Marketing. She will report directly to Maker’s Mark President Bill Samuels.More>>

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Wirtz Beverage Illinois Names Vice President of Commercial Strategy   May 18, 2010

Wirtz Beverage Illinois today announced the appointment of Dave Walsh to a newly established position as Vice President of Commercial Strategy.More>>

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Restaurant Industry Outlook Improves as Restaurant Performance Index Tops 100   April 30, 2010

Fueled by improving sales and traffic levels and growing optimism among restaurant operators, the NRA’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity rose sharply in March.More>>

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Confidence & Sales are Up – Will Diners Drink Up?   April 19, 2010

In the wake of stronger consumer confidence and increased sales, savvy operators are examining how to court a customer now accustomed to getting “deals” when dining out.More>>

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Chain Beverage Buzz: April 5, 2010   April 5, 2010

Chain restaurant news: Brian Zachau named Greatest T.G.I. Friday's Bartender, Brinker sells On the Border, Darden promotes John Caron to chief marketing officer and much more.More>>



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