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Despite startup hurdles, Tesla Model 3 wins early praise

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 17:23
Tesla may be behind on internal production targets for the new Model 3, but that doesn't mean Consumer Reports hasn't predicted its reliability.
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Auntie Anne’s wants to ‘bring pretzels to the people’

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:25
The chain looks to catering and delivery as mall traffic declines

NADA Data shows dealer profits eroding

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:22
New-vehicle dealerships sold about the same number of new vehicles through June this year as they did a year earlier, but dealers are making less money on them, an NADA midyear report says.
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Chief Economist Szakaly will leave NADA for health system

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:38
Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association, is leaving the group early next month to run data analytics and consumer insights for a major health system.
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Retail Roundup—Walmart teams up with Lord & Taylor; Blue Apron lays off 300

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:01
Walmart is in talks with Lord & Taylor to share website space, Blue Apron is laying off 300 employees, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Google parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyft

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 13:59
Google parent company Alphabet's investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup said.
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Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brands

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 13:45
For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however.
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Low-proof spirits offer operators new options

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-10-19 13:40
Wines resembling hard liquor can boost sales for restaurants with limited licenses

Muscle Maker CEO on mini IPO: 'Customers love our food. Now, they can own our stock.' - Thu, 2017-10-19 11:59
Muscle Maker Grill CEO Robert Morgan chats about his decision to take the chain public via a mini-IPO and

Combat declining traffic by understanding the ailment before determining the remedy - Thu, 2017-10-19 11:58
Once you gain an understanding of what causes traffic issues at a specific location, you will be better prepared to create solutions that address the true, underlying problem.

Denny’s CEO: Supply chain ready as brand enters European market

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2017-10-19 11:00
Family-dining brand is eager to get a foothold in the ‘last frontier’ as it plans 10 new U.K. locations

Benchmark Adds North Carolina Property To Its Portfolio

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2017-10-19 07:14
THE WOODLANDS (Houston), TX--BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has added High Hampton Inn & Country Club to its Benchmark Resorts & ...

Home2 Suites By Hilton Lafayette Opens

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2017-10-19 07:02
LAFAYETTE, IN––Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by ...

Best Western Hotels & Resorts' Glo Brand Arrives In Asheville

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2017-10-19 06:56
PHOENIX--Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ suburban boutique hotel brand – GLō – will soon make its debut in Asheville, North Carolina. ...

CBRE: Caribbean Hotels See Decrease In Profit During 2016

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2017-10-19 05:58
ATLANTA–CBRE Hotels Americas Research announced that the average Caribbean hotel in its survey sample suffered a 4.7 percent decrease in gross ...

Why PSA is axing jobs at Vauxhall's Astra plant

AutoNews - Thu, 2017-10-19 01:01
Vauxhall and PSA have cited declining sales in the compact segment as a reason for cutting 400 jobs at the UK factory that builds Astra cars, which would make sense if customers were turning away from cars such as the Astra Sports Tourer built there.
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Macaroni Grill files for bankruptcy protection

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2017-10-18 22:23
Casual-dining chain closed 37 locations amid lawsuits