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Advocates for blind join U.S. push for autonomous cars

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-07-19 08:22
Advocates for the estimated 1.3 million legally blind people in the U.S., and millions more with other disabilities, have joined automakers and technology companies in lobbying Congress to help spur the roll out of self-driving vehicles.
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Carvana brings online used-car sales to Detroit

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-07-19 07:00
Online used-vehicle retailer Carvana is opening up shop in Detroit, its 32nd U.S. market, vowing to relieve consumers of the need to spend time at dealerships.
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Opens Refreshed Hotel Near FedEx Field

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-07-19 04:15
MINNEAPOLIS—Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites ...

Wyndham Hotel Group Strengthens Its Midscale Bench With Acquisition Of AmericInn

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-07-19 04:12
PARSIPPANY, NJ—Further cementing its long-standing position as a leader in the midscale hotel segment, Wyndham Hotel Group – the hospitality giant ...

Hospitality Lodging Systems Signs 10-Property Agreement For Its Haven Brand

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-07-19 04:08
Hospitality Lodging Systems (HLS) isaccelerating growth of its Haven Hotel brand through a new master licenseagreement with Ascent Hotels Group to ...

Menu Tracker: New items from Shake Shack, Cava, Fired Pie

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 20:10
BD's Mongolian Grill, Brooklyn Water Bagel, The Cheesecake Factory, McDonald's, Mod Pizza, Pressed Juicery, Roy Rogers and Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill also introduce new items. Contact Bret Thorn at Follow him on Twitter: @

Chick-fil-A tests family meals, new sides

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 19:39
Growing number of customers are getting food to go

Can queso save Chipotle?

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 19:23
Blog: Analysts are bullish on queso as sales worries still cloud the chain

MillerPulse: Same-store sales rise 0.5% in June

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 19:05
Traffic continues to decline despite improvement

Chefs add crunch and crackle to raw fish dishes

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 17:41
Chips, crackers and even Pop Rocks lend texture

Audi made an ad in China comparing a wife to a used car -- it's not going over well

AutoNews - Tue, 2017-07-18 16:17
In an Audi commercial from China, a mother-in-law interrupts a wedding ceremony to inspect the bride, checking whether she's up to standard. The scene was used in an ad promoting used Audis.
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Chipotle stock falls amid illness reports

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 15:56
Virginia restaurant reopens after customers report symptoms consistent with norovirus

Smashbox integrates eye tracking to increase mobile conversions

Store Front Talk Back - Tue, 2017-07-18 15:37
ModiFace has announced an expanded partnership with Smashbox to utilize the technology company’s eye-tracking capabilities for the beauty brand’s mobile app.

Must-see videos: Modern Market reveals new look

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2017-07-18 15:04
NRN picks this week's top videos