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Denver Welcomes New Hilton Denver City Center

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2017-12-05 06:54
DENVER—Denver community leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) newest hotel, Hilton Denver City Center, a modern, upscale ...

Hotel Equities To Manage The Marriott Hotel Opening In Late 2018

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2017-12-05 06:52
ATLANTA—Hotel Development Partners (HDP) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Courtyard by Marriott Alpharetta, Georgia, located across the street from ...

German sales rise 9% but diesel sales hit hard

AutoNews - Tue, 2017-12-05 06:04
New-car sales in Germany rose 9.4 percent in November with Peugeot and Dacia showing strong growth. Diesel sales fell by 17 percent.
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General Motors first to offer in-car purchases of goods, services via Marketplace app

AutoNews - Tue, 2017-12-05 01:15
General Motors is launching a new in-vehicle app named Marketplace that will allow drivers to pay for goods such as gasoline or coffee and schedule service through their infotainment systems.
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Auto sector escapes big hits in Senate tax bill

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 18:03
The auto industry fared better, on balance, in the tax bill that narrowly passed the Senate on Saturday than in the earlier House version. Now the industry will try to hold onto those gains.
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Time Dealer of the Year nominees announced

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 16:03
Forty-seven U.S. auto dealers have been nominated by automotive trade associations for the 2018 Time Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored by Ally.
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November sets the table for year-end sprint

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 14:00
November's solid auto sales set the table for annual decision about December's year-end marketing sprint.
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Technology a vital piece of sales associate arsenal

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-12-04 13:34
FierceRetail talked to Oscar Sachs of Salesfloor about the changing role of sales associates, and how retailers can empower their associates with tech tools to meet the evolving demands of shoppers.

NISSAN: A Nov. high behind crossover, pickup surge

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 13:30
U.S. sales at Nissan North America jumped 18 percent to 135,985 in November -- a record for the month -- behind a surge in light trucks and steady rise in car sales.
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Amazon again No. 1 in paid search over Black Friday

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-12-04 12:58
Amazon was the top-performing retailer when it came to paid search over the Black Friday weekend, according to search-marketing intelligence provider AdGooroo.

Retail Roundup—Target unveils men's fashion; CVS shakes up employee benefits with Aetna purchase

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-12-04 11:39
Target has revealed its first men's fashion line, CVS will change the face of employee benefits with its Aetna purchase, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Fiat falls in Italy despite 7% market rise

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 07:29
New-car sales in Italy rose 6.8 percent in November, despite a slump in market leader Fiat brand's volume and declining demand from private customers. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 8.7 percent to 1.85 million.
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Renault, Peugeot gain in Spain while diesel, VW sales fall

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-12-04 05:08
Renault and Peugeot were among the winners as sales of new cars in Spain rose 12 percent in November. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 7.8 percent to 1.13 million.
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Krystal Offers Week-Long Root Beer Float Deal

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 12:56
Image Caption: Image Credit: Krystal is offering $0.99 root beer floats for national holiday.Exclusive Brief: 0

The Krystal Company, the brand famous for its iconic square hamburgers, is celebrating National Root Beer Day all week. From August 8 through August 12, Krystal will offer its Root Beer floats at a special price of $0.99 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in participating locations.

The Krystal Float is made with a blend of cold and frosty Barq's Root Beer, plus a scoop of creamy Blue Bunny vanilla bean ice cream.

Chains: Krystal

Wendy’s Brings Back Baconator Fries

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 12:45
Image Caption: Image Credit: PR NewswireWendy's is bringing back the Baconator fries for a limited time.Exclusive Brief: 0

For nine years Wendy's has offered the Baconator, featuring two quarter-pound patties of 100 percent pure fresh beef, six strips of thick-cut Applewood-smoked bacon, three slices of cheese, and a bakery-style bun.

Chains: Wendy's

Burger King Debuts Whopperito, Burger-Burrito Mash-Up

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 12:32
Image Caption: Image Credit: Burger KingBurger King extends the Whopperito nationwide for a limited time.Exclusive Brief: 0

Burger King restaurants are introducing a Tex-Mex twist on its famous Whopper sandwich nationwide with its new Whopperito burger-burrito mash-up. After a local market debut that sparked widespread demand from guests, Burger King restaurants is now taking its Whopperito national at participating restaurants beginning August 15.

Chains: Burger King

Cott Corporation To Acquire S&D Coffee

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 10:55
S&D Coffee & Tee will be acquired by Cott beverage producers.Exclusive Brief: 0

S&D Coffee Inc. has accepted an offer made by the Cott Corporation to be acquired.

Following the completion of the proposed transaction, S&D will be a subsidiary of Cott, still operating under the S&D Coffee & Tea name. Ron Hinson, at almost 38 years with the company, will remain president and CEO of S&D, and the management team will assume the same scope and responsibilities. Cott, a global, multi-beverage leader, will enable further development and acceleration of S&D’s business model.

Chains: S&D Coffee

Blaze Opens 150th Pizzeria at Disney World

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 10:28
Image Credit: Blaze PizzaBlaze opens its flagship location in Disney Springs.Exclusive Brief: 0

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a leading fast-casual artisanal pizza chain, has opened its new flagship restaurant in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. Known for its chef-driven recipes, the 150th Blaze restaurant debuts in an architecturally innovative structure that was designed specifically for this location.

Chains: Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza

Focus Brands Commits to Sourcing Cage-Free Eggs

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-08-08 09:17
Focus Brands will source only cage-free by 2026 for its franchises.Exclusive Brief: 0

In response to a growing consumer sentiment towards cage-free eggs and the adoption of this policy by several other food service companies, Focus Brands is joining forces with others in the industry and announcing its commitment to sourcing ingredients that contain only cage-free eggs. 

While not a large user of eggs or food items with egg as an ingredient, Focus Brands will work with its suppliers to ensure that all of its restaurant menu items will contain only cage free eggs by 2026. 

Chains: FOCUS BrandsCarvelCinnabonSchlotzsky'sMoe's Southwest GrillAuntie Anne'sMcAlister's Deli

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Hits 100-Store Milestone

QSR Magazine - Fri, 2016-08-05 12:30
Image Credit: Fuzzy's Taco ShopFuzzy's Taco Shop opens its 100th store in Oklahoma City.Exclusive Brief: 0

Fort Worth, Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, the award-winning, Baja-style, fast-casual Mexican restaurant group, hit a milestone this week with the opening of its 100th restaurant. The 100th Fuzzy's Taco Shop is in Oklahoma City, making it the fifth Fuzzy's Taco Shop in Oklahoma, the third in Oklahoma City, and the first tenant to open in the brand new Chisholm Creek mixed-use development in northwest Oklahoma City. 

Chains: Fuzzy's Taco Shop