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The Real Reason Starbucks Isn't Letting Employees Wear Engagement Rings
Starbucks

The Real Reason Starbucks Isn't Letting Employees Wear Engagement Rings

Sorry, baristas - there's a reason your boss is asking you to leave the ring at home.
Kate Taylor
Restaurants Aside, Employment in the Franchise Industry Slumps in October (Infographic)
Franchise

Restaurants Aside, Employment in the Franchise Industry Slumps in October (Infographic)

Job growth in the franchise industry slowed down in the second half of 2014, compared to a strong growth March through June.
Kate Taylor
At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient
Buy local

At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient

The New York City-based Italian megastore has developed strong relationships with local small businesses.
Jason Ankeny
Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?
Innovator Profiles

Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?

The New York City store is now a full-fledged tourist attraction, and the rest of the world is in the company's sights.
Jason Ankeny
As Football Season Approaches, Buffalo Wild Wings Raises Prices
Chicken

As Football Season Approaches, Buffalo Wild Wings Raises Prices

The chicken wings chain said that rising chicken costs means menu prices will increase by 3 percent.
Kate Taylor
The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015
Trends

The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015

Get ready for a year filled with small plates, signature beverages and the rise of the post-millennial generation.
Kate Taylor
Dunkin' Debuts Croissant Doughnut That Totally Isn't a Cronut Knockoff. (Right.)
Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Debuts Croissant Doughnut That Totally Isn't a Cronut Knockoff. (Right.)

Dunkin' insists its new pastry mashup is no copycat.
Kate Taylor
Lessons From a Family Business That Thrives In the Heartland
Managing a Family Business

Lessons From a Family Business That Thrives In the Heartland

Entrepreneurship is not simply the frenzy of a startup, it is a set of values that can be passed from one generation to the next.
Daphne Mallory
Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)
McDonalds

Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)

Thinking they were eating snacks from a new organic restaurant, these food experts couldn't stop singing McNuggets' praises. And, it was all caught on tape.
Kate Taylor
The 'Smart Slice' Is Coming: 5 Fast-Food Trends for 2015
Franchise

The 'Smart Slice' Is Coming: 5 Fast-Food Trends for 2015

From Taco Bell to Dunkin Donuts, fast-food giants are innovating heavily as they look to take a bigger bite of the market.
Brian Sozzi
Breaded Chicken Sandwiches Are Having a Moment
Chicken

Breaded Chicken Sandwiches Are Having a Moment

The chicken sandwich may not be the sexiest menu item, but about 2.4 billion of them were served in the last year.
Kate Taylor
A Startup That Tastes Good and Does Good
Impact Investing

A Startup That Tastes Good and Does Good

Greyston Bakery has a social mission that's baked in to the business itself.
Jenny Griffin
How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students
Impact Investing

How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students

Lunches for low-income students weren't an easy sell to investors, initially, but the results and the social good eventually became a major selling point.
Jessica Pothering
Crumbs's Comeback Begins With Grand Reopening and Pastry Mashups
Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs's Comeback Begins With Grand Reopening and Pastry Mashups

Crumbs is celebrating its reopening under new owners Marcus Lemonis and Fischer Enterprises with 'Crumbnuts' and 'Baissants.'
Kate Taylor