Tag: labor

Chains

Taco Bell’s Wacky Hiring Strategies Are Actually Working

1 week ago

One thing's for sure: Taco Bell can't be accused of not knowing its own audience.

Operations

A Costly Investment in Staff Training Technology Pays Off

2 weeks ago

For the Dead Rabbit's owners, this investment was worth every penny.

Operations

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants and Bars Jumps in March

2 weeks ago

After a sudden, surprising slowdown in February, it's good to see the numbers rebound this month.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens, Labor Management Systems: March Restaurant Industry Funding

3 weeks ago

It's a great time to own a ghost kitchen startup.

Chains

McDonald’s Ends Fight Against Minimum-Wage Increases

3 weeks ago

Technology isn't the only area where McDonald's is getting more progressive.

Chains

Shake Shack Tests Four-Day Work Week

1 month ago

This sounds great in theory, but we want to know more about how this works with a labor force that largely relies on an hourly pay structure.

Operations

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants and Bars Slowed Significantly in February

1 month ago

Well, this is a surprise. The industry only added 1,600 jobs in February, compared to 36,600 jobs added just one month prior.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens and Delivery Services: February Restaurant Industry Funding

2 months ago

The big winner this month? DoorDash, which has now raised over a billion dollars in funding in less than a year.

Tech

South Korea’s Largest Delivery Service Will Use Robots by 2022

2 months ago

The company wants to reduce delivery-related accidents, and lessen the burden of ongoing labor shortages in South Korea. That's fancy talk for robots taking over jobs humans do not want to do.

Chains

Shake Shack’s Profit Margins Took a Hit Due to Increased Labor Costs

2 months ago

Shake Shack chose not to increase menu prices as significantly as some other chains this quarter in order to offset an increase in labor costs, and took a not-so-small hit to its profit margins in the process.

People

Innovative Restaurateurs: Guiding Lettuce Entertain You’s Explosive Growth

2 months ago

Chicago’s most notable restaurant group now has 120 restaurants in nine states, but it is picky about the concepts it embraces.

Chains

Panera’s Ex-Owner in Legal Tussle Over Talent With New Owners

2 months ago

Shaich is clearly gearing up for his next act and he's getting the band back together.