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jCarbonara
Joe Carbonara

Excellence in Experience

In addition to projecting slow but real growth for the foodservice industry in 2018, The NPD Group outlined a handful of attributes that will affect the way consumers use foodservice. Specifically, NPD predicts consumers will remain strapped for time, embrace digital ordering even more and strive to develop a closer relationship with their couches.

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jMartinez
Juan Martinez

Eye on Efficiency

If your new year’s resolution has fallen by the wayside not that the calendar has turned to February, never fear. It is always a good time to explore new experiences and new opportunities to make a difference in the foodservice industry.

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jStiegler
Jerry Stiegler

Restaurant Sales Flat in January, Sales Growth Among Largest Chains Slowed, and the Number of U.S. Restaurants Dipped

U.S. retail sales declined in January while restaurant sales were flat. Rising government price indexes raise fears of higher inflation and interest rates. Technomic reports sales growth among the 500 largest restaurant chains slowed for the second consecutive year. The number of restaurants in the U.S. declined last year. These stories and whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.

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Former Avery Dennison pro to lead the multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Dave Herring will join Unified Brands, a multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer, as president effective Nov. 17, 2014. He will replace Bill Strenglis, who will retire at the end of the year.

Herring was previously with Avery Dennison Corporation for 14 years, most recently serving as vice president and general manager for the company's General Retail & Industrial Solutions business. Prior to his time with Avery Dennison, Herring spent 12 years with Emerson Inc. in marketing, operations and engineering.

Strenglis will remain through year-end to assist with Herring's transition prior to his retirement beginning January 2015, according toa Unified Brands release.

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