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Joe Carbonara

Double Dose of Disruption

Business leaders often look over their shoulders trying to find the next disruptive player or event that will shake up their organizations. Well, in a matter of weeks spanning August to the beginning of September, the foodservice industry got a double dose of disruption.


Juan Martinez

Electronic Ordering Insights

Kiosk ordering seems all the rage in today’s foodservice industry. While the process seems simple and intuitive for many consumers, implementation is another story. 


Jerry Stiegler

Retail Sales Up, Panda Restaurant Group Invests in Urbane Cafe, Pizza Hut Develops New Oven-Hot Delivery System, and More

Total retail sales rose in September, as did restaurant sales, per the U.S. Census Bureau. Pizza Hut has developed an improved pouch for delivery orders. Urbane Cafe has received a strategic investment from the founders of the Panda Restaurant Group. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.



Herring to Become Unified Brands' President

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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