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2009-06-02 11:38:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chain Store Guide (CSG) announced the release of Instant Demographics, a new online business intelligence tool.

2009-03-04 14:55:00

WAYNE, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics Inc., the global leader in Business Weather Intelligence(R), released its monthly WeatherCall report which showed more favorable weather conditions for North American retail and restaurant chains in February 2009 versus the same period a year ago.

2009-02-27 10:10:00

News Conference on Tuesday, March 3 in Annapolis WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of legislation that would require nutrition information on chain restaurant menus and menu boards in Maryland will hold a news conference at noon on Tuesday in Annapolis, Md.

2009-02-23 09:25:00

A recession pushing US consumers to dine at home has drastically shrunk restaurant chain share values, data show.

2009-01-29 12:47:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Michael Strategies announces a new traffic counting Pilot Project program for qualifying North American retail chains with 50 or more stores.

2008-12-03 10:21:51

Two neighborhoods in Milwaukee should employ a retail system involving a separate form of currency to help promote local spending, supporters say. Community organizers such as Sura Faraj have proposed the creation of unique form of currency that can be used in the city's River West and East Side neighborhoods at local businesses, the Chicago Tribune said Wednesday. Faraj said the purpose of the locally printed funds would be to encourage spending at local businesses instead of retail chain...

2008-10-08 12:00:16

After more than a year of extensive research and development, Chain Store Guide, the authority in retail and restaurant data, has launched a totally redesigned web destination, www.ChainStoreGuide.com.

2008-08-02 00:00:22

By Rick Stouffer It hasn't been a good week for U.S. retailers and restaurants. Within the last seven days, one department store chain, Reading- based Boscov's, was forced to deny reports it soon would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, while another chain, Mervyn's, filed for Chapter 11.

2008-07-29 18:00:51

Major retailers are closely watching a measure in San Francisco that would ban pharmacies from selling cigarettes, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.

2008-07-29 15:00:54

QSR magazine, a business-to-business publication for food service executives and operators, has released the 2008 edition of The QSR 50, its annual ranking of chains in the limited-service restaurant segment.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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