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2010-06-02 14:45:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DHA omega-3 innovator Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that its flagship product, life'sDHA(TM), is featured in a new line of salad dressings and sandwich toppings available at Quiznos, one of North America's largest quick service sandwich restaurants. life'sDHA will be used to fortify 16 varieties of sauces and dressings. The life'sDHA logo will be prominently displayed on in-restaurant packaging and promotions,...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you can see the nutritional value of the meal you just ordered at Burgerville through a new program the iconic restaurant chain is rolling out to all of its 39 locations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Burgerville is the first burger restaurant chain to introduce the Nutricate program, a nutritional education and enhanced marketing solution from SmartReceipt, Inc. This program, first piloted at Burgerville's restaurant on Northeast Martin...

2010-05-05 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Quality Dining, Inc., one of the nation's largest franchisee restaurant companies, has selected MICROS as its exclusive preferred vendor for point-of-sale (POS). MICROS completed the deployment of the MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES), along with MICROS Kitchen Display...

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2010-04-29 06:30:00

A county in California is halting restaurants from using toys to get children hooked on unhealthy food such as Kids Club Meals offered by Burger King and Happy Meals offered by McDonalds. Officials in Santa Clara county, in the heart of Silicon Valley, voted Tuesday to ban restaurants from offering toys to lure kids in, in an attempt to fight the growing "obesity epidemic" throughout California and the United States. "This ordinance prevents restaurants from preying on children's love of...

2010-04-22 14:57:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SICOM Systems, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its relationship with Burger King Corporation as an approved point-of-sale (POS) supplier to include distribution of its products to BURGER KING® restaurants in the United Kingdom. This is an extension of SICOM's original approval by BURGER KING® for North America, South America and the Caribbean. SICOM went through a rigorous validation process that...

2010-04-14 07:10:00

HERZLIA, Israel, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Odysii, the world leader in software solutions for targeted suggestive selling, today announced the results of industry research that indicates that increased exposure to targeted suggestions in quick service restaurants (QSRs) has a direct impact on increased ticket sales per customer. Suggestive selling -- sometimes called "up-selling," or "add-on selling" -- uses value-added suggestions to add items to customers' original purchase. When...

2010-03-01 08:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Exit41, a global market leader of online, mobile and call center ordering solutions for restaurants, today announced the expansion of its Reseller Partner Program, with the addition of MICROS Retail Systems, the largest exclusive MICROS point of sale (POS) dealer, to resell the Exit41 Enterprise Suite of ordering applications and provide local support to restaurants in the New York metro area. "We are continually looking for ways to broaden our...

2009-12-14 07:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that it has been approved as one of only two technology suppliers for Wimpy, the well-loved restaurant and original British burger chain owned by Famous Brands. The MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Series (RES) and mymicros.net solutions will be available to all Wimpy franchisees, who will benefit...

2009-10-07 12:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, is pleased to announce that Burger King Restaurants of Canada, an affiliate of Burger King Corporation is deploying the full MICROS RES point-of-sale (POS) suite, in conjunction with mymicros.net, and mylabor, in all of its corporate locations in English speaking Canada. Combined with ongoing installations in the United...

2009-09-28 05:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for pigskin parties and tailgating festivities, iconic Southern burger chain Whataburger unveils its new Buffalo Whatachick'n Sandwich on September 28, featuring a crispy breaded chicken filet topped with fresh lettuce, ripe tomatoes, lightly melted Monterey Jack cheese, two slices of crispy bacon and zesty, creamy buffalo sauce on a toasted wheat bun. With 60 percent of Americans participating in pre-game festivities, football is the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'