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2013-12-05 23:23:35

Study results mirror 2012 tipping levels but remain below 2009 findings; Report also highlights typical tipping behavior across income levels, gender, generations, regions, more. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 PayScale, Inc., the world's largest real-time salary data provider, today announced its eighth annual year-end tipping study. The study can be found at http://www.payscale.com/data-packages/tipping-chart-2013. The comprehensive PayScale tipping study includes: Typical...

Wearing Red Can Be Profitable For Waitresses
2012-08-04 15:41:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Waitresses wearing red get bigger tips from men, according to a new study published in Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research (published by SAGE, on behalf of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education). Tips received from customers is what wait staff working at restaurants throughout the world depend on. Researchers Nicolas Guéguen and Céline Jacob studied 272...

2009-08-06 09:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- GetQuik (http://www.getquik.com), a Santa Clara-based provider of restaurant order automation technology and services is experiencing strong sales growth despite the turbulent economic conditions in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the first two quarters of 2009, GetQuik's year over year growth is up 70%. GetQuik now manages thousands of restaurant order transactions per month. GetQuik is processing over $2 million annually on behalf of a...

2009-05-13 20:27:51

Police in South Carolina said a waitress allegedly shot a customer in the arm and struck the customer with the gun during a heated argument. Crystal Samuel said she was waiting for a takeout breakfast order at the Waffle House in Manning, S.C., when a waitress, identified by police as Yakeisha Ward, 29, allegedly told her friends they could not eat their food while waiting for Samuel's order, WLTX-TV, Columbia, S.C., reported Wednesday. I said what is your fuss about. I said we haven't paid...

2009-03-18 15:08:22

More than 30 employees of New York's 21 Club claim in a lawsuit that the restaurant has been stealing a portion of their tips for years. The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in United States District Court claims the popular restaurant charges a 21.75 percent gratuity for private dining and banquet services, but pays only 18 percent of the bill collected to staff members, The New York Times reported Wednesday. D. Maimon Kirschenbaum, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said the amount of money...


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