Regional analysis and information from the foodservice industry in The Americas

Darden v Starboard: The battle of the breadsticks

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The ‘Shareholder Spring’ has seen investors hold companies to account, notoriously flexing their muscles on the issues of executive pay and spending. But, for one investor group with an 8.8% stake in ailing US chain The Olive Garden, their anger has extended beyond the purely financial

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A Latin agenda: Espacio Food & Service Show 2014

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The Espacio Food & Service 2014 show, held 3-5 September in Santiago, Chile, demonstrated the growing importance of Latin America in world cuisine, reports Liz Caskey

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Service with a smile

What is the impact of the behaviour of your customers on the performance of your staff?

What is the effect of your customers’ behaviour on your staff and, in turn, on the performance of your business?

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Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

But is the deal about more than just tax?

Burger King has become the latest company implicated in the US tax scandal, after it announced that it will buy out Canadian doughnut giant Tim Hortons and move its base from the US to Canada

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