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June 15, 2010








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Regulatory Report Manitowoc Foodservice

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK HITS ILLINOIS SUBWAY STORES
Sixty cases of unknown origin prompt calls to pass Food Safety Act. ...
[full story]

ASHRAE CONFERENCE TO DEBUT NEW REFRIGERATION HANDBOOK
New ideas, new technical guidelines top discussions at upcoming meeting. ...[full story]

HAWAII BANS SHARK FIN
The risk of extinction pushes state to just say no to Chinese delicacy. ...
[full story]

CRFA SCORES GOAL FOR WORLD CUP
All things are equal for beer drinkers in Ontario. ...[full story]

BOSTON FACILITIES GO RETRO: FROM RESTROOM TO RESTAURANT
The yuk factor is the biggest obstacle in a possible retrofit. ...[full story]

NRA OFFERS HEALTHCARE WEBINAR
Get some pointers in figuring out how the new healthcare bill will affect your business. ...[full story]

Economic Report Henny Penny

By Robin Ashton

FER ANNUAL E&S MARKET FORECAST MEETING SET FOR AUG. 4

Trends and predictions for next year will go under the microscope for senior executives. ...[full story]

OPERATOR TRAFFIC DECLINE IN U.S. EASED IN FIRST QUARTER, SAYS NPD
Traffic is still slowing but at a slower rate than had been predicted. ...
[full story]

STAINLESS STEEL, OTHER METALS PRICES CONTINUE TO SURGE
With key metal prices rising, E&S manufacturers face tough pricing decisions. ...[full story]

BLUE CHIP ECONOMISTS DON'T SEE MUCH RISK OF DOUBLE-DIP RECESSION
The European debt crisis shouldn't worry those on this side of the Atlantic. ...[full story]

MCDONALD'S U.S. SAME-STORE SALES UP AGAIN IN MAY
It's the second consecutive 3%-plus increase for the Golden Arches. ...
[full story]

Industry Report FER Market Forecast Meetings

YUM! CHINA MAKES NO SMALL PLANS
Su is named CEO for China, with an eye on hitting 20,000 units. ...
[full story]

CORNER BAKERY WILL DOUBLE IN SIZE BY 2014
The yeast also rises as franchising agreements top 150. ...[full story]

VIETNAM WELCOMES FIRST OF 25 CARL'S JR. UNITS
Hamburgers arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. ...[full story]

BAR LOUIE JOINS SUN CAPITAL'S LINEUP
The 36-unit chain gets new ownership in Sun's stable of restaurant chains. ...[full story]

JAMBA JUICE FOCUSING ON FRANCHISING, COFFEE
Java, testing in 47 units, has the makings of the chain's next hit. ...
[full story]




FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
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