Foodservice Equipment Reports Fortnightly
www.fermag.com

Welcome to FER Fortnightly Online Newsletter
August 28, 2007








FER QuickLinks Menu
Subscribe to FER
 
FER Buyer's Guide
 
FER Services Guide
 
FER Calendar
 

FER Media Kit


Advertise with FER, contact Robin Ashton

To subscribe to this newsletter, click:
Subscribe FER Fortnightly

To unsubscribe from this newsletter, click:
Unsubscribe FER Fortnightly


View archived issues of FER Fortnightly

This e-mail was brought to you by the folks at:
Foodservice Equipment Reports
8001 N. Lincoln Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077
Fax: 847/673.8679

Regulatory Report Enodis

ASHRAE, DOE PARTNER FOR GREENER BUILDINGS
Two groups with big clout decide to team up on this building-energy thing....[full story]

STEAK 'N SHAKE, STARWOOD, ARBY'S, EVEN CANADA GET PHAT GOING TRANS FAT-FREE
Add trans fats to that list along with the dodo, the Hindenburg, the Edsel and what else? ....[full story]

FTC SUBPOENAS FOOD COMPANY MARKETING RECORDS
No more Mr. Nice Fed: As expected, what started as an informal query has become an official investigation....[full story]

ST. LOUIS, SARASOTA GO TO DOGS
We don't mean to resist certain kinds of news stories, but doesn't all this doggie dining business seem just a little silly?....[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

FIRST E&S PUBLIC COMPANY NUMBERS SHOW STRONG 2Q GAINS
Whole lotta eatin'—and cookin' and chillin' and servin'—goin' on....[full story]

RESTAURANTCHAINS.NET: SMALLER CHAINS' UNIT GROWTH STAYS POSITIVE
Yet another sign of industry strength....[full story]

OKAY, SO THERE'S SOME TOUGH ECONOMIC NEWS. WHAT ABOUT FACTORS DRIVING FOODSERVICE?
Housing values are down. It's hard to get a loan. Consumer sentiment is flaccid. What's your point?....[full story]

SERVICE COSTS TO BE EXPLORED AT FER'S 2008 E&S MARKET FORECAST FOCUS ON CHANNELS MEETING IN OCTOBER
What influences service costs is just one hot topic that will emerge at an upcoming forecast meeting put on by our favorite magazine....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

DARDEN MAKES 'RARE' OFFER TO BUY STEAKHOUSE CHAIN
Where's the beef? Right there, next to the Italian, the seafood and the Caribbean....[full story]

HUNGRY FOR DINNER, PANCAKE HOUSE BECOMES 'IHOPPLEBEE'S'
Say hello to the largest operator of full-service restaurants....[full story]

NAFEM OFFERS FREE CONSULTING SERVICES DURING SHOW
How about some free advice? Seriously, a neat opportunity at The NAFEM Show....[full story]

IFMA WANTS NOMINATIONS FOR SILVER PLATE, NEW AWARDS
Along with the famous operator awards, the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association is launching a program to honor distributors. ....[full story]

POLITICAL DUO CARVILLE AND MATALIN CUED FOR IH/M&RS WORKSHOP FORUM
Literally strange bedfellows will offer both sides of the political coin at the New York show....[full story]




FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
(publishers of Foodservice Equipment Reports),
covers key regulatory, economic and general foodservice industry news with a special emphasis
on issues impacting the equipment and supplies industry.

Questions or comments? Please send them to bward@fermag.com.

This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward.

© Copyright 1996-2007. Foodservice Equipment Reports. All rights reserved.