In Memoriam: Scotsman’s Paul Johnson - 12/11/2013
Paul Johnson, who spent nearly 30 years in the foodservice equipment industry, passed away suddenly on Dec. 2. He was 68. Johnson joined the E&S industry in 1985 and spent more than 20 years at ITW as a channel manager. In...
MAFSI Barometer Records 4.5% Gain In Third Quarter - 12/04/2013
The foodservice equipment and supplies industry continued to chug along in the third quarter of 2014, according to the MAFSI Barometer, posting a 4.5% increase. The Barometer, which tracks manufacturers’ reps’ quarterly sales...
Bargreen Ellingson Re-Opens In New Honolulu Location - 12/04/2013
The Honolulu offices of Bargreen Ellingson now are open for business. The company recently relocated its distribution center and branch in Aiea to a newly renovated, more efficient location in the capital city. The new centrally...
Despite Government Shutdown, NRA’s RPI Rose In October - 12/04/2013
Go figure. In spite of the partial shutdown of the federal government for half of October and the threat of a debt-ceiling default, consumers apparently thumbed their noses and went out to eat anyway. Strong gains in current...
Zink Expands Coverage In Illinois and Wisconsin - 12/04/2013
It’s homecoming week at Zink Foodservice Group. On Dec. 1, Zink Marketing officially became the Manitowoc Foodservice representatives in Illinois and Wisconsin, and it welcomed back R&B Marketing to cover those states. The...
Restaurant Operator Innovations Awards Nominations Now Open - 12/04/2013
Foodservice professionals celebrate ingenuity on the plate or in the kitchen. Take a moment to nominate an operator customer for the awards recognizing innovation and excellence in driving operational success. The National...
Opinion--by Robin Ashton
What’s The Outlook For Operators In 2014? - 12/04/2013
We’re in the middle of writing our operator and equipment and supplies forecast articles for Foodservice Equipment Reports’ annual January Forecast issue. As usual we asked the leading foodservice operator forecasting and...
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