MAFSI Names Jedlowski As New Associate Executive Director - 03/12/2014
Marketing executive Tom Jedlowski has been tapped by the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry as its new associate executive director. Jedlowski brings nearly a decade of marketing, public...
In Memoriam: Frances Gustafson - 03/12/2014
Frances Gustafson, the matriarch of San Antonio’s family-owned Ace Mart Restaurant Supply empire, died Feb. 27. She was 85. She was preceded in death by her best friend and husband of 58 years, Norm “Gus” Gustafson. Ace Mart was...
Dealer Personnel Moves: - 03/12/2014
A number of executive moves have been announced at Atlanta Fixture & Sales Co. The E&S dealer has appointed CFO Ron Bruck as its new president. Bruck, a CPA, is a 10-year veteran of Atlanta Fixture. The company also has...
Last Chance To Register For FEDA’s Annual Convention - 03/12/2014
FEDA’s annual convention is in two weeks. It’s time for any procrastinators to register for the March 26-30 meeting at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif. Register and learn more at...
FEDA Plans April Seminar On Inventory Management In Chicago - 03/12/2014
A few weeks after FEDA returns to Chicago after its annual convention, the dealer association will host an inventory-management seminar that it says guarantees attendees will walk away with at least 30 ways to earn a better...
Carbon-Monoxide Detectors Get New Scrutiny In New York - 03/12/2014
Last month’s fatal carbon-monoxide leak in a Long Island restaurant has prompted a push by city and state lawmakers to make carbon-monoxide detectors mandatory in foodservice operations. A Legal Sea Foods restaurant manager was...
Easy Ice Inks Partnership With Ecolab - 03/12/2014
Easy Ice LLC has signed an exclusive distribution partnership with Ecolab’s Equipment Care division. Under the terms of this expanded sales and service partnership, Ecolab will offer Easy Ice’s commercial ice machine subscription...
Opinion--by Robin Ashton
Winter Has Battered Foodservice Sales, Equipment Sales Probably, Too - 03/12/2014
We knew the brutal winter in most parts of the U.S. was hurting restaurant and other foodservice sales. But we had no idea it was this bad. Technomic launched a new open webinar series last week (more on that in a moment) and the...
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