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Restaurants in Arkansas Fight to Keep Good Workers

Finding and keeping good restaurant workers in the current tight labor market is a big problem in Arkansas as well as nationwide. read more >
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Restaurant Sales in Arkansas To Top $4 Billion

Restaurant industry sales nationwide were expected to reach almost $783 billion in 2016, while restaurant sales in Arkansas last year were projected at $4.3 billion, according to the National Restaurant Association. read more >
Restaurants & Food / Small Business / Tourism

Restaurant Industry Growing in U.S., Arkansas

U.S. restaurants will record sales of $782.7 billion in 2016 and employ 14.4 million, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast, released late last month. read more >
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Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food

RinseWell Water Device Appears Headed to Market

The RinseWell dipper well controller from Recycled Hydro Solutions in Rogers enables restaurants and other businesses that serve food or drinks to save water. read more >
Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food

Little Rock Restaurants Try to Learn From Critics

Everybody’s a critic. That’s not news to the restaurant industry. But with the Internet and social media, every restaurant customer — whether professional reviewer or amateur — can access a potentially worldwide platform. And that’s something the business takes seriously. read more >
Source: National Restaurant Association, 2014 Restaurant Industry Forcast
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Arkansas Restaurants Projected To See Sales Growth of 3.2 Percent This Year

Arkansas is expected to see an increase of 3.2 percent. Arizona, North Dakota, Texas, Florida and Colorado will see the fastest restaurant sales growth this year, the association predicts. read more >
Government & Politics / Restaurants & Food

Fast-Food Protests Return Amid Push for Wage Hikes

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages. read more >