Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Offers caller ID, order management queue, Internet-style searches for guest names and orders, more

ATLANTA -- Radiant Systems Inc. has launched the Aloha TakeOut solution. Aloha TakeOut is an add-on software module for the industry-leading Aloha Point-of-Sale solutions that, according to the company, enables restaurants to manage takeout orders more efficiently, delivering faster service and...

Panelists say winning brands thrive on strong consumer connections

PHOENIX -- Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard led a panel of executives whose companies represent winning brands yesterday during the Outlook Leadership 2007 event at the Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa. He spoke about course corrections and the fact that every industry has its own Google likely to...

Top Hampton Roads chefs dish out c-store cuisine for Miller charity

NORFOLK, Va. -- It's Spam, Twinkies and Vienna Sausage on the menu of some of Hampton Roads' top restaurants for one week only, September 14-23. Miller Oil's Eat Good! Do Good! is giving diners a chance to sample the innovative and creative dishes prepared by notable chefs from the 2007 Miller's...

Wal-Mart Canada adds Tim Hortons
Growth at retail outpacing restaurants at nearly twice industry rate, NPD Group reports
Sara Lee exec offers advice at Chicago NEW event
Larry Miller, vice president and general manager of Duke Manufacturing's Duke Convenience Group, has stepped down.
Hot Stuff Foods has a new look, and some new tastes.
Competing against and partnering with coffee giant offer lessons in retail
Includes first Chester's cobranded with McDonald's.