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What makes your business run smoothly, productively, and profitably?  Operations.  We offer sound advice on everything from crisis management to supply chain to reducing your environmental footprint.


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When negotiating a lease, look beyond your monthly payment to ensure you protect your assets and control your costs.

6 ways TrendMapper can help your business reach its goals

Looking for the latest data on food prices, restaurant sales, or employment? National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant TrendMapper offers all of the information you need to run your business -- in one place.

7 tips for working with health inspectors

Seven tips to build a productive relationship with health inspectors.


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To franchise or not to franchise: Gauging your next step

Thinking about growing your restaurant business? According to iFranchise CEO and 2015 National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show educational session speaker Mark Siebert, you should create a win-win plan before setting out to franchise.

Measuring food waste can bolster your bottom line

Are your hard-earned dollars going out with the trash or getting lost in the compost pile? The CEO of LeanPath, a Conserve sponsor that specializes in food waste prevention, shares how tracking food waste can increase profits.

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