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Chili’s wants to get delivery right | Food Business News

Chili’s wants to get delivery right | Food Business News

Maggiano’s company-owned comparable restaurant sales increased 0.4% in the quarter.  Company sales were $101.8 million, up 0.2% from $101.6 million in the previous year’s third quarter. “Our consumers are in a good place,” Mr. Roberts said. “Economically, with record low unemployment and income growth now expanding throughout the middle class, more people are choosing to […]

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

The Portland Timbers are the latest club in Major League Soccer to embrace lower concession prices in a bid to boost the game-day experience. The club has announced plans to offer “park pricing” for some midweek games, which includes $2 hot dogs, $2 nachos and $5 Coors Light. The lower prices will be available during […]

Are buyers willing to forgo quality in locally grown produce? | PHYS.ORG

Are buyers willing to forgo quality in locally grown produce? | PHYS.ORG

West Coast farms produce more than 90 percent of the broccoli consumed in the United States. With production mainly in California, and concentrated in Monterey County, this creates a food security issue, especially in light of California droughts in recent years, and long supply chains to the East Coast, according to Phillip Coles, professor of […]

Prices could rise drastically if U.S. puts tariffs on Mexican tomatoes | AZ Central

Prices could rise drastically if U.S. puts tariffs on Mexican tomatoes | AZ Central

Get ready for more expensive salads: Prices for fresh tomatoes could almost double if the U.S. slaps tariffs on imported Mexican tomatoes, according to a new Arizona State University estimate. Consumers across the U.S. could pay 40 to 85 percent more for vine-ripe and other fresh tomatoes if punitive duties, scheduled to start taking effect […]

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Prices for Woolworths’ premium private label groceries are rising faster than prices for national brands as Australia’s largest retailer attempts to protect profit margins amid rising costs. Woolworths, and to a lesser extent Coles, has been playing hardball with suppliers, resisting price rises stemming from the drought, rising energy costs and the weaker Australian dollar. […]

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

I had the pleasure to interview Neil Kataria. Niel is the co-founder and CEO of Basket. A graduate of University of North Carolina, Neil is highly analytical and never gives up until a problem is solved. Prior to building Basket, Neil founded newBrandAnalytics, a social analytics company, which he led through its acquisition by Sprinklr […]

Farmers Delay Pricing Soy in Argentina Trade-Currency Wager | Bloomberg

Farmers Delay Pricing Soy in Argentina Trade-Currency Wager | Bloomberg

Soybean growers in Argentina are playing a waiting game, wagering on better prices ahead as the U.S. and China inch toward a trade deal and as nation’s currency keeps depreciating. Farmers on the Pampas arable belt have signed delayed-price contracts for almost three quarters of the 12.2 million metric tons they’ve sold to crushers and […]

Coffee Shop Owner’s New Pricing Policy Goes Viral For Teaching Manners To Rude Customers | APost

Coffee Shop Owner’s New Pricing Policy Goes Viral For Teaching Manners To Rude Customers | APost

A business owner tried to put kindness and courtesy back into business interactions. This is what he did to his pricing grid to make that happen. It seems like manners have diminished over the years, especially in the context of a consumer-business relationship. Many customers are rude not only to the employees but also to the […]

Retailers Adopt Aggressive Private Label Pricing Strategies in CPG, Finds DataWeave Study | CISION

Retailers Adopt Aggressive Private Label Pricing Strategies in CPG, Finds DataWeave Study | CISION

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Nine out of 10 leading retailers price their private label products lower than the average prices of their respective categories, reveals the latest study from DataWeave, a provider of Competitive Intelligence as a Service to e-commerce businesses and consumer brands, in collaboration with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, a leading full-service […]

Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Since Uber Eats doesn’t keep a comparison of its old booking fees up on the app, customers are understandably confused about whether prices have gone up or not. And the results can vary. Some customers on Reddit complained about the markup after a small order of an $8.99 chicken kadai led to a total order […]