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Rating platforms drive sales at tourist-area NYC eateries

Ratings on platforms such as Yelp and TripAdvisor can greatly impact high-priced New York City restaurants that service tourists, but have less of an effect on restaurants frequented by "locals" outside of tourist areas, ...

Study shows brain activity helps predict restaurant sales

It has been recognized that the activity of dopamine centers in the brain can predict the popularity of songs, the efficacy of advertising campaigns, and the success of microcredit programs. But can we accurately forecast ...

How did abuse get baked into the restaurant industry?

When the The New York Times and The Boston Globe recently published exposés in which employees of award-winning chef Barbara Lynch described their abusive work environments, we weren't surprised.

Why flexible franchises win in financial markets

If you've stayed at a brand-name hotel or eaten at a fast food restaurant recently, it's more likely than not that you've supported a franchised company. Franchising is a distribution strategy where a larger company, the ...

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