New York City / NY. (dtt) In the early 1970s, German economist E.F. Schumacher wrote a book entitled «Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered». The premise of the book was that the dramatic increase in the scale of business and government was counterproductive as it created a uniformity.
Chicago / IL. (wib) Fast-casual restaurants featuring continue to hold strong consumer appeal and demonstrate solid average unit volumes. According to Technomic Information Services recently-released «Top 100 Fast Casual Chain Restaurant Report», the cluster experienced more than 14 percent annual growth in 2006, compared to roughly six percent for the U.S. chain-restaurant industry at large.
New York / NY. (acn) How big is the Private Label market globally? Why is Switzerland the largest market? Could the Private Label business become as big in the United States as it is in Switzerland? What´s happening in the developing markets?
New York / NY. (acn) This 2006 edition of «What´s Hot Around the World – Insights on Growth in Food + Beverage Products» looks at the fastest-growing categories and product areas across 66 key markets around the world, based on their value sales increases from mid-year 2005 to mid-year 2006.
Schaumburg / IL. (acn) The «dog days of summer» may not have originally been coined because of hot dogs, but given the sheer volume sold during summer months, it´s not a stretch to imagine why the phrase could be appropriate.