Food for Thought: Julia Monk on How Millennials Drive Hospitality Design Trends

NeoCon, the world's largest trade show and conference dedicated to the commercial design industry, wrapped up in Chicago this week. Prior to the start of the show, its management tapped the NeoCon advisory committee of top commercial designers to share insights on what's hot right now and what lies ahead across key industry sectors.

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Homestyle Dining Debuts Fresh-Casual Bo's Steak & Grill

On May 20 Homestyle Dining, Inc., parent of steakhouse brands Ponderosa and Bonanza, launched Bo's Steak & Grill, its new "fresh-casual" concept, in Lindale, Texas.

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A Q&A with Cameron Cumming, Vice President of Franchise Marketing and Recruitment for Marco's Pizza

Marco's Pizza opened 109 new locations across the country in 2013 and increased system-wide sales by more than 32 percent, resulting from a growth strategy that focused on implementing best practices and efficient systems and building a positive company culture. Overall, the approach contributed to doubling the company's size in five years.

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Insights: Retail Real Estate

Restaurant brands looking to develop in Class A malls have their work cut out for them. So suggests a key finding in commercial real estate company Cassidy Turley's Spring 2014 Retail Review.

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Luna Grill Heads to Texas

Luna Grill, the San Diego-based Mediterranean fast-casual chain, is accelerating its expansion and has selected Texas to host the first group of out-of-state locations.

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Consider This: Restaurant Plumbing

Water. It's the lifeblood of most any restaurant. As such, it becomes one of a restaurant's most expensive line items and the cost shows no signs of receding.

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