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The Core Consumer is a Millennial With Kids, and Their Demand for Frozen Food is Higher Than Ever

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The global frozen food market, valued at $265 billion, is witnessing an increase in demand, especially in the U.S. This surge, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has underscored the need for a resilient cold storage supply chain infrastructure to ensure the growth and safety of this sector. However, approximately 13% of all food produced…

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Restaurants and QSRs Looking for Energy Savings Require the Perfect Touch

In the competitive world of the restaurant industry, restaurants and QSRs looking for energy savings require managing operating expenses while ensuring optimal comfort and safety for staff and guests. With restaurants spending anywhere from $2,000 to $6,000 a month on energy costs, finding ways to reduce costs in this area can be a big…

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Sandenvendo’s Showcase at the Southwest Fuel Expo

In today’s fast-paced world, convenience stores are constantly seeking innovative solutions to meet their customers’ needs. At the Southwest Fuel and Convenience Expo in downtown Fort Worth, Fort Worth Convention Center, industry leaders gather to explore the latest trends and technologies. The stakes are high as convenience store owners strive to maximize revenue while…

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The Main Course: The Sweet Success of Gourmet Cookie Shops

In today’s world of fast-paced culinary innovations, there’s a classic treat that remains timeless and universally loved: the cookie. Recent trends have shown a surge in gourmet cookie shops, with a particular emphasis on unique flavors and high-quality ingredients. Studies by the National Bakers Association help show how popular gourmet cookie shops continue to…

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Adapting to Drone Delivery: Chefs’ Perspectives

Discover the latest disruptions and innovations in various fields with MarketScale’s new series, On Edge. In the first episode, Chef Andre Natera takes the audience on a journey to explore his thoughts on how drone delivery could shape the future of cooking. He discusses the potential benefits and drawbacks of this technology and wonders…

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On Edge: A New Soundbite Series

Market Scale is launching a new series called “On Edge.” This weekly soundbite series will provide listeners with an in-depth look into the cutting edge technology transforming emerging markets. From AI to blockchain, this podcast will share the stories of the innovative entrepreneurs and companies pushing the boundaries of technology and the incredible impact they…

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Domino’s EV Fleet: The Worlds Largest Pizza Company Goes Electric

There’s an electric revolution happening at the world’s largest pizza company. A total of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs will be added to Domino’s EV fleet starting in 2023, making the company the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the US. Clyde Boyce, Advisory Board Chairman, EV Chargers and Installation LLC, gives his analysis on…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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GroceryShop: The Rise in Convenience
September 28, 2022

In a recent interview at GroceryShop, an intriguing trend emerges in the convenience store industry. With remote work, the rise of electric vehicles, and the growing popularity of online groceries, convenience stores face significant shifts in consumer behavior. This prompts the industry to evaluate store formats and find ways to accommodate these evolving dynamics. The…

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Helping Vertical Farmers Enter the Grocery Space
September 27, 2022

The world of agriculture is undergoing a remarkable transformation with the rise of vertical farms. These innovative farms are not only changing the way we grow crops, but they also rely on efficient cold storage solutions to maintain optimal conditions. In a recent interview from GroceryShop, our expert shed light on this exciting development…

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What Does Ecommerce Mean in the Grocery Space
September 27, 2022

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, grocery retailers grasp the significance of data ownership in driving profitability. This interview at GroceryShop reveals a notable shift in the industry. Grocers now realize the need for direct access and control over their own data, creating opportunities for companies like KPS Global, providing infrastructure and technology solutions to…

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Is Cash Still King for Restaurant Goers? Exploring the Trend of Cashless Payments
September 6, 2022

Key Insights: 60% of people believe society will go cashless in their lifetime. Restaurants that don’t offer various cashless payment options could miss out on business. Not offering cash payment options could be a discriminatory practice. Is the world reaching the apex as a cashless society? Perhaps, not yet, but more and more, people are…

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The Drive-Thru is Pivotal for QSR’s But How Can They Be More Efficient?
August 17, 2022

The pandemic accelerated many aspects of the restaurant industry, including the ways in which consumers interact with QSR’s. Bringing in the Global Head of Technology for Xenial, host Barbara Castiglia spoke with Chris Siefken about the changing nature of QSR’s and the technology that is here to address them. Restaurant technology is, and always has…

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Why Restaurants Are Historically Slow at Adopting New Technology
August 8, 2022

The restaurant industry has historically been slow to shift and adopt new technology. Ben Simmons, Co-founder and COO of Table Needs recalled a meeting in 2012 when a restaurant owner was considering building a website. Websites were pretty mainstream, but it shows an example of generalization. Today, as reported by Restaurant Dive, 77% of…

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Loyalty Programs Should Maximize Customer Value Not Discounts
August 1, 2022

Groupon has it wrong. Or at least partially. Taking a deep dive into customer data and analytics, Zach Goldstein, CEO & Founder of Thanx, a loyalty, CRM, and guest engagement platform shares his insight on what it means to build customer loyalty with The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia. Our understanding of what loyalty…

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Jollibee Has the Mission to be a Top Five Restaurant Group in the World
June 27, 2022

Barbara Castiglia interviews Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee North America, to discuss Jollibee and its presence in North America. Jollibee is on the fastest growing Asian restaurant companies in the world. Cruz has been with the Jollibee company for thirty years and has worked her way from shift manger to her current role as…

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Coffee Entrepreneur Discusses How He Has Helped Establish One of the Most Popular Chains in the Midwest
June 20, 2022

The co-CEO and co-founder of Biggby Coffee, Mike McFall, talked with host Barbara Castiglia of the podcast “The Main Course,” about the rise of his coffee chain. Founded in Lansing, Michigan over 27 years ago, today Biggby Coffee is one of the most popular coffee chains in the Midwest region. McFall said decades ago…

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