Articles in the Featured Stories Category

NBA Hall Of Famer, Isiah Thomas Launches Champagne Collection!
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Posted in Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Sports on 2 June 2017
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Dr Sinclair N Grey III Posted June 2nd 2017   Do you remember Isiah Thomas, the NBA Hall of Fame Basketball player? He was a member of the Detroit Pistons Basketball Team that was known as the ‘Baby Boys.’ Not only was Thomas an outstanding basketball player, he also participated in basketball management [...]

Texas Roadhouse To Pay $12 Million To Settle Age Bias Lawsuit!
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Posted in Featured Stories, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 26 April 2017
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DiversityInc.com Posted April 26th 2017   According to the suit, Texas Roadhouse violated federal laws by making it “standard operating procedure” to reject older applicants for “front-of-the-house” jobs. Texas Roadhouse Inc agreed to pay $12 million to settle U.S. claims that the steakhouse chain refused to hire people age 40 and over to work as [...]

Ohio Televangelist Ernest Angley Ordered To Pay $388K For Using Coerced Church Labor for Restaurant Business!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Stories, MXO Business Report on 13 April 2017
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BlackChristianNews.com By Leonardo Blair Posted April 13th 2017   Televangelist Ernest Angley and the Cathedral Buffet business he owns in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, were ordered  to pay more than $388,000 in damages and back wages to a group of employees the U.S. Department of Labor found were members of his church coerced into working as unpaid [...]

The Restaurant Recession Has Arrived!
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Posted in Featured Stories, MXO Business Report on 9 February 2017
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MarketWatch.com By Tonya Garcia Posted February 9th 2017   When customers get squeezed, restaurants feel it. Restaurant companies should brace for a challenging period as consumers grapple with the rising costs of rent, prescriptions and car loans and take advantage of cheaper groceries to eat at home more. That’s the verdict of Moody’s Investors Service, [...]

7 Rude Things You Should Not Do At A Restaurant!
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Posted in Featured Stories, Lifestyle on 14 November 2016
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CheatSheet.com By Julie Perano Posted November 14th 2016   While it may seem we live in a world where basic manners have gone by the wayside, take comfort in knowing that not everyone has totally forgotten about proper etiquette while dining out. The days of Mad Men might be long gone, but social standards are [...]

MANSFIELD: Michael Symon Vs The Bigot!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Stories, Lifestyle on 12 September 2016
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CoolCleveland.com By Mansfield Frazier Posted September 12th 2016   CLEVELAND NATIVE RESTAURATEUR MICHAEL SYMON “Where black is the color and none is the number.” “A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall” — Bob Dylan Cleveland’s most celebrated chef, Michael Symon, stirred up a hornet’s nest when he said on a live radio call-in show, “There’s not a chance [...]

Ruby Tuesday To Shutter 95 Restaurants Nationwide!
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Posted in Featured Stories, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 7 September 2016
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Thomson-Reuters By Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru Posted September 7th 2016   Shares of Ruby Tuesday Inc (RT.N) plunged as much as 14 percent in extended trading last month  after the restaurant chain operator posted its fourth straight quarterly loss and said it would close about 95 restaurants. The company, whose shares had fallen about [...]

Ohio Removes Alcohol Content Cap On Beer!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Stories, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio on 1 September 2016
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NBC4i.com By Olivia Fecteau Posted September 1st 2016   Back in the day, Jim Gokenbach drank Bud Light, but he said drinking a craft beer changed his perspective. “I was like, ‘Wow, this is beer?’” Gokenbach said. “It was really good and it was like, if other people made beer like that, I would drink [...]

Joe’s Crab Shack Says Its No-Tipping Policy Isn’t Working!
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Posted in Careers, Featured Stories, MXO Business Report on 1 July 2016
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AOLcom By Clint Rainey, Grub Street Posted July 1st 2016   The movement to eliminate tipping is picking up some big defectors: Joe’s Crab Shack says it’s pared back its no-tipping test from 18 restaurants to just 4 after being inundated with customer complaints, and Gabriel Stulman announced on Monday that he’s bringing back gratuities [...]

It Costs Nearly Nothing To Open A Chick-fil-A — But There’s A Catch!
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Posted in Careers, Featured Stories, MXO Business Report on 26 April 2016
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Yahoo.com By Hayley Peterson, Business Insider Posted April 26th 2016   Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the US, and it’s also one of the cheapest to open. The company grew by $700 million to achieve $5.8 billion in sales in 2014, making it larger than every pizza brand in the country, [...]