FROM THE EDITOR
Inspiration from a Change Agent

CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
Connecting with the Foodservice Equipment Community

MISSION FORWARD
Building a Foundation for Design Project Collaboration
LATEST NEWS

NELLA ACQUIRES 50 PERCENT STAKE IN BRUGMAN

ON THE MOVE

DAVE & BUSTER'S TO TEST FIRST FAST-CASUAL CONCEPT

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SET FOR NOVEMBER

NLRB PUBLISHES PROPOSED JOINT EMPLOYER RULEMAKING

OPERATIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL FOR FEDA MEMBERS IN HURRICANE'S PATH

ON THE MOVE

THe 4 "V"S OF HIGH-QUALITY DATA

UPCOMING CFESA TRAINING EVENTS

KITTREDGE READIES FOURTH STORE

STARBUCKS COMMITS TO MORE SUSTAINABLE STORE DESIGNS

ON THE MOVE

SALES EXPERT SAM RICHTER EXPLAINS WHY ATTITUDE MATTERS

MDM WEBCAST TO COVER DIGITAL TOOLS

MAFSI REPORTS 1.5% GROWTH IN Q2

INDEPENDENT RESTAURANT COUNT FALLS BY 2%

3 ARTICLES TO READ THIS MONTH

WINNERS OF FER SMALLWARES AND TABLETOP COMPETITION NAMED

MASTER-BILT HIRES MARKETING REPRESENTATIVES TO AID GROWTH IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

NRA STUDY SHOWS RISING INTEREST IN WATER CONSERVATION

GREAT LAKES WEST ACQUIRES PENNSYLVANIA DISTRIBUTOR

FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT FREIGHT CLASSIFICATION GUIDE RELEASED

CFESA SETS PIZZA OVEN TRAINING DATES

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TRUCKING COSTS RISING AS DRIVER SHORTAGE CONTINUES

KATOM MARKS 10 YEARS ON THE INC. 5000 FASTEST GROWING LIST

ON THE MOVE

80 PERCENT OF MEALS NOW MADE AT HOME

GETTING COMFORTABLE WITH THE INVESTMENT PERIOD

WELBILT BEGINS SEARCH FOR NEW CEO

FSR NAMES TOP EMERGING RESTAURANT CHAINS IN 2018

ON THE MOVE

RESTAURANT OPERATORS REPORT RISE IN CAPITAL SPENDING

YOUNG INDUSTRY LEADERS RETREAT TAKING SHAPE

US FOODS TO BUY SGA'S COMPANIES FOR $1.8 BILLION

INDUSTRY "DREAM TEAM" SHARES COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE

NAW PARTNERS WITH TEXAS A&M ON TWO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

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PALMER MARKETING INTERNATIONAL INKS DEAL WITH TOMLINSON INDUSTRIES

CHICK-FIL-A TESTING MEAL KITS IN ATLANTA

3 ARTICLES TO READ THIS MONTH

MARK DANCER ON REINVENTING THE SUPPLIER-DISTRIBUTOR PARTNERSHIP

EMERSON MAKES $1.5 MILLION DONATION FOR NEW TEXAS A&M ENGINEERING LAB

ON THE MOVE

MDM TO HOST WEBCAST ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

CINI-LITTLE FOUNDER JOHN CINI REMEMBERED

THE FIRST STEPS TO MAXIMIZING WAREHOUSE SPACE

CFESA TO HOST COMBI-OVEN TRAINING

HOW TO ANALYZE YOUR REPS

LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS TOP MARKET

FINDING THE BALANCE

ADDITIONAL EPA REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTION GUIDELINES TO TAKE EFFECT

FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT MARKET ON COURSE TO REACH $50 BILLION IN 2025

ALTO-SHAAM HONORED AS EDUCATION PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

AMAZON RESTAURANTS ADDS DENNY'S

THREE COMMON MISTAKES IN BUY-SELL AGREEMENTS

T&S BRASS ACQUIRES ITALIAN MANUFACTURER

MEET FEDA's NEW MEMBER, GUSTI RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

NPD REPORTS FIVE YEARS OF TRAFFIC GROWTH FOR QSR

STARBUCKS CITES DECLINING FRAPPUCCINO SALES IN DECISION TO CLOSE 150 STORES

ON THE MOVE

MEET FEDA'S NEW MEMBER, HOTELRESTAURANTSUPPLY.COM

HOW TO MAXIMIZE THE IMPACT OF ANALYTICS

FER ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PRESIDENT'S PREVIEW WEBINAR

CURTIS RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT OPENS BOISE LOCATION



INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
Dealers and Distributors Should Embrace the Role of Curator

A BUILDING THAT TELLS A STORY
Wasserstrom's Headquarters from Concept to Completion

COMING TOGETHER TO OVERCOME DESIGN CHALLENGES   
Discussing the Pain Points in Developing Foodservice Spaces

LEEDING THE PATH TO HIGH-PERFORMANCE KITCHENS
What Kitchen Designers Need to Know About Green Building

THE AGENDA — ADVOCACY
Why We Need Legislative Advocacy

THE AGENDA — YOUNG INDUSTRY LEADERS 
ITW Retreat Talks Essentialism

WHO, WHAT, HOW, NOW  
Three Rising Leaders Share Hopes for the Industry

MEET FEDA's ERIN BEDELL
A Q&A With FEDA's Meeting and Event Planner

THE AGENDA —  FEDA ADVOCACY COUNCIL
Making Distribution a Capitol Hill Priority

LEARNING THE INDUSTRY
Young Professionals Discuss Development Programs
 
OUT OF THE BOX 
Learning from Craft Customers to Transform Culture
 
OPERATIONS 
Kitchens for the Next Generations

OPERATIONS
Digital Transformation Drives Success

YOUNG INDUSTRY LEADERS RETREAT 
YIL Members Talk Leadership With Metro CEO