Yum brands

North Texas-Based Smoothie King Appoints New CFO

by | May 10, 2024
Felder spent the last 16 years at global restaurant giant Yum! Brands, most recently serving as chief strategy officer where he led corporate strategy, investor relations, M&A, and Yum’s store innovation efforts.
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The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.
Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.
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Plano-Based Pizza Hut To Offer Free ‘Goodbye Pies’ Through Valentine’s Day
by | Feb 6, 2024
In a heartbreakingly clever marketing stunt, Pizza Hut is offering free Hot Honey "Goodbye Pies" between now and Valentine's Day, while supplies last. Your soul may be shattered, but hey—at least you get some slices.
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The Franchise Game, an African American Franchise Symposium and Trade Show, Is Coming to Plano
by | Aug 24, 2023
Led by Tarji Carter—also known as "The Franchise Player"—and marketing maven Dessie Brown Jr., the inaugural event is a symposium aimed at bringing together experts and industry leaders to discuss the secrets to success, challenges, and opportunities in franchising.
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Smoothie King Adds 3 New Execs to its C-Suite Mix

by | Nov 29, 2022

Coppell-headquartered Smoothie King announced three new additions to its C-suite leadership team.

Chief Marketing Officer Marianne Radley; Chief Information Officer Juan Salas; and Chief People Officer Laura Scavone have been added to company’s C-Suite and will be responsible for leading effective, cross-functional teams to achieve Smoothie King’s strategic business goals, Smoothie King said in a statement....

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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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foodservice
Women’s Foodservice Forum to Honor 3 ‘Industry Titans’ With North Texas Ties
by | Dec 17, 2018
Joseph DePinto, Wyman Roberts, and Greg Creed are among 35 foodservice industry leaders who will be recognized by the Dallas-based WFF.
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Site Selection Ranks DFW No. 1 Most Competitive in Food & Beverage
by | May 25, 2018
The impact of the more than 15,000 food and beverage businesses in DFW is substantial, accounting for roughly 370,000 local jobs. And, DFW remains a center of invention in one of the most competitive sectors in the nation.
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