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  • Apr 3
    2020

    Social distancing has increased the adoption of online shopping as people spend more time at home. Thus, having an ecommerce presence has never been more important to reduce the distance between you and customers. Yet, many small businesses are ...

  • Apr 1
    2020

    Article by Rachel Austin of Hometown Social Have you ever read a social media post that was so tone deaf or untimely that it turned you off to the brand entirely? Social media can be a powerful tool, but it also has the ability to do more harm to...

  • Mar 30
    2020

      Latest Update: March 30, 2020 The Texas Restaurant Association is committed to providing our members with resources and opportunities to help manage elements within our control. We are your voice and stand together with you in these challenging...

  • Mar 24
    2020
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    We’re all feeling the impact of the rapidly changing environment in the U.S. We see business owners like you doing your best to adapt as states enact curfews and different forms of business closures. There are things we can’t change, but hopefully,...

  • Mar 19
    2020

    If you’re feeling a little bit like you’ve got whiplash keeping up with the ever-changing guidelines around COVID-19, you’re not alone. Cities and states are updating their guidelines for staying healthy by the day, if not the hour. Texas Restaurant...

  • Mar 17
    2020

    Fears of COVID-19 community spread push Texas Mayors to make difficult decisions Yesterday’s decisions in Dallas and Harris counties to close restaurant dining rooms amid an already significant slowdown in consumer traffic will account for a...

  • Mar 16
    2020

    The House recently and overwhelmingly passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), which was supported by the President. Given the unique nature and magnitude of this crisis, as well as the expedited timeframe, there is extremely...

  • Mar 13
    2020

    Members, partners, and fans of restaurants – The health and safety of your employees, guests, and community are always a priority, and as we monitor the current public health situation, our prayers go out to those affected by COVID-19. Updates are...

  • Mar 2
    2020
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    Spring is a terrific time to reflect on where your business is at, and where you’d like it to be. Assess what’s not working, declutter and freshen up. Follow these spring-cleaning tips to improve your brand, operations and bottom line. Put the...

  • Feb 29
    2020

    The Boil Water Notice in Houston was lifted at 11:00am today, following a water main break in Houston on Thursday. View the guide below to ensure your business takes the proper steps to using water again. View guide

  • Jan 7
    2020

    Member Tip for the New Year: A new decade is upon us and we are all getting used to changing the dates from 2019 to 2020 on our checks, contracts and other legal and business documents. Most people are used to shortening dates on checks and legal...

  • Jan 7
    2020
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    Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2020, 9 a.m., at Dallas County Commissioners Court, the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association's 24HourDallas initiative will introduce an anti-human trafficking program. This announcement will take place in tandem with...

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