In 2017, HT celebrates 20 years of publication, and after two decades bringing insight to the restaurant and hotel industries, we understand the importance of evolving. If one doesn’t adapt to the times, market conditions or consumer demands, failure is certain.
This sentiment is echoed by this month’s cover subject, Laura Rea Dickey, CIO of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. As a 75-year-old brand, she believes the key to longevity is acting like a startup. Dickey shares insights into how the company fosters growth by refusing to settle for adequate technology, instead seeking out cutting-edge solutions.
As HT begins to wrap up the 2016 calendar year, we are already implementing change to hit the ground running in 2017. The magazine redesign is only the beginning. We will be giving our digital channels a fresh layout and design, plus adding new features to bring even more relevant content to readers. We look forward to your feedback to continue to provide content in a package that serves your needs.