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FE&S Fields Forecast Study

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies invites all of its subscribing operators and dealers to participate in its 2011 Forecast Study. This study tracks industry performance from the past year and casts an eye toward the anticipated business environment for 2011.

All responses are anonymous and used collectively to provide a composite look at where the industry is headed during the next calendar year.

To participate, click on the appropriate links below:

Operator Forecast Study

Dealer Forecast Study

Church’s Taps Bowie to Lead U.S. Operations

Church’s Chicken named John Bowie president of its U.S. operations. Bowie comes to Church’s from Friendly’s Ice Cream Corp., where he served as senior vice president of restaurant operations since 2007.


Prior to Friendly’s, Bowie spent 13 years with Wendy’s International, holding positions in marketing and general management.


In his new role, Bowie is responsible for overseeing all company and franchise restaurants operations.