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Chain Store Guide Captures New Foodservice Industry Trend — Co-Branding

The only source that combines Quick-Serve Restaurants and Convenience Stores with foodservice operations.

TAMPA, Fla., May 12, 2003 — Chain Store Guide(R) (CSG) adds to their product line: the Database of Co-Branded C-stores/QSR Restaurants. This new product features a cross-market database of US and Canadian companies within the restaurant and convenience store industries, including titles exclusive to foodservice operations. It will contain CSG researched restaurant chains with quick serve operations and convenience stores with in-store restaurants.

Information available in the database product includes: basic company information (company name, physical address, mailing address, city, state, zip), phone/fax numbers, URL, Company e-mail address, type of business, total sales, foodservice sales, total units, trade names and key contacts. At the convenience store level data captured includes co-branded restaurant name, franchise affiliation if applicable, primary menu type, type of foodservice offered, primary wholesaler and foodservice decision makers.

The Database of Co-Branded C-Stores/QSR Restaurants offers the industry's highest level of accuracy. All listed companies are updated via phone, fax, mail, or e-mail. One hundred percent of CSG's listings contain a name, address, city, state and zip. Over ninety percent of CSG's databases are CASS (Coding Accuracy Support System) certified via the U.S. Postal Service.

CSG prides itself on its primary research capabilities. Through CSG's in-house research staff, which consists of industry analysts and call center market researchers, they contact every listing in the entire database to update and verify all information.

As the industry leader, CSG's approach in the market place is to provide the most detailed, accurate, timely and actionable foodservice information available in the industry today.

The product is currently available. For more information, contact Carmen Vasquez-Perez at 800-927-9292 or visit CSG's website at:

About Chain Store Guide

Chain Store Guide offers innovative, marketing database solutions and market research products profiling the retail and foodservice industries. As a leader in the information research industry, it is dedicated to providing the most detailed, accurate, and up-to-date information possible. Chain Store Guide is a Lebhar-Friedman company formed in 1934. The company is located in Tampa, Florida.


Carmen Vasquez-Perez

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