El Pollo Loco Unveils New L.A. Mex Restaurant Design with Enhanced Off-Premise Convenience and … | Money

The restaurant designs share an enhanced digitized experience – including cubbies for mobile to-go orders, a double drive-thru with digital menu boards, and GPS-enabled curbside pick-up, all integrated with the company’s dynamic and versatile mobile app.

To honor the brand’s heritage and highlight what makes El Pollo Loco so unique, subtle brand cues permeate throughout the entire restaurant, from the cleaver door handles (which is a nod to the fact that all chicken is cut to order) to the turning fork chandeliers (which repurposes a tool of trade used by the brand’s skilled Grill Masters). Similarly, murals, imagery and city maps evoking the brand’s 40-year Los Angeles hometown roots on the interior and exterior walls.

“Where you will see our commitment to design manifest itself in the most dramatic of ways is with our new restaurant of the future,” said Brian Carmichall, Chief Development Officer at El Pollo Loco. “To

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Egg Harbor convenience store sold for new condo and retail development

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EGG HARBOR – The way is clear for a new condominium/retail mixed-use development downtown, after the sale of a longstanding business and its 97-year-old stone building was recently finalized.

Mueller’s Mini Mart convenience store is now closed, and its building will be retained and upgraded following its sale to The Residences of Egg Harbor, LLC, a consortium of four brokers and developers with Creative Business Services/CBS-Global in Green Bay.

Developers Tom Martin, Michael Schwantes and Bob Wolter of Green Bay-based Creative Business Services/CBS-Global completed their purchase of Mueller’s Mini Mart convenience store in Egg Harbor, with plans to redevelop the property into condominiums and retail space under the name The Residences of Egg Harbor. Shown from left in front of the store are Bob Mueller, Jr., Schwantes, Mary Mueller, Wolter and Martin. (Photo: Courtesy Creative Building Services)

The original proposal for The Residences, announced in January, called for a

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South Korean convenience store chain to offer robot delivery

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (UPI) — A South Korean convenience store chain has announced plans to launch a robot delivery service, as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes the service industry to go contactless.

GS Retail, which runs the ubiquitous GS25 convenience store brand, announced Monday the robot service would be rolled out at its outlet in western Seoul.

“So many South Korean conglomerates and startups are working on the technologies related to delivery robots,” said Choi Sung-lok of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute. “Technical development and social change will bring about more delivery robots.”

Customers will make orders through an instant messenger, triggering a store clerk to place products on the robot while inputting the destination and the customer’s mobile phone number.

Then the 4.3-foot-tall robot will carry the items to the customer, who can unlock a drawer on the robot’s body by typing a PIN after getting a message that

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