Arby's

Quick serve Long John Silver's serves lobster bite option as special Lent offer.

Quick-serve brands capitalize on seafood sales during Lent.

Wendy's/Arby’s Group Inc. has hired Burger King veteran Diana Petrovich-Tao as chief operating officer for its Arby's chain.

“This appointment is a key component of our turnaround plan, as we work to grow sales and profits by enhancing the Arby’s customer...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., selected BBDO New York as its national advertising agency of record.

The announcement comes following an extensive five-phase review by Arby’s executive team and franchise leaders that began...

December 2010

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout,...

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.; ARCOP, Inc.; and Strategic Sourcing Group Co-op, LLC (SSG), honored nine suppliers with Red Hat Supplier Achievement Awards during the Arby’s Worldwide Franchise Convention, on Oct. 3-6 in Phoenix.

The Red Hat Supplier Achievement Awards...

November 2010

Potato fries may have originated in Europe, but Americans have certainly embraced them as their own.

After all, nearly 8 billion servings of french fries were sold in U.S. restaurants during the 12 months that ended in June, according to statistics from NPD Group, a global market research...

Mr. Men and Little Miss characters from the 70’s return in the digital age with Arby's new web application.

TimeManagement Corporation's TMx solution helped The Restaurant Company in maintaining profit margins and controlling labor costs.

Chain is reviewing national agency of record and hopes to choose one by end of year.
Company signs development agreement to open 180 dual-branded Wendy’s and Arby’s restaurants over the next 10 years.
Allyson K. Smith will lead all strategic brand efforts, including brand management, consumer promotions, national and field marketing, advertising, media, and system-wide communications.
New app lets fans morph themselves or friends into their own version of Arby’s Junior, a company icon.
Arby's appointed restaurant veteran Warren Chang to a new post as chief innovation officer.

Amid the global financial crisis, with the world’s largest banks reporting losses in the billions of dollars, Duane Clark, a 24-year veteran of the commercial banking industry, did something he never expected to do: He opened a smoothie shop.

“I always swore I would never go...

New development agreement will bring at least 100 new Arby's to Turkey in the next 10 years.
WAND Corporation's solution is being tested in one of the chain's Wisconsin restaurants.
With the help of Merkley + Partners, New York, Arby's is introducing fan-inspired advertising to promote its newest value menu options.
April 2010

The largest expense that foodservice operators incur, other than food, is employee labor costs. In addition to wages, human capital can cost quick serves countless dollars in employee theft and misuse of the time-management system. With biometric technology, it’s...

WAND Corporation installs its NextGen Point of Sale solution with Carisch Inc., an Arby’s franchisee with more than 70 restaurants.
February 2010

In March of 2008, Subway launched a value deal nationwide that already had explosive success in a number of the chain’s South Florida stores. The introduction of the $5 footlong deal across the U.S. was intended to be an answer to the $1 value menus of industry...

Tom Garrett leaving position he'd held since September 2008; Roland Smith, president and CEO of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, to assume position on interim basis.