Top women executives like Cheryl Bachelder are changing fast food for the better
December 2013

Today’s top female executives share the five best lessons they’ve learned throughout their careers.

Quick service companies like Tim Hortons and Cold Stone cobrand their business.
November 2013

Quick serves embrace the power of other brands through products, cobranded units.

March 2011

In many cases, it’s a different consumer out there today deciding where to dine when the urge hits. Throughout the recession, full-service restaurants offered so many fire-sale bargains that those little affected by the economy could almost feel guilty for practically stealing meals when...

March 2011

Just last year, women crossed the 50 percent threshold in the U.S. workforce, and for the first time in history represent the majority of working Americans. Even in our own industry, more than 50 percent of restaurants are now owned by women—a statistic released by the National Restaurant...

Cinnabon is offering new fruit flavors to two of its menu items. The Raspberry Mochalatta Chill and Fruit Topped Center of the Roll are now available for a limited time.

"Since introducing the Center of the Roll, our guests have raved about the portable version of the ooey, gooey...

FOCUS BrandsInc., the franchisor and operator of more than 3,300 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes, announced that Kat Cole was named president of Cinnabon Inc., the 25-year-old market leader among cinnamon roll bakeries with more than 770 locations worldwide.

Throughout the month of October, Cinnabon executed a fund-raising campaign to send "Hugs from Home" to the brave men and women who protect this country.

Cinnabon regulars know what they like. That’s why they weren’t afraid to ask franchisees to create a dish consisting of only the center of the Classic Cinnamon Roll – and franchise partners listened.

When guest requests for this dish began to grow, partners trotted the...

Kat Cole, former vice president of training and development for Hooters of America Inc., joins the Cinnabon team.

Chain is raising money to send “Hugs from Home” care packages to troops stationed in Afghanistan this holiday season through Operation Gratitude organization.
July 2010

The saying goes that two heads are better than one.

At Focus Brands Inc., where the leaders of five distinct concepts are leveraging the power of their collective experience to the benefit of their individual brands, this idea is working on overdrive.

July 2010

At the end of 2008, Kelly Roddy was in the same boat as every other quick-serve executive. The economy was spiraling out of control around him, the average U.S. consumer’s wallet was shrinking, and his task was to figure out how to successfully weather the storm with his Texas-based quick-...

National Nurses Week, May 6–12, to be celebrated with free Cinnabon Classic Rolls for nurses.
Quick-serve locations nationwide felt the need to give customers a break on April 15, whether it was through free food offers or creative pricing related to Tax Day payments.
All mall-based units will give away bize-sized portions of four cupcake flavors on April 15.
All future units of the sandwich chain will sport a new design and be cobranded with Cinnabon.
Chain will find out now that it's launched a new line of cupcakes nationwide.
Agreement will pair Mellace Family Brands' kettle-roasted nuts with Cinnabon's Makara Cinnamon.
Gary Bales to succeed Geoff Hill after Hill joins parent company.
The dessert company will give away a free Classic Roll to nurses May 6-12.
To coincide with its Life Needs Frosting campaign, participating Cinnabon locations will give away free Classic Bites on Wednesday, April 15.
Cinnabon introduces Pecanbon Bites.