Schlotzsky's

Quick service chains apply for trademark names to secure competitive advantage.
April 2014

Trademarked dishes give brands valuable name recognition.

Schlotzsky’s is spicing things up this summer as it brings back two popular sandwich combinations and unveils a third for its ‘Hot Hitz’ summer promotion.

Through August 28, 2011, the famous fast-casual restaurant concept, home to The Original round toasted sandwich...

Schlotzsky's, home of The Original round toasted sandwich and famous fresh-from-scratch buns, will open its newest "Lotz Better" location on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 9624 E. Arapahoe Roadin Greenwood Village, Colorado, adding more than 25 jobs to the local economy and bringing...

May 2011

Quick serves could be poised to step up their franchising efforts as soon as the credit market thaws and while available real estate remains cheap. Some experts say that minority-franchisee recruitment will be a particular area of focus, as franchisors pursue the value minorities bring to...

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...

The triple threat of Schlotzsky’s Bacon Smoke Cheezy Three-zy sandwiches were such a big hit during their debut, the company is bringing them back for an encore performance. The Chicken & Bacon Smoke Cheezy, Turkey & Bacon Smoke Cheezy, and Ribeye Steak & Bacon Smoke Cheezy...

Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report. The report highlights the brands that made the most significant media impact online between September and November. Despite declining nearly 20 percent since the...

The National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI) announced that Schlotzsky’s is among this year’s “50 Top Franchises for Minorities.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by such a prestigious national organization for our dedication to actively recruit and...

Food & Entertainment, a Middle East developer representing 11 brands, will open the first store next year.
September 2010

There’s something about the smell and taste of freshly baked bread that triggers powerful, positive emotional responses in most of us.

Psychologists have noted that the aroma of baked bread evokes happy childhood memories, comfort, and even tender feelings...

September 2010

From his Colorado office, Boston Market CEO Lane Cardwell is targeting some free agents—dining free agents, that is.

“There are some customers out there open to where they’ll be eating, and Boston Market is happy to capture that business,...

August 2010

When the iPad was introduced in late January, the tech world buzzed about the gadget’s possibilities and visionary applications. Two of Apple’s other signature products, the iPod and iPhone, sparked such revolutionary momentum that creative minds swirled...

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-...

Sandwich chain to run Route 66 promotion through August 29, with three sandwiches based on stops along the infamous highway.
The 28th Annual Schlotzsky’s Bun Run benefiting the Austin, Texas, Young Men's Business League Sunshine Camps is scheduled for Sunday, May 2.
The 2010 Bun Run is set for May 2, and early registration was extended until April 8.
All future units of the sandwich chain will sport a new design and be cobranded with Cinnabon.
The deli chain will be serving its Hip Chick Trio, three different chicken sandwich options, now through May 30.
Schlotzsky's is asking customers to go online to vote for their favorite T-shirt design for the Annual Schlotzsky's Bun Run in Austin, Texas.
Synq Solutions boosts client roster in the second half of 2009 by signing Burger King, Qdoba Mexican Grill, and Schlotzsky's Deli, among others.