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Quick service brands enhance nutritional profile of favorite foods like pizza.
April 2014

Industry experts, nutritionists, and menu developers share ideas on how the industry can make classic fast-food dishes healthier.

Quick service restaurants discount to attract new, price conscious customers.
March 2014

Becoming overly committed to discounting produces long-term margin headaches.

Americans increasingly enjoy hot and spicy foods from fast food restaurants.
February 2014

Hot, spicy menu items gaining popularity among diners.

Subway announced plans for a $2, six-inch sub sandwich promotion for the month of December. The deal is good only on its popular meatball and cold-cut subs.

In a still-struggling economy, the chain that set the industry standard with $5 foot-long...

As a sign of appreciation to its fans and customers, the Subway restaurant chain is offering the ultimate “thank you” with Customer Appreciation Month. At participating restaurants, customers can get a regular 6-inch Meatball Marinara or stacked Cold Cut Combo for a wallet-friendly $...

Google announced the launch of its Google+ Pages earlier this month as an opportunity for brands to get involved with the search giant’s new social network. 

And while a recent study shows that a majority of the world’s top 100 brands have already launched a Google+ Page...

November 2011

For most American restaurants, tea had become something of an afterthought among nonalcoholic beverages.

Sure, tea is the world’s No. 2 beverage, second only to water. But as quick-service and fast-casual eateries focused on the expanding number of carbonated drinks and growing...

The Subway restaurant chain is proud to announce that it named Bob Grewal of Orange County, California, as the recipient of its 2011 Development Agent of the Year award for the chain’s Pacific region, during the company’s recent convention in San Francisco.

Chiefly responsible...

Subway Restaurants opened its first California new-concept eatery, called Subway Café, in the historic Gaslamp quarter of San Diego on September 9.

Raghu and Rohit Marwaha, owners of the new Subway Café in San Diego, say the downtown store, located at 1111 6th Ave in San Diego...

The staff of McLean, Virginia-based Subway Development Corporation of Washington (SDC), takes great pride in reaching goals, hitting milestones, and giving back to its communities. As members of the Subway Team, charity plays a big role in the culture of the world’s largest restaurant...

November 2011

When Don Fertman joined Subway in 1981, the company stood as little more than an ambitious regional player. Thoughts of the brand filling the corporate heavyweight shoes it does today seemed remote and distant.

But times have changed.

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced today that it is providing $1,350,000 in financing to Subwayowner, CCreations LLC. United Capital refinanced eight existing stores for the Indiana-based franchisee, and will also provide funding to relocate and remodel some...

At the SUBWAY restaurant chain annual convention held in San Francisco in July, Manitowoc Foodservice was the recipient of two distinguished awards that recognized excellence in customer service and innovation.

Sprint and Google are launching the Google Wallet today to all Nexus S 4G customers, an app that enables consumers to transform their phones into their wallets and make purchases with a simple tap.

With the 63rd annual Emmys slated for Sunday, it seems appropriate that the quick-serve industry also celebrate its top awards—from Zagat.  

This year’s results of the National Fast Food Restaurant Survey showed that several quick-serve categories are becoming...

Despite the negative headlines that the fast food industry tends to generate, a new report shows that the vast majority of opinions about the industry on social media are positive.

A new study by New York City–based research firm Amplicate, “Public Opinion on Fast Food Chains...

The SUBWAY restaurant chain, an industry leader in providing healthier options for consumers, announced the opening of five new green SUBWAY Eco-Restaurants (with more to come), each designed with environmentally friendly aspects to reduce energy, water, and waste consumption in cost-effective...

With the housing market still depressed, food prices on the rise, and unemployment hovering above 9 percent, some economists now fear that the nation is on the verge of entering a second round of recession, if it hasn’t already.

While the prospect of a “double dip” into...

September 2011

Zaxby’s has Doris Roberts, Terry Bradshaw, and Ryan Stiles. Subway has Apolo Anton Ohno, Michael Phelps, and Blake Griffin. Now Starbucks and Lady Gaga are teaming up. The question remains, however, whether star power in a quick serve’s marketing efforts can add up to big sales....

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries has finalized three new master franchise deals with experienced developers for 100 new restaurants across Northern New Jersey, Alabama, Indiana, and Kentucky. The three new development agents will open a mix of franchised and sub-franchised restaurants in...

Subway will be rolling out a limited-time offer, the oven crisp chicken sub, a first of its kind in the industry. The sub is a baked chicken product with the taste of fried chicken, without the fat or the frying. A 6-inch oven crisp chicken sub has only seven grams of fat if ordered on Subway...

The SUBWAY restaurant chain is proud to announce that it has named 12 outstanding franchisees as recipients of its 2011 Franchisee of the Year awards and three highly respected members of its development community as recipients of its Development Agent of the Year awards during the company's...

SUBWAY Restaurants presented the West Alabama Food Bank with a $10,000 donation to feed disaster victims in and around Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The announcement comes after violent storms tore through the region this spring, killing dozens of people and leaving hundreds displaced and hungry amongst...