Quick service restaurants roll out smart phone app payment options for customers

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s all experimenting with mobile payments.

Pizza Patron is a fast food brand leveraging Hispanic growth and expertise.
March 2014

The rapidly growing Hispanic population is causing a major shakeup in the limited-service business.

June 2010

For generations, Americans embraced the traditional dayparts of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and quick serves fell into line with menu offerings and hours that respected the standards of the day.

June 2010

As restaurants look to establish extra color and flavor in their menus, they are discovering that they can easily add a little bit of blue—blue cheese, that is.

Americans are increasingly experimenting with more robust flavors, so the big, flavorful, and salty taste of blue cheese...

In a partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trust, Wendy's will be accepting applications until October 3, 2010, for the next male and female high school Heisman award winners.
GE Capital, Franchise Finance gives $3.5 million credit facility to owner of six Ohio Wendy's to refinance its existing debt structure.
Wendy’s FourCrown Inc. receives FSTEC Technology Innovation Award for use of digital menuboards and POS software.
David Karam and Michael Kupstas will speak at National Food Service Security Council's annual conference in August.
Some brands, like Wendy's, are perceived by consumers to be much more green than they actually are, while others, including Starbucks, are more green than consumers think, a new study says.
Carlisle Corporation implements Syrus Restaurant Information Services to reduce food and labor costs, among other things.
With help from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, donations will be collected from employees and customers to help orphaned children.
WAND Corporation raises more than $80,000 for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption at auction held during Wendy's 2009 Convention.
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...

February 2010

It’s 9 p.m. on a Friday in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and the Cedar Ridge Red Wolves just won their men’s basketball game. Naturally, just as they do with every other home game, most in attendance migrate down the road toward the town’s Bojangles...

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.
Mike Watson will lead WD SRE, the operations engineering group for the restaurant development firm.
Decision to go with WAND NextGen POS follows two years of collaboration between franchisees, WAND, and Wendy's.
January 2010

Money is tighter. Consumers are crabbier. So are many employees. But some executives say the recession has made it even more important for chains to leverage better service into happier patrons.

“Customers have limited funds these days and use more...

First of 35 planned units opens in Lau Pa Sat Festival Market.
RDR Foods chooses solution from BHI Advanced Internet in order to simplify PCI compliance.
POS solutions approved for franchisees nationwide.
The choice was made after months of intense product testing and evaluation.