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Papa Murphy’s Files for IPO

2014-03-13 Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc.

Report: February Marks Third Month of Decreasing Sales

2014-03-11 The year continues to be disappointing for the restaurant industry as February again resulted in negative same-store sales, according to Black Box Int...

Sbarro Files for Bankruptcy

2014-03-10 Sbarro LLC filed a petition with the U.S Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S.

Amid Financial Uncertainty, Quiznos Debuts Pasta

2014-03-06 While the corporate team at sandwich chain Quiznos has spent the last few months battling debt and preparing a restructuring plan, the brand’s menu de...

GrubHub Files Proposed Public Offering of Stock

2014-02-28 GrubHub Inc. formerly known as GrubHub Seamless Inc., announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S.

NRA Welcomes New Senior Vice President

2014-02-28 The National Restaurant Association announced the appointment of Sherman Brown as senior vice president of business and financial strategy for its Ser...

StraightPay to Launch Payment App

2014-02-28 StraightPay, a payment and reward application announced its initial product launch to select customers in February 2014, with a complete roll out to t...

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Hires Allen Arroyo as CFO

2014-02-24 Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announced the appointment of Allen Arroyo as chief financial officer.

Firehouse Subs Celebrates Record-Breaking Growth

2014-02-10 Driven by a mission of hearty and flavorful food, heartfelt service, and public safety, Firehouse Subs had another record-breaking year.  ...

NRF Forecasts Substantial Increase in Retail Sales

2014-02-10 The National Retail Federation released its 2014 economic forecast, projecting retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and res...