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New Investment to Help Grow Piada Across U.S.

2013-09-27 PIADA Italian Street Food, a fast-casual Italian eatery based in Columbus, Ohio, with restaurants in Ohio and Indiana, announced that Catterton Partne...

Einstein Noah Brings On Quiznos Exec as CFO

2013-09-26 Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, a leader in the fast-casual segment of the restaurant industry operating under the Einstein Bros.

NRA Hires VP of Payments and Financial Services

2013-09-24 The National Restaurant Association announced the hire of Jim Higgins as vice president of payments and financial services.

Cloud-Based Payments Co. Gives Local Merchants A Leg Up

2013-09-24 When even a payment-processing company admits that the idea of payment processing is a pain in the side of most local merchants, it’s hard to deny tha...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Receives Triple Dose of Funding

2013-09-17 International Coffee & Tea, LLC, which owns and operates The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf—the oldest and largest privatelyheld specialty premium cof...

Quick-Serve Sales To Rise 4.9% in 2013, Says Packaged Facts

2013-09-06 Quick-service and snack and beverage restaurant sales are back on track for moderate growth, according to “Foodservice Landscape in the U.S.: Chain Li...

Togo's Lures In Franchisees With Reduced Royalties

2013-09-04 Togo’s Eateries, a “West Coast Original” since 1971, announced a royalty incentive for new multiunit franchise agreements.

Wingstop Opens 10 Units In August, Grows 10.3 Percent In Sales

2013-08-29 Wingstop served up one of its busiest growth months in company history.

Alaska’s Seafood Industry Impacts U.S. Economy

2013-08-28 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute released a report titled “Economic Value of the Alaska Seafood Industry,” which measures the impact of Alaska’s...