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Growth Slows But Remains Positive For Restaurant Sales

2015-06-08 Same-store restaurant sales were up 1.1 percent during May, which represents a 0.8 percent drop from the growth rate reported for April.

CREAM Franchises in California's Central Valley

2015-06-08 CREAM, a San Francisco Bay Area-based dessert franchise that specializes in high quality ice cream sandwiches and other confections, has inked a franc...

Restaurants Lead in Post-Recession Growth

2015-06-08 The National Restaurant Association's (NRA) chief economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends.

People's Choice: The Unlikely Pioneers At Pincho Factory

2015-06-08 Less than a week before becoming the co-founder of Pincho Factory, Nedal Ahmad placed a frantic call to his cousin after discovering the mere $6.27 le...

Spending Increases With Consumer Confidence

2015-06-03 Thanks to increasing wages, the lowest jobless rate since 2008, and improved consumer confidence, Americans feel more comfortable accruing debt and ha...

Muscle Maker Inc. Acquires Healthy Lifestyle Grill

2015-06-03 Muscle Maker Grill, the rapidly growing fast-casual restaurant brand, which promotes a healthy lifestyle by offering its guests a nutritious alternati...

Neapolitan Express Teams Up With Fransmart

2015-06-01 Neapolitan Express is carrying the momentum of its successful eco-friendly mobile Neapolitan Pizzeria into an agreement with Fransmart, the global lea...

Packaging Merger Forms WestRock Company

2015-05-28 WestRock Company was announced today by MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) and Rock-Tenn Company as the name for the new company when the two packaging le...

Cafe Rio Hires Sonic Exec as President and CFO

2015-05-27 Cafe Rio Mexican Grill announced that Steve Vaughan has joined the company as president and CFO.