Industry News

Tossed, a design-your-own salad, wrap, sandwich, and melt concept, announced the signing of a guest services agreement with the LifeWorks Division of Aramark Services Inc. The deal will take Tossed into...

Wingstop has landed in Honolulu, Hawaii. The wing concept, with more than 690 locations around the globe, recently opened at 1210 Dillingham Boulevard, operated under the ownership of Jon Savage, a partner...

Tracking data from more than 100 national public and private chains that generate more than $40 billion in quarterly sales, the latest from Technomic’s Financial Dashboard finds that the fast-casual...

Juice It Up!, a raw juice bar and smoothie franchise, announced that Beaverton, Oregon–based Juice 55 LLC, led by Brooklynn Lorenze, signed an agreement to bring Juice It Up! to Oregon. The Area Development...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced that more than 4.6 million Croissant Donuts, croissant rings glazed like a doughnut, have been sold nationwide since the introduction of this limited-time offer in November. The...

Great American Cookies announced that it ranked No. 1 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Annual Franchise 500 issue for the fifth consecutive year. In the January 2015 issue, Great American Cookies tops...

As customers finalize their holiday shopping, Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on December 24, citing the trend for customers to push their gift card purchases later and later. Last...

Tulsa, Oklahoma–based Billy Sims BBQ, a fast-casual barbecue concept, opens its 44th location on December 19 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at 322 N. Commerce St. Founded by 1978 Heisman Trophy winner...

BurgerFi is coming to West Roxbury, Massachusetts. The brand dedicates itself to creating burgers that are fresh and made to order, made with natural beef that leaves out all steroids, antibiotics, hormones...

Last week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Jersey Mike’s founder and CEO Peter Cancro honored veterans at a special ceremony on Ellis Island. 

The tribute was part of the nonprofit Wreaths...

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced the opening of Wichita, Kansas’s newest Pie Five restaurant at 2035 N. Rock Road, across from Bradley Fair. It marks the third location in the Wichita market and the sixth...

This holiday season, Krispy Kreme is giving its fans a place to hang out and share a doughnut, coffee, and virtual conversation with friends they haven’t met yet. Using Google’s Hangouts live...

RedBrick Pizza, a fast-casual pizza concept, is launching an expansion campaign to add more than a dozen restaurants in Nebraska over the next three years.

The company will host a VIP Taste &...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop opened the doors to its third location in the nation’s capital, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Following the success of his locations in D.C and Rosslyn,...

La Madeleine announced a multiunit agreement that continues to build momentum for its strategic franchising initiative.

This agreement comes as another indication of la Madeleine’s strength and...

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will launch a new IT strategy that will improve customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction. Rolling out in the first quarter of 2015, the fast-casual, create-your-own pizza...