Industry News

Talk of menu labeling has swirled around the industry since 2010, with the passage of section 4205 of the Affordable Care Act. On November 25, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the long-...

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced today that it has awarded up to 10 franchise units to accomplished restaurateur Mark Mehrizi. He and business partner Ford Lankford plan to open their first Pie Five in the...

CiCi's Pizza announced new chief financial officer Jim Lebs, who brings a 20-year track record of streamlining and implementing organizational structure, technology, and business processes to the company....

Planet Sub recently announced via its Facebook and Twitter pages that it will once again be running its annual "12 Days of PSub" promotion starting December 12. The 38-store chain will be offering deals...

MOD Pizza announced that it has executed franchise agreements with two new partners to develop 35 restaurants in Michigan and South Carolina. MOD partnered with TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants in Michigan...

The Dairy Queen system is taking over New York City one borough at a time. The company announced the opening of two new DQ Grill and Chill restaurants in Queens and the Bronx, marking the brand’s third and...

Posiflex USA will reveal the MT4008, a new mobile 8-inch tablet system to complement its touch-screen terminal portfolio at NRF15, Booth #2969.

Posiflex, long associated with durability, bridged the...

Today, National Restaurant Association president and CEO Dawn Sweeney unveiled an open letter to policymakers signed by more than 600 women stakeholders hailing the value of restaurant jobs and careers....

The Halal Guys, the New York City–based American halal street-food concept, announced the signing of a new franchise deal for Washington, D.C.

The new franchisee, who worked with Fransmart East Coast...

Carl’s Jr. announced the All-Natural Burger, featuring an all-natural, grass-fed, free-range beef patty that has no added hormones, antibiotics, or steroids. With the introduction of the All-Natural Burger...

Tim Hortons Inc. announced the company's shareholders have approved the transaction with Burger King Worldwide Inc. that will create a new global quick-service restaurant company. Following approximately 99...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is giving guests a taste of TNT’s “On the Menu” with its new limited-edition menu item, Stampede Stew. The fast-casual restaurant chain known for slow-smoked Texas barbecue is...

Zaxby’s Franchising Inc. announced its continued expansion into the Midwest with a multiunit restaurant agreement that is slated to bring 28 new restaurants to the Oklahoma City metro area. The Athens,...

Cousins Maine Lobster (CML) announced that it has awarded 10 franchises in the past five months. The company, which offers freshly prepared Maine lobster rolls, bisques, chowders, and sides from three...

Twenty-five years after moving its headquarters from the suburbs to Detroit’s Fox Office Center, Little Caesars is building a brand-new 205,000-square-foot Global Resource Center, expanding its world...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of multiunit store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop four new restaurants in Colorado over the next several years.

The two franchise...