Industry News

Villa Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen is now open with two new locations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA...

National DCP, the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts, received the 2015 Supply Chain Pioneer of the Year Award from Partnership Gwinnett during their...

Sub lovers from coast to coast can make a substantial difference tomorrow by joining Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving.”

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh-sliced, fresh-grilled subs, is...

Rita’s Franchise Company, the franchise company of the world’s largest Italian Ice concept, Rita’s Italian Ice, announced it completed a refinancing of the company’s debt with leading lenders SunTrust Bank...

After years of trial and error, Panda Express introduced its new Chinese Spare Ribs last week. Slow-cooked, bone-in ribs are rare within the limited-service sector, and Panda Express's rendition will be...

McAlister’s Deli announced today it is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth. The brand is seeking experienced multi-unit restaurant operators to help expand McAlister’s presence in the market through...

In its 14th consecutive year of issuing a Global Responsibility Report, Starbucks offers its perspective on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st  century and shares its...

Pizza Hut Restaurants announced today that it has chosen to license APT’s Test & Learn and Menu Analyzer software suite to improve its data-driven decision-making across capital investments, pricing,...

Imangi Studios, the developers behind mobile mega-hit Temple Run, and SONIC Drive-In announced the release of Temple Run–themed toys available exclusively with the purchase of the restaurant franchise’s...

Pollo Campero, the world's largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, saw an 11.8 percent same-store sales growth at comparable U.S. stores for the period January–February 2015. This continues a strong trend...

Chanticleer Holdings Inc., owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced that it will bring BGR: The Burger Joint to the Springfield Town Center in Springfield...

Wienerschnitzel, the world's largest Hot Dog chain, has teamed up with Skate For Change, a non-profit organization that encourages youth to give back to the homeless and lesser fortunate in their...

Pretzelmaker has taken its best-selling Pretzel Bites and stuffed them with mozzarella cheese. The national pretzel bakery, known for being a leader in product innovation, created Mozzarella Stuffed Bites...

Dog Haus, a Southern California–based hot dog concept, is in the final stages of implementing self-service beer stations in two locations. The self-serve iPour system allows customers to pay for a pre-...

Dating back to 2009, Steak ‘n Shake has attained 24 consecutive quarters of same-store sales increases.  This sales growth has been propelled almost exclusively by a nearly 40 percent cumulative growth in...

Unified Office Inc., a managed services provider offering hybrid cloud-based virtual communications services, announced today that MAR Pizza Group, one of the largest Domino’s franchisees with more than 70...