Industry News

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced the renewal and expansion of its partnership with Healthy Dining, the California-based company that has been at the forefront of restaurant nutrition for...

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that in 2014 its U.S. franchisees opened a total of 422 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, once again...

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, America’s fastest-growing frozen yogurt concept, announced today the appointment of Geoff Goodman as its new President. Goodman, who most recently served as vice president of...

The Modmarket at Denver International Airport is now open to travelers in the center of the B Concourse. The 900-square-foot restaurant is the first of two Modmarket locations at DIA, and the second is...

Gold Star Chili is bringing back its most frequently requested, limited-time-only menu offerings as part of the company’s 50th anniversary commemoration. For its first promotion of the year, Gold...

This January, Teavana is celebrating National Hot Tea Month by encouraging people to start a healthy new tea ritual with the launch of the new Winterberry green tea blend. On Saturday, January 17, ...

Bruegger's Bagels encourages guests to take refuge from the cold winter weather with comfort foods and warm beverages that can only be found at its bakeries, starting today.

Known for its authentic...

Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announced the closing in December 2014 of Roark Capital Partners IV LP with total investor limited partner commitments of $2.5 billion. Fund IV...

After a banner year of introducing the first store redesign in company history, expanding into two new countries, and the successful launch of its popular mobile app “Pretzel Perks,” Auntie Anne's Pretzels...

Panasonic announced a number of new technologies at the 104th annual National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show. These retail solutions, including mobile and fixed point of sales devices and smart shelving...

Pollo Tropical, Florida's fast-casual concept known for its citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken and array of authentic sauces and sides, brings its Tropical Lite menu to all locations this month,...

Billy Sims BBQ, a fast-casual restaurant concept founded by the former Detroit Lions running back and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims, along with cofounder Jeff Jackson, announced an NFL-sized promotion...

Last year ended on a very high note for the chain restaurant industry as December recorded the best same-store sales in three years. The fourth quarter registered the best same-store sales results reported...

Amsterdam Falafelshop announced an aggressive franchise growth plan for 2015 that will continue to fuel the brand’s growth across the U.S.

With six shops currently in operation, Amsterdam Falafelshop...

The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the fifth annual Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards. Whether it be versatile new ingredients, exciting finished products, progressive...

Fast-casual pizza franchise PizzaRev kicked off 2015 with the opening of the chain’s 20th location in just over two years. The new restaurant will open in La Habra, California, next week, one of...