Industry News

Project Pie named former McAlister’s Deli executive Peter Wright as its vice president of franchise development. Wright joins the leadership team tasked with driving continued franchise growth and sales for...

Atlanta-based Fresh To Order opens for the first time in Knoxville, Tennessee, this week. The fast-casual restaurant serves up entrees, Panini sandwiches, soups, and salads made to order in less than 10...

Chick-fil-A is launching two new features—mobile payment and mobile ordering—within the Chick-fil-A Mobile App to help guests save time and ensure a convenient and personalized experience.

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Church’s Chicken will debut its brand new, state-of-the-art food truck on Monday, December 8th,when the mobile restaurant departs Atlanta, Georgia and embarks on a multi-state journey. The food...

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt announced the launch of its annual Koins for Kids fundraising campaign to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.

Now through December 12, 2014, all...

Starbucks Coffee Company announced the opening of its first Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, nine blocks away from its original store in Pike Place Market. This...

United States Beef Corporation (US Beef), Arby’s largest franchisee, headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced several executive management changes that reflects its expansion, and provides leadership...

Potbelly Corporation announced a franchise growth plan targeting North Carolina—a strategy that will position the lively neighborhood hangout for expansion into communities in all corners of the market,...

BurgerFi, one of the fastest-growing better burger concepts, known for its, burgers, fries, and frozen custard, announced the opening of its first Jupiter, Florida location. The new store, opening Thursday...

Merchant Link, a leading provider of payment gateway and data security solutions, announced the release of its Apple Pay contactless payment solutions for MICROS integrated point-of-sale systems.

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Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading juice bars and smoothie franchises, will open its third location in Huntington Beach, California, in mid-to-late December 2014. The new location is the first...

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands Inc., announced several strategic leadership changes to support domestic and international expansion as part of its plan to become a $14 billion brand by 2022....

Starbucks Coffee Company chairman, president, and chief executive officer Howard Schultz and other company leaders detailed Starbucks five-year strategic growth plan today at its biennial Investor Day,...

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, the fast-casual Italian restaurant, recently opened at The Shops at 3 Corners, 8236 Kirby Dr., Suite 160, in Houston.

Local resident Asif Malik, an experienced hospitality...

Wahlburgers, a burger restaurant founded by brothers Mark, Donnie, and Paul Wahlberg and subject of the popular A&E TV reality series, announced multiunit franchise deals in Florida and New York,...

PizzaRev announced the launch of a comprehensive nutrition portal including complete allergen information and nutrition calculator, built by Nutritionix. PizzaRev is the first fast-casual pizza franchise to...