Industry News

Ascentium Capital, a national commercial lender, announced a commitment of $250 million in capital that will benefit national and regional franchisors and franchisees.

The franchise industry is...

Anchor Packaging Inc. announces the addition of a new, smaller roaster to the Nature’s Best line of polypropylene lids and mineral-filled polypropylene bases. Responding to the sustained high protein prices...

First Data, one of the global leaders in payment technology and services solutions, unveiled Clover Mobile, a powerful new mobile point-of-sale (POS) business solution that brings new flexibility and...

Just Salad has partnered with Macy’s Herald Square to open its 19th location in the historic department store on Saturday, November 8.  This 1,150 square foot location on the Women's 4th...

Heartland Payment Systems, the nation's fifth largest payments processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, has acquired foodservice industry enterprise-level POS software provider...

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing build-your-own pizza chain, announced that its 70th restaurant is set to open in March in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. The...

Scottsdale-based Pita Jungle—with 17 locations in Arizona and two in California—announces the appointment of Mike Stevens as its new President and COO for Pita Jungle Franchising Corporation. Stevens brings...

To continue their commitment to Spreading MODness, all MOD stores will donate $1.00 from every pizza sold during the week of November 25-30, 2014 to local charities. For the second year, food banks, meal...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with the Las Vegas Rescue Mission to collect non-perishable food donations at all Las Vegas Capriotti’s locations to provide a Thanksgiving meal to those in need....

Smashburger, the national better-burger restaurant, announced the appointment of Josh Kern to the position of chief marketing officer. Kern brings a wealth of experience in developing and executing...

Atlanta-based Fresh To Order (f2o) will offer self-serve keg wine and local draft beers at its Decatur, Geordia, restaurant, allowing guests to sample the wine and beer by purchasing a beverage card with...

Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop, the national sandwich chain known for its flavorful gourmet subs, is making a difference nationwide by donating over $20,000 for multiple charities.

This summer...

The Dairy Queen system, a part of Berkshire Hathaway, announced that Bajco Gulf LLC, a family-operated quick-service restaurant franchise group, has signed a long-term multiunit agreement to develop DQ...

Americans are sourcing more meals from home than they have in years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company, which just released its 29th annual Eating Patterns in America Report. The...

As part of McDonald’s ongoing dedication to children’s nutrition and well being, San Diego County McDonald’s restaurants are joining with the California Milk Advisory Board to highlight the certified, 100-...

The New Orleans–style barbecue restaurant, VooDoo BBQ & Grill, opened in Pensacola, Florida. VooDoo BBQ & Grill brings together favorite barbecue styles and kicks them up a notch with Caribbean,...