Industry News

Auntie Anne’s recently announced the launch of a robust loyalty program. Currently one of the few primarily mall-based quick-service brands in the loyalty space, Auntie Anne’s partnered with MICROS Systems...

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the celebrity chef and music line-up for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth, which is making its southern debut on October 18 in nearby Irving, Texas, at Lake Carolyn. The one-day...

ShiftZen, a restaurant scheduling software company based in Durham, North Carolina, announced the promotion of Henrik Pedersen to director of programming. Pedersen will be responsible for directing and...

The folks at Ben & Jerry’s know flavors, and they want their customers to know, too. That’s why the ice cream brand debuted a new menuboard design that puts its well-known flavor lineup front and center...

Jack in the Box is launching three new breakfast items: the Meat Lovers and Grande Sausage Breakfast Burritos, as well as Jack’s new and exclusive Croissant Donuts.

The new foil-wrapped Breakfast...

Taco John’s is spicing up its morning menu. The quick-service restaurant added the Spicy Chorizo Breakfast Burrito to its menu.

“If you’re hungry for breakfast with a kick, the Spicy Chorizo...

Hungry Howie’s Pizza is continuing its expansion in the state of Louisiana with the first location in the city of New Orleans. Hungry Howie’s Pizza, the originator of the flavored crust pizza offers eight...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) earned a 2014 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Restaurant Industry Forecast, the association announced today. The Forecast equips association members with the...

The 10-year-old fast casual Newk’s Eatery brand hired franchise development veteran Chris Cheek to oversee the company’s aggressive growth both through new, seasoned multiunit franchise operators and...

The Dairy Queen system is celebrating a 30-year partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals), during which time local restaurants have raised more than $100 million for local...

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, announced the launch of its annual World Hunger Relief effort with the “Pass The Red Cup” challenge featuring Grammy Award winner Christina...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes restaurants, announced that Ralph Bower, the company’s U.S. president, has resigned effective August 8 to accept a new position. The...

Queso Diablo is back at Qdoba Mexican Grill, and this time it’s here to stay. First introduced in February as a limited-time offer, Queso Diablo is making a permanent comeback and is available at Qdoba...

Paying homage toKFC’s humble beginnings in Corbin, Kentucky—where fried chicken pioneer Colonel Sanders first cooked for hungry travelers at his service station—KFC and the Colonel went back to their roots...

The franchise business model could be in for a shake up if last week's joint-labor ruling regarding McDonald's holds up through the appeal process. Last Tuesday, the general counsel of the National Labor...

Juice It Up!, the raw juice bar and smoothie franchise, announced second quarter sales had increased by 13 percent and average unit volume sales had increased by 16 percent compared to the same period in...