Industry News

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), the industry’s premier leadership development organization, announced that Kraft Foods Group Inc., is the recipient of the SOAR Award. The prestigious SOAR Award...

On the heels of the opening of its third location in California and following its international franchise debut in Dubai, UAE, Slapfish unveils its early expansion plan for 2015 with four new stores set to...

Playful butterflies, swirling coffee beans, delicate flowers, colorful continents, an iconic Starbucks apron, and a detailed night scene all adorn cups that were selected as finalists in the Starbucks...

Pairing Colombia-sourced espresso with a cold-pressed carrot-pineapple juice may sound counterintuitive, but for Verve Coffee Roasters, the combination was a no-brainer. The Los Angeles–based operator...

Church’s Chicken has entered into a 10-unit franchise development agreement with Road Ranger, the leading truck stop, gas station, convenience store, and travel center chain in the Midwest spanning Indiana...

Opening its first Arizona restaurant at Tempe Marketplace in May 2015, Mad Greens will also open a second restaurant in June at the corner of Scottsdale and Acoma in Scottsdale (inside the East Thunderbird...

This Friday, denizens of the nation’s capital will get their first taste of fast-casual pizza chain, Pie Five Pizza. The concept will unveil its newest restaurant in L’Enfant Plaza Center, one block south...

Houston-based Salata, the fast-growing custom salad and salad wrap restaurant company, announced its 26,000-square-foot corporate complex in west Houston. Located on nearly two acres at 16720 Park Row,...

McDonald's Corporation announced that global comparable sales decreased 1.7 percent in February. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S. down 4.0 percent; Europe up 0.7 percent; and Asia/Pacific, Middle...

Ice cream is largely a seasonal business, popular in the warmer months. But for Carvel, an ice cream chain that has weathered 80 winters, the offseason is a perfect time to revamp operations and market...

The National Restaurant Association's chief economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends:

“Despite the challenging winter weather conditions in parts of the country, restaurants...

Bruegger’s Bagels, known for its authentic New York-style bagels, signature coffees, and egg sandwiches, will once again offer green bagels to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day from Saturday, March 14, through...

Net Element, Inc., a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the U.S., today names Eric Kirk as the executive vice...

Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Logan, Utah-based YESCO Electronics, LLC, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer with more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and...

For the 14th consecutive year, Bojangles’ is supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) through its Shamrocks Against Dystrophy in-store fundraiser. Starting Friday March 6, through Sunday, March...

February might have been the worst month on record weather-wise for many regions of the country, but for restaurants, the results were far from dreadful as the industry was able to post its eighth...