Industry News

The Cold Stone Creamery brand continues to pave its way internationally with its newest locations in Kenya. Kahala Brands, the parent company of Cold Stone Creamery, signed a 10-year master franchise...

Charleys Philly Steaks is expanding its international footprint with store openings in the Bahamas and Russia. The brand’s first location in the Bahamas opened in the capital of Nassau. It is located in the...

Wingstop soared to new heights in the second quarter of 2014. Building off its first quarter growth, Wingstop continued to outperform industry averages with a 15.3 percent increase in same-store sales...

Cousins Subs named Gabrielle Lulloff of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as the grand-prize winner of its #GOHOGWILD contest. Lulloff will receive free Cousins Subs for one year. Throughout the 10-week contest period,...

Long John Silver’s will host a community fish fry to celebrate 45 years of company history. On Saturday, August 2, visitors to participating Long John Silver’s locations will receive one fish filet and a...

Frontline International, a provider of Smart Oil Management systems for foodservice operators to better control their fresh and waste oil value, offers a standalone oil filtration unit that can extend the...

Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced plans to enhance the brands’ footprint in Houston and surrounding...

In response to serious consumer and media misinformation about the role grains play in healthy diets, Oldways and the Whole Grains Council are organizing a cutting-edge conference, called Whole Grains:...

Qmyfood is a mobile food-ordering platform designed by a restaurant owner and operator that incorporates patent-pending, location-aware technology. The company’s solution takes the burden off a restaurant’s...

Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick-service restaurant category, announced its new franchise development incentive programs for 2014, its 50th anniversary year. With these significant incentives in...

Ovation Brands announced the appointment of seasoned marketing executive Robert Crews as senior vice president of marketing. In this role, Crews will oversee a team of in-house professionals, plus outside...

Jamba Inc., the health and wellness brand and retailer of juice and smoothies, announced the launch of a new franchise recruiting campaign focused on single-store development in existing and new domestic...

Rita’s Italian Ice raised $300,000 for long-time partner Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for kids with cancer. A check presentation will take place...

United Capital Business Lending, a national business lender specializing in franchise finance, announced that it has provided $10,000,000 credit facility to Ccreations LLC. The facility will recapitalize...

Arby’s launched its meatiest limited-time-offer in company history with the new Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches featuring a trio of different combinations of five premium meats: roast beef, pepper bacon, turkey...

As Southern fare gains popularity across the U.S., one Durham, North Carolina–based biscuit and doughnut shop is rising to the occasion with a newly launched franchising program. Just two years in to the...