Industry News

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced the opening of Wichita, Kansas’s newest Pie Five restaurant at 2035 N. Rock Road, across from Bradley Fair. It marks the third location in the Wichita market and the sixth...

This holiday season, Krispy Kreme is giving its fans a place to hang out and share a doughnut, coffee, and virtual conversation with friends they haven’t met yet. Using Google’s Hangouts live...

RedBrick Pizza, a fast-casual pizza concept, is launching an expansion campaign to add more than a dozen restaurants in Nebraska over the next three years.

The company will host a VIP Taste &...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop opened the doors to its third location in the nation’s capital, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Following the success of his locations in D.C and Rosslyn,...

La Madeleine announced a multiunit agreement that continues to build momentum for its strategic franchising initiative.

This agreement comes as another indication of la Madeleine’s strength and...

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will launch a new IT strategy that will improve customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction. Rolling out in the first quarter of 2015, the fast-casual, create-your-own pizza...

Project Pie announced a partnership with commercial real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF). The strategic partnership with NGKF will offer Project Pie franchisees comprehensive support to...

Auntie Anne's Pretzels recently opened its first location at Universal Orlando Resort.The store at Universal CityWalk is the 13th store opened at a theme park destination since Auntie Anne’s...

SG Blocks, designer of container-based structures, announced it is partnering with Bareburger on a new restaurant in Plainview, New York. The firm will be supplying its GreenSteel product, the structural...

Restaurant Brands International Inc. announced its new executive leadership team and Board of Directors. The new leadership team is comprised of senior executives from the Tim Hortons and Burger King brands...

As the restaurant industry struggles to entice more consumer visits, consumer attitudes and behaviors are shifting. Bonnie Riggs, restaurant industry analyst at The NPD Group, a leading global information...

Colorado-based fast casual Modmarket rolled out its winter menu items today in all locations. The seasonal menu has a healthy, sustainable, and hearty intent with both new and returning entrees.

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Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast-casual restaurant concept featuring fresh and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, announced that Bob Bafundo, who has led company and franchise operations for...

The holidays are a time to be grateful and to give back, and that's what KFC plans to do with the launch of its #FillUpForGood campaign. Teaming up with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger...

Talk of menu labeling has swirled around the industry since 2010, with the passage of section 4205 of the Affordable Care Act. On November 25, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the long-...

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced today that it has awarded up to 10 franchise units to accomplished restaurateur Mark Mehrizi. He and business partner Ford Lankford plan to open their first Pie Five in the...