Industry News

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...

KDM P.O.P. Solutions Group has been awarded a 2014 Premier Print Award for outstanding achievement in the production of Point-of-Purchase Materials for Hardee’s.

The Premier Print Awards is the...

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Chips Ahoy! cookie and satisfy the most discriminate chocolate cravings, the Dairy Queen system, a Berkshire Hathaway company, debuts the new Chips...

McAlister’s Deli is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, and through August 15, the chain will offer new, limited-time tumblers at all participating locations across the country. In...

Fatburger and Buffalo’s Café opened their first cobranded location in Islamabad, Pakistan. BIL Foods brought the two restaurants to Pakistan’s capital. This will be the second location to be opened by BIL...

FOCUS Brands Inc., the franchisor and operator of Carvel, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, and McAlister’s Deli, tapped rapidly growing restaurant supply chain buying...

KFC Canada is keeping things Fresh with the announcement that its new urban fast-casual concept, first piloted in December 2013 as KFC Select, is expanding. 

“KFC Fresh began as Canada’s incubator...

Steak ’n Shake, known for its Original Steakburger and hand-dipped milk shakes, will celebrate the grand opening of its first California restaurant in the city of Victorville at 12160 Mariposa Road on July...