Industry News

Starting this Thursday, August 6, Taco Bell is challenging everyone to take on its spiciest flavors with the new $1 DareDevil Loaded Grillers. For $1 each, Taco Bell is bringing three levels of heat new:...

As pizza concepts continue to saturate the market, it can be difficult for brands to stand out among their competitors. Posh Tomato, a family-owned concept based in Brooklyn, New York, has two...

Houston-based Salata continues its rapid expansion with its new FIGat7th location—its third location in downtown Los Angeles and 48th nationwide. To celebrate, Salata will offer a free salad or...

Today, Sens. John Boozman (R, AR), Mitch McConnell (R, KY), Michael Bennet (D, CO), Sherrod Brown (D, OH), Joe Donnelly (D, IN), and Mark Kirk (R, IL) introduced the new Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act, a...

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Kevin Durant, 2014 NBA MVP and forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder, are challenging kids across the country to think of creative ways they can improve their own communities....

GE Capital’s Franchise Finance business announced today that it has loaned $11 million to Vitaligent, LLC for the acquisition of 77 Jamba Juice units, making it the largest franchisee in the system.

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Fast-casual restaurant Pei Wei now offers diners access to Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure, and private way to pay. The restaurant, known for its made-to-order, Asian-...

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a national coalition of leading U.S.-based companies committed to hiring at least 100,000 Opportunity Youth by 2018, welcomed additional partners—including Chipotle...

Auntie Anne’s is continuing the fight to end childhood cancer by teaming up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation with a goal of raising more than a half a million dollars this summer to help fund childhood...

Childhood hunger lives in communities large and small across the country, with no regard for geographic or demographic boundaries. In an effort to raise awareness to this issue and help end childhood hunger...

Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed-to-order burgers, is pleased to announce partnerships for new airport locations. Answering the demand for better tasting meal...

The highly anticipated Modmarket in Denver International Airport’s (DIA) C Concourse, near Gate 28, is now open to travelers. This is the second Modmarket location at DIA to open this year. Modmarket...

Penn Station East Coast Subs, the fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, will give customers a complimentary glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade with purchase of any...

Grabbagreen announced its entry into Southern California. The Arizona-based food and juice concept has joined forces with Conehead Investments Inc., and has signed a 95 multiunit franchise and development...

A 3 percent drop in independent restaurant unit counts compared to year ago brought the total U.S. restaurant count down by one percent to 630,511 units, according to a census of U.S. commercial restaurant...

GE Capital’s Franchise Finance business announced that it has provided a $30.7 million loan to Serazen LLC to refinance debt and to acquire and reimage 50 Hardee’s units in Greensboro and Wilmington, North...