Industry News

Hardee’s announced today the introduction of Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes...
Wendy’s International, Inc. today announced that Brion Grube has been named chief executive officer and president of its Baja Fresh Mexican Grill subsidiary. The appointment is effective...

Kokopelli Franchise Company announced that a Phoenix-based investment group has purchased the franchise rights for a Kokopelli Mexican Grill Restaurant, a fast-casual Sonoran restaurant, in...

Taco Bell customers now have a chance to claim a Mexican treasure with their next drink order, thanks to the company’s national beverage promotion supporting its exclusive Mountain Dew Baja...

New World Restaurant Group, Inc. has announced a new ad campaign to launch the company’s gourmet brand, Einstein Bros. Café. “Inspiration at every table” breaks in print, outdoor, television,...

PJ’s Coffee, founded 26 years ago in New Orleans, announced it will soon introduce 11 PJ’s Coffee...

There will be a new kind of Ichiro Suzuki card available to baseball fans this season as Starbucks, together with Major League Baseball and the Seattle Mariners, debuts a commemorative...

Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc. today announced that Bruegger’s will expand to Southwestern Wisconsin. The company signed an agreement on March 30th with a new franchise group to develop a total...

The clock is ticking. The stress is mounting. April 15th is right around the corner. But, this year, Dunkin’ Donuts is teaming up with H...

Shane’s Rib Shack, a three-year-old, tin-roofed rib shack operating in a rural town 45 minutes outside Atlanta, goes through about 40 gallons of its private label Shane’s Sauce each day, a...

El Pollo Loco announced today it has signed an agreement with franchise entrepreneur Amer Hammoud and Hammoud Inc. to develop three El Pollo Loco restaurants in Texas by 2008. Mr. Hammoud has...

It’s A Grind Coffee Franchise, LLC, a leading national specialty coffeehouse concept that offers gourmet coffee and espresso beverages, recently announced the appointment of Jose Luis Urruita...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s general counsel, Montgomery “Monty” Moran, has become the restaurant chain’s new president and chief operating officer. Moran succeeds Kevin Reddy, who recently...

Atlanta area law enforcement officers will kick off the first weekend of the nationwide Special Olympics fundraising program, “Cops on Doughnut Shops,” in partnership with Krispy Kreme...

First thing this morning, Burger King Corporation will launch the newest additions to its line of flavorful and indulgent breakfast sandwiches: the Enormous Omelet Sandwich and the Western Omelet...
The inaugural Nathan’s Famous World French Fry-Eating Championship will take place at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31 at the Nathan’s Famous location in Oceanside, New York. Expected to compete is...