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AFC Enterprises has named Kenneth L. Keymer, a 25-year restaurant industry veteran, as president of Popeyes Chicken...

AFC Enterprises announced today that it intends to "explore strategic alternatives" for its Church's Chicken brand, including a possible sale. The company has engaged Bear, Stearns...

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Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill has announced the introduction of the new Fresh...

Ultimate Franchise Systems, a franchise management and venture company, announced today the signing of a letter of intent to acquire Obee's Franchise Systems, owner of Obee's Subs, a growing...

Papa John's announced today a new addition to its "Pizza and Entertainment" campaign.

Beginning May 31, Papa John's customers purchasing four 20-ounce Coca-Cola beverages for $3.99...

Today Carl's Jr. rolled out what it says is the largest burger in quick-serve history: the 1 lb. Double Six Dollar Burger.

"Carl's Jr. has had the largest variety of premium quality...

Back Yard Burgers today announced that the company and YUM! Brands have terminated discussions on a future multi-brand relationship between the two companies.

Under the terms of a...

Buffalo Wild Wings has announced that it will introduce a drinks and dessert menu on May 31. According to the company, this is BWW's first such effort.

"We decided to enter the drinks and...

Today, Jack in the Box restaurants will introduce the Southwest Chicken Pita, a sandwich that features fajita-style chicken and onions topped with black beans and roasted corn stuffed in a...

On the heels of Krispy Kreme's announcement that it had lowered earnings expectations for the first time since it went public four years ago, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the...

Dunkin’ Donuts is making available TestU’s award-winning online preparation course, Skill Navigator: MCAS, to all Massachusetts high school students to help improve Massachusetts...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has lowered its earnings expectations for fiscal 2005 by 10 percent. Scott Livengood, chairman, president and CEO noted in a statement that KK is seeing the effects of...

Today Chick-fil-A introduced The Trim Trio, a combination meal designed for diet-conscious customers, at its 1,135-plus restaurants nationwide. The meal features the chain’s new chargrilled...

Sonic Corp.'s board of directors has approved a three-for-two stock split that will be distributed in the form of a 50 percent stock dividend, the company announced. Sonic's stockholders of...

Jack in the Box's line of Ultimate Salads has grown to include a Greek salad, the company announced. The new menu addition features "spring mix" and romaine lettuce topped with feta cheese...