Industry News

AUSTIN, Texas--April 16, 2002--Elite runners, as well as more than a dozen runners who are visually impaired, will join the city's oldest 5K when the starting gun fires at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NEW YORKSE: KKD) today announced an agreement to form one of its largest joint ventures to date,...
TAMPA, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) today announced company restaurant operating margins, as compared to one year ago, jumped 365...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKE Restaurants, Inc.'s Six Dollar Burger™ has received the 2002 Silver Skillet Award in the sandwich category from Restaurant...
TAMPA, Fl. - April 12, 2002- Rally's® Hamburgers awarded Cheri Berganthal of New Orleans a brand new motorcycle customized with New Orleans Saints logos on Thursday, April 4, 2002. Berganthal was...

As reported by Just-food.com: Burger King, the quick-service arm of UK drinks conglomerate Diageo, is set to exit Australia. The group is considering selling its hamburger business to a local...

EATONTOWN, N.J., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New World Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI.OB ) continues to grow its core Einstein Bros quick-casual brand, adding five...
ST. LOUIS, April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) today reported that the Board of Directors has approved a 2-for-1 stock split that will be distributed in the...
The Associated Press reported today on a "BK Veggie" giveway sponsored by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) this past Tuesday in Reno, Nevada. The Reno giveway was part of...
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2002--HMSHost Corporation, the world's largest provider of food, beverage and retail concessions to the travel industry, is working closely with Burger...
CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2002--Rubio's® Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq:RUBO - news) today announced that it is revising first quarter 2002 estimated earnings upwards to be in the...
As reported in Forbes.com by Davide Dukcevivh, Wendy's International (NYSE:WEN) raised its first quarter earnings expectations to 39 cents per share, three cents higher than its original...
ST. LOUIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A web of intrigue, including disappearing posters and other promotional items, has taken over Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. as news of its partnership...
ST. LOUIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA - news) today announced that it was listed this week as the top- performing company, in total return to its...
LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a replay of last year's success that put a free smoothie in the hand of everyone who asked for one, Jamba Juice, the category-defining leader in all-...
Melville, NY (April 8, 2002)-- Chase Merchant Services, L.L.C., a joint venture between Chase Merchant Ventures, Inc., a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase Bank (NYSE:JPM) and First Data Merchant...