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The buyout deal between Diageo PLC and Texas Pacific is nearing a close, according to The Wall Street Journal. Inside sources told reporters at the Journal that the two groups are...
Taco Bell is going where no brand has gone before. The same people who brought you the Mir space station "free taco" offer and tried to buy the Liberty Bell have become the first company to adopt...
In the midst of celebrating its 65th anniversary, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. opened its first store in Palm Beach County this morning at 5:30 a.m. The new store will be located in West Palm...
AFC Enterprises, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes Chicken...
Friday afternoon, Moody's Investors Service issued a release revising its outlook for CKE Restaurants, Inc. from negative to stable. Moody's also confirmed all ratings for the approximate $350...
After reviewing International Automated Systems Inc 's new revolutionary self-service fast-food express lanes, called OrderXCEL, Harman's Management Corp. has agreed to test the system in one of...
For a bit less than a value meal, Hong Kong patrons can now choose from a menu of their native dishes at a local McDonalds. On Monday, McDonald's Hong Kong announced that it will begin...
According to Advertising Age,Burger King announced yesterday that within the next three months it will transfer approximately $250 million of its advertising business to two new...
SureBeam Corporation— innovator of the electron beam technology that safely removes dangerous bacteria from food —announced today that American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ) is expanding the use...
Taco Bell today unveiled its summer marketing campaign in support of Austin Powers in Goldmember, which opens in theaters nationwide on July 26. The campaign is slated to run July 14th...
Panera Bread Company announced today an agreement with LA Doughmakers, L.L.C. to open 17 Panera Bread bakery-cafes in central Los Angeles county. This agreement is Panera Bread's second...
Not one of the four bids submitted in last week's Burger King buyout auction was accepted by the chain parent company, Diageo. Sources close to the deal say the British beverage conglomerate...
Although a spokesperson warned that prices could rise again at any time, Japanese McDonald's customers can look forward to a dramatic decrease in the price of the chain's signature burgers and...
On the heels of the successful introduction of the Starbucks Card, Starbucks Coffee Company will now replace unused balances of lost, registered cards.

Whether a customer's card is misplaced...

Church's Chicken, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc., is undergoing a transformation. Instead of simply launching an advertising campaign hyping brand or product attributes, Church's is...