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Steak n Shake today announced its revenues and earnings for the fiscal first quarter 2005 ended December 22, 2004.

Highlights of the first quarter include: total revenues increased 10....

A suit filed in 2002 by two teenage girls from New York claiming McDonald’s made them fat is back in court. The Bronx teenagers claim that Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs made them obese. They...

The international relief effort underway in the Indian Ocean is one of the biggest in world history. Many of our industry’s top players are doing their part to help those devastated by the...

During Thursday's season premiere of "The Apprentice," Trump's management team served up a mammoth task to the latest crop of contestants: name, build, market, and sell a new menu item at...

Whataburger, Inc. announced today that its president and COO Tim Taft will be leaving the company. No explanation why was given.

Whataburger Chairman and CEO Tom Dobson will assume the duties...

Rubio's announced that revenues for the fourth quarter and year ended December 26, 2004, rose 7.1% (to $32.7 million) and 9.9% (to $137.4 million), respectively. Comparable store sales for...

After Pizza Hut discovered that 57 percent of pizza-eaters like to dip their pizza into sauces, the company redesigned the basic pizza and sliced it into 16, 1-inch by 4-inch rectangular...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has taken a number of important actions to address the company's current situation.

Stephen F. Cooper has been named...

Cold Stone Creamery announced plans to development additional ice cream franchises in Louisiana. It has plans to open five stores in 2005, and 15 additional Louisiana stores are projected to...

McDonald's Corporation announced today that Charlie Bell, the corporation's former president and CEO, died Sunday of colorectal cancer in his hometown of Sydney, Australia

"This is a...

Cosi, Inc., owner and operator of 88 fast casual restaurants in 11 states and the District of Columbia today reported that revenues for the fourth quarter ended January 3, 2005, were $28.5...

Black Enterprise magazine announced today the inclusion of two of McDonald's® African American executives, Don Thompson and William Lamar Jr., among its "75 Most Powerful Blacks In...

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill has introduced a burrito meal deal, for a limited time, based on their popular HealthMex® menu that features items that are lower in fat. The combo includes a...

Coca-Cola might introduce a new coffee-flavored cola, to be called Blak, says Morgan Stanley analyst, Bill Pecoriello in a research note. “We think the timing may be better today for launching...

Today, McDonald's announced its renewed relationship with Bob Greene, physical fitness expert and author of the new book, Total Body Makeover. Greene has signed with McDonald's in 2005 to...
Now through March 6, 2005, El Pollo Loco is offering a whole chicken—eight pieces—plus nine tortillas and plenty of salsa for just $3.99 with the purchase of any family meal. Those who purchase...