Industry News

Panera Bread Company today reported that systemwide comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 6.6 percent for the four weeks ended January 26, 2002. The breakdown between company-owned and...
Jack in the Box, Inc., operator and franchisor of Jack in the Box restaurants, today announced that net earnings in the first quarter ended January 20 increased 4.3 percent to $26.7 million, or...
Pending its release of audited Fiscal Year 2002 financial statements on March 8, 2002, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., today announced certain key preliminary business results designed to provide...
Amid the spectacle and excitement of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Del Taco, the nation's second-largest Mexican quick-service restaurant chain, today announced it has opened its first new franchise...
Jim Deering, president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., announced that the fast-growing chicken wing chain will reach the 50-store mark by the end of this month.

Currently, 47 Wingstop...

Subway, the world's largest submarine sandwich chain, is announcing the re-appointment of longtime development agent, Wayne Levin.

To aid in the chain's international development efforts,...

As part of the Company's mergers and acquisitions strategy, Wendy's International management announced plans to make a $9 million to $10 million investment in Cafe Express, a concept Wendy's...
Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc., announced increases in its full-year 2002 ongoing operating EPS guidance range to $3.56 - $3.63 from $3.53 - $3.63 and provided guidance for first quarter 2002...
It may not be an official Olympic competition, but building Big Mac sandwiches at lightning speed had all the ingredients of a world-class sporting...
Nathan's Famous, Inc., today reported results for the third quarter ending December 23, 2001.

Earnings before income taxes for the thirty-nine weeks ended December 23, 2001 were $3,342,000...

Equity Marketing, Inc., a marketing services company, today announced that it has been awarded the International Calendar Planning business for Burger King Corporation outside of the U.S./North...
Good Times Restaurants Inc., today reported record earnings and sales results for its first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2001.

The company's first-quarter results reflected the...

Minnesotans are invited to treat their valentines to a unique, steamy experience this year by taking them to White Castle to enjoy some "royal treatment.''

On February 14, customers will be...

Managers of the Western Kentucky area Taco John' s restaurants now have a third BMW automobile to shoot for in their annual "BMW: Best Manager Wins" program. But they need to be good—not just...
Papa John's International, Inc., announced domestic systemwide comparable sales declined 5.3 percent for the four weeks ended January 27, 2002 (Period 1), composed of a 5.0 percent decrease at...
Since opening its first restaurant in 1985, Papa John's has been focused on providing customers a superior-quality pizza, made from the best ingredients available. In celebration of its 17th...