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Schlotzsky's, Inc. today reported second-quarter results that reflect continued performance improvements by company-owned restaurants.

For the three months ended June 30, Schlotzsky's...

El Pollo Loco, the Mexican chicken chain, today announced the debut of the Chicken Quesadilla, El Pollo Loco style.

El Pollo Loco's new Chicken Quesadilla combines plenty of the chain's...

Taco Bell today announced a multi-million dollar advertising and product placement deal with The New TNN, basic cable's fastest-growing young-adult network, to extend through the summer of 2003....
This morning Dunkin' Donuts unveiled its new advertising campaign featuring the company's new tagline, "Just The Thing." Beginning on August 15, Dunkin' Donuts customers in the Boston DMA will...

As of this past weekend, 350 of Domino’s 4,800 pizza shops began charging customers a $1 for delivery. Based on the success of those stores, Domino’s will decide by the end of 2002 whether to...

Despite encouraging sales numbers posted earlier this week thanks to a dramatic price cut for its burgers and cheeseburgers, McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) Ltd. reported dour news today: results...
Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE: WEN - News) announced today that its strong sales trends continued in July (Period 7 ended on August 4).

* Same-store sales increased 6% at Wendy's(R)...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. recently entered into a development agreement with Tribecca S.A. De CV for a minimum of 10 locations in the Yucatan peninsula area of Mexico.

Fredy...

Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX - News) announced today that David A. Pace has been named executive vice president, Partner Resources, effective July 26th. In this position, Pace leads the...
McDonald’s Holding Co. (Japan) announced this morning that sales 3, 800 stores increased for the first time since January. For Monday, August 5th, the company reported a 2.3 percent increase from...
Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA - News) today reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales (excluding the one specialty bakery-cafe and closed locations) increased 5.2% for the four...
Rubio's Restaurants Inc. today announced that revenue of $30.7 million for the 13 weeks ended June 30th, 2002 increased 6.2% over revenue of $28.9 million for the same period last year. Year-to-...
Starbucks Coffee Company launched the only large-scale market test of "Starbucks Express" today in Denver. Starbucks Express is a new service that allows customers to order and pay for their...
Today, McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD - News) announced it will redeem all its 6-5/8 percent notes due September 1, 2005.

The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount...

New World Restaurant Group has dismissed Arthur Andersen LLP as its independent auditors. The accounting firm of Grant Thornton LLP will now serve as New World’s independent auditors.

The...