Industry News

For the second consecutive year, McDonald’s Corporation tops the Fortune magazine list of Best Companies for Minorities. The annual survey from Fortune evaluates the number of minority...

Officials from the Dunkin' Donuts Northeast Distribution Center (DDNEDC) and the town of Bellingham, Washington, will break ground for a new corporate office and distribution center on Depot...

In celebration of opening its 500th restaurant, CiCi’s Pizza will host the World’s Largest Pizza Buffet in an attempt to set a world record. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 20,...

Pizza Hut has announced the return of its Twisted Crust Pizza for a limited time this summer.

The pizza, which features a seasoned breadstick crust that can be dipped in various sauces,...

McDonald's announced today that its systemwide sales reached record levels for June 2004 and the second quarter. Compared with the same periods in 2003, systemwide sales increased 8.4 percent...

Greg Brenneman, currently chairman and CEO of TurnWorks, Inc., has been named chief executive officer of Burger King Corporation, effective August 1.

In a statement, BK's board of...

Jack in the Box has introduced a skin-on, "Natural Cut" french fry. The new fries are sliced bigger and thicker than the chain's previous fry style and are the only skin-on french fries offered...

Fresh Choice, Inc., will file a voluntary petition to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code today.

According to a statement, Fresh Choice has elevated Tim O'Shea to the...

McDonald’s today unveiled the concept for the re-imaging of its flagship rock and roll location in Chicago. The ‘50s-themed restaurant, located at 600 N. Clark St., will take on a more...

BanTransFats.com, Inc., a California non-profit, has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's for "false advertising regarding its announcement that it was implementing a change to a new cooking...

Whataburger's chief people officer, Sandee Pritchard, has won the Elliot Group’s prestigious Motivator of the Year Award. The award honors Ms. Pritchard, who was chosen from among hundreds of...

Quality Restaurant Ventures, Inc., franchisor of Sobik's Subs sandwich restaurants, and Head West Enterprises, franchisor of Westshore Pizza, announced the signing of an agreement July 6 with the...

It's official: Burger King is looking for its 10th chief exec in 15 years.

The number-two burger chain announced today that CEO Brad Blum has left the company, citing "strategic...

Auntie Anne’s will roll out "the first known carb-conscious, fresh-baked, hand-rolled soft pretzel product" nationwide beginning July 11.

Known as Smart Bites, the pretzels contain one...

The head of Hardee's independent franchisees told CKE Restaurants, Inc., stockholders today that CEO and President Andy Puzder and his management team deserve credit for improved sales and...

Raving Brands has changed the name of its Mama Fu's Noodle House to Mama Fu's Asian House. According to a statement issued by the company, the change reflects a more definitive Pan Asian...