Industry News

Deerfield Beach, Fla--June 25, 2002--Health Express USA , has opened its second Healthy Bites Grill quick-service restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida, a prototype unit that will serve as a training...
Chicago— June 25, 2002—SAP AG today announced at Retail Systems 2002 Conference...
San Diego, Ca.—Recently two of Jack in the Box's ads earned one of advertising's top honors, the Gold EFFIE presented by the New York American Marketing Association,. The two campaigns—"Larry the...
Santa Barbara, Calif.—June 24, 2002— CKE Restaurants, Inc., operator and franchiser of over three thousand-four hundred restaurants in the United States and internationally, introduced today...
Steak n Shake Company announced that on June 24th, it will open its 400th restaurant at 11665 Commercial Drive in Fishers, Indiana. Several activities are planned to recognize this important...
Atlanta, GA—June 20, 2002—Dow Jones Newservice reported today that Royal Capital Corp. has become the largest franchisee of Church's Chicken by purchasing fifty-seven additional...
Irvine, Calif.—June 20, 2002—Taco Bell today turned up the volume with a $15 million advertising commitment on the MTV Network. The agreement puts Taco Bell center stage as the exclusive quick-...
According to reports published by Reuters a management team led by Burger King chairman John Dasburg and backed by Texas Pacific Group is nearing the close of a $2.3-billion deal to...
Louisville, Ky—June 20, 2002—Yum! Brands, Inc. today reported that during the four-week period ended June 15, 2002 (Period 6), estimated U.S. blended same-store sales at company restaurants...
Golden, Colo—June 19, 2002—Boston Market Corporation, the fast-casual restaurant chain known for its home-style meals, has refreshed eighty-six of its New York City tri-state Area restaurants in...
San Diego, Ca,—June 18, 2002—This morning, Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE:JBX) raised its earnings forecasts for the third quarter to 60 cents per share, a 3 cents rise for earlier estimates. The...
St. Louis, Missouri—June, 18, 2002—Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. this month introduces its newest product offering, the Philly Roast Beef Sandwich. The sandwich is the chain's latest offering to...
Anaheim, Calif—June 17, 2002—Carl's Jr. plans to offer three new menu items beginning Wednesday, June 19th. For a limited time only, participating Carl's Jr. restaurants will offer the Grilled...
New York, NY—June 17, 2002—According to the Strait Times Burger King has joined with its number one competitor McDonald's and several other food and foodservice company to create a program...
Oak Brook, Ill.—June 17, 2002—McDonald's Corp. announced that it expects its second quarter results to rise for the first time in six consecutive declining quarters. Jack Greenberg, Chairman and...
Dallas, TX— June 17, 2002—Burger King Corporation today awarded the Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) with an Award of Excellence for "its ceaseless efforts to support U.S. servicemen...