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As part of its "Smile'' campaign, McDonald's Corp. will debut a brand spot during the Academy Award broadcast. The company says the commercial comes with a timeless storyline and big screen-style...
Schlotzsky's, Inc., announced results for the twelve months and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2001.

For the twelve months ended December 31, 2001, the company reported net income of $2....

Burger King Corporation and its franchisees are breaking new ground in the fast food category with the national launch of BK Veggie burger—the first veggie burger available nationally at a quick-...
Combining Mexican-inspired flavors with classic "club'' ingredients, Taco Bell debuted the Club Chalupa at participating stores nationwide for $1.99. The introduction of the product coincides...
Tricon Global Restaurants today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Long John Silver's and A...
El Pollo Loco announced a new advertising campaign and the debut of "Loco,'' a lively, animated spokesbird that will appear in commercials for the Mexican chicken chain.

Following three...

Panera Bread Company reported that net income for the 12 weeks ended December 29, 2001, rose 101 percent to $4,755,000, or $0.32 per diluted share, from $2,369,000 or $0.17 per diluted share (...
There's a cold front fast approaching all Burger King restaurants, and it's bringing a glacier-sized promotion tied to the eagerly anticipated CGI-animated comedy "Ice Age" in its wake.

For...

Following the successful introduction of frozen custard specialty flavors for the holidays, Good Times Burgers...
Consumers across the country celebrated the forty-fifth birthday of the Whopper sandwich by purchasing millions of the sandwiches at the more than 8,200 Burger King restaurants in the U.S. Monday...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., announced sales from corporate restaurants in the fourth quarter increased 21 percent to $46 million from $38 million for the same period in 2000. Total...
Domino's, Inc., announced record results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2001, which ended December 30, 2001. In addition to achieving record earnings, Domino's same store sales growth exceeded...
Beginning March 8, McDonald's restaurants nationwide will salute the Walt Disney World "100 Years of Disney Magic" celebration with a full-scale promotion including a parade of 100 Disney...
The Whopper celebrates its 45th anniversary on Monday, March fourth. Burger King Corporation and its franchisees say they will mark the anniversary by introducing fourteen new products, several...
Wendy's International, Inc., today announced preliminary sales results for the month of February (fiscal month ends on March 3). Same-store sales increased:

• 3.75% to 4.25% at...

Burger King Corporation today announced it is seeking potential new franchisees—entrepreneurial individuals or companies with existing restaurant and fast-food experience who have the right...