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Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc., on Thursday reported that its January U.S. sales at restaurants open at least a year rose 5 percent, led by increases at its Taco Bell and KFC outlets.

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Abe Dortheimer, a Vietnam veteran and president of Silver Lining Marketing, recently opened a new A...
Minutes before the big game on Sunday, February 3, the two teams will be focused on getting into the end zone, but Pizza Hut wants the millions of viewers on the other side of the TV getting into...
Panera Bread Company announced an agreement with Mark and Monica von Waaden of Austin, Texas, to open twenty Panera Bread bakery-cafes in portions of Harris, Brazoria, and Fort Bend Counties in...
Despite a struggling economy in 2001, Chick-fil-A's sales continue to grow. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc., announced year-end 2001 systemwide sales of $1,241,941,554, a 14.35 percent increase...
In keeping with its rich cultural roots, Panda Express, the nation’s largest Chinese restaurant brand, is launching a five-week Chinese New Year promotion to celebrate the Year of the Horse at...
U.S. troops serving overseas on deployment zones this winter are enjoying a little taste of home, thanks to the Army Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) and Burger King Corporation. Burger King...
Burger King Corporation announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture granted the company's petition for enforcement of the Federal Humane Slaughter Act, paving the way for stepped up...
Domino's Pizza announced it has consolidated its advertising agency relationships from four agencies to two, and named J. Walter Thompson the company's agency of record.

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Jack M. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of McDonald's Corporation, promoted Jim Skinner to president and COO of the McDonald's Restaurant Group, with operating accountability for the company's more...
At the company's 2002 annual meeting of stockholders, Clifford Hudson, chairman and CEO of Sonic Corp., announced that Sonic's board of directors had approved a three-for-two stock split that...
The star of KFC's advertising campaign, Jason Alexander, is teaming up with '85 Super Bowl champions Jim McMahon and William "The Refrigerator" Perry for several Super Bowl–themed television...
Pizza Inn, Inc., reported earnings per share for its second quarter ended December 23, of 6 cents, versus 5 cents for the same quarter last year. Net income was $567,000 versus $529,000, on...
Whataburger, Inc., recently honored Austin store general manager Ahmad Ghacemi as the first-ever recipient of the chain's Thomas E. Dobson Award.

The annual award was created to recognize...

Subway Restaurants announced it has opened its first location in India, calling it "another important milestone in the international development of the world's largest submarine sandwich chain...
Reuters is reporting that McDonald's temporarily shut two stores in Sydney on Tuesday after a number of its outlets in Australia's largest city received suspicious envelopes containing white...