Industry News

Chick-fil-A, Inc., named longtime Chick-fil-A executive Dan T. Cathy—son of company founder Truett Cathy—as president of the Atlanta-based chain. Dan Cathy was named president to succeed James L...
Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq/NM: SONC) will provide an online Web simulcast of its third quarter 2001 earnings release conference call on Tuesday, June 26, 2001. During this call, management will comment...
Wendy’s Sizzlin’ Sounds of Late Night – a national songwriting contest being conducted this summer – will encourage amateur songwriters to compose a fun, original song about their hamburger...
Taco Bell and Paramount Pictures join to promote the live-action movie "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,'' which opens in theaters nationwide on June 15, 2001.

Lara Croft has become a worldwide...

CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today that Andrew F. Puzder has been appointed to its board of directors. Puzder is filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Tom Thompson....
New Line Cinema has signed a groundbreaking agreement with Burger King Corporation to launch a worldwide promotional program supporting the December 19, 2001 debut of the epic adventure trilogy "...
Panda Express announces its first freestanding location on the East Coast in Bethesda, Maryland on June 7.

Operated by the family-owned, South Pasadena, California-based Panda Management...

go2®, the world's first wireless location-based directory and information services platform, today announced an agreement with Blimpie® International Inc. (AMEX:BLM), the world's largest,...
Subway Restaurants and Cartoon Network (Turner Broadcasting System Inc., a Time Warner Co.) are working together to produce a fun-filled toy promotion as part of Subway's Kids' Pak meal. It...
At today's annual meeting of shareholders in Austin, Texas, Schlotzsky's Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) chairman and CEO John C. Wooley will outline the company's growth and financial strategy that includes...
Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc., will make a substantial corporate donation to The American Red Cross this summer.

The donation will be based on the sale of Super Mike combo meals (...

In an innovative expansion of its traditional line of business, The Coca-Cola Company's Fountain division is launching good answer, a new service that focuses on building guest satisfaction for...
Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today reported that for the four-week period ended May 19, 2001, U.S. blended same-store sales at company restaurants were up 4%. Tricon's...
Infinium (NASDAQ:INFM), a provider of integrated enterprise business solutions and services, honored Sonic Corp., which franchises and operates the nations' largest chain of drive-in restaurants...
Jack in the Box, Inc. announced recently the promotion of two executive officers: Linda A. Lang to senior vice president , marketing, and David M. Theno, Ph.D., to senior vice president, quality...
AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFCE), the franchisor and operator of Church's Chicken(TM), Popeyes® Chicken...