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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the nation's oldest fraternity established for college-educated African American men and Church's Chicken™, one of the world's largest quick-service chicken...

McDonald's U.S. owner/operators have overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive U.S. business plan featuring value menu, national advertising, and restaurant enhancements.

The plan, which...

KFC, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM - News) and the leading quick-service restaurant chain in China, announced the debut of the country's first drive-thru restaurant. The drive-...

Sherry Ulsh, the senior director of Marketing Finance and Analysis for Burger King Corporation, was honored today by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women with a certificate of...

Several restaurant analysts are reacting negatively to the plan to bolster U.S. sales announced by McDonald’s management late last week.

Analysts are expressing doubt about the announced...

Burger King Corporation today announced the largest new product and menu launch in its history with the nationwide rollout of the 99 cent BK VALUE MENU™. This permanent addition to the Burger...

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News) today reported estimated U.S. blended same-store sales at company restaurants increased 3% during the four-week period ended September 2002 (Period 9)....

Jack in the Box (NYSE:JBX - News) has announced a major cut in its fourth quarter earnings expectations as a result of slower sales, costs related to store closings, and the settlement of a...

Colombia, the world’s third-largest coffee producer, is tossing its hat into the arena of gourmet coffee shops.

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has announced that his country will take...

The Board of Directors of The Steak n Shake Company (NYSE: SNS - News) announced today that they selected Peter Dunn as president and chief operating officer effective September 30, 2002.

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Facing slow sales growth numbers, executives with McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD) held a hastily arranged meeting last week to develop a plan to boost sales through upgrading older stores and...

Taco Bell launched today its third quesadilla product, the Cheese Extreme Quesadilla. The limited time product contains a three-cheese blend that includes mozzarella, cheddar, and pepper jack...
New World Restaurant Group (OTC: NWCI - News) today announced that branded fresh bagels and cream cheeses from its Einstein Bros subsidiary will be carried in the bakery sections of all...

Captain D's Seafood Restaurants announced the addition of a "Titans Meal" to their menu at select stores in parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama. The meal, which gets its name from the...

In a press release this morning, McDonald's USA announced it plans to significantly reduce trans fatty acids (TFAs) in its fried menu items with the introduction of improved cooking oil in all of...
From Sept. 30 through Nov. 17th, Kids’ Paks at Subway Restaurants will feature five new toys modeled on Cartoon Network’s Time Squad series, which features three unlikely heroes—Otto...