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CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today that it has amended its senior credit facility effective April 13, 2001. The amendment, among other things, includes an extension of the waivers...
Ten "cravers'' will be inducted to the White Castle Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held in Columbus, Ohio, on May 17, 2001.

White Castle is introducing the Cravers Hall of Fame as a means...

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: DAVE) reports 1st quarter revenue of $20.5 million, representing 35% growth over the same period of last year and net income of $396,000 or $0.04 per...
go2® Systems Inc., the world's first location-based directory and information services provider for users of wireless devices, today announced an agreement with Miami-based Burger King Corp....
Burger King Corporation now delivers CD-ROMs containing eGames software and a "Branded Browser'' interface in Burger King® Big Kids membership kits. This promotional program is being conducted by...
Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) today reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 7.9% for the four weeks ended March 24, 2001. System-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales...
Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announces that systemwide comparable sales for the first quarter ended April 1, 2001 increased 4.5%, composed of a 3.5% increase at company-owned...
Big burgers rule at Jack in the Box(R) restaurants, now home to the Triple Ultimate Cheeseburger.

Consisting of three beef patties, two slices of...

Through its La Estrella Latina de Carl's Jr. Scholarship, CKE Restaurants, Inc. has awarded 20 university-bound Latino high school students with $1,000 each to help defray college costs.

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Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq/NM:SONC) today announced that its operating division has completed the previously announced acquisition of 35 franchise drive-ins, all of which are located in the Tulsa,...
Domino's Pizza, will reach a milestone on April 10, 2001 when it opens its 7,000th store worldwide, on Fulton Street in Brooklyn, NY. The store also marks a landmark event for Brooklyn, as...
El Pollo Loco Inc. has named Stephen E. Carley to the position of president and chief executive officer of El Pollo Loco. Carley assumes his new role immediately.

Carley brings to El...

Franchisee Pete Neutze has opened the first A...
The 77th Texas Legislature is set to officially recognize what Texans have known for more than 50 years: that Whataburger is a state treasure.

On Monday, April 9, at the start of the 10 a.m....

Taco Bell® today announced the appointment of Greg Creed as the chief marketing officer, adding to its senior leadership team.

Creed is credited as a strong brand marketer in the United...