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Burger King Corporation adopted industry-leading guidelines and audits for the humane handling of food animals and petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fully and actively enforce the...
Taco Bell® Corp. today announced its first extensive in-program brand placement strategy in the original primetime television series "Murder in Small Town X,'' airing nationally on FOX this...
Jerry's Famous Deli Inc. (NASDAQ:DELI) announces that it has extended the current Offer to Purchase Shares of its Common Stock at $5.30 per share until Aug. 31, 2001.

The extension was...

Health Express USA has hired design firm Zakaspace to design its newest Healthy Bites Grill, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The new location will serve as a model for future locations as the...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) today announced results for the 16 weeks ended May 21, 2001. All income (loss) per share amounts are stated on a diluted basis.

Results for CKE's first...

-Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq/NM:SONC) today reported record results for the third quarter and nine months ended May 31, 2001. The company's third quarter revenues and profits, representing by far Sonic's...
White Castle team members from 12 metropolitan areas will gather together on June 26 to determine the fastest to prepare, box and bag 30 White Castle hamburgers.

The champion of the Fastest...

Wingstop has signed a development agreement with NBA retiree, Alton Lister, to open its first Arizona location. Commercial agents from real estate firm Real Estate Services, LLC have begun a site...
The Quizno's Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIZ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with a corporation formed by Richard E. Schaden and Richard F. Schaden, the company'...
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) will host the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) first "Product Safety Circle Conference and Expo'' on June 26, 2001, at Hamburger University,...
Ken Calwell has been appointed to the top marketing post at Domino’s Pizza. Calwell, most recently vice president—new product marketing, research and testing for Wendy’s International, Inc.,...
Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX), operator and franchiser of Jack in the Box® restaurants, today announced a 3.6 percent year-to-year increase in same-store sales for the recent four-week period...
New World Coffee-Manhattan Bagel, Inc. (Nasdaq: NWCI - news) today announced that it completed the acquisition of the assets of Einstein/Noah Bagel Corp. ("ENBC'') and Einstein/Noah Bagel...
Responding to the growing demand for complete meals that offer great value and taste, El Pollo Loco announces the launch of its limited time Dinner...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) has closed the sale of its Taco Bueno subsidiary to an affiliate of Jacobson Partners, a private equity buyout firm.

"While we have enjoyed having Taco...

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced global Systemwide sales for the first five months of 2001 increased to $16.4 billion. Systemwide sales for both the first five months of the year and...