Industry News

Visitors to the 10th annual International Franchise Association (IFA) Show at the Washington Convention Center, May 18-20 will hear a message that two brands may be better than one for a...

AFC Enterprises, Inc.® (Nasdaq: AFCE), the franchisor and operator of Church's Chicken(TM), Popeyes® Chicken...
Church's Chicken, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc.® (Nasdaq: AFCE), will add two new tastes to its menu this spring, Hot Legs(TM) and Smothered Biscuits, both echoing the Church's® philosophy...
Domino’s Pizza rolled out the red carpet at its 2001 Worldwide Rally in Las Vegas on May 17 at an event honoring the company’s top team members for excellence in maintaining Domino’s high quality...
Triarc Cos. Inc. (NYSE:TRY), a U.S. holding company and franchiser of Arby's restaurants, said on Wednesday it had named Francis McCarron chief financial officer. The company said in a statement...
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has signed an agreement with Panera, Inc. to purchase the MICROS 2400 Point-of-...
Schlotzsky's Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) has awarded contracts to build two new restaurants in the Austin market—one at La Frontera in Round Rock and the other on Anderson Lane at Northcross Mall—both...
The Quizno's Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIZ), which franchises and owns and operates Quizno's Subs restaurants, announced it posted a profit of $360,619, or $.12 per diluted share, in the 2nd quarter...
Triarc Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRY) announces the results of operations for its first quarter of 2001. Triarc's restaurant franchising business, Arby's®, reported improved first quarter 2001...
Pancho's Mexican Buffet, Inc. reports results for the second fiscal quarter and six months ended March 31, 2001.

Total sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2001 were $13.5 million, down 4.3...

Long John Silver's (LJS) announces the introduction of a new restaurant design that can be applied to each of LJS' restaurant concepts, including free standing restaurants, convenience and...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) reports that it has exercised its rights to purchase 8 restaurants in Georgia, located in Atlanta and Macon, from North Georgia Food Services...
Blimpie International, Inc. (Amex: BLM), is selling or closing seven company-owned restaurants in order to focus on its core businesses of franchising multiple concepts and providing design and...
Papa John's International's (Nasdaq:PZZA) domestic systemwide comparable sales for the four weeks ended April 29, 2001 decreased 5.3%, composed of a 6.9% decrease at company-owned restaurants and...
Participating Arby’s franchisees have joined with Pepsi-Cola to feature marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey on limited edition 32oz Twist ‘N Go beverage cups. Four of Harvey’s most recognizable...
During their last residents' meeting, the folks of the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in the heart of Madison County made the request that White Castle hamburgers be served for lunch....