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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...
The results are in! QSR recently received the results of the 2002 drive-thru time study conducted by g3 Mystery Shopping (formerly Sparagowski...
Jimmy Neutron's rocket ship has landed at Burger King restaurants nationwide, creating an atomic buzz for Burger King Big Kids this back-to-school season. For four weeks beginning September 2,...
Starbucks Coffee International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX - News), and Puerto Rico Coffee Partners, LLC, announced this morning that the first Starbucks...
As the number of Six Dollar Burgers sold nationwide fast approaches the 25 million mark, Hardee's Food Systems, Inc., yesterday launched new advertising for its premium burger, priced at $3.95....
According to a release filed yesterday evening, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. will increase its company ownership from approximately 30 percent to 75 percent in Glazed Investments, LLC, the area...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD - News) today reported financial results for the three months ended August 4, 2002, the Company's second quarter of fiscal 2003.

Net income for the...

Panera Bread Company reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales (excluding the one specialty bakery-cafe and closed locations) increased 5.3 percent for the four weeks ended August 10...
The MSU campus community and East Lansing residents now have the chance to relive the '50s--in a quick-serve setting. Big Boy Restaurants International LLC opened its new Big Boy Original "fast...
Maui Wowi, the leading franchisor of Hawaiian Blend gourmet, all-natural refreshments sold at kiosks nationwide, is now adding a new frozen fruit treat to their already established product line...
On September 17th, a Cook County, Ill., Circuit Judge will decide whether or not to approve a preliminary settlement agreement in the various class-action suits stemming from last year’s...