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GOLDEN, Colo.--May 8, 2002--Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq SmallCap:GTIM) today announced that its same store sales for the month of April increased 12.5% over last year's April same store...
STUDIO CITY, Calif. and NEW ORLEANS--May 7, 2002-- Wendy's will serve as presenting sponsor for Hallmark Channel's upcoming original series "Adoption" which will premiere on the network Saturday...
Louisville, KY—May 7, 2002—Eight-time Gold Glove recipient and four-time league MVP, Barry Bonds will join KFC pitchman, Jason Alexander, in two new television and radio spots promoting KFC's...
ANN ARBOR, Mich.— May 7— Domino's, Inc., today announced record results for the first quarter of 2002, which ended March 24, 2002.

Net income for the company increased 103.7% from last year's...

Tokyo, Japan—May 7, 2002—A report from Reuters today said that McDonald's Japan will soon offer high-speed internet service to patrons thanks to a deal with Softbank Corp. The program is...
ATLANTA, GA—May 6, 2002—Popeyes® Chicken...
South Pasadena, California—May 6, 2002— Andrew and Peggy Chen, founders and owners of Panda Restaurant Group, which includes Panda Inn, Panda Express, and Hibachi-San, were recently honored at...
INDIANAPOLIS—May 2, 2002—McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) recently announced that it will kick off a national campaign to honor the U.S. Military this spring.

The campaign will pay tribute to the men...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—May 3, 2002— Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced yesterday evening that the Krispy Kreme store located outside of Minneapolis in Maple Grove, Minnesota, has set...
TORONTO—May 2, 2002—On May 2, 2002, Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels is rolling its way into Canada, as it launches its first store in the Canadian market at Scarborough Town Centre. With...
CARLSBAD, Calif.— May 2, 2002—Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUBO) today announced that revenues of $29.9 million for the 13 weeks ended March 31st, 2002 increased 12.4% over revenues of $26.6...
ST. LOUIS—May 1, 2002—Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) announced today an agreement with John Wolfgang Nelson and Dwaine Setzer to open 14 Panera Bread bakery-cafes in northwest Atlanta and...
As reported by Michael Dunn of The Street.com, Papa John's (NASDAQ-PZZA) reported a 1.4 percent revenue decrease in the first quarter of 2002. The chain's net income increased to $12.9...
DUBLIN, Ohio—May 1, 2002—Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE:WEN) announced today its financial results for the first quarter of 2002, ending on March 31. The Ccompany, which held its annual...
OAK BROOK, Ill.—April 30, 2002—McDonald's USA today opened its first "town center" restaurant with features found in no other McDonald's. Located in suburban Columbus, Ohio, the family-themed...
NEW YORK—April 30, 2002—Reuters Business Newswire reported this afternoon that David Novak, CEO of Tricon Global Restaurants Inc.'s (NYSE:YUM), said during a conference call today that his...