Industry News

Firehouse Subs, a fast casual with more than 860 locations, announced a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay. Firehouse Subs offers guests the option to make mobile payments from their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus,...

Smoothie Factory Juice Bar, a leading retailer of real fruit smoothies, fresh cold-squeezed juices, and nutritional products, enjoyed a record year for growth and development in 2014, adding 20 new...

GS1 US has published a GS1 US National Data Quality Program framework, which outlines the key components to help companies establish and sustain effective data quality programs based on GS1 Standards. The...

Friendly’s Ice Cream LLC, the operator of Friendly’s restaurants and a manufacturer of ice cream products distributed in more than 8,000 retail outlets, announced the appointment of Michael Dion as the...

The J.M. Smucker Company and Keurig Green Mountain Inc. expanded their partnership by signing agreements for the manufacturing, marketing, distribution, and sale of Dunkin' K-Cup packs at retailers...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes restaurants, reported results for fiscal 2014, which ended December 28, 2014. The company also provided guidance for fiscal 2015 and an...

Meatheads will be offering a special hot dog on its menu this spring, the Bickell Dog, created in honor of Chicago Blackhawks Left Winger Bryan Bickell, his wife Amanda, and their charity, the Bryan and...

The Food Business School (FBS), the new center for executive and graduate education of The Culinary Institute of America, today opened registration for its Spring 2015 session and announced a suite of...

Pieology Pizzeria announced today that its doors will officially open to the Carlsbad, California, community on Monday, March 2. The new restaurant is located at 2647 Gateway Road in the Bressi Ranch...

Togo’s Eateries, Inc., a “West Coast Original” since 1971, announced today the signing of two multi-unit franchise agreements with new franchisees to develop two restaurants in the East Bay area and three...

Firmly grounded at the intersection of tradition and innovation, Asia is setting the stage for 21st-century culinary exploration and challenging today's chefs and restaurateurs from San Francisco to San...

Pizza Patrón announced today the opening of its brand new Houston, Texas, restaurant located at 14405 Bellaire Blvd.The store was opened by long-time Pizza Patrón franchisees Bravo Pizzas Houston, LLC. This...

Maui Wowi Hawaiian announces the return of its spring coffee, Pacific Passion, as a limited time offer. This freshly roasted blend uses coffee beans from Hawaii and Papau New Guinea designed to help...

Pancheros announced Adam Kaufman as the recipient of the 2014 Franchisee of the Year Award. Based in Columbia, Missouri, Adam was lauded for maintaining a superior level of service at his location and...

QSR International will open a Quiznos restaurant with drive-through service. Customers will now be able to enjoy Quiznos breakfast, lunch, and dinner items without having to park their cars. They can now...

Pizza Patrón promoted Andrew Gamm to executive vice president. Gamm will continue to build on the momentum created following the brand’s strongest year ever in 2014.

“This promotion could be regarded...