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Wawa Inc. announced today the launch of two new initiatives -- the WawaMobile App and Wawa Rewards program. The Wawa mobile app, which features the Wawa Rewards program on its platform, is...

McDonald’s Corp. employees in Virginia are filing a civil rights lawsuit against the company, alleging racial discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.
 
The suit...

What can you get for a penny anymore? There's at least one thing a penny can still buy: At the Krystal Company, on National Pie Day, participating Krystal restaurants will accept pennies for the brand's...

The Chick-fil-A Foundation announced the recipients of its inaugural True Inspiration Awards, a $1.1 million package of grants that awards funds to local organizations across the country that foster...

Jamba Juice Company is encouraging consumers to enjoy a healthy start to 2015 by expanding its Whole Food Nutrition and Fruit & Veggie smoothie lines. Keeping with the company's ongoing mission to...

Pizza Patrón experienced an impressive 2014, ending with a 10.1 percent increase in total sales and 32 of its 90 stores experiencing all-time sales records. Same-store average unit volume rose to a 17.1...

The Counter Custom Built Burgers announced a new deal with Restaurantes de Marcas Gastronomicas to become the first build-your-own-burger concept in Mexico, with the first unit slated to open in the fall....

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced gifts totaling more than $500,000 from Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. and Sodexo Inc. to support the NRAEF’s mission to enhance the...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores, named Robin Seward as the company’s chief marketing officer. Seward brings nearly 25 years of industry expertise to her...

This week, Zaxby’s Franchising Inc., which operates or franchises more than 650 restaurants, announced and opened a new restaurant and kitchen design concept with its newest location in Easley, South...

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, a fast-casual Italian restaurant, recently opened in Houston, just south of the Woodlands at Spring Marketplace at 24230 Kuykendahl Road, Suite 200.

Local resident...

Small plates with big tastes, shrimp dishes, appetizers, a new dip, and more sizes of wine and beer have be added on Spin! Neapolitan Pizza’s newly expanded menu in its hometown market. All the dishes were...

The Subway restaurant chain, which started baking bread fresh daily in each restaurant in 1983, recently recognized its three bread suppliers for helping the brand develop its best bread yet.

Lineage...

Del Taco announced that it will enter into the Northeast region with the signing of two development agreements in New Jersey. The restaurants are slated to open in 2016. With 550 restaurants in 16 states,...

Pie Five Pizza prepares to open its second restaurant in Houston, Texas on Friday, January 23. The opening comes just one month after Pie Five’s market debut.

Renowned for its personalized pizzas,...

Fatburger has announced a major domestic development agreement in Southern California for 30 new stores in San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties including the Coachella Valley with franchise...