Industry News

Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. announced it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock...

Villa Enterprises, a multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, is expanding its footprint in the Middle East with the grand opening of its Villa Italian Kitchen and South Philly Steaks & Fries...

CiCi’s Pizza capped off its annual leadership conference, Connection ’14 – Believe, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center in Frisco, Texas, with its 2013 Legendary Operator and...

On Saturday, March 22, Häagen-Dazs Shops will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Lakeland Square Mall in Lakeland, Florida.

To commemorate the occasion, the Häagen-Dazs brand will be...

With more quick-serve players jumping into the morning daypart, breakfast traffic continues to surge. A new report from The NPD Group, a global information and advisory firm, shows a 3 percent gain in sales...

Searching for a franchise to build their business, Troy and Jamie Mattern found Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, and they are bringing the concept to North Dakota. Signing a four-location multiunit...

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company joined The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to open the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center. The facility, located at the college’s Greystone campus in St....

Dog Haus, the three-year-old Southern California concept known for its hot dogs, announced the first five franchise locations that will be opening in 2014 as part of its ambitious expansion plans beyond its...

graze.com, the online retailer of healthier, portion-controlled snacks, reported it doubled its U.S. subscriber base in months following its official U.S. launch in December 2013. graze.com has committed to...

The National Restaurant Association's (NRA) chief economist, Bruce Grindy, discussed the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTS) program:

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Whether it’s scratch baking or simple prep, the Crisco reputation for quality and performance provides operators with an easy, versatile way to bring all the care of homemade food to patrons. Crisco...

Rita’s Italian Ice announced all 600 stores will open for the season across the country by Thursday, March 13. Rita’s stores are gearing up for their annual First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice...

Self-serve franchise Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt announced that it will open its first Yumz Express location in Wisconsin this April in Kenosha at 1515 30th Ave. Yumz Express is a kiosk-sized version of a...

Patrice & Associates announced a new initiative to better align its management staffing services with the restaurant industry. The new program aims to reflect the growing expectations of restaurant...

Your Pie will hold the brand’s 5th annual celebration of Pi(e) Day on March 14. The holiday to celebrate pi, the mathematical symbol that gives pizza its shape, has become a Your Pie tradition.

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Just four years after opening their bakery doors, Sweet Arleen’s has been able to stand out from the confectionary competition, earning high praises from customers and critics alike, including winning...