Industry News

Residents of San Antonio, Texas, are about to wake to the smell, warmth, and comfort of freshly baked bread. Kneaders Bakery & Café, a fast-casual restaurant and retail shop, will open its newest...

Pieology Pizzeria expanded its leadership team to include Debbie Porter, its first vice president of marketing. Porter, who most recently served as head of marketing at Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, will...

Punchh, a brand-centric mobile customer relationship management platform for restaurants, was tapped by Roy Rogers Restaurants to create a mobile loyalty app and CRM platform for the chain. Scheduled to...

American veterans have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and according to a study released by the SBA Office of Advocacy titled “Entrepreneurship and Business Ownership in the Veteran Population,” 22 percent...

FreshBerry Frozen Yogurt Cafe announced expansion plans with its newest master franchisee, Kaled Mourad and his wife, Amani, who have purchased the master franchise rights for Tulsa, Oklahoma–based...

Whataburger and H-E-B Grocery Stores announced that Whataburger's Signature Sauces are now available at H-E-B and Central Market stores. The bold flavors that are found on some of Whataburger's most popular...

La Madeleine Country French Café is making a major impact on the fight to end childhood hunger. The company announced its updated 2014 fundraising results that directly support Children’s Hunger Fund (CHF...

The Cousins Subs Make It Better Foundation awarded Hope House of Milwaukee Inc. a $3,000 grant to support the Shining Stars Youth Education Program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. The...

Krispy Kreme fans can now experience the brand’s coffee with just the touch of a button: Krispy Kreme Coffee in Smooth and Decaf blends are now available in K-Cup packs at participating grocers, Krispy...

JJ’s Red Hots is bringing Florida Atlantic University students a Masters’ Degree in the art of handcrafted Hot Dogs. The Charlotte, North Carolina–based hot dog brand opened at the Boca Raton campus....

With Asian flavors at the top of the food trend charts in 2014,Tropical Smoothie Café is bringing back its popular Spicy Mongolian Steak Noodle Bowl, while introducing a new flavor profile to the noodle...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced a signed agreement that will soon bring North Carolina’s first shop. Currently slated to open this winter, the shop is in development at Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of...

Pizza Ranch, the buffet-dining concept known for its community leadership initiatives, announced the opening of a new location in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Enveloping guests in a ranch-themed environment, Pizza...

Bojangles’ across South Carolina raised more than $34,000 for public education during Teacher Appreciation Month in May. Bojangles’ presented a check for funds raised to nonprofit partner South Carolina...

Newk’s Eatery is launching a Newk’s Cares campaign to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, a disease that hits close to home in the Newk’s family. Lori Newcomb, the wife of Newk’s cofounder and CEO Chris...

The openings of a Hardee’s in Marassi, Egypt, and a Carl’s Jr. in Conroe, Texas, mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. as the company’s 3,500th and 3,501st restaurants worldwide. Opened...