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CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, announced the promotion of Ned Lyerly to president of its international division.

“Demonstrating equal...

Atlanta-based Fresh To Order (f2o) promoted Craig Light to vice president of operations. Light will be responsible for overseeing daily operations for the company. For the past five years, Light has served...

Dailybreak Media, the native engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale, announced that Quiznos selected the company’s interactive Challenge platform to engage...

It’s no secret: Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s menus are well known for its indulgent Thickburgers, Made from Scratch Biscuits, and Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes. It’s also no secret, though not-so-well-known,...

As the better-burger competition heats up, Boston Market is entering the fray, but with a signature twist. The fast-casual restaurant chain, known for its rotisserie chicken, announced the launch of its BLT...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf continued on its path toward accelerated growth as it launched the most significant and comprehensive advertising campaign in the brand’s history. As part of a brand...

Soupman Inc., the parent company of soup brand The Original SoupMan, engaged Trevelino/Keller as its public relations agency of record. The partnership comes as the company looks to elevate the iconic...

McAlister’s Deli is celebrating the grand re-opening of its restaurant located at 1425 Market Boulevard in Roswell, Georgia. The guest appreciation celebration will feature several events including a...

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced its first restaurant in the western U.S. will open in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Monday, July 21. To...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the quick-service chain with nearly 3,400 Arby’s restaurants worldwide, announced energy reduction savings as part of a company-wide effort to lessen...

Sometimes as a quick-serve franchisee you get the chance to impact a local community in a big way. That was the case when Eugene, Oregon, local John Anderson melded his two family businesses, food and fuel...

Moe’s Southwest Grill signed 120 new franchise deals in the first six months of 2014, a record-breaking high for the brand. Moe’s continues its aggressive expansion this year with new restaurants being...

Like a toddler balancing on newly discovered, yet slightly rubbery legs, consumer spending tottered a bit in June, but remained on its feet, poised to tackle its next steps forward, according to First Data...

Carvel is celebrating National Ice Cream Day this year with a promotion that pays homage to the brand’s 80th anniversary. On Sunday, July 20, guests can visit their neighborhood Carvel shoppe to enjoy a...

Maui Wowi franchisees are teaming up to bring their popular products to fans attending events for the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game, being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 15, 2014 at Target...

Project Pie named two experienced restaurant executives to its leadership team, bolstering the brand’s stature among fast-casual pizza franchises.

Brian Watkins now serves as Project Pie’s director...