Industry News

High school students who have won their state ProStart competitions are headed to Anaheim, California, for the 14th annual National ProStart Invitational, April 18–20 at the Disneyland Hotel.

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Bruegger’s Bagels is once again giving guests its annual Tax Day break on its Big Bagel Bundles. April 11–15, Big Bagel Bundles are $10.40— about a $3.50 “deduction” —for guests who are members of Bruegger’...

BurgerFi announced the recipients of its inaugural awards recognizing seven deserving franchise groups at BurgerFi’s annual Franchise Summit.

The winners of the BurgerFi Awards exemplified BurgerFi’s...

Tropical Smoothie Café announced the signing of 51 franchise agreements in the first quarter of 2015. The deals represent 51 cafés that will expand the sandwich and smoothie franchise in markets such as...

Fatburger and sister restaurant Buffalo’s Express are opening their first co-branded location in London in May 2015. The all-American brands have experienced rapid international expansion, with more than...

Captain D’s signed franchise agreements to open at least 14 new restaurants since December 2014. This growth comes on the heels of an incredibly successful 2014 in which the brand signed agreements to open...

Quiznos' international business has been hot lately, including a recent deal in China that could be the largest deal in franchising history.

Quiznos announced that it signed a 1,500-unit deal with...

Jamba Inc. has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Vitaligent LLC to refranchise 100 company-owned restaurants in the San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento, California markets. Vitaligent is...

The week before Easter can be a two-step shuffle for HoneyBaked Ham: The café tables and chairs are temporarily removed to make room for the throngs of customers picking up orders of ham.

The same...

McDonald’s USA today announced enhanced benefits for employees at its company-owned restaurants, including a wage increase and paid time-off for full and part-time crew employees. In addition, the company...

Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen, a Canadian-based fast-casual chain that offers fast and fresh cuisine from 10 Asian countries, has signed a franchise agreement to develop 37 restaurants throughout Northern...

Fazoli’s, America’s largest quick-service Italian restaurant chain, has been awarded the COEX Innovation Award for Marketing/Service in recognition of its ongoing fundraising and food donations to Feed the...

Despite dampened sales and customer traffic levels as a result of extreme weather in parts of the country, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) held relatively steady in...

Pancheros Mexican Grill, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, welcomes Missouri fans to its newest location in Columbia. To celebrate the opening of Missouri’s second Pancheros restaurant, the new location...

Domino's Pizza is announcing yet another new digital ordering platform, just in time for college basketball’s final games. Customers can now order via their Samsung Smart TV. This innovation is a part of ...

Noodles & Company unveiled its newest menu items for Spring: BUFF Bowls. Four of Noodles & Company’s most popular pasta bowls—Japanese Pan, Whole Grain Tuscan Fresca, Pesto Cavatappi and Bangkok...