Industry News

Just seven months after the snack franchisor was acquired by Dippin’ Dots Franchising LLC, Doc Popcorn is joining forces with Dippin’ Dots to debut its first dual-brand location. The first Doc Popcorn/...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is opening its first Charleston, South Carolina-area restaurant in Mount Pleasant. The fast-casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant is located at 1795 North Highway 17 in the Town...

Sonic Drive-In today announced two new agreements for franchise development in Rhode Island, the 45th state for the expanding brand. A mainstay in the South and Central Plains, Sonic is swiftly...

Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced the preliminary lineup for its 2015 Cultivate food, music, and ideas festivals, with events planned in two new cities – Phoenix and Kansas City – and returning to...

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) today announced that in-store retail sales for January 2015 increased +2.8 percent compared with January 2014. Restaurant same-store sales were also strong for the...

Pizza and delivery restaurant point of sale developer, SpeedLine Solutions Inc., today announced a new integration with ConnectSmart Kitchen automation software from QSR Automations.

“SpeedLine has...

bb.q, Best of the Best Quality Chicken, a multi-brand, global fast-casual fried and grilled chicken franchise concept with more than 3,800 locations worldwide, is now setting its sights on the United States...

Smaller brands and categories are outpacing and in some cases taking share from the more well-established in the alcohol industry, according to Technomic’s analysis of 2014 year-end results.
“Many of...

In honor of Whataburger's 30th anniversary of its popular Fancy Ketchup cups, Whataburger is hosting a #FancySKETCHUP event on Twitter, where Whataburger fans can have their self-portrait drawn using none...

Wayback Burgers today announced it has inked a franchise development agreement to open 47 restaurants in South Texas.

“This franchise agreement marks a significant expansion milestone for Wayback...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is teaming up with Colorado-based nonprofit First Descents to help support the organization’s internationally reaching adventure camps for young adult cancer fighters and...

Following the debut of a brand new corporate training facility, Marco’s Pizza announcedthe appointment of former Command Sergeant Roderick Sanders to senior director of learning and development.

In...

Krystal Company, known for its iconic square burger, has gone fishing for a seafood-inspired lineup to celebrate Lent. Participating restaurants will feature their best catches every day during the Lenten...

New York City–based frozen yogurt operator 16 Handles will launch new day-parts concept focused on breakfast, lunch, and snacks starting Wednesday, February 25. Launches in other NYC stores will continue...

Great Wraps Grill announced franchising opportunities in New Jersey. With two premium mall locations available, including Cherry Hill Mall and Bridgewater Commons Mall, the brand is seeking franchise...

When it comes to limited-service Italian, pizza reigns supreme. Five-time James Beard Award finalist chef Gerard Craft believes he can change that with Porano Pasta + Gelato, a new fast-casual concept...