Industry News

Jamba Juice is celebrating the Chicago debut of its new menu of wraps, salads, flatbreads, and fruit tea infusions with a lunchtime giveaway at three area stores. Beginning midday today to meet...
Rita’s Italian Ice announced the winners of its system-wide 25th Anniversary “Scratch and Win” game promotion. Launched in May to celebrate Rita’s silver anniversary, the promotion offered guests...
Olson Communications, a marketing communication strategy agency, announced the winning recipient of its second-annual 20th Anniversary Chefs of Tomorrow grant program for culinary educators....
Dunkin' Donuts introduced two new fruit flavors to its line of Coolatta frozen slush drinks. Grape and Watermelon Coolatta drinks are now available at participating Dunkin' Donuts shops...
Auntie Anne’s announced that it will give away coupons for free Lemonade Mixers in celebration of National Lemonade Day on August 20. The first 20 Auntie Anne’s fans and followers on Facebook and...
Although Facebook and Snail Mail seem unlikely bed fellows, the combination has proved interesting for North Carolina-based Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q.

Take Will Gibson, a native of...

Shawn Boyer, founder and CEO of SnagAJob.com, an hourly employment Web site, recently released a book, Help Wanted & Help Found, designed to help employers recruit hourly workers—...
Smashburger announced that it will open its second location in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday, September 2. The unit is in Woodland Park area of Tulsa.

“The response to our first store...
Krystal announced that it is giving away coupons for a free 20-ounce Krystal Blitz Energy Drink. The coupon is available on the company's Web site for the drink, KrystalBlitz.com, and allows...
Mimis Cafe, along with chef Gale Gand, selected from 1,600 online entries the 2009 Mimi’s Meaningful Muffin in honor of Mimis Cafe’s 30th birthday. “Pineapple Coconut Crumb,” submitted by...
CheapTweet, a deals search engine with a community of shoppers who vote on thousands of money-saving deals and coupons from Twitter to form an easily searchable index, is working with hospitality...
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill continued to grow its corporate team by bringing former Starbucks director of new store development Angela Kenyon on board as Lime’s new vice president of development to...
KFC announced the winners of its Chari-T’s campaign, a contest benefiting KFC Colonel’s Scholars, a charitable initiative providing students nationwide with college scholarships. After many...
Taco Del Mar announced it will be giving away free tacos in honor of Global Forgiveness Day. Guests can go to the Taco Del Mar Web site and send customized e-cards to friends and loved ones,...
Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. announced that it has signed agreements in the first half of 2009 with 11 new and seven existing franchisees for the...