Industry News

North American consumers continue to embrace self-service technology, as transactions at self-service kiosks will surpass $775 billion in 2009. This will grow to over $1.6 trillion by 2013,...
IHOP has introduced three new Hawaiian-themed pancake flavors as part of a summer promotion. The island-inspired Hawaiian Pancake flavors include: Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes, with pineapple...
Taco Bell has launched a new advertising campaign in cinemas nationwide through National CineMedia’s FirstLook pre-feature program, which is seen on more than 16,800 screens in over 1,325 AMC...
Hardee’s recently rolled out a new addition to their Made From Scratch biscuit line: Biscuit Holes. Rolled in cinnamon and sugar and served with icing for dipping, Biscuit Holes are now available...
Penn Station East Coast Subs has created five new Cold Deli Classic subs to complement their current menu of 12 hot, grilled-to-order subs. The new Cold Deli Classics are now available in the...
Select New England Dunkin' Donuts franchises continued this year in their tradition of supporting local youth through the awarding of college scholarships. Each year, Dunkin’ Donuts awards...
Pizza Hut has unveiled their systemwide future design in Jacksonville, Florida, as they aim for a more contemporary look and improved customer experience. Part of a $5 million investment in the...
Parents magazine recently ranked the top 10 fast-casual restaurants in the foodservice industry in their July issue. The magazine based their list on nutritional value of the menu and in...
Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced its new global store design strategy. Inspired by Starbucks Shared Planet, the company’s ongoing commitment to ethical sourcing,...
Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) ranked No. 1 in online ordering sales in the first quarter of 2009 with a 28 percent share, beating both Papa John’s and Pizza Hut, according to the NPD Group's CREST...
The National Restaurant Association is encouraging restaurant and foodservice operators to begin planning for the 15th annual National Food Safety Education Month. This month-long campaign is...
Professional Disposables International Inc. (PDI) has introduced a new line of commercial-grade table wipes, Table Turners, and announced the redesign of the packaging for its entire roster of...
Pollo Tropical restaurants are launching their first grilled tropical wings menu items, available in either a five-piece portion for $3.59, or an eight-piece portion with a choice of two regular...
Burger King, Wendy’s, Quiznos, Hardee’s, and Carl’s Jr. are a handful of the national quick-serves that are currently in the process of switching to the use of cage-free eggs, or eggs laid by...
Häagen-Dazs, maker of ice cream, sorbets, and other frozen desserts, announced it will offer its line of 16-ounce Sorbet Sippers for $3.99 through Labor Day weekend at participating Häagen-Dazs...
Great American Cookies has launched the company-wide rollout of “George A. Cookies” and “Cookie Man” as their official public mascots. The company has also created a page at www....