Industry News

Noodles & Company announced the launch of its Lunch Buddy Gift Card. The personalized gift card displays the giver's photo—allowing the recipient to look at their friend's image while...
The Hot Potato Restaurants of Puerto Rico announced that it will use Panasonic Stingray POS systems in its stores.

“The previous Panasonic systems had been in place for over 15 years and...
Seattle’s Best Coffee announced that John M. Wuycheck was named vice president of Franchise Business Development. In this position, Wuycheck will lead the continued expansion of the brand’s...
Canyons Burger Company and Baja Fresh Mexican announced two planned openings of a newly developed cohabitation concept. With the first scheduled to open in 2010 in Bozeman, Montana, both Canyons...
First Financial Bancorp announced that the former Irwin Franchise Capital Corporation (IFCC) changed its name to First Franchise Capital Corporation. The new name is effective immediately.
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Shane’s Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, is expanding further into South Georgia with six new locations, including Savannah, Hinesville, Pooler, and Valdosta, and into South Carolina with...
Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and brother of 43rd President George W. Bush, will give the keynote address during United Fresh 2010, the annual gathering of the United Fresh Produce...
National Restaurant Association president and CEO Dawn Sweeney released a statement regarding the introduction of an amendment to the U.S. Senate’s healthcare reform bill by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D...
Legacy Foodservice Alliance, the newest addition to the foodservice distribution landscape, is a distributor group formed by industry veterans who promise to break with the past and leave behind...
On December 7, Starbucks Coffee Company invited the world to connect in an event that united individuals, communities, nations, and cultures through the universal language of music....
Chick-fil-A Inc. reported that for the first time in its history, the chain surpassed $3 billion in annual sales—just nine years after the chain recorded its first $1 billion in sales and...
Extreme Brandz announced the appointment of John Delutis as brand vice president for Mexican concept Mucho Burrito. In this newly created position, Delutis will be responsible for the Mucho...
Wendy’s franchisee RDR Foods announced that in looking to simplify the PCI compliance process, it took the advice of a fellow franchisee and contacted BHI Advanced Internet to inquire about the...
A recent study from foodservice industry consultant Technomic found that the sandwich segment of the quick-service industry performed strongly in 2008.

According to the report—the ...
With millions of books read since its inception, the BOOK IT! Program, a reading incentive program developed by Pizza Hut, is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 25th birthday. As part of...
Pizza Inn Inc. announced the opening of its newest full-service buffet restaurant in East Spartanburg, South Carolina.

The new restaurant provides customers with a variety of handcrafted...