Industry News

Panasonic has been officially designated by Wendy's as a NextGEN supplier of point-of-sale (POS) hardware for the Wendy’s franchise system. The notification was made by Wendy's corporate...
Shane’s Rib Shack, a Petrus Brand company, is rewarding customers for not peeking at gifts this year by giving away more than $500,000 in prizes during the No Peek Sweepstakes.

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Bojangles’ Restaurants recently hired Joeshun Hunter as franchise marketing manager. In this role, Hunter is responsible for assisting Bojangles’ franchisees and the brand’s collection of nearly 300...
Jack in the Box announced that from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. through December 28, participating restaurants will offer a half-off discount on all real ice cream shakes, including two seasonal...
Krispy Kreme announced that it is bringing back a seasonal promotion: holiday gift tags. The gift tags include a coupon on the back for one free doughnut during the month of January. Customers...
An independent audit of 100 of the top restaurant chains in the U.S. revealed that 80 percent of those chains have at least one unit putting customers’ identities at risk of theft.

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Steak Escape Grille in Strongsville, Ohio, was voted the Best Sandwich Shop in Cleveland in the Best of Cleveland Hotlist, an annual competition conducted by Fox 8 News that ran from September 19...
The outlook for the restaurant industry improved somewhat in October, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity registered its first gain in three months...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced that it awarded development rights to Hot Glazed Enchantment Inc. for the development of five Krispy Kreme retail locations over the next three years...
Starbucks Coffee Company announced that on World AIDS Day (December 1), Starbucks will make a five-cent U.S. contribution to the Global Fund for every hand-crafted beverage sold at participating...
As part of the Whataburger's “Whataburger Serves” initiative, the month-long Internet coupon campaign offers customers the opportunity to receive up to 12 free food items throughout December....
Pizza Fusion announced the opening of its first international franchise in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, through a master franchise development agreement with Samir Food Co. Ltd., a Samir Group company....
Qdoba Mexican Grill was recently honored as Corporate Partner of the Year by the American Red Cross for its commitment to supporting the organization’s effort to provide lifesaving blood to...
Carvel introduced its Carvel Ice Cream’s $9.99 holiday cakes. Like all Carvel Ice Cream cakes the holiday cakes are handmade daily using premium Carvel ice cream, signature crunchies, and...
CKE Restaurants Inc. announced the opening of its first Hardee’s restaurant in Lahore, Pakistan. This marks the first of at least 25 Hardee’s restaurants to be opened in Pakistan within the next...