Industry News

Cecilware Corporation, a beverage and foodservice equipment provider, announced that it acquired Grindmaster Corporation, player in the global beverage equipment industry. The new entity will be...
Premier Retail Networks (PRN), provider of digital media solutions for retail, and TCN Media, a division of TargetCast Networks Inc. (TCN), announced they have formed a strategic alliance. Under...
Marble Slab Creamery announced a line of shakes for "grown-up" tastes. The new shakes, under the Club Marble moniker, include Irish Cream, Espresso, and Island Coffee flavors. Marble Slab...
The National Restaurant Association announced it selected Del Taco as the only recipient of its Restaurant Neighbor Award for the state of Utah. The Restaurant Neighbor Award recognizes...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisee Ganesh Donuts for the development of two additional restaurants in Clarksville, Tennessee...
Domino's Pizza announced the launch of a new version of its mobile ordering Web site. The enhanced version is optimized for the Apple iPhone, Palm Pre, and phones that support the Google Android...
Burger King Corp. announced that it is teaming with Sony Pictures Animation’s new film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which opens in theaters on September 18. Inspired and adapted from...
The Idaho Potato Commission announced its new interactive, educational video game that offers a chance to win $10,000. Beginning September 15, consumers who visit www.idahopotato.com and play the...
As an attempt to attract young-adult diners to the late-night daypart, McDonald's recently tested an online music video advertising campaign featuring an array of artists including The Fray and...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q partnered with two North Carolina charities to help with the organizations’ golf charity tournaments. Caring How Adolescents Develop (C.H.A.D) will hold a golf...
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced its scholarship winners during the Florida’s ‘Salute to Excellence’ Awards Luncheon. The luncheon was held on September 12 at this...
Growth Concepts, an Orange County, California–based company led by David Kim, CEO of Baja Fresh and La Salsa, and a group of investors, formed a new restaurant-incubator company with the...
The National Restaurant Association announced a partnership with the Fast Casual Alliance (FCA), an industry group that works to advance the business of fast-casual restaurants and raise consumer...
Animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing (COK) released results of an investigation inside an egg factory farm owned by Michael Foods, one of the country’s largest egg producers and...
The National Restaurant Association announced a partnership with the Food Donation Connection (FDC), an organization that works to help foodservice companies reduce food waste and feed those in...
Long John Silver’s (LJS) received approval from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) for listing on the SBA Franchise Registry. According to LJS franchise development experts,...