Industry News

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill will open its fifth location on the San Francisco Peninsula on March 25 in Downtown San Mateo, California. The San Diego-based chain is introducing a new, more...

With his brand a distant second to Taco Bell in the Mexican quick-service segment, Del Taco vice president of marketing John Cappasola says a new, multiplatform marketing approach underway by the...

Wingstop has opened its 50th restaurant in the Los Angeles area, one of the most successful markets for the chain. The restaurant, located at 6792 Cherry Avenue in Long Beach, California,...

This week, Shamrock Farms is launching a full-court press to support the national distribution of its new Rockin’ Refuel milk. Including a partnership with Hoop It Up, ESPN basketball analyst...

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor returned to Hawaii on February 24 after a 30-year absence. The iconic brand known as the “gathering place” by generations of families, is making its comeback on Oahu, the...

The National Restaurant Association celebrated a victory for the restaurant and hospitality industries as President Obama signed the first-ever Travel Promotion Act into law during a signing...
Six months after Starbucks introduced Starbucks VIA Ready Brew in the U.S. and Canada, the company announced it will launch Starbucks VIA throughout company-operated and licensed locations in the...

Jamba Juice Company and Oregon Ice Cream announced today the debut of a new line of Frozen Fruit Sorbet and Frozen Fruit Sorbet...

To showcase the product packaging of its new Boneless Filet Box meal, KFC announced sports-marketing endorsements with athletes who know the importance of having a good grip. Philadelphia Eagles...
Big Al’s Steaks awarded its first restaurant franchise license to Chris Spencer in Boynton Beach, Florida. The issuance of the license marks the first step in Big Al’s Steaks’ planned expansion...
Panda Express announced the launch of its Honey Walnut Shrimp. Debuting at all Panda Express restaurants on March 10, the premium entrée is made with fresh tempura shrimp, wok-tossed in Panda’s...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. is opening new franchise territories nationwide as demand builds among local investors to be part the Einstein Bros. Bagels brand.

The brand is...
The results of the sale for the 66 California Jack in the Box franchises are in, with the final price coming in at just over $39 million. The live auction was conducted by National Franchise...
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) board of directors announced that Global Trust Certification Ltd. was chosen to perform an independent, third-party certification of Alaska's...
Mac’s Convenience Stores, a subsidiary of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., and Seattle’s Best Coffee LLC, part of Starbucks Corporation, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Mac’s...
Real estate and financial restructuring firm Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo...