Industry News

Credit and debit card use at small-business restaurants declined in Q4 of 2009 over the same period of 2008, the sixth consecutive quarter that year-over-year same-store credit sales were down in...

In a year when the restaurant industry experienced its steepest traffic declines in three decades, the total restaurant unit count was relatively flat, dipping slightly by -0.3 percent or less...

Wahoo’s Fish Taco, a community mainstay and worldwide pop culture phenomenon since 1988, today announced the opening of its new franchise location at California State University, Bakersfield...

Student Price Card, North America’s student loyalty program, is bringing its unique instant discount reward model to the U.S. for August 2010, with a projected first-year membership of 6.5...

Sara Lee Foodservice received the Gold Medal for superior taste in both the Liquid Coffee and Tea categories at the 2010 American Masters of Taste National Taste Test. The liquid coffee and...

Paisano’s announced its intentions to raise support for a Virginia girl with cancer.

“Rachel D’Andrea is a beautiful little 2½-year-old girl diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, and she truly...
Despite the sluggish economy and its effect on the restaurant industry, Chick-fil-A ended 2009 on a positive note by marking the company’s 42nd year of consecutive sales growth. The Atlanta-based...
Radiant Systems Inc. announced a new agreement with Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant chain, to install the Aloha Enterprise solution along with Radiant hardware in all current restaurant...
Kettle Cuisine announced new hunger relief efforts with longtime partner The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). The artisan soup maker is donating 12 gallons of kid-friendly soup each week to the...
Balihoo, provider of local marketing automation technology and services to national franchise brands, announced that it will launch two major initiatives at IFA’s 50th Annual Convention on...
indoorDIRECT Inc., owner of the Restaurant Entertainment Network, announced the formation of a new Advisory Board comprised of esteemed leaders from across media and entertainment industries....
Domino's Pizza continued the aggressive launch of its new hand-tossed pizza, announcing that it beat Papa John's and Pizza Hut in a national taste test of hand-tossed pepperoni pizza, sausage...
McDonald's announced that NBA All-Star Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic renewed a multi-year agreement with the company, extending a relationship that dates back to 2008. Although financial...
Dawn Sweeney, the president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, issued the following statement in response to the budget blueprint submitted to Congress by President Obama:
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Burger King Corp. announced an agreement with Anacapa Holdings Ltd., through which Anacapa will provide its “free-hotspot.com” brand of free Wi-Fi in 2,200 Burger King restaurants in 12 countries...