Industry News

Yoshinoya, one of Japan’s largest restaurant chain companies and a global brand with over 1,400 locations throughout the world, announced it will celebrate the opening of its first Ventura County...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q announced that it continued and extended its community relations and support with a non-profit partnership from the communities in which its serves. The restaurant...
National Restaurant Association president and CEO Dawn Sweeney announced that Scott DeFife was named executive vice president of Policy...
Panasonic’s Attune Drive-Thru Communications System, a digital order taking system for the quick-serve restaurant industry, expanded from its current feature set with the addition of a telephone...
Boston Pizza Restaurants LP named Mike Best, its former CFO, to the role of chief operating officer and introduced Randy Steinbrenner to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. The...
Wendy’s/Arby’s International, part of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., announced the opening this week of the first of 35 Wendy’s restaurants scheduled to be built by the Kopitiam Group throughout...
Jamba Juice and Centerplate, a hospitality partner to convention centers and sports stadiums, will offer Jamba Juice menu items to Centerplate’s guests with the initial debut of Jamba Juice...
The mandatory waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 pertaining to Peet’s Coffee...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation's long-time franchise partner, KKD Lotte Holdings Company, Ltd., opened the first Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Shanghai, China, recently.

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Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, a fast-casual fresh Mexican chain, is excited to announce the opening of its 13th Las Vegas Baja Fresh, located inside the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. The...
QSR recently won two prestigious publishing awards for its editorial coverage in 2008 and 2009. Folio, a publishing-industry leader, awarded two Eddies to the magazine, one for its...
In honor of its one-year anniversary, Pizza Fusion in Ridgewood, New Jersey, is selling personal organic cheese pizzas for $1 on December 15. Pizza Fusion's personal pizzas normally start at $6...
NexCen Brands Inc. announced the signing of a master franchise agreement with Demaso S.A. for the development of a minimum of 15 Great American Cookies franchised stores in Chile over a 10-year...
Pizza Inn Inc. announced the opening of its newest restaurants in Chihuahua, Mexico. The first location, Pizza Inn Vallarta, opened on November 23 at Calle Zaragoza Y Pimentel Local 1A, Colonia...
Burger King Corp. announced the addition of Funnel Cake Sticks to Burger King menus nationwide. Available in a pack of nine, Funnel Cake Sticks are sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with a...
Qdoba Mexican Grill announced that it will offer a new Kids Meal that provides kids nutritious meal options at all restaurants. In addition, as a holiday gift to parents, participating Qdoba...