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What Recession? Checkers Doubles 2008 Growth in 2009
As 2009 comes to a close and many quick serves reflect on a year of budget cutting and downsizing, at least one chain can look back on a positive year of growth: Checkers.
New Line of Halogen Foodwarmers Released
Hatco Corporation announced its new Glo-Ray Narrow Halogen Foodwarmers, designed for front-of-the-house applications where the emphasis is on the food and not the overhead heat. The GRN4 models...
Church's Chicken Announces New CEO
Church’s Chicken’s board of directors announced the appointment of Mel Deane as the company’s CEO, effective immediately. For the last 10 years, Deane has worked closely with many of the...
Auto-Charge Bonus for Dunkin' Card Members
American Express and Dunkin' Donuts announced a partnership for a new loyalty program. When an American Express Card is used to sign up for Auto-Recharge, the automatic reloading feature on the...
'Avatar' Coverage Set for McDonald's
In anticipation of James Cameron's “Avatar” hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to run an in-restaurant promotion with a sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win...
High Fructose Corn Syrup Marketing May Be Misleading
Many leading medical and nutrition groups, as well as some of the nation’s harshest food industry critics, agree that high fructose corn syrup, a natural sweetener made from corn, is...
Burger King Offers $1 Holiday Gift Cards
Burger King Corp. extends holiday gifting possibilities this season with a collection of 20 holiday greeting cards. With each card comes a dollar bill for a $1 ¼ pound Double Cheeseburger.
A Lifetime of Poultry Achievement Honored
The National Poultry...
With $1 Oatmeal, Jamba Customers Can 'Feel Good'
As part of its fall “Feel Good Campaign,” Jamba Juice announced it will rerelease its Oatmeal for a Buck—oatmeal made with steel-cut oats—for five days. The oatmeal is made from...
Straw Hat Pizza Recognized for Growth
Despite a year where the recession choked many businesses, Straw Hat Restaurants' 50 percent sales growth, along with its jump to 64 units from 38, earned the chain two industry awards.
Unit No. 12,000 Opens for Burger King
Burger King Corp. reached a significant milestone with the grand opening of the brand’s 12,000th restaurant, located in Beijing, China’s Joy City.
“We are committed to profitably...
New POS Solution is a 'Simple Choice'
Logic Controls Inc. and Aldelo Systems Inc. collaborated to create a complete POS preloaded software-hardware bundle called “Simple Choice Solution.” The packaged solution is available to any...
Wendy's Approves Panasonic, WAND
Panasonic and WAND were officially designated by Wendy’s as an approved Point Of Sale (POS) solution for franchisee stores nationwide. The notification was made by Wendy's corporate officials...
Growing Mexican Chains Mostly Fast Casual
Nine of the 10 fastest growing Mexican limited-service restaurants last year were fast-casual chains, says foodservice industry consultant Technomic.
Within the Top 50 limited-service...
Use One App to Order From Many Pizzerias
Order Mapper Inc. announced the launch of Order Pizza, a free iPhone app that lets users order from several nearby pizzerias—even a favorite neighborhood joint—in seconds without...
Franchisees, Vendors Welcome as Members of NFSSC
The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC), a trade association for loss prevention and risk management professionals in the casual-dining and quick-service restaurant chain industry,...
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