Industry News

CKE Restaurants Inc. announced the opening of its first Hardee’s restaurant in Lahore, Pakistan. This marks the first of at least 25 Hardee’s restaurants to be opened in Pakistan within the next...
Dunkin' Donuts is delivering a gift to the men and women who deliver holiday cards, catalogs, and gifts across America. On November 25, Dunkin' Donuts will serve free coffee to any United States...
Caribou Coffee is now being served at Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) in Ohio. MSE Branded Foods, the airport's primary food and gift concessionaire, is now serving Caribou Coffee throughout the...
CKE Restaurants Inc. announced it is offering vitaminwater at all of its 1,212 Carl’s Jr. locations. Carl’s Jr. will feature three flavors of the nutrient-enhanced water: vitaminwater xxx,...
Five brands financed under the Sun Capital Partners portfolio announced a partnership that will see them collectively pursue nontraditional locations around the U.S.

Bruegger’s Bagels,...
For a limited time only, Domino's Pizza is bringing back the Noid, its 1980's advertising character, to help raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its sixth annual “Thanks...
To celebrate the arrival of its new $5.01 Combo Meals, Arby’s is hosting a giveaway to let customers know they are “Worth Every Penny.”

From November 23 to December 27, Arby’s fans can...
Tasti D-Lite signed a master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates. The country’s first Tasti D-Lite Center will open in Dubai in the first quarter of 2010, soon to be followed by an...
Franchisor Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza was recently rewarded with high satisfaction ratings in a survey conducted by Franchise Business Review. The national franchise market research firm...
Hardee’s announced its new Portobello Mushroom Melt Thickburger, a new spin on the patty melt that includes sliced Portobello mushrooms sautéed in a garlic butter sauce to the mix.

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Truckers, motorists, and RVers alike have been making pit-stops at over 160 of TravelCenters of America’s (TA) full service centers for the past 38 years. Together with Stanton Street, TA is...
Maines was honored with Subway restaurants and the Independent Purchasing Cooperative’s (IPC) Rookie of the Year Award for its first year of foodservice distribution to approximately 267 Subway...
Compass Group, a foodservice management firm, and EnQii, a global digital signage company, announced a partnership to roll out a digital signage solution across Compass Group cafés and dining...
Pizza Patrón posted increases in comparable sales (stores open more than one year) for each month of 2009, and October was no exception, seeing a 3.4 percent jump over a year earlier. Despite the...
The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) continued its campaign against IHOP’s use of eggs laid by hens confined in battery cages.

The society launched a television ad campaign in...