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SocialGrub, a comprehensive social media marketing solution aimed at restaurants and retailers, announced the beta launch of its platform. SocialGrub enables restaurants and retailers to create,...
WD Partners announced that former Wendy’s executive Mike Watson joined the company to lead WD SRE, the operations engineering group of the company. He will revitalize the team with a real-world...
Moe’s Southwest Grill announced the availability of its new whole grain tortilla, which offers a nutritious alternative to Moe’s flour tortillas for Moe’s guests.

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Panasonic will showcase a full range of technology solutions for the retail market at this week’s National Retail Federation (NRF) EXPO. The featured products include point of sale (POS)...
Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald's Corporation, announced that Don Thompson, president of McDonald’s USA, was elected to the role of president and chief operating officer, with oversight...
Spicy Pickle Franchising Inc., operator of the fast-casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the U. S. and Bread Garden Urban Café in Canada, announced the opening of a second franchised...
Caribou Coffee announced the launch of handcrafted oatmeal in participating locations. Each bowl includes 9–17 grams of protein, depending on the variety and flavor combination.

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The escalating chatter surrounding Super Bowl XLIV is not just about the teams competing for the 2010 championship. The TV commercials that will appear during the game are also the subject of...
RealtyLink LLC announced the sale of a 2,854-square-foot Hardee’s building completed in December 2008 on .71 acres and adjacent to a recently developed Kohl’s, Dick’s, and Staples shopping center...
Wendy’s International selected WAND as the first approved NextGen POS software solution for Wendy’s franchisees. The decision follows two years of collaboration between WAND, Wendy’s, and the...
With the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver right around the corner—opening ceremonies will be held February 12—McDonald’s, the official restaurant partner of the Olympics, announced its...

In an effort to better serve Foodservice National Accounts headquartered on the West Coast, Anchor Packaging announced today the appointment of Brian Grant to the position of manager of Food...

While there are positive signs that economies around the world are improving, global foodservice business remained weak in the third quarter of 2009, as reported by the NPD Group, a leading...

Entrepreneurs and brothers Robbie and Jeff Sosna signed a multiunit franchise deal to open 10 Freshii restaurants in Los Angeles.

The fast-casual concept is known for its modern, hip...

Baskin-Robbins is continuing to expand its national footprint with its announcement that Miami is now open for franchise sales. Approximately 30 additional stand-alone stores could be supported throughout...
Fast-casual restaurant UFood Grill announced that it replaced McDonald's at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

"Parkland has kept the Dallas community healthy for more than 115 years...