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Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News) announced that its Board of Directors approved a dividend of $0.19 per share of common stock, which will be distributed February 6, 2009, to shareholders of...
Marble Slab Creamery announced a new line of holiday ice cream cakes and pies for the upcoming season beginning this Thanksgiving. The new product line is supported by operator, NexCen Franchise...
Based on tremendous consumer response, Dr Pepper is extending its offer for a free Dr Pepper until 6 PM (EST) on Monday, November 24. The company promised free soda coupons on its Web site if...
Whether hanging homemade ornaments on the tree, dressing the family in matching holiday sweaters or decorating the yard in festive colors, it's original family traditions that make the holidays...
The U.S. Green Building Council is accepting proposals for educational sessions for Greenbuild 2009. Sessions should reflect the program theme of Main Street Green: Connect to the Conversation....
Pollo Tropical’s Families Eat Free For a Year giveaway will award 15 lucky families a year of free meals. Register for your chance to win online at the Pollo Tropical official Web site.

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Nestlé Professional, the foodservice division of Nestlé, celebrated the grand opening of its 67,000-square foot, cutting-edge Nestlé Professional Customer Innovation Campus (NPCIC) on Tuesday...
With the help of cutting-edge interior design firm Whitehead and Appel, a Maryland-based McDonald’s franchise owner is pioneering a new interior design approach for the fast-food chain.

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The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) announces three business leaders with unique perspectives will headline education at The NAFEM Show, Feb. 5-7, Orange County...
Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ - News) was chosen as one of Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best...
Cosi, Inc. (NasdaqGM:COSI - News) announced today that its Board of Directors formed a special committee of independent directors to review and evaluate strategic alternatives to enhance...
Organic To Go (OTCBB: OTGO) has partnered with Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ: JMBA), the parent company of Jamba Juice, to provide its organic and natural food offerings at Jamba Juice locations in Los...
Dunkin' Donuts yesterday opened its first shop in Shanghai. The restaurant is located on Fuzhou Road, one of the busiest commercial streets in the city. The company has to date secured agreements...
Throughout the economic crisis, quick-serves have come to consumer’s rescue at meal time, offering low price points and lots of choices. As the holiday season quickly approaches, chains are also...
Subway restaurants announced today a long-term partnership with world champion swimmer Michael Phelps. Phelps will be representing the brand across all marketing channels and joins an impressive...
For the second year in a row, the National Minority Franchising Initiative has named Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen among the Top 50 franchises for minorities.

“Captain D’s is among those...