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INSIDE Contactless, a leading provider of advanced, open-standard contactless chip technologies, and First Data, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing services, today...
Restaurant industry performance remained soft in February, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity stood below 100 for the 16th consecutive month. The...
Pizza Fusion, pioneer of the environmental and organic restaurant movements, announced today that a master franchise development agreement has been completed for Saudi Arabia between Pizza Fusion...
Bigger isn’t always better. To prove that good things do indeed come in small packages, Jack in the Box restaurants today introduce Mini Sirloin Burgers: beefy, high-quality hamburgers...
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, earned both a Gold “Addy” and Judge’s Choice award from the American Advertising Federation’s Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter during...
Hardee’s has teamed up with Coca-Cola North America to offer a NASCAR collectors’ cup and instant win game. Until May 24, 2009, burger fans will receive a special-edition racing cup with any...
Church’s Chicken will unveil the brand’s latest store prototype to its network of franchisees in Lawrenceville, Georgia, on April 1, 2009. Large flat-bed rigs will haul and massive cranes will...
ParTech Inc., a provider of software and hardware solutions to restaurants, hotels, spas, and retail industries, today announced that the SUBWAY restaurant chain has selected PAR as their...
In addition to a challenging economy, restaurant operators are also dealing with shifting customer demographics as parents decide to leave the kids at home, and young adults, ages 18 to 24, cut...
Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY - News) today announced that it has acquired Pallas Foods Limited, a leading foodservice distributor based in Newcastle West, Ireland. The acquisition has closed...
Organic and all-natural products aren’t just for the up-starts anymore.

Last week the No. 1 bottled-water company in the U.S., Nestlé Waters North America, invested $15.6 million in the...

The Manitowoc Company, Inc., parent company of Manitowoc Foodservice, signed a definitive agreement to sell the Enodis global ice machine operations to Braveheart Acquistion Inc., an affiliate of...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) announces the grand opening of its newest Doughnut Factory...
Elevation Burger signed a multiunit franchising deal with South Florida entrepreneurs Jeffrey Feinstein and Sam Ginsberg.

The franchisees plan to open the first Elevation Burger Florida...

The 500 largest U.S. restaurant chains registered slower growth rates, posting 3.4 percent annual sales growth in 2008.

According to data released today by Technomic Inc. in its annual...

Global Icons, a licensing and brand merchandising agency specializing in the development and extension of corporate brands and trademarks, announced today its exclusive licensing partnership with...