Industry News

On April 4 Blimpie will celebrate its 45th anniversary.

The chain's story is an American dream: In 1964, three New Jersey friends who had known each other since high school were determined to...

Through its partnership with Little League Baseball, Subway Restaurants announced today the first annual “Baseball Design Across America” tour commencing with a National Opening Day game in Los...
Earlier today, QSR ran "McDonald's Agrees to Look into Using Lower-Pesticide Potatoes."

McDonald's responded with the following statement:

McDonald’s has a long history of working...

Responding to shareholder concerns, McDonald’s Corporation has agreed to formally survey and promote best practices in pesticide use reduction within its American potato supply chain. As the...
In honor of Tax Day, participating U.S. mall-based Cinnabon bakeries will host Tax Day Bites! and give away free Classic Bites on Wednesday, April 15 from 5 to 8 pm.

“At Cinnabon, we believe...

Nathan’s Famous Inc., a New York City tradition for nearly a century, today announced a new multi-year agreement with another New York City tradition extending its partnership with the New York...
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...