Industry News

On December 7, Starbucks Coffee Company invited the world to connect in an event that united individuals, communities, nations, and cultures through the universal language of music....
Chick-fil-A Inc. reported that for the first time in its history, the chain surpassed $3 billion in annual sales—just nine years after the chain recorded its first $1 billion in sales and...
Extreme Brandz announced the appointment of John Delutis as brand vice president for Mexican concept Mucho Burrito. In this newly created position, Delutis will be responsible for the Mucho...
Wendy’s franchisee RDR Foods announced that in looking to simplify the PCI compliance process, it took the advice of a fellow franchisee and contacted BHI Advanced Internet to inquire about the...
A recent study from foodservice industry consultant Technomic found that the sandwich segment of the quick-service industry performed strongly in 2008.

According to the report—the ...
With millions of books read since its inception, the BOOK IT! Program, a reading incentive program developed by Pizza Hut, is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 25th birthday. As part of...
Pizza Inn Inc. announced the opening of its newest full-service buffet restaurant in East Spartanburg, South Carolina.

The new restaurant provides customers with a variety of handcrafted...
Shay Sorrells, a contestant on this season of the NBC series The Biggest Loser, will continue her weight-loss journey with the help of Subway restaurants. Shay began her experience as the...
Red Mango is expanding its franchise offerings to include kiosk, co-branded, and self-serve concepts in addition to its full-service stores. The move comes as part of a strategic plan to grow the...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Duke Manufacturing for its reduced energy use at its manufacturing facility in Sedalia, Missouri. The Energy Champion award recognizes savings of at...
Continuing its commitment to all natural products, Freshëns announced its latest frozen creation, Tart Yogurt, which is made from real milk, pure cane sugar, and natural flavoring. It’s also fat...
HotSchedules announced that Mama Fu’s successfully implemented the HotSchedules Enterprise online employee scheduling and restaurant labor management solution and the on-demand Digital Logbook,...
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill is continuing its 2009 expansion with the opening of the restaurant’s newest Baja Fresh Express location inside Nashville’s Vanderbilt Medical Center Courtyard Café. The...
As companies across the U.S. plan their holiday festivities, Boston Market announced that its restaurants are preparing options for any work holiday celebration. Boston Market offers a number of...
Subway announced that it is joining environmental advocacy group Rock the Earth, Water Street Music Hall, Gibson Guitar, and Brother Wease from 95.1 The Fox to hold a cell phone recycling...
Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.'s Fatburger was recognized as Los Angeles’ “Best Burger” in 2009 by myfoxla’s Hotlist. 
Close to 40,000 consumers voted for the Hotlist. In the greater Los...