Industry News

In an attempt to break into the world of online and text message ordering, Subway has partnered with Go Mobo to implement its Subway Now pilot, which began earlier this month in Manhattan....
On Jan. 27, Hooters of Uptown Charlotte will host a luncheon for representatives of three Carolina Food Banks to donate $13,000 that the 19 area Hooters restaurants raised for the organizations...
Next Sunday, Hooters is planning for another record day in overall and wing sales. On Feb. 1, Hooters operators prepare to sell more than 2 million wings to football fans, contributing to what is...
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (Nasdaq: COKE - News) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend for the First Quarter of 2009 of $.25 per share on shares of the...
Così, Inc. (NasdaqGM:COSI - News) today reported that total revenues for the 2008 fourth quarter declined 7.3 percent to $30,734,700 from $33,519,500 in the 2007 quarter. Company-owned net...
Del Taco today announced that David Snyder has been promoted to vice president of information technology at the Mexican quick-serve restaurant chain.

As vice president of information...

Traditionally, Super Bowl nets Wingstop its biggest sales day of the year, and this year will be no exception. The chicken-wing-only chain estimates that more than 3.5 million chicken wings will...
2008 was a tough year for restaurant operators. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 2.6 million jobs were lost in 2008 -- the worst figure since 1945. With consumer sentiment at...
Citing further contraction in the economy, a continuing slowdown in consumer spending, and accelerating job losses, foodservice consultancy Technomic revised its 2009 U.S. foodservice industry...
UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB), an operator of "better-for-you" fast-casual restaurants, continued its nationwide expansion with the opening of their second California location in...
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the U.S., has named Rodney Morris chief people officer.

In this newly created position, Morris will manage...

El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced today that it has created a new executive management position -- senior vice president of strategy and innovation -- to leverage innovation in the development of new...
Trabon, a leading provider of Web-to-print restaurant technology and printing solutions, has reached an agreement with Papa Murphy’s take ‘n’ bake pizza franchise, which will use Trabon MenuNet...
Already the top performers in the ready-to-drink (RTD) energy coffee subcategory, Starbucks Doubleshot Energy+Coffee beverages will soon be available in a new flavor: Cinnamon Dulce.

Cinnamon...

After Domino's Pizza's (NYSE: DPZ) Oven Baked Sandwiches recently beat Subway's equivalent sandwiches by a 2-to-1 margin in a national taste test, Domino's received a letter from Subway demanding...
Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA; NASDAQ:JMBAU; NASDAQ:JMBAW) today reiterated its strategic priorities for 2009, including a disciplined expense-reduction plan as Jamba’s management team seeks to...