Industry News

Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” concept launched and funded with $15 million by private equity and concept development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), has two Founders Club...
After the release of Zagat’s 2009 Survey of National Chain Restaurants, John Boris, Zagat's SVP of Marketing, offered QSR exclusive insight into the study and its findings.

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While National Restaurant Association pundits are predicting an industry rebound by the end of 2009, most restaurant company leaders can’t afford to wait that long to take action. During this...
Penn Station East Coast Subs opened its newest Ohio restaurant yesterday at 6752 Cincinnati Dayton Road in Liberty Township. Franchisee John Doyle says, “I have always had a great deal of...
There’s no question that the struggling economy has wreaked havoc on the restaurant industry. It has also, however, created an invaluable silver lining: nearly unprecedented abundance in the...
The National Council of Chain Restaurants, the leading trade association exclusively representing the chain restaurant industry, applauded a negotiated agreement announced today which would...
Extreme Pizza announced today that it is the recipient of the Inner City Advisors’ (ICA) Inner City 100 Award. This 11th annual event honors businesses that work diligently to improve the inner-...
The National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation President, and CEO Dawn Sweeney issued the following statement regarding the passing of Norman Brinker...
With a little more than three months before this year’s Great American Dine Out, September 20-26, thousands more restaurants are needed to meet the effort’s 5,000-unit goal. To date, not quite 2,...
Pick Up Stix restaurants today announced a Free Entrée With Purchase of Any Other Entrée offer through July 15, 2009 at participating restaurants in Arizona, California, and Nevada.

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The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to...
Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), the leader in durable facility maintenance solutions, today announced a partnership with Northern Colorado Paper (NCP) and Waste Management Inc., for a “Take...
Beginning this month, Wendy's takes flavor fanatics to the Far East with a new chicken temptation--Sweet...
Culver’s Restaurants in 17 states raised more than $210,000 for local charitable organizations during its national “Day of Giving” fundraising event on Tuesday, May 12, exceeding the national...
Sam’s Club is making it easier for small businesses to lower their costs by simplifying the requirements for its business membership by eliminating more than a dozen required documents, including...