Industry News

NexCen Brands Inc. announced the opening of the first Pretzelmaker franchised store in Mexico. The store opened in a mall in Bosco Vallarta Zapopan, Jalisco.

It is the first...
IBM and EMN8 announced their agreement to jointly manufacture, market, and support EMN8’s self-service order and pay kiosk products.

As part of the agreement, EMN8 will transition...
Share Our Strength will host its final preparation webinar for September’s Great American Dine Out on August 19.

Ray Blanchette, CEO of Joe’s Crab Shack; Diana Hovey, senior vice...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is making available football doughnut treats beginning August 17. The treats are topped with chocolate icing and white iced laces.

Krispy Kreme is also...
Jamba Inc. announced that Robert Kagle resigned from its board of directors on August 12 with immediate effect.

“On behalf of Jamba, I wish to thank Bob for his service and dedication...
Smashburger is celebrating the opening of its first two locations in the Salt Lake valley of Utah by donating $1 from each Beehive Smashburger or Beehive Smashchicken sold after 5 p.m. on August...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced that it entered into a sponsorship agreement with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, which includes the company's signature products being available during...
VegwareUS, the Connecticut-based company that last year launched its nationwide distribution of eco-friendly foodservice packaging and catering products, was awarded the Seal Of Approval by the...
Extreme Pizza announced that it is the recipient of Bay Area Parent Magazine's 9th annual “Best of the Best” award for the category “Best Place to Get a Pizza.”

“We are honored...
ParTech Inc., a software and hardware solutions provider for the restaurant and hospitality industries, announced that Tim Vainer joined the company as managing director in charge of the Yum!...
Jamba Inc. announced continued progress in their brand expansion plans, as its wholly owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, entered into a license agreement with the Inventure Group to develop a...
Burger King Corp. will present a $5,000 donation and cheer on participants of the iWin Joe Jonas Fun Run in San Antonio on August 13. A sponsor of “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009,” Burger...
Dunkin’ Donuts store owners, employees, suppliers, and loyal customers in New England raised more than $715,000 for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund through proceeds generated from...
Indianapolis-based One WiFi announced the release of its new WiFi service for the restaurant and hospitality industries, combining social media marketing with a WiFi network.

One WiFi...
Jersey Mike’s Subs partnered with the First Tee of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, the Township of Lakewood, and trick-shot golfer Dennis Walters to host a mentoring event at the John F. Patrick...
Cim Yoder was promoted to vice president of foodservice sales by Brookwood Farms BBQ. Yoder helped the pit-cooked barbecue manufacturer grow its sales within the foodservice segment over the past...