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Movaya today announced its Hooters Calendar Slider puzzle game for iPhone and iPod Touch is available on the Apple App Store. Hooters Calendar is a puzzle game, developed by the Movaya Games...
In a move foreshadowed by quick-service honcho Howard Schultz last week, Seattle’s Best Coffee announced today it is shifting its focus from licensed units to franchised locations.

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The restaurant industry remained stable for most of 2008 with visits and dollars up over the previous year, but traffic dipped in the fourth quarter, yielding the industry’s slowest traffic and...
In an effort to maximize its investments in technology and ultimately improve customer service, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ - News) has teamed with Microsoft Corp. to roll out a new store-systems...
The end of football season leaves a big hole for all fans, but no one hurts more than fans in Phoenix. Dunkin' Donuts wants to help Arizona get past the bitterness of Sunday's loss by enjoying a...
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is strongly supporting President Obama’s call for a “complete review” of the nation’s food safety system. According to the group, the latest outbreak of...
Baskin-Robbins announced that Houston will be one of its key markets in its 2009 expansion plans. Baskin-Robbins has plans for more than 100 new stores in the Greater Houston area over the next...
Independent restaurant operators are leading an emerging “kid-adult” fusion trend by promoting adult-style offerings to kids in greater numbers. Their menus target kids with smaller portions of...
January 2009 net sales for Mama Mimi’s Take ‘N Bake Pizza grew 6.4 percent over same-store net sales from January of last year, despite troubling economic news assaulting consumers all month long...
At the end of its Super Bowl ad, Denny’s (NASDAQ: DENN - News) surprised millions of Americans by offering a free Grand Slam breakfast to anyone who visits its restaurants across America between...
Jack in the Box, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, kicked off a multi-week marketing campaign during the Super Bowl with a cliffhanger ad that left the fate of famed Jack in the Box...
Marble Slab Creamery is offering customers a new way to celebrate Valentine's Day this year. The brand will celebrate the holiday with its signature Valentine's Heart ice cream cake. Marble Slab...
Starbucks stole headlines this week from the usual suspects on Wall Street with its announcement that the company was planning to lay off 6,700 employees in the coming months.

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The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (PEP), will reveal for the first time it has been behind the "What's G" campaign in two new ads featuring an impressive roster of 16 athletes...
The votes are in, and Ted’s Montana Grill has been chosen as one of the “Best Burgers of the United States of America,” according to AOL’s online guide...
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU - News), the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator based in the U.S., will give away free cups of decaf coffee starting at noon on...