Industry News

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. announced the signing of a multi-unit development agreement with Ellaicy Restaurant Company Inc. to franchise Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurants in Central...

Back Yard Burgers is partnering with award-winning Paramore|Redd Online Marketing and launching a new Web site and social media campaign yielding...

Schedulefly, a leading Web-based employee scheduling and communication application for restaurants, announced yesterday the launch of its new mobile...

Pollo Campero introduced a menu of three meals with 505 or fewer calories. The promotion was launched in stores on January 18.

“We’re taking healthy eating a big step forward by offering...
Blimpie unveiled a new restaurant design that melds the past with the future by incorporating classic, contemporary, and Americana design concepts.

The restyled Blimpie features a...
Krispy Kreme announced that through February 14, the chain is offering its heart and chocolate doughnuts assortment.

These offerings include the Triple Chocolate doughnut, which has a...
Every year since 1963, Congress and the President have proclaimed February as “American Heart Month.” Russo’s New York Pizzeria’s Houston, Texas–Westheimer and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen...
Pizza Inn announced a new financing agreement with Amegy Bank of Texas. The agreement provides Pizza Inn with improved financial flexibility to execute its long-term strategic plan to develop new...

Red Mango, the fastest-growing retailer of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt, announced its newest flavor, Cocoa, available at all participating Red Mango locations for a limited time, now...

Charley’s Grilled Subs announced the opening of its 400th location, in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Oak Court Mall. The benchmark store is set to open January 25 during National Philly CheeseSteak...
The National Restaurant Association; state restaurant associations; and Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, are forming a strategic partnership that will...
Oklahoma City-based Sonic Corp.—which operates 3,500 restaurants in more than 40 states—announced a new animal welfare policy, garnering praise from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS...
Sbarro announced its aggressive expansion into the Japanese market, which will include the opening of 1,250 units. Sbarro partnered with JCI Inc. in a joint venture/franchise agreement that will...
Quail Digital announced the launch of QD Retail, the first headset-only communication system designed for team use in grocery, retail, restaurant, and business environments. Weighing less than 2...
Gold Star Chili commissioned nationally prominent artist-illustrator Chris Fox Payne, most commonly known as C.F. Payne, to create an original illustration depicting the Gold Star and “Cincinnati...
The Bunn-O-Matic Corporation (BUNN), a provider for the beverage equipment industry, announced the release of its Infusion Series Iced Tea Brewers (ITB). Complete control over the brewing process...