Industry News

The Webby Awards—the Internet’s version of the Oscars or Emmys, recognizing online excellence—announced that it is now accepting submissions for the 2010 awards, including for the...
Whataburger unveiled its new Buffalo Whatachick'n Sandwich, featuring a breaded chicken filet topped with lettuce, tomatoes, lightly melted Monterey Jack cheese, two slices of bacon, and creamy...
Pizza Hut announced that it is using its Twitter feed to raise awareness of worldwide hunger. Pizza Hut is pledging four meals to World Hunger Relief, a campaign that supports the United Nations...
Wendy’s FourCrown, a Minnesota Wendy’s franchisee, announced that its Eden Prairie, Minnesota restaurant became the first quick-service restaurant to be an all-digital restaurant. It is comprised...
Burger King Corp. announced the October 19 launch of its ¼-pound Double Cheeseburger for only $1.

The $1 ¼-pound Double Cheeseburger offers Burger King restaurant guests two flame-...
Taco Del Mar Franchising Corp. announced that it has appointed Rick Braa as the company’s new chief financial officer. The company has more than 240 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada....
Panda Express announced "SweetFire Friday," a promotion on Friday, September 25. To celebrate the launch of the company's newest creation, SweetFire Chicken Breast, Panda Express is offering all...
Whataburger announced that it is recognizing the 36,864 different ways customers can order a burger with a new custom T-shirt promotion. T-shirts can be designed using an interactive portion of...
Pizza Patron announced that it has teamed with Pepsi in a national, co-branded promotion in all of its stores to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month.

The promotion began September 1...
McDonald's board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share of common stock payable on December 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1. This...
Tropical Smoothie Café announced the winner of its sweepstakes celebrating the release of the film “Shorts,” starring Jon Cryer, William H. Macy, and James Spader.

In partnership with...
Smashburger announced that its first Ohio location will open in Dayton on October 15. The store will open in The Shoppes at 725, with a second University of Dayton location following later this...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Gilligan Oil Company LLC for the development of five restaurants in Cincinnati. The first location is...
Jamba Juice announced the debut of its new franchise website, www.jambafranchise.com. The new franchise site, also accessible from the company’s Web site, was developed to make it easier for...
Fazoli’s announced the winner of its 2009 National Pasta Bowl Championship, recently held in Charleston, South Carolina. The team from Lima, Ohio, came out on top.

More than 200 three-...