Industry News

The entrepreneur behind the Fish ‘n Flush—a toilet tank that is also a fish aquarium—announced the launch of a new toilet product: the Wow Toilet.

The Wow Toilet includes a...
Corner Bakery Cafe’s expansion continues into non-traditional venues after the company announced that it will partner with franchisee PhaseNext Hospitality to develop 12 new Corner Bakery...
The National Restaurant Association announced that registration for news media is now open for its 2010 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits...
Synq Solutions, provider of in-store marketing and promotional support programs for the quick-serve and fast-casual industry, announced that international franchise Schlotzsky’s will leverage...
The Cereal Bowl announced that it opened its first New Jersey location in Brunswick on October 30. The official grand opening will take place November 7 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. The location...
Schult, a provider of décor signage, menu systems, and displays that specializes in end-to-end digital integration services, announced the launch of a new line of energy-saving poster cases,...
Produce and foodservice companies interested in growing their business by promoting healthy fresh produce options on foodservice menus now have two new resources available to help them. Newly...
The Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) announced an updated Web site at www.CAFEMeetingPlace.com serving culinary and baking/pastry instructors at the secondary and...
Starbucks announced its new customer loyalty card program called My Starbucks Rewards, which will launch on December 26 in all U.S. Starbucks stores. Consolidating the two current programs,...
Healthy Fast Food Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt stores, announced that Philip deMena with Concept Consulting Inc. was appointed as the outsourced vice president of real...
Domino's Pizza is offering local VFW Halls the chance to win a catered pizza party this Veterans Day. In honor of the annual holiday, Domino's is inviting U.S. military veterans to write in and...
Quick-serve and fast-casual specialist Secret Ingredient Marketing (SIM) announced that it has teamed up with Silicon Valley innovation professional Cliff Jue to expand its insight-based...
WAC Lighting is launching a new promotion to help lighting distributors and other trade associates increase sales and education efforts on responsible lighting while hunting for clues to receive...
Round Table Pizza franchisees, restaurant managers, vendors, and corporate staff members gathered in October at the Turtle Bay Resort in Hawaii to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Round Table...
As a means to delivering deals to customers—and as an attempt to stay at the forefront of new social media—Pizza Hut announced that it teamed with the upstart Blastoff Network.

“Pizza...
Restaurant industry performance remained soft in September, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity declined for the second consecutive month. The...