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American Express and Dunkin' Donuts announced a partnership for a new loyalty program. When an American Express Card is used to sign up for Auto-Recharge, the automatic reloading feature on the...
In anticipation of James Cameron's “Avatar” hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to run an in-restaurant promotion with a sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win...
Many leading medical and nutrition groups, as well as some of the nation’s harshest food industry critics, agree that high fructose corn syrup, a natural sweetener made from corn, is...
Burger King Corp. extends holiday gifting possibilities this season with a collection of 20 holiday greeting cards. With each card comes a dollar bill for a $1 ¼ pound Double Cheeseburger.
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As part of its fall “Feel Good Campaign,” Jamba Juice announced it will rerelease its Oatmeal for a Buck—oatmeal made with steel-cut oats—for five days. The oatmeal is made from...
Despite a year where the recession choked many businesses, Straw Hat Restaurants' 50 percent sales growth, along with its jump to 64 units from 38, earned the chain two industry awards.
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Burger King Corp. reached a significant milestone with the grand opening of the brand’s 12,000th restaurant, located in Beijing, China’s Joy City.

“We are committed to profitably...
Logic Controls Inc. and Aldelo Systems Inc. collaborated to create a complete POS preloaded software-hardware bundle called “Simple Choice Solution.” The packaged solution is available to any...
Panasonic and WAND were officially designated by Wendy’s as an approved Point Of Sale (POS) solution for franchisee stores nationwide. The notification was made by Wendy's corporate officials...
Nine of the 10 fastest growing Mexican limited-service restaurants last year were fast-casual chains, says foodservice industry consultant Technomic.

Within the Top 50 limited-service...
Order Mapper Inc. announced the launch of Order Pizza, a free iPhone app that lets users order from several nearby pizzerias—even a favorite neighborhood joint—in seconds without...
The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC), a trade association for loss prevention and risk management professionals in the casual-dining and quick-service restaurant chain industry,...
Papa John’s has made it easier for both new and existing franchisees to expand the brand throughout the U.S. with the announcement of its U.S. Development Incentive Program. For qualifying...
White Castle announced the launch of its newly redesigned Web site. As one of the first fast-food brands to introduce a Web site populated heavily by user generated content (UGC), White Castle's...
Hardee's restaurants operated by Boddie-Noell Enterprises across Virginia raised more than $55,000 for Special Olympics Virginia. The annual fundraiser, called "Buy a Star, Be a Fan," in which...