Industry News

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.

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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...
Jamba Juice announced that as part of the company's Fall “Feel Good Campaign,” Bananaman, Jamba's "Feel Good Jambassador," will surprise 350 shoppers with $30 gift cards and Jamba Feel Good Bucks...
Great American Cookies announced that the company partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to promote the November 2009 Blu-ray and DVD release of "Aliens in the Attic." The...
Yum! Brands Inc. announced the grand opening of its 13,000th restaurant outside the U.S. and China by its international division, Yum! Restaurants International (YRI), reinforcing the strength of...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced that it entered into an agreement with KDN Company Limited for the development of 20 franchised Krispy Kreme retail shops in Thailand over the next...
Starbucks Coffee Company announced the appointment of Kalen Holmes as executive vice president of Partner Resources (Human Resources). She will report to chairman, president, and CEO Howard...
Chick-fil-A announced that for the 2010 edition of its annual cow-themed calendar, the Chick-fil-A cows give a bovine twist to 12 classic novels to create the Great Works of Cow Literature...
Jamba Inc. announced the sale of eight restaurants in California to Four Life Foods LLC, a company owned primarily by one of the four original co-founders of Jamba Juice, Linda Olds, and her...
Boston Market announced that its “Two Kids Eat Free” dining program will be extended past October 31, offering customers the same deal every weekend (Saturday and Sunday) between November 1 and...
Santa Monica Place, the west-side shopping destination set to open in late 2010, announced plans for nine fast-casual restaurants for its signature rooftop Dining Deck. The new, three-level,...