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Church’s Chicken continues to see a successful fifth-year stride of positive same-store domestic sales. Company officials attribute Church’s strong performance to breakthrough marketing...
AHC/Zero’s Subs continues to buck the declining economy with its “MicroStore” concept, opening four new stores in California by the end of the first quarter, with a fifth under contract....
U.S. employers are proceeding with caution when considering hiring for Quarter 1 2009, according to the results of the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey conducted quarterly by Manpower...
A new National Restaurant Association survey of more than 1,600 professional chefs--members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)--reveals that nutrition and philosophy-driven food choices...
Network Solutions announced today that its more than 7,000 e-commerce customers saw a collective 10 percent year-over-year increase in sales on Cyber Monday, the highly anticipated start of...
A recent announcement by J.M. Smucker Co. will lead to price cuts on Dunkin’ Donuts roasted coffees.

Smucker will cut branded retail coffee prices by 35 cents per 10 to 12 ounces, citing a...

Papa John’s is joining forces with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Comics to promote the must-have DVD of the holiday season, The Dark Knight. The DVD is being released at retail...
It’s all about food this holiday. As consumers move into a “recession obsession,” more Americans will go back to basics and core values this season. Food will still be central but shoppers will...
CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News), franchisor and operator of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants, and Americana Group S.A.K. will build 12 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Kazakhstan over the...
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM - News) the world’s largest restaurant company and parent of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC, today released its first Corporate Responsibility Report titled: ‘Serving the...
The competition is underway again to honor companies and chefs among the foodservice industry’s top produce performers in the United Fresh Research and Education Foundation’s Produce Excellence...
Solo Cup Company today announced it has reduced its corporate workforce by approximately 9 percent. The company eliminated approximately 100 salaried positions across its corporate employee base...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXC), today announced that Marvin Traub has resigned from its board of directors, effective December 4, 2008. Traub was elected director of NexCen Brands, Inc. on...
According to recent news reports, the National Restaurant Association has cut three top executives from its organization.

Mary Adolf, James Boudreau, and John Nocera were all part of the NRA...

A series of newly released Burger King ads has bloggers fired up. The burger chain’s “Whopper Virgins” campaign features citizens of remote villages in Greenland, Romania, and Thailand...
Revention recently announced the release of its most advanced enterprise management solution to date, Revention Vantage.

Vantage seamlessly integrates not only with Revention’s POS solution,...