Industry News

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,...
Tubby’s Grilled Submarines introduced three new Value Meals featuring its three new subs: the Southwest Chicken Sub, the Chipotle Cheeseburger Sub, and the Pulled Pork Sub. Value Meals include a...
Papa John’s Pizza in Riverside, Ohio, hosted a parking lot celebration to raise donations and community awareness for Georgia-based charity HeroBox.org. HeroBox founder Ryan Housley started the...
Balihoo, which provides local marketing automation technology to national brands, announced an addition to its platform that allows brands to manage co-op marketing and advertising efforts across...
Smashburger partnered with Smash Bros LLC, a non-traditional retail and commercial development firm that is the partner company of Elkins-Whisenhunt Inc.

Smash Bros LLC will bring seven...
After being live in the iTunes App Store for three months, the Pizza Hut app for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch has garnered more than $1 million in sales. As the featured icon in the iTunes...
KFC introduced the $5 Madden NFL Box, now available at KFC restaurants coast to coast. The meal includes a choice of one of six KFC menu options, a side item, and a 32-ounce drink in a Madden NFL...
While the National Retail Federation predicts a drop in Halloween costume and candy sales this year, Papa John’s announced that it is anticipating a big night for the pizza industry on what is...