Industry News

For a limited time only, Domino's Pizza is bringing back the Noid, its 1980's advertising character, to help raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its sixth annual “Thanks...
To celebrate the arrival of its new $5.01 Combo Meals, Arby’s is hosting a giveaway to let customers know they are “Worth Every Penny.”

From November 23 to December 27, Arby’s fans can...
Tasti D-Lite signed a master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates. The country’s first Tasti D-Lite Center will open in Dubai in the first quarter of 2010, soon to be followed by an...
Franchisor Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza was recently rewarded with high satisfaction ratings in a survey conducted by Franchise Business Review. The national franchise market research firm...
Hardee’s announced its new Portobello Mushroom Melt Thickburger, a new spin on the patty melt that includes sliced Portobello mushrooms sautéed in a garlic butter sauce to the mix.

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Truckers, motorists, and RVers alike have been making pit-stops at over 160 of TravelCenters of America’s (TA) full service centers for the past 38 years. Together with Stanton Street, TA is...
Maines was honored with Subway restaurants and the Independent Purchasing Cooperative’s (IPC) Rookie of the Year Award for its first year of foodservice distribution to approximately 267 Subway...
Compass Group, a foodservice management firm, and EnQii, a global digital signage company, announced a partnership to roll out a digital signage solution across Compass Group cafés and dining...
Pizza Patrón posted increases in comparable sales (stores open more than one year) for each month of 2009, and October was no exception, seeing a 3.4 percent jump over a year earlier. Despite the...
The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) continued its campaign against IHOP’s use of eggs laid by hens confined in battery cages.

The society launched a television ad campaign in...
NexCen Brands Inc., owner of multiple quick-serve and retail franchise concepts, was recognized as one of the top five friendliest franchises for minorities by the National Minority Franchising...
Vapiano signed a lease with Federal Realty to open a corporate-owned Vapiano restaurant in Bethesda Row, Maryland. This will make the fifth corporate-owned Vapiano in the Washington, D.C., metro...
With the goal to create a space where customers can step in and take a break while enjoying serene surroundings, McDonald’s announced its rebuilt store at 14200 Grand Avenue South in Burnsville,...
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, a five-unit, growing restaurant concept, announced a partnership with SHARE Florida, a non-profit organization that offers substantial savings on high-quality food...
With the start of its new Fall Menu Promotion on November 21, Canyons Burger Company will introduce the new CampFIRE Burger. It is prepared with Canyons’ traditional 100 percent Black Angus patty...