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Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC - News) today commented on remarks in the media concerning GE Capital and the reported pullback it is making in financing for franchisees. Sonic clarified that during...
NexCen Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXC - News), today announced that Jack B. Dunn IV has resigned from its Board of Directors, effective September 25, 2008. Dunn was elected director of NexCen Brands...
The California Table Grape Commission recently created a set of three distinct foodservice resources that offer trend-setting, profitable and practical menu ideas and tips all featuring fresh...
YoCream International Inc. (YOCM) will supply the yogurt base used in the Real Fruit Smoothies offered at Jack in the Box restaurants. Jack in the Box introduced Real Fruit Smoothies in select...
Further refining its integrated business model, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS - News) announced a number of organizational changes, which are effective immediately, aimed at increasing its...
Thirty-year-old pizza chain Marco's Pizza has 170 stores in 14 cities, but it's setting its sights on 500 stores by 2010. QSR sat down with the company's vice president of new business...
News outlets reported Tuesday that Subway locations will be opening in as many as six schools in Scotland in the near future. If the test is successful, the East Renfrewshire council would look...
Quiznos today announced that Clyde Rucker has been named to executive vice president and COO, effective immediately. Prior to this appointment, Rucker served as executive vice president and chief...
Subway will participate in the ENERGY STAR Change a Light, Change the World campaign.

On October 1, 2008, in each of the approximately 22,000 Subway restaurants in the United States, an...

The Clinton Global Initiative today recognized Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM - News) for its worldwide commitment to raise and donate $80 million over the next five years to help the World Food Programme...
The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (NYSE:PBG) today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Lane Affiliated Companies, Inc., the eighth largest Pepsi bottler in the United States...
California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI - News) opened a full-service location in Guam today. The new restaurant, another opened by CPK franchise partner WDI Corporation, is located in the...
During the slow economic time, Mrs. Winner’s is introducing an eight piece Chicken Stimulus package.

For a limited time, all participating Mrs. Winner’s restaurants will introduce an eight...

Ft. Collins, Colorado, will become home to the first Smashburger expansion outside of Denver. Smashburger, a fast-casual concept launched by private equity and concept development firm Consumer...
Corner Bakery Cafe announced today that it has added three new members to its executive team. Richard Peabody joins Corner Bakery as chief financial officer, Paul Hicks has been promoted to vice...
Following the success of its recent Chicken Fillet Biscuit promotion, this week Hardee’s introduces another nod to Southern cuisine, the Pork Chop ‘N’ Gravy Biscuit. The sandwich features a...