Industry News

Pinkberry wants its guests to celebrate their not-so-horrible bosses. The frozen-yogurt brand partnered with Warner Bros. Entertainment to promote Horrible Bosses 2, premiering November 26, in a social...

This Veteran’s Day, Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt is showing its appreciation to the men and women that are serving or have served our country.

On November 11, 2014, participating Handel’s...

 

El Pollo Loco, one of the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chains, announced the appointment of Mark A. Belanger, CFE, as vice president, franchise. In his new role, Belanger will oversee the...

Ponderosa Steakhouse, the family dining steakhouse concept that will enjoy its 50th anniversary in 2015, opened its first location in Cairo, Egypt, on September 28 at the Citystars Shopping...

Wild Wing Cafe has struck a chord with experienced restaurant operators in all corners of the country. The brand that lives by the motto “Hot Wings, Cold Beer, Good Times,” announced it has signed a multi-...

Fall is in full swing this November and the Dairy Queen system is celebrating with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Blizzard Treat, as the Blizzard of the Month for November.

Milk chocolate Reese’s Peanut...

Reinvigorating a brand can be a challenge for companies that offer a niche product, but Charleys Philly Steaks accomplished just that, achieving record sales in the process. The cheesesteak-specialty chain...

Newk’s Eatery, a rapidly growing fast-casual restauran, is expanding its geographic footprint from the Southeast into the Lower Midwest with four new restaurants planned for Northwest Arkansas over the next...

As a result of softer customer traffic levels and a somewhat dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s restaurant performance index (RPI) registered a moderate...

For the second consecutive summer, Meatheads and The Goulden Touch, the public charity founded by Chicago Bears Kicker Robbie Gould, partnered to offer customers a popular limited edition charity burger, “...

To facilitate calibration of installed solid simulator probes, Cooper-Atkins introduces the Syscal Calibration System. This system allows for on-site testing to be completed, eliminating the need for...

GE Capital, Franchise Finance (GEFF) expanded its team of account executives to focus on developing relationships with the next generation of restaurant operators nationwide.

To lead this initiative...

La Madeleine Country French Café announced the results of fundraising efforts for the Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry campaign. The brand’s commitment to fight against childhood hunger generated more than...

The Cousins Subs Make It Better Foundation has awarded Faith, Hope, & Love Inc. a $2,000 grant to provide children in Racine County, Wisconsin, who are displaced from their home with a duffel bag of...

The National Restaurant Association released new research during its second annual Restaurant Innovation Summit that shows overall technology use in restaurants is increasing. More than a third of consumers...

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that it will host a new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership...