Industry News

The Halal Guys, the American Halal street food concept with over 200 new corporate and franchise restaurants in development, has hired Mike Speck as the company’s new chief operating officer. Speck is a 25-...

Saladworks, the nation’s first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, announces a new spring seasonal salad, the Spring Noodle Salad. This salad will be hand tossed and made to order in all ...

BUNN, a global manufacturer of dispensed beverage equipment, was honored with a Gold Award for Remote Equipment Management at the 2015 Connected World Awards for its partnership with Mesh Systems in the...

A second Godfather’s pizza is set to open in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the coming week. The former home of Washington Federal Bank at 5210 Eubank Boulevard in the Northeast Heights neighborhood was...

Robeks Fresh Juices and Smoothies, a growing national franchise known for its best-in-class products, has debuted three new Fitness Smoothies made with maple water, a specialty water extracted from the raw...

Coca-Cola is bringing back one of its most successful U.S. programs of all time. “Share a Coke” swept the nation last summer and, beginning this week, Coca-Cola bottles across the country will once again...

CREAM, a San Francisco-based dessert franchise that specializes in high quality ice cream sandwiches and other confections, has inked a franchise deal that will bring 13 new locations to various uncharted...

Award-winning franchiser SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has opened the first of four Dallas-area locations—the brand’s first company-owned restaurants outside its home market. Honored with numerous awards for its...

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced that the APT Index of in-store restaurant sales for March 2015 increased [+3.5 percent] compared with March of last year. The increase was driven by an...

Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, announced the opening of its first Vacaville location on Friday, April 17.  Pieology Vacaville is located at...

Burger lovers in Guatemala City can now enjoy a big, juicy California-style burger thanks to the continued expansion of premium burger chain, Carl’s Jr. The Southern California–based company opened its...

Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant concept, announced the grand opening of its first Houston location. Opening April 15 at the Gateway Shopping Center, the new...

Fresh is a word that you hear often at Culver's. In a new television campaign starting today, viewers will get the chance to see just how important it truly is, especially when it comes to Culver's beef....

Bruegger’s Bagels, known for freshly baked, authentic New York-style bagels, egg sandwiches, and signature coffees, has released the fourth and final vignette in its “Behind the Taste” video series that...

Ingenico Group announced today that Long John Silver’s, the largest quick service seafood chain in the U.S., opted to upgrade its payments infrastructure to Ingenico Group’s EMV- and NFC-ready payment...

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has named Glenn Cybulski as chief executive, giving the company co-founder a bigger role in leading the brand in its next stage of development.

Cybulski will lead the...