Industry News

It's the industry's biggest report: the QSR 50, your annual run-down of the best-performing U.S. quick-service brands. The top 50 companies ranked by U.S. systemwide sales, along with an additional 15...

Following this week’s announcement that The Halal Guys hired former Qdoba VP of human resources and training, Mike Speck, as COO, comes the hiring of two strong operations and training professionals to the...

Currito has announced it has made its digital rewards program available on Android phones’ native digital wallet app, Google Wallet. The Cincinnati-based chain has already enabled iPhone users to save their...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Legacy Concepts LLC, to develop 10 new restaurants in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the...

Caribou Coffee has awarded Boelter Companies with its Supplier of the Year award for partnership in providing outstanding service, supply, innovation, and project management to Caribou. Boelter Companies is...

McAlister's Deli announced today the return of its popular Pecanberry Salad, available for a limited time in its more than 340 restaurants nationwide. To celebrate the return of seasonal menu items as well...

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...