Industry News

Following the debut of a brand new corporate training facility, Marco’s Pizza announcedthe appointment of former Command Sergeant Roderick Sanders to senior director of learning and development.

In...

Krystal Company, known for its iconic square burger, has gone fishing for a seafood-inspired lineup to celebrate Lent. Participating restaurants will feature their best catches every day during the Lenten...

New York City–based frozen yogurt operator 16 Handles will launch new day-parts concept focused on breakfast, lunch, and snacks starting Wednesday, February 25. Launches in other NYC stores will continue...

Great Wraps Grill announced franchising opportunities in New Jersey. With two premium mall locations available, including Cherry Hill Mall and Bridgewater Commons Mall, the brand is seeking franchise...

When it comes to limited-service Italian, pizza reigns supreme. Five-time James Beard Award finalist chef Gerard Craft believes he can change that with Porano Pasta + Gelato, a new fast-casual concept...

Juice It Up!, a premier raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, has reported that 2014 is the year to beat as they tackle 2015, the company’s 20th anniversary year. The company reported a fourth...

McDonald’s in Brazil is giving away 1 million free Cokes. All customers need to do is tweet.

In a first-of-its-kind promotion, McDonald’s has teamed up with Twitter and Coca-Cola to launch the @...

Today, Amsterdam Falafelshop announced its second Boston area shop, and seventh overall, is opening mid-February in Kenmore Square. 

Located at 642 Beacon Street, the new shop is in close proximity...

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream will add another new premium flavor for Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Mudslide.

Bruster’s ice cream makers in each shop start with dark chocolate ice cream, then, by hand, mix...

Chronic Tacos has signed multi-unit franchise agreements for 12 new locations in Colorado, three locations with the opportunity for 12 additional in Washington, and its first location in Phoenix with the...

Fast-casual pizza franchise, PizzaRev, announced today that it has entered into a debt financing agreement with Wintrust Franchise Services to support the company’s exponential growth.

“We’re eager...

Pizza Patrón today announced its ‘add jalapeños’ campaign, Llorar y Llorar, named after a famous song sung by Vicente Fernandez.  It translates to ‘Cry and Cry Again.’

The campaign is centered upon...

E la Carte, creators of the Presto Tablet for restaurants, today announced it has been named by Fast Company as one of the magazine’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015.

Following several...

Zoës Kitchen,a fast-casual restaurant concept offering fresh, made-from-scratch Mediterranean dishes, today introduced new menu options, including a Mediterranean Chicken entrée and two new hummus offerings...

Taco Time Northwest, a family-owned Mexican quick service restaurant, hosted its first ever open casting call to film customer reactions to their new, limited time menu item, the Habanero Chicken Burrito. ...

Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a global retailer of premium, island-grown coffee and freshly blended fruit smoothies, recently wrapped up the annual winter gathering of the company’s Franchise Advisory Council (FAC)....