Industry News

Starbucks invites customers to shop for Black Friday deals at participating stores in the U.S. Starting in select stores on Thursday, November 27 and going through Cyber Monday (December 1) while supplies...

Boston Market reported that sales for catering and take out for Thanksgiving Week are up 20 percent based on orders taken to date compared to the same time period during last year’s holiday season. The...

Swipely, a simple way for businesses to understand customers and grow sales, announced it is managing over $4 billion in annual sales on its market-leading platform for restaurant, hospitality, and retail...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint announced an agreement to develop three restaurants for Ocala and Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties in Florida. In addition to the Ocala area, Uncle Maddio’s has development...

Doc Popcorn announced that it plans to add 100 new units in Chile and Peru over the next 15 years following a recently executed master franchise agreement with Alice Keh and her husband, Patricio Haristoy....

The U.S. Small Business Administration administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet, announced that the federal agency is partnering with the National Restaurant Association to promote dining out during Small...

Teriyaki Madness, an Asian restaurant concept, has recently announced the hiring of Dave O’Connor as the new director of marketing who brings with him decades of experience in the foodservice industry....

Syrus Restaurant Information Services adds to its restaurant management solutions by releasing the first version of its Android app, a complement to its previously released iOS app. The app offers...

With the holiday shopping season about to begin, Fazoli’s will continue to provide shoppers with what CEO Carl Howard calls a “tremendous opportunity to receive a great dinning experience.” The popular...

Continuing the commitment to lower its impact on the environment, Snappy Salads announced that it is now providing guests premium paper straws instead of the traditional—and cheaper—plastic version. 

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Not to be outdone by the pumpkin flavor craze, Dairy Queen, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is bringing back its popular peppermint treat just in time for the holidays. The DQ system announced the return of...

Sonic Drive-In announced it has reached a multi-year endorsement agreement with Kevin Durant—the 2014 NBA MVP, five-time NBA All-Star, Olympic gold medalist, and Male Athlete of the Year ESPY Award winner—...

Chipotle Mexican Grill launched a new Web-based mobile job application program for smartphones and tablets to allow job applicants to apply using their mobile devices. Developed in conjunction with Jibe, a...

Houston-based Salata, a fast-casual salad bar concept, expanded its variety this fall with the addition of three new vegan proteins: quinoa, falafel, and tofu.

Now permanently on the menu at all 40...

Leveraging more than 80 years of coffee excellence and experience, Illy Caffé will open its newest Espressamente Illy Caffé in San Francisco, continuing its mission throughout the U.S to serve the highest...

Through a recent month-long fundraising campaign by Chronic Tacos, a California-inspired Mexican grill that celebrates the authenticity and individuality of its customers, the initiative to end childhood...