Industry News

Villa Enterprises Management, one of the nation’s fastest growing multi-concept restaurant franchisors, announced that it took over operation and management of the entire food court at Sands...
Superior Uniform Group announced the acquisition of Blade Sportswear Inc., effective November 2, 2009. Blade is a privately owned company founded in 1991 that specializes in the design,...
Campbell Soup Company announced that its North America Foodservice division expanded its line of beverages that meets the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's nutritional requirements for...
Togo’s Eateries Inc., a California sandwich chain with 240+ franchised units, and majority owner, private equity firm Mainsail Partners, announced the addition of Dennis Lombardi, executive vice...
Quail Digital announced the launch of QD Retail, the first headset-only communication system designed for team use in grocery, retail, restaurant, and business environments. Weighing less than 2...
As 2009 comes to a close and many quick serves reflect on a year of budget cutting and downsizing, at least one chain can look back on a positive year of growth: Checkers.

The double-...
Hatco Corporation announced its new Glo-Ray Narrow Halogen Foodwarmers, designed for front-of-the-house applications where the emphasis is on the food and not the overhead heat. The GRN4 models...
Church’s Chicken’s board of directors announced the appointment of Mel Deane as the company’s CEO, effective immediately. For the last 10 years, Deane has worked closely with many of the...
American Express and Dunkin' Donuts announced a partnership for a new loyalty program. When an American Express Card is used to sign up for Auto-Recharge, the automatic reloading feature on the...
In anticipation of James Cameron's “Avatar” hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to run an in-restaurant promotion with a sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win...
Many leading medical and nutrition groups, as well as some of the nation’s harshest food industry critics, agree that high fructose corn syrup, a natural sweetener made from corn, is...
Burger King Corp. extends holiday gifting possibilities this season with a collection of 20 holiday greeting cards. With each card comes a dollar bill for a $1 ¼ pound Double Cheeseburger.
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As part of its fall “Feel Good Campaign,” Jamba Juice announced it will rerelease its Oatmeal for a Buck—oatmeal made with steel-cut oats—for five days. The oatmeal is made from...
Despite a year where the recession choked many businesses, Straw Hat Restaurants' 50 percent sales growth, along with its jump to 64 units from 38, earned the chain two industry awards.
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Burger King Corp. reached a significant milestone with the grand opening of the brand’s 12,000th restaurant, located in Beijing, China’s Joy City.

“We are committed to profitably...