Industry News

Chick-fil-A announced that for the 2010 edition of its annual cow-themed calendar, the Chick-fil-A cows give a bovine twist to 12 classic novels to create the Great Works of Cow Literature...
Jamba Inc. announced the sale of eight restaurants in California to Four Life Foods LLC, a company owned primarily by one of the four original co-founders of Jamba Juice, Linda Olds, and her...
Boston Market announced that its “Two Kids Eat Free” dining program will be extended past October 31, offering customers the same deal every weekend (Saturday and Sunday) between November 1 and...
Santa Monica Place, the west-side shopping destination set to open in late 2010, announced plans for nine fast-casual restaurants for its signature rooftop Dining Deck. The new, three-level,...
Tubby’s Grilled Submarines introduced three new Value Meals featuring its three new subs: the Southwest Chicken Sub, the Chipotle Cheeseburger Sub, and the Pulled Pork Sub. Value Meals include a...
Papa John’s Pizza in Riverside, Ohio, hosted a parking lot celebration to raise donations and community awareness for Georgia-based charity HeroBox.org. HeroBox founder Ryan Housley started the...
Balihoo, which provides local marketing automation technology to national brands, announced an addition to its platform that allows brands to manage co-op marketing and advertising efforts across...
Smashburger partnered with Smash Bros LLC, a non-traditional retail and commercial development firm that is the partner company of Elkins-Whisenhunt Inc.

Smash Bros LLC will bring seven...
After being live in the iTunes App Store for three months, the Pizza Hut app for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch has garnered more than $1 million in sales. As the featured icon in the iTunes...
KFC introduced the $5 Madden NFL Box, now available at KFC restaurants coast to coast. The meal includes a choice of one of six KFC menu options, a side item, and a 32-ounce drink in a Madden NFL...
While the National Retail Federation predicts a drop in Halloween costume and candy sales this year, Papa John’s announced that it is anticipating a big night for the pizza industry on what is...
Fazoli's, founded in 1989 in Lexington, Kentucky, announced that in honor of the chain's 20th anniversary, participating Fazoli's restaurants are rolling back the price of Baked Spaghetti to $2....
Pizza Patron posted comparable sales increases each month of 2009 leading to a 5.98 percent third quarter increase over 2008. The company cited its entrepreneurial spirit, expansion of new store...
Johanson Transportation Service (JTS), a third-party supply chain solutions provider, will be exhibiting at the Worldwide Food Expo 2009 from October 28 to 31 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
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Summer is historically a peak season for the foodservice industry, but this past summer the industry experienced its fourth consecutive quarter of traffic declines versus the same quarter a year...