Industry News

Starbucks stole headlines this week from the usual suspects on Wall Street with its announcement that the company was planning to lay off 6,700 employees in the coming months.

In an open...

The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (PEP), will reveal for the first time it has been behind the "What's G" campaign in two new ads featuring an impressive roster of 16 athletes...
The votes are in, and Ted’s Montana Grill has been chosen as one of the “Best Burgers of the United States of America,” according to AOL’s online guide...
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU - News), the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator based in the U.S., will give away free cups of decaf coffee starting at noon on...
BAB, Inc. (OTCBB: BABB), today announced Big Apple Bagels and My Favorite Muffin will be offering 99 cent 16-ounce coffee throughout the month of February in its February Fill Up.

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Jersey Mike’s Subs is harnessing its national network of franchise owners for the first time to support a singular cause. A new quarterly cause-related initiative is launching with the first...
For nearly sixty years, Jack in the Box has been serving its one-of-a-kind tacos to guests. While the chain wouldn’t dream of messing with its taco recipe (unchanged since the 1950s), Jack in the...
Dunkin' Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Peter Turner, as principle, together with several partners for the development of more than 20 new...
The culinary experts at El Pollo Loco have taken a traditional pork dish and given it a tasty new poultry twist. Beginning today through the middle of May 2009, El Pollo Loco will offer Chicken...
Pizza Inn (Nasdaq: PZZI) today announced a new development incentive program for new and existing franchisees that will make it easier to invest in a new Pizza Inn Buffet franchise under the...
As football prepares to crown a new champion, Pizza Hut prepares for the company's biggest day of the year, one in which approximately 2.5 million orders are placed for pizza, pasta and wings....
Despite the struggling economy, Chick-fil-A enjoyed an unprecedented year of sales growth in 2008. The Atlanta-based restaurant chain today reported 2008 system-wide sales of $2,962,253,976,...
Uno Chicago Grill has opened its doors at the Mall of Dubai, which is the world's largest mall. This is one of several new openings in the area for Sofra LLC, the master licensee for Uno in the...
When Colonel Harland Sanders stopped by one of his Kentucky Fried Chicken locations during thousands of restaurant visits, his employees knew he'd spend a lot of time in their kitchens. Because...
Burger King Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BKC - News) announced today that management will present at two investor conferences.

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, the company will present at the Deutsche Bank...

NexCen Brands, Inc., today announced that the Company has entered into an amendment of its credit facility with BTMU Capital Corporation (BTMUCC).

The amendment reduces the interest rate on...