Industry News

Federal and state governments should levy excise taxes on soda and other sugary drinks both to raise revenues to pay for health coverage and prevention programs, and also to decrease consumption...
To further support its aggressive worldwide expansion plans, Johnny Rockets announced an agreement with William M. Van Epps to represent the brand and promote franchising opportunities among...
Revention Inc. announced yesterday that Villa Enterprises selected Revention for all of its quick-service and fast-casual brands. Villa Enterprise brands include Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen,...
Compass Group North America and Pizza Fusion announced today a strategic partnership to expand the organic restaurant into schools and universities.

The agreement marks Pizza Fusion's first...

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN) today announced an agreement with Saudi Arabia-based Al Jammaz Group to build 135 dual-branded Wendy’s® and Arby’s® restaurants in nine countries in the...
Nestlé Waters North America, the nation’s bottled water category leader, has teamed up with Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., to serve Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Drinking Water, the No.1 bottled...
Pizza Patrón, the country’s premier Latin pizza brand, today announced the start of its national Campout at Home Online Sweepstakes featuring the upcoming Blu-ray® and DVD release of George Lopez...
Wingstop restaurants across the country are joining a national campaign with Feeding America to support the organization’s mission to feed America’s hungry.

From June 21 through July 11,...

This summer, lucky CiCi’s Pizza guests all across the country might find themselves the winner of one of five Grand Prize family getaways to Las Vegas in the CiCi’s Peel and Win Summer Promotion...
-NexCen Brands, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NEXC) today announced the opening of the first Great American Cookies franchised store in Mexico. The store opened in Bosco Vallarta Zapopan in Jalisco, one of...
Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” concept launched and funded with $15 million by private equity and concept development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), has two Founders Club...
After the release of Zagat’s 2009 Survey of National Chain Restaurants, John Boris, Zagat's SVP of Marketing, offered QSR exclusive insight into the study and its findings.

When...

While National Restaurant Association pundits are predicting an industry rebound by the end of 2009, most restaurant company leaders can’t afford to wait that long to take action. During this...
Penn Station East Coast Subs opened its newest Ohio restaurant yesterday at 6752 Cincinnati Dayton Road in Liberty Township. Franchisee John Doyle says, “I have always had a great deal of...
There’s no question that the struggling economy has wreaked havoc on the restaurant industry. It has also, however, created an invaluable silver lining: nearly unprecedented abundance in the...