Industry News

Tropical Smoothie Café announced the winner of its sweepstakes celebrating the release of the film “Shorts,” starring Jon Cryer, William H. Macy, and James Spader.

In partnership with...
Smashburger announced that its first Ohio location will open in Dayton on October 15. The store will open in The Shoppes at 725, with a second University of Dayton location following later this...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Gilligan Oil Company LLC for the development of five restaurants in Cincinnati. The first location is...
Jamba Juice announced the debut of its new franchise website, www.jambafranchise.com. The new franchise site, also accessible from the company’s Web site, was developed to make it easier for...
Fazoli’s announced the winner of its 2009 National Pasta Bowl Championship, recently held in Charleston, South Carolina. The team from Lima, Ohio, came out on top.

More than 200 three-...
A recent study from First Data, an information commerce provider that processes point-of-sale transactions, reported that the quick-service industry has one of the lowest participation rates in...
Del Taco announced that the company strengthened its franchise support services with the addition of two new franchise business consultants. Chip Bialzak joined Del Taco as senior franchise...
The Subway Development Corporation of Washington (SDC) announced a landmark in fundraising efforts as they surpassed the $1 million mark to benefit Breast Cancer research.

On September...
On September 30, the Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative (SBC) and the Business-NGO Working Group will release the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Specifications for Compostable...
Smashburger announced its partnership with PhaseNext Hospitality, a multi-concept franchise operator focused on operating premium, fast-casual restaurants in non-traditional venues...
Burger King Corp. announced it will team with Summit Entertainment to promote “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which arrives in theaters on November 20.

The company revealed a few details...
Smashburger is adding a new burger to the menu of its four Twin Cities metro locations. Smashburger is bringing the Spicy Baja Smashburger to area Smashburger stores beginning September 28. The...
Yum! Brands parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, is launching its annual World Hunger Relief campaign to help stop world hunger, with Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera lending...
U-SWIRL International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt stores, announced the grand opening of its sixth U-SWIRL store...
Imperial Valley Premium Beef announced that chef Erica Holland-Toll was awarded the winner of the People’s Choice award in the Chef Challenge at the beef industry’s National Beef Cook-Off event...
Global Green USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery announced a key milestone in its goal of achieving 100 percent recyclable wholesale packaging through Hunt’s Point Distribution Center, the...