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The combined company will create the food industry’s leading supply chain network, and will be uniquely capable of delivering a complete supply chain solution to both the retail and foodservice channels.
The company announced several promotions within its top management, effective May 1, as well as related changes to realign the operational structure of the company.
Pamela O. Kimmet, 49, will oversee the development and implementation of global human resources initiatives for the company
Pretzelmaker and Pretzel Time will be giving away free pretzels to the first 100 patrons who say “combo crazy” at the counter on April 26.
The menu development is in response to the increased popularity of specialty flavored coffees.
The grand opening marks the first of a multiunit development program in a newly established partnership between Road Ranger convenience stores and Chester’s.
The net loss for the fourth quarter was $31.8 million, or $0.50 per share.
The store is part of a 21-store agreement to open Einstein Bros. franchise locations throughout northern Florida.
The franchisee group will convert its former Domino’s Pizza locations in Pizza Inn stores.
To help remind the burger-loving public that "no one does Western like Carl's Jr.," participating restaurants will be offering guests a free single Western Bacon Cheeseburger with the purchase of any version...
The company will partner with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) by donating $100,000 to the organization.
The company is partnering with Trees for the Future, an organization founded in 1989 with the goal of planting 10 million trees on 2008.
The Oswego, Illinois, restaurant will offer Big Apple Bagels Xpress in addition to its traditional menu.
Ann Stone has an extensive background of executive marketing experience with quick-serves including Church's Chicken and Dairy Queen.
The organic burger concept has signed three multiunit franchising deals, bringing 12 new units to New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.
The transaction is valued at approximately $2.1 billion, including the assumption of Enodis’ net debt (approximately $207 million as of September 29, 2007).