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Michael Borish, chairman and CEO of Freedom Environmental Services Inc. announced today the execution of a contract with Dunkin' Donuts franchisees that provides for the company to collect and...
NexCen Franchise Management, a subsidiary of NexCen Brands, Inc., (NASDAQ: NEXC), promoted Martin Amschler, former executive vice president of international development, to the position of Chief...
Burger King Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BKC - News):

Highlights:

* Revenues up 12 percent to $674 million

* 19th consecutive quarter of worldwide positive comparable sales; 3.6...

In response to questions from reporters today about the economic climate in the U.S. and its impact on Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX - News), Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO, made the follow comment: “...
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU - News) has made several changes to its executive leadership team. The changes come following the recent announcement of the company's strategic areas...
Dunkin' Donuts is in the midst of a national expansion to increase its franchised locations in the U.S. Fueling this growth is today's announcement that Charleston, Bluefield, Clarksburg,...
Restaurants may be moving beyond big steaks and even bigger spenders. As financial woes grip the nation—-and people grip their pocketbooks—-Mintel Menu Insights reports more restaurants are...
Red Book Solutions yesterday introduced the Source-2-Source solution, which coordinates corporate management strategies and store-level executions.

“This integrated, critical task-management...

Beginning next month, McDonald's will introduce its new generation of global packaging. All 118 McDonald's countries will participate in this rollout over the next two years, putting the brand's...
Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ - News) today will be celebrating the Phillies' World Series win by giving away free Philly Cheese Steak Oven Baked Sandwiches to the first 500 fans to visit the Domino'...
Call it an accurate prediction, a coincidence, or just plain crazy, but the results of Culver’s Restaurants 2008 Custard Election are on track with the presumptive outcome of next week’s...
James F. Woodson, co-founder of the Taco John’s restaurant chain based in Cheyenne, Wyoming died Friday, October 24, 2008. Woodson and Harold Holmes built the chain from a “Taco House” concept in...
According to retail research firm NPD Group, restaurant traffic is up 1 percent for the quarter thanks to discounted prices, dollar menus, and other value-added promotions.

“The most popular...

The Big Country Breakfast Burrito is now available at Carl's Jr. Offering the down-home flavors of a complete country breakfast wrapped in a flour tortilla for portability, the Big Country...
Sandella’s Flatbread Café closed a franchise development agreement with the company Five Mikes LLC, to bring 25 locations to the Boston metro area and parts of southern New Hampshire, including...
Au Bon Pain today announced award winners for outstanding franchisees and employees at the company’s recent annual meeting. The awards recognized individuals who best exemplify the company’s...