Industry News

Tracking steadily toward its goal of opening a total of 40 new stores in 2009, Marco’s Pizza (Marco’s Franchising, LLC) has reached the halfway point six months into the calendar year. Marco’s...
Dunkin' Donuts has unveiled an innovative interactive web site and iPhone application that will enable customers to solicit and place Dunkin' Donuts group orders in just a few clicks, called "...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) has begun a promotion for the upcoming film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which opens in theaters on June 24. The Transform Your Way...
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are partnering with Dr Pepper to give away the 2010 Chevy Camaro. Starting this week, guests who purchase a large beverage or combo meal at both chains will receive a “Dr...
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) has entered into a purchase and sale agreement for 55 of its 61 Quick Stuff c-stores and gas stations. The all-cash transaction is expected to be completed by...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) has entered a licensing arrangement with Crunch Pak to bring the popular BK Fresh Apple Fries to approximately 10,000 supermarkets nationwide starting in the fall of...
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Still run by its entrepreneurial founder, Charley Shin, Charley's Grilled Subs has sustained steady growth, with a more than 20 percent increase in total number of units gained between 2006 and...
As summer fashion season starts to sizzle, KFC is encouraging everyone, from budding fashion designers to college students, to literally design the shirts off their backs to benefit KFC Colonel's...
Marble Slab Creamery® announced that it will offer a new Cookie Dough Ice Cream flavor and corresponding Ultimate Cookie Dough Tasty Creation featuring Cookie Dough ice cream, chocolate sprinkles...
Panchero’s Mexican Grill is busy. Over the past couple weeks, the Coralville, Iowa-based company opened its premier restaurants in California and Maryland on May 26th and June 1st in San Diego...
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...