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Nonfarm payroll employment continued to decline in April, dropping 539,000 jobs. During that time the unemployment rate rose from 8.5 to 8.9 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S....
Jamba Juice outlined the latest details of its comprehensive eco-sustainability strategy today.

Spearheaded by CEO James D. White, the new initiatives build upon the company's track record...

Sandwiched between the official Pets Are Wonderful Month (April) and Turkey Lovers Month (June), there’s a little known holiday that two strikingly similar fast food brands want consumers to be...
Ecolab Inc. and the National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced today that they are working together to create an industry response program that addresses the H1N1 influenza virus that has...
At the culmination of the 2009 American Pie Council(APC) championships, held recently in Orlando Florida, VICOM Baking walked away with a record 53 blue ribbons for a wide variety of their pie...
Flippers Pizzeria has developed a new store format and logo design, working with retail design experts Chute Gerdeman Retail, the Columbus, Ohio-based branding and design firm.

The first...

The Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad (JRO) will demonstrate a variety of accessible Japanese recipes, condiments, and flavors at the JRO Japan Pavilion (booth No. 418) at the...
Yoshinoya, one of Japan’s most respected restaurant companies and a global brand with more than 1,400 worldwide locations, today announced the opening of four new restaurant locations in Southern...
On the morning of Wednesday, May 13, an estimated 20,000 T riders will be rewarded for their environmentally-friendly decision to use public transportation. Volunteers from TransFair USA, the non...
Landry's Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: LNY; the "Company"), today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.

Revenues from continuing operations for the three months ended...

NexCen Brands Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NEXC.PK - News) today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art research and development facility for its quick-service restaurant businesses. The facility...
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA - News)reported first quarter earnings yesterday.

The company announced revenues of $285.0 million for the first quarter of 2009, representing a...

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group (NYSE: WEN - News), the parent company of Wendy’s International, Inc. (Wendy’s) and Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (Arby’s), announced the declaration of its regular quarterly...
CashStar, a interactive gift card and incentives company, today announced that O’Charley’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CHUX) is the latest merchant to offer CashStar-powered interactive gift cards.

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According to the just released Zagat 2009/10 New Jersey Restaurants Survey the current economic downturn is shaking up the state's dining scene.

Based on 6,377 local diners, the new guide...