Industry News

Jamba Juice debuted its first television commercial on Monday, June 30. The 30-second spot is airing in San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, in support of Jamba’s new retail line of ready-to-drink...
The 2008 People Report QSR Workforce Symposium was hosted June 24 and 25 at the Las Colinas Marriott Hotel in Dallas. Over 150 operators and HR professionals representing 40+ QSR concepts and 30...
Burger King Corp. announced today the launch of a new nutritionally balanced BURGER KING Kids Meal, featuring BK Fresh Apple Fries and a family favorite, KRAFT Macaroni...
Starbucks Corporation has announced the next step in its multi-faceted plan to transform the company, with a decision to close approximately 600 underperforming company-operated stores in the U.S...
Quiznos today announced that it will be a “Freedom Sponsor” of the National Federation of the Blind’s March for Independence, to be held July 2, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. Over one thousand blind...
As the batter ice cream concept continues to gain momentum, and interest among ice cream aficionados grows, Cold Stone Creamery is expanding upon this taste profile.

On July 2, just in time...

July 11, aka 7/11, is the day that 7-Eleven Inc. celebrates its birthday and says “thank you” to its customers with free Slurpee drinks at participating stores. This year’s 7-Eleven Day marks the...
Kreme Doughnuts Inc. today announced that Cindy Bay, a veteran of the QSR industry, has joined the Company as senior vice president of company store operations.

Bay has spent the greater part...

Millions of people enjoyed a Wendy's Frosty during Father's Day Weekend, and now more children in foster care will have greater opportunities to find permanent, loving homes.

Wendy's announced...

T.G.I. Friday's USA was recently recognized at the 2008 American Business Awards, dubbed the Stevie Awards, winning the Best Marketing Campaign category for the company's "Right Portion, Right...
EVOS customers will find a lot of “free” items on the menu as they try this new, healthier brand of fast food. Food that is free from trans-fat. Beef that is hormone and antibiotic-free. And...
El Pollo Loco is driving its marketing efforts in a new way—literally—through the use of a three-wheel, sub compact electric car covered in bumper to bumper brand messaging and emblazoned with...
Culver’s today announced that it has partnered with Kraft Foodservice to develop the first frozen custard-filled Oreo sandwich. The signature Oreo Frozen Custard Sandwich will join Culver’s’...
Saladworks, LLC, announced today that Jena Feret has been named the vice president of business development. Feret, 29, becomes the youngest vice president in Saladworks’ 22-year history.

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Del Taco today announced that Steve Brake has been promoted to vice president, treasurer, and controller, and Pete Honer has been promoted to vice president, business insights, and planning.

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