Industry News

The Florida Employee Confidence Index increased 1.3 points to 46.5 in June, according to the latest Spherion Employment Report. The monthly survey of Florida workers, conducted by Harris...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXC - News), today announced that the company has entered into an amended and restated letter agreement with BTMU Capital Corporation (“BTMUCC”) that extends the...
Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, recently recognized outstanding franchisees, partners, and suppliers with the organization’s highest honors at its...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) announced yesterday the acquisition of 72 Burger King restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska from franchisee Simmonds Restaurant Management. This transaction is part...
Jamba, the leading blender of fruit and other naturally healthy ingredients, has launched a $2.95 All Fruit Smoothie, for a limited time, in all Jamba Juice stores. Jamba is taking steps to...
Spicy Pickle fast casual restaurants today announced it will be holding a fundraiser on Friday, July 18, to benefit the Rocky Mountain Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and its...
Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation, in recognition of the large number of Latino shareholders the company has throughout California, Nevada, and Texas, and because of the existing commitments for...
Qdoba Mexican Grill is continuing to expand its presence in Manhattan by offering New Yorkers more affordable fresh meals at its fifth New York location at 135 West 50th Street, between 6th and...
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has added a town hall-style gathering on the ongoing Salmonella saintpaul foodborne illness investigation to the agenda for its 2008 Foodservice Conference...
Sweet Ovations, an international ingredient supplier for dairy, frozen dessert, bakery, beverage, and foodservice products for over 75 years, has announced the introduction of their new line of...
Potbelly Sandwich Works celebrated the opening of the restaurant's 200th store, which is located in Reston, Virginia. To commemorate the event, Potbelly hosted a fundraiser at the store, located...
After more than fifty years of making music, multiple Grammys, an Academy Award, a Tony Award, a Kennedy Center Honor, and even knighthood from Her Royal Highness–there’s one thing that rock...
Workers at Coca-Cola warehouse facility in Oceanside, California, voted overwhelmingly in favor of a first contract Sunday. The vote, 64 to 6 in favor of the contract, firms up a three-year...
Surlean Foods announced their receipt of the Silliker Inc. Platinum Certificate of Recognition for 2007. Surlean Foods was one of only eight food manufacturers in North America to receive this...
Organic To Go, the nation’s first fast casual café chain to be certified as an organic retailer, today announced it is continuing its expansion into the Metro Washington, D.C., market with the...
Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) introduced its new Metropolitan Smokers’ Station—solution to anti-smoking legislation.

“With local, state, and national anti-smoking legislation on the...