Industry News

Bernie Madoff. Fine. John Thain. OK. But the sacred allowance? So not cool.

The economic crisis has claimed plenty of victims, but the most recent is especially bad for quick-serves....

On the heels of the largest product recall in U.S. history, an American Society for Quality (ASQ) survey reveals that although the majority of the food industry may be following safe production...
Tom Stenzel, president and CEO of the United Fresh Produce Association, will testify today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health as part of a hearing to...
Dunkin' Donuts signed a multiunit store-development agreement with RFS, LLC for the development of 21 restaurants in the Birmingham market. The franchisee's plans call for one unit to open in the...
BOOK IT! Beginners announced today that it is featuring the Charlie and Lola book series in its 2009 read-aloud program. Created and sponsored by Pizza Hut, the program encourages teachers...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) unveils Burger King Studio today, a game-changing line of art on modern and edgy apparel and lifestyle gear. Part art gallery, part creative laboratory, the...
In honor of the Lenten season, Steak-Out Char-Broiled Delivery announces the mouth-watering addition of Char-Grilled Mesquite Scallops...
Quick-service operators need to become familiar with the upcoming changes to the Employment Eligibility Verification Form, known as the I-9, before it becomes a legal requirement less than a...
Systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants declined 4.6 percent for the month, but increased 3.2 percent in constant currencies.

February comparable sales in the U.S. increased 2....

Fast-casual Freshii is joining forces with Equinox Fitness in Chicago to open a new location inside an Equinox Fitness center at 200 W. Monroe Street. Freshii franchisee, David Grossman, has...
Great American Cookies is launching the first-ever "Brownie Madness!" celebration. The celebration is the first time the company has made its large selection of brownie flavors the focus of a...
Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM - News) was named one of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine, for its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility....
World-famous White Castle restaurant chain tapped Zimmerman as the full-service agency for its 400-plus restaurants.

The Columbus, Ohio-based firm, worked with consultant Lorraine Rojek of...

Sub: Employment continued to fall sharply in February with more than half a million jobs being cut during the month. That figure brings the unemployment rate to 8.1 percent from 7.6 in January,...
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News), the world’s largest restaurant company and parent of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC, has opened an environmentally-friendly KFC-Taco Bell restaurant in...