Industry News

Einstein Bros. Bagels is celebrating the grand opening of its newest location on July 24 in College Park, Maryland, with a food giveaway.

Einstein Bros. will present the first 100 people...
Toppers Pizza, a 25-unit pizza delivery franchise brand, announced the introduction of a new store prototype.

“Our menu—including our infamous Topperstix—has helped us build...
Mintel GNPD reported that private label food products are providing more than just cheap alternatives to national brands, but are attracting shoppers with premium ingredients, portability, and...
McDonald's Corporation announced strong operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, driven by positive global comparable sales in every area of the world. In constant currencies, the...
Quiznos started a new promotion to coincide with its survey that says seven in 10 workers have lost workplace perks during the current recession. The promotion, called Toasty Toasty, allows...
Crest Foods Inc., franchisor of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, announced the grand opening of the company’s first corporate store in the Westfield Parkway Plaza Mall in El Cajon, California. The...
Marble Slab Creamery announced the nationwide roll out of a new blackberry ice cream flavor and corresponding Blackberry Crumble Tasty Creation, which features blackberry ice cream, blackberries...
Dunkin' Donuts introduced its Oven-Toasted Chicken Parmesan Flatbread Sandwich, the newest addition to its Oven-Toasted all-day menu.

The Chicken Parmesan Flatbread Sandwich features...
Pizza Hut announced it is launching a promotion that will send its “Twintern”—an intern responsible for covering its Twitter feed—to various locations in America that are on “the edge...
J. Christopher’s Restaurants LLC announced that it acquired the remaining equity of the J. Christopher’s brand. As a result of the transaction, Sam Haddock and Dick Holbrook now own the brand,...
Boddie-Noell Enterprises Inc., the largest Hardee’s franchise operator in the U.S. with 341 locations in the Southeast, condemned recent advertising produced by Mendelsohn Zien Advertising for...
Pizza Patrón posted comparable sales increases each month of 2009 leading to a 4.15 percent second quarter increase over 2008. The company cited aggressive local marketing and cost containment as...
Nonfat frozen yogurt chain Red Mango announced it will become the first retailer to offer made-to-order iced teas fortified with probiotics. Three proprietary flavors, all incorporating...
WAND Corporation, the digital menuboard and point of sale software developer, announced the release of WANDisplay Digital Menu Boards in Canada. Memsbury Co. LTD, a Wendy’s franchise located in...
North Carolina–based Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q completed a “Freedom Week” program that allowed customers to donate items to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. Customers who donated...
Papa John’s announced that founder John Schnatter will deliver more than 100 slices of pizza to the Ledge at the Skydeck Chicago—at the top of Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower—...