Industry News

GE Capital Solutions, Franchise Finance, and Louisiana-based Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers completed a $29.5 million financing deal including a $26 million term loan and a $3.5 million revolving...
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of America has chosen Dan Beem, president of Cold Stone Creamery, to its board of directors. Cold Stone has been a sponsor of the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 2001 and...
Pizza Inn has signed a multi-unit development agreement to open six new operations in the Houston, Texas, market beginning late summer 2008. The franchise agreement was signed with Four Star...
Pollo Campero has opened a restaurant in the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Rowlett, Texas, its first ever in a Wal-Mart Supercenter.

"Pollo Campero's unique offering of grilled and famous fried...

Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) has recognized El Pollo Loco for energy-efficient equipment upgrades that will reduce the quick-service restaurant chain’s annual natural gas...
SCA Tissue has added five SKUs to its list of EcoLogo certified towels, facial tissues, bath tissues and napkins, bringing the total number to 75.

Receiving EcoLogo certification were SKUs of...

The Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation will host its first annual charity golf tournament at the Firestone Country Club South Course in Akron, Ohio, on June 30.

The cost is $500 per golfer...

Ken Calwell will be leaving Domino's after nearly seven years in the job of Chief Marketing Officer. Patrick Doyle, President, Domino's USA, will oversee the job during the executive search...
In celebration of its 30th anniversary, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans will host its second annual Free Granita Day. In appreciation for those customers with "a palate for freshness, great quality...
Mexican quick-service brand The Taco Maker has signed a Landlord/Tenant agreement with Wal-Mart to begin franchising in Wal-Mart stores across the United States.

"This milestone agreement is...

Big Train announced the introduction of its new Dragonfly line of exotic blended beverage mixes. “This line was inspired by exotic beverages from around the world,” says Desiree Farden, Director...
Noodles Development, LP today announced the opening of its 18th Nothing But Noodles restaurant in South Burlington, Vermont. The opening marks the second of six restaurants the company plans on...
Yum! Brands and the Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op recently hosted their ninth annual STAR Awards gala to honor top suppliers to the system. The event was held on May 8 at the Marriott...
MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream...
NexCen Brands Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC), owner of the Marble Slab Creamery, MaggieMoo’s, Pretzel Time, Pretzelmaker, and Great American Cookies franchised brands, has entered into a co-branding...
Along with the help of special guest and Food Network Emmy-nominated television star, Sandra Lee, McDonald's New York Tri-State Area restaurants are holding an exclusive tasting of their latest...