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Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, continued his letter-writing campaign with an open memo to Starbucks employees yesterday in an attempt to turn the suffering company around. Shultz announced the...
Since its inception QSR has understood that fast casual is part of the quick-service restaurant industry. The fast casual movement represents an evolution of quick-service, as...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) has announced the roll out of Futbol Kingdom, a series of innovative, street level futbol events to be held in eight markets across the U.S. beginning August 3. The...
Cefiore, a frozen yogurt company in Southern California and other U.S. cities, announced today its "Fro-Yo Yourself" Online Video Contest.

Cefiore is giving consumers a chance to show their...

Javo Beverage Company, Inc. (OTCBB:JAVO - News), a provider of dispensable coffee and tea-based beverages to the foodservice industry, announced its unaudited financial results for the second...
A recent study from Insula Research determined that timer systems do have a measurable impact on speed in the drive-thru. But any restaurant operator will tell you that buying a timer isn't...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. announced today that it has entered into a franchise agreement with Almana Yiyecek Ve Icecek San. Ve. Tic, Ltd, STI (part of the Almana Group) for the development of...
UFood Restaurant Group Inc., a franchisor and operator of fast-casual food restaurants, today announced the opening of the first UFood Grill location in the Chicago metropolitan area. This...
Baskin-Robbins is rapidly expanding its Texas footprint with today's announcement that San Antonio is now open for franchise sales. More than 40 new stores are projected over the next several...
Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. today celebrates the grand opening of its newest location on the island of Oahu in Aiea, Hawaii, at 99-080 Kauhale Street. "Aiea is a great pizza market and we're...
The Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB) today released its first report on the progress that participants in BBB’s groundbreaking self-regulation program—the Children’s Food...
The National Restaurant Association’s Conserve: Solutions for Sustainability project hosted a Webinar called “5 Things Operators Must Know About Energy Efficiency” on Thursday, July 24. The goal...
Two years after 13 bags of contaminated Spinach caused a headline-grabbing E.Coli outbreak, the produce industry is being met with another food safety catastrophe. The Salmonella outbreak that...
Coca-Cola Enterprises announced today that Steve Cahillane will assume the role of president, North American Business Unit, effective immediately, following the departure of Terrance M. (Terry)...
Sonic, America’s Drive-In, is serving up a new dessert– the Fried Ice Cream Blast in August.

The Fried Ice Cream Blast is made with a creamy, crunchy blend of vanilla soft serve, caramel,...

Taco Bell's Taco Fu, an advergame created by Agency of Record Draftfcb Orange County, has surpassed the five million game play mark. The official tally as of midnight on July 24, 2008, stood at 5...