Industry News

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) today announced this year’s lineup of keynote speakers for the 2008 WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference, to be held April 13–16 in Washington, D.C....
McDonald's announced last week it has awarded the inaugural U.S. Technology Supplier of the Year Award to ParTech Incorporated, an international provider of Point-of-Sale technology and related...
Planet Smoothie announces today its “New Year! New Look! New You!” campaign. The promotion kicks off this month and focuses on things good for you and good for the planet—including an eco-aware...
The Inventure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNAK) today reported that vending channel test marketing results for Burger King brand salted snacks exceeded managements' expectations in the fourth quarter of...
Despite the slowing global economy, Wincor Nixdorf is bursting at the seams in Europe and has set its sights on the U.S. quick-service market for 2008. The company's Vice President of U.S. Retail...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) ("NexCen") announced today that it has acquired the Great American Cookie Company (“Great American Cookies”) from Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC (“Mrs. Fields...
Nicholas Paul Shepherd has been named chairman, CEO, and president of Sagittarius Brands, parent company of the Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen and Del Taco restaurant chains, effective March 1....
Daphne’s Greek Cafe, the largest, fast-casual Greek restaurant chain in the United States, has named Greg Hernandez vice president of operations. Hernandez will be responsible for managing the...

Today kicks off the first day of Wincor World, a technology showcase hosted by Wincor Nixdorf, in Paderborn, Germany, where QSR will be reporting live from the floor. During the three-...

A year after announcing its greater China expansion strategy and entry into Taiwan, Dunkin' Donuts today announced plans to open its first shops in Shanghai. The first shop is scheduled to open...
McDonald's Corporation today announced that Ralph Alvarez, president and COO, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, with his service effective immediately. Alvarez, 52, fills the...
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News) announced that its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $1.25 billion of the company’s outstanding common stock over a period of...
Leading Brands, Inc. (NasdaqCM:LBIX - News), North America's only fully integrated healthy beverage company, is pleased to announce the launch of DIE HARD Sports Energy Drink in both the U.S. and...
Church’s Chicken® announced a multi-year renewal of its existing beverage contract with The Coca-Cola Company today. Under the terms of the agreement, Coca-Cola FoodService and Hospitality, the...
Dunkin' Donuts recently launched a Dunkin' Donuts brand channel (www.youtube.com/dunkindonuts) on YouTube, the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share...
In time for Valentine's Day, Baskin-Robbins is rolling out a LTO line of chocolate desserts, Love Chocolate treats. Offerings including new SuperFudge Truffle ice cream, new Chocolate Indulgence...