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Figaro’s Italian Pizza announced today that is has completed the acquisition of the 31-unit Pizza Schmizza, the Hillsboro, Oregon-based chain specializing in by-the-slice thin crust pizza. Figaro...
Chairman and CEO, Kevin Blackwell, announced today that Chris Prasifka has been named president of Kahala Franchise Corp, the franchisor entity of Kahala’s portfolio of diversified concepts....
Papa John’s International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA - News) today announced the signing of development agreements to open 57 additional Papa John’s restaurants throughout Canada.

The agreements...

QSR magazine’s 5th annual executive idea exchange, Dine America, begins today, as operators and executives from across the country gather to be informed and inspired by some of the...
Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE: WEN - News) announced today that it has named Steve Farrar as Chief of North America Operations, effective April 14.

Farrar will be responsible for...

Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq: SONC - News) today announced that Gabriel "Gabe" Tsampalieros has been named to its board of directors. Tsampalieros is the owner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The...
A growing legion of North American consumers use self-service in their everyday lives, and the latest research from NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) shows an increasing percentage of individuals...
Starting today, Burger King Corp. (NYSE: BKC) will give restaurant guests a taste of steakhouse dining with the introduction of the Steakhouse Burger and Loaded Steakhouse Burger. The new...
Zaxby’s is adding the Asian-inspired Zensation Zalad to its lineup this spring. The Zensation Zalad is available for a limited time at most Zaxby’s locations until June 30.

The Zensation...

Port City Java announces its same unit corporate café sales increased 4.5 percent for March 2008 over the same period in 2007. Overall Corporate Café sales increased by 13.56 percent for March...
Wendy's announced that it's introducing a new line of three Chicken Go Wraps this week, designed to meet consumers' growing demand for high quality, portable snacking options at a reasonable...
Culver's® has joined an elite group of firms singled out for special recognition by the American Red Cross for special thanks because of their support. Culver's was recently recognized with the...
Call it Caesar salad with an attitude.

Wendy's announced today that it's bringing back the Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad as a limited-time offering during April and May. Starting this week,...

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) along with founding sponsor, The Coca-Cola Company, today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2008 SPIRIT...
Jamba Juice is rolling out its new breakfast menu nationwide and is taking its passion for healthy living to the next level by blending more than 650,000 free breakfast products on April 8.

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BroadSign International Inc., a provider of ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS) solutions for managing digital signage networks, has released the next version of the acclaimed BroadSign Suite,...