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Jamba Juice has announced that it is reorganizing its support functions and closing several underperforming stores.

The reorganization will result in the elimination of approximately 53...

What are you doing May 17-20?

Hiking through Chicago's McCormick Place along with 70,000-plus other attendees at the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show can be...

Dr. Smoothie Brands introduces three new flavors to its ever-expanding line of nutritionally minded products.

Dr. Smoothie Brands seeks to increase business by bringing customers the new...

Panda Express will donate $1 from the sale of every 3-entrée plate at all locations from Monday, May 19 to Sunday, June 1, to help victims of the China earthquake and Myanmar cyclone. Money...
Organic To Go (OTCBB:OTGO), the fast-casual café chain that is a certified organic retailer, has acquired a privately held chain of three Seattle quick-serve restaurants from FPO, Inc., which...
Saladworks and AriZona Beverages have signed a multi-year beverage agreement. Terms were not disclosed.

AriZona products will be available for consumers in all 91 Saladworks locations by the...

Baskin-Robbins is rapidly expanding its Texas footprint with today’s announcement that Houston is now open for franchise sales. More than 100 new stores are projected over the next several years...
As the demand grows for healthier frozen desserts, it should come as no surprise that Cold Stone Creamery is now offering an expanded better-for-you line of smoothies. The concept for these...
Restaurants have always struggled to keep drains, pipes, traps and sewage disposal systems open and clear of obstructions. Backups, overflow and other costly problems can now be prevented without...
With its pledge of $1 million to The Culinary Institute of America announced today, Dunkin' Brands, Inc. becomes a founding donor of the college's "El Sueño" initiative. The Dunkin' Brands gift,...
Flying in the face of conventional thinking yet again, Hardee's announced today that it is thumbing its nose at the current value menu movement by rolling out a Prime Rib Thickburger. This is the...
If consumers respond to the tax rebates as they did in 2001, the last time tax rebates were issued, restaurants will benefit, according to a report from The NPD Group, a leading market research...
BAB, Inc. (OTCBB: BABB) announced that it has granted its first agreement within the company’s new development agent program which was launched to facilitate growth of BAB’s franchise concepts,...
The heady aroma and rich flavor of the only organic broths endorsed by the largest organization of professional chefs in the Western Hemisphere will fill the air at this weekend's NRA Show in...
Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX - News) today reaffirmed its commitment to supporting coffee farmers, communities and the environment with the launch of its Fiscal 2007 Corporate Social...
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...