Industry News

Jerry Newman addressed a full ballroom of Dine America attendees this morning, stressing what he calls The Three R’s of creating a healthy and profitable quick-service work environment.

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With 57 percent of Americans afraid someone will steal account passwords when banking online and 38 percent who do not trust online payments, banks and other e-commerce providers have a long way...
Available now, Jack in the Box's (NYSE: JBX - News)new BBQ Bacon Sirloin Burger features a seasoned, 100 percent sirloin patty on a bakery-style bun with bacon, American cheese, onion rings and a...
President of People Report, Teresa Siriani, challenged Dine America attendees to hire from the entire labor pool, customize employee rewards, and create an employee brand during her speech to the...
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...