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CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News) announced today that Carl's Jr., one of its subsidiary hamburger chains, has opened a restaurant in Pago Pago, American Samoa, making it the 100th Carl's...
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The Burger King Whopper celebrates its 50th anniversary today. First off a hot broiler in 1957, the sandwich now serves as a symbol of consumer customization, empowering people everywhere to Have...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) announced it has launched a marketing campaign highlighting its diversity and inclusion initiatives nationwide. The "Real People, Real Success" campaign shines...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News) announced today the sale of 30 restaurants as part of its ongoing strategic refranchising program that was originally announced in April 2007. The...
Bigelow Tea and AriZona Beverages are teaming up to offer retailers and tea drinkers a new line of bottled ready-to-drink Chai teas as well as new hot tea flavors. The partnership marks a debut...
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI - News) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Smokey Bones Barbeque...
Port City Java announced its same unit Corporate Café sales increased 7.19 percent in November 2007 over the same period one year ago. Overall corporate sales increased 23.16 percent in November...
Nestlé USA and Jamba Juice today announced their exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to produce and distribute a line of healthy ready-to-drink beverages under the Jamba brand name.

The...

Mainsail Partners, a private equity firm located in San Francisco, today announced the acquisition of Togo's Eateries, the master franchisor of a fast-casual sandwich chain on the West Coast,...
Enjoying Noah's Bagels favorites just got easier for Long Beach residents with the opening of the city's first Noah's restaurant on Dec. 1.

Long Beach residents and visitors are now able to...

Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX - News) chairman Howard Schultz announced today that the company will open a regional Starbucks Farmer Support Center in Rwanda. The facility will provide an opportunity...
The Dunkin' Brands Community Foundation is awarding more than $700,000 in grants to help three emergency response organizations better serve their communities, especially in times of crisis.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD - News) will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2008 on Thursday, December 6.

Krispy Kreme management will host a...

After more than two decades with McDonald's, William "Bill" Lamar, Jr., today announced his plan to retire from the Golden Arches at the end of the first quarter of 2008.

Lamar has served as...

– Pollo Campero, the largest Latin American chicken restaurant chain, today announced the company will offer more than fried chicken. Pollo Campero has been a successful fried chicken company for...