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WASHINGTON, D.C.--In its 2008 Industry Forecast, the National Restaurant Association Wednesday pointed to the snack industry to post the highest sales increase in 2008 with an expected 3.2...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) announced today that it has awarded development rights in Colombia for the cities of Medellin and Cali to the Medellin-franchisee group, KINCO S.A. The first BURGER...

Ivar’s has enjoyed longstanding retail success throughout the Northwest with its refrigerated Clam Chowder, and bottled Cocktail and Tartar Sauces. The Dungeness Crab Cakes represent the line...

Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI - News) known for its made-from-scratch pizza at affordable prices, today announced the opening of two new buffet restaurants in South Carolina. The first is owned...
Dunkin' Donuts, the world's largest coffee and baked goods chain, today announced new agreements with Hess Corporation and Sara Lee Corporation's Foodservice Division that will make it more...
Wingstop CEO James A. Flynn announced today that the company’s yearlong test of online ordering was an overwhelming success resulting in the decision to implement systemwide.

“This is a...

McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 8.2 percent for the month and 7.0 percent for year-to-date November. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide...
FOCUS Brands announced today that Kelly Roddy has been named brand president of Schlotzsky's.

Since acquiring the brand in November 2006, FOCUS Brands President and CEO Steve Romaniello has...

Wendy’s International, Inc. (NYSE:WEN) announced today that it is conducting an aggressive national search for a new Chief Marketing Officer to replace Ian Rowden, who is resigning as CMO to...
Building on the popularity of their recently introduced Natural Cut Fries, Hardee's today announced a new way to enjoy the classic American side item: Bacon Cheddar Fries. The new menu item will...
Coca-Cola is expanding its long-term partnership with NASCAR through 2017. The sponsorship commitment, one of the most significant in professional sports, allows multiple Coca-Cola brands to...
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...