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Rita’s Water Ice announced today the opening of its 500th store, located in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Mooresville store is the third Rita’s location to open in North Carolina in the past...
McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 6.9 percent in October. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 14.2 percent for the month (8.2...
Imagine getting off the subway in Times Square, walking up the stairs, and seeing a 12 ft. illuminated truck filled with a larger-than-life box of KFC Triple Dip Strips. Now imagine being handed...
Soon candles will be lit in windows, holiday songs will be playing on the radio, and holiday goodies will be available at your local Manhattan Bagel restaurant.

Manhattan Bagel invites its...

FOCUS Brands, the franchisor and operator of more than 2,100 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes under the brand names Carvel , Cinnabon, Schlotzsky's, Moe's Southwest Grill, and...
Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen, the nation’s No. 2 seafood chain, is looking to San Antonio, Texas, for expansion beyond its Nashville roots. A southern favorite, Captain D’s is owned by Nashville-...
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month more than 5,000 Florida elementary school students recently participated in a first-of-its-kind lesson plan that was not only educationa, but downright...
Zagat Survey today announced the launch of a business application on Facebook® Platform that enables restaurants and nightlife hotspots with Facebook Pages to add a Zagat e-Decal to their...
Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI - News) today reported net income of $0.03 per share in its first fiscal quarter ended September 23, 2007 versus a net loss of $0.10 per share in the same quarter in...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) today announced the appointment of Armando Jacomino as president of the Latin America region. Jacomino will continue the company’s restaurant development in...
Before the end of 2007, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG - News and CMG.B - News) will no longer serve any cheese made with milk from cows treated with the synthetic hormone rBGH (recombinant...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYBI - News) announced today the completion of the previously announced merger of Back Yard Burgers with BBAC Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBAC,...
Market research firm Research and Markets has announced its newest report 7-Eleven: Towards Healthy Convenience.

The report charts 7-Eleven’s better-for-you progress in both Japan and...

So-called "penny-per-pound" deals involving Yum! Brands and McDonald's will not be executed and are now considered moot, the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange announced today. Citing concerns over...
Bruegger’s today announced the introduction of a new Pretzel Bagel to its family of 18 bagel flavors. The dark, caramel-colored bagel is salt studded like a classic soft pretzel and makes the...
FoodHandler® Inc., a subsidiary of BarrierSafe Solutions International (BSSI), announced today that BSSI has been acquired by Linden LLC and The Edgewater Funds.

In addition to the...