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McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 8.1 percent in August. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 12.3 percent for the month (9.3...
Last Thursday Starbucks opened its first location in Russia in a mall just north of the city. Although the company registered its trademark in the country ten years ago, economic recessions and...
Taking advantage of the annual fanfare around college, high school, and professional football, Shane’s Rib Shack will be joining its franchisee community to show their team spirit by promoting a...
By Blair Chancey

One of the South’s most successful restaurateurs, Ralph Brennan, does not track his business by quarters. Instead, his finances are divided into only two time periods—before...

By Blair Chancey

Former White House Chef, Walter Scheib, says today’s best culinary trends are not isolated to fine-dining establishments and that quick-serve restaurants are great vehicles...

Starting this Friday, September 7th, the table will be set for a feast of opportunities at the 2007 Florida Restaurant...
Avado Brands, Inc. parent company of Don Pablo’s and Hop’s restaurants, announced that it and several of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy...
Applebee’s International, Inc. (Nasdaq:APPB) today reported comparable sales for the four-week period ended August 26, 2007.

System-wide domestic comparable sales decreased 0.9 percent for...

Guests now have a more convenient, faster way to pay for their food at Einstein Bros.(R) Bagels and Noah's(R) Bagels, two brands of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAGL) , the nation...
California-based Baja Fresh Mexican Grill announced today design and construction industry veteran Michael Napolitano has joined the organization as director of construction and design. In this...
Triarc Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRY; TRY.B) said today it has made several executive changes effective September 1, 2007 as part of its previously announced corporate restructuring, including:

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