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Port City Java today announced it has signed a development agreement with the Almahmoud Group, a Dubai-based company, to develop the Port City Java Brand in U.A.E., Jordan, Kuwait...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today the sale of 34 restaurants as part of its ongoing strategic refranchising program that was originally announced in April, 2007. The initiative is...
Inc. magazine has ranked Papa Murphy’s International No. 3,673 on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of...
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. today announced that one of its affiliates has acquired Boston Market Corporation, a non-core business unit of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Terms of the...
Dunkin’ Donuts today announced that all its menu offerings nationwide will be zero grams trans fat by October 15, 2007. This includes the brand’s signature doughnuts. Doughnuts with zero grams...
At which awards show do restaurant executives get to share the stage with Al Gore, David Bowie, Meg Whitman, and the Beastie Boys? At The Webby Awards, the only award ceremony that Vanity...
The Cereal Bowl today announced its nationwide roll out with 16 stores now under development and several slated to open later this year.

"We have spent the last year developing our concept...

Canadian quick-serve franchise Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience announces the appointment of Nick Veloce as the new company President effective June 15, 2007. Veloce is largely credited for...
City Wok, the Southern California–based fresh casual Chinese restaurant chain recently signed a

multi-unit franchising agreement with North Carolina entrepreneur Greg Gala. Gala will open City...

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) presented Kelly-Jane Arsenault, a ProStartÒ student from Portland,...
Since chicken sandwiches have begun to close the gap with hamburgers as on-the-go diners' meal of choice, 7-Eleven, Inc. expects its new Chicken Bite, a chicken tender-like product shaped like a...
Phillips Foods Inc. and Seafood Restaurants announced today that Steve Phillips will assume the role of president along with his current title of CEO.

Phillips’s vision for future growth...