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NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) has appointed David R. Goldberg to vice president of real estate for NexCen Franchise Management, Inc.

“David is a dynamic, results-driven Corporate Real...

Church’s Chicken celebrates its fifth year of positive same store sales in the U.S. Despite a declining category, the quick-serve chicken brand’s continued success has been attributed in large...
The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) today announced Sodexo as the winner of the 3rd annual Jackie B. Trujillo SOAR Award. Sponsored by Yum! Brands, the SOAR award celebrates companies that are...
Before a packed ballroom, Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), accompanied by Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), addressed industry insiders at the 2008 National restaurant Association, Restaurant Hotel-...
Recalling the homey wisdom of McDonald’s Corp. founder Ray Kroc, the chief executive of the world’s largest restaurant chain on Saturday called for members of the restaurant industry large and...
You don’t need to spend a lot of marketing dollars to create a sensation among consumers.

Heinz ketchup, Blendtec blenders and Makers Mark whiskey are all examples of brands that have used...

Ethical treatment of animals, environmental impact, carbon footprint: These are all hot button issues in the forefront of public awareness, putting increased pressure on quick-serves and others...
Credit card theft: It’s happening all the time. In recent weeks, the victims of stolen credit card transaction data include restaurant chain Dave...
Just one hour into the 2008 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, Chicago's McCormick place is already buzzing. The show is expected to host more than 70,000...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) today announced an Indy-themed promotion that brings Burger King restaurant guests and fans of the famed Indiana Jones films one step closer to the long-awaited...
Taco Bell has launched its new 79-89-99 Why Pay More Value Menu. The permanent value menu debuts nationwide at participating restaurants on May 19, delivering price points of 79, 89, and 99 cents...
Jamba Juice has announced that it is reorganizing its support functions and closing several underperforming stores.

The reorganization will result in the elimination of approximately 53...

What are you doing May 17-20?

Hiking through Chicago's McCormick Place along with 70,000-plus other attendees at the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show can be...

Dr. Smoothie Brands introduces three new flavors to its ever-expanding line of nutritionally minded products.

Dr. Smoothie Brands seeks to increase business by bringing customers the new...

Panda Express will donate $1 from the sale of every 3-entrée plate at all locations from Monday, May 19 to Sunday, June 1, to help victims of the China earthquake and Myanmar cyclone. Money...
Organic To Go (OTCBB:OTGO), the fast-casual café chain that is a certified organic retailer, has acquired a privately held chain of three Seattle quick-serve restaurants from FPO, Inc., which...