Industry News

Arby's restaurants today announced the introduction of Arby's Chicken Naturals(TM), made with 100% all-natural chicken.
When screened in slow motion, KFC’s new television campaign reveals a “secret code” that viewers can use to receive coupons. The ad also can be viewed at http://www.KFC.com , along with directions on how to...
Panera Bread has announced it has voluntarily removed trans fat from its menu. Panera Bread bakery-cafes will roll out the reformulated products by the end of February 2006.
For the third consecutive year India’s The Economic Times has named Pizza Hut among its “Most Trusted Brands.” Pizza Hut is the only restaurant brand listed among the honorees.
Whether it's chipotle mamey orange or parsley black currant, complex and exotic food flavors will make a huge palate statement in 2006 as consumers continue to demand a bigger bang for their bite, according to...
Buffalo Wild Wings has expanded its line of signature sauces to 14.
Hitting the drive-thru may save a few precious minutes, but what you eat could save thousands of dollars in the long run. When it comes to a vehicle's residual value, it's what's on (or not on) the inside that...
After 50 years as a cash-only business, Waffle House company-owned restaurants will finally give customers the option of paying with Visa or MasterCard.
SUBWAY Restaurants, the world's largest submarine sandwich chain, will heighten sponsorship efforts with NASCAR's Greg Biffle of Roush Racing in its third year of team sponsorship.
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Taxi Holdings Corp., an affiliate of Wellspring Capital Management LLC, a private equity firm, whereby...
Bruegger’s has officially arrived to Winston Salem. The Bagel Boys of Triad franchise group, led by principals Craig Hunter, Guy Hunter and Ralph Heckman, opened Winston Salem’s first Bruegger’s bakery-café...
Captain D's LLC, the 35-year-old pioneer in the seafood restaurant fast- casual category, opened its first international operation in Trinidad in Latin America in late January.
Organic to Go(TM) (O to Go) an all-natural and organic cafe and corporate meal delivery service, is the first fast-casual restaurant and retailer to receive organic certification by Quality Assurance...
Starbucks has joined with China Soong Ching Ling Foundation in creating a program that will provide tools and improved training for teachers in Western China. The coffee company will provide $1.5 million for...
The International Franchise Association has appointed Victoria J. Adams as its new director of political affairs. Adams will be responsible for developing and implementing overall strategy for the association...
Canadian-based Chinese food restaurant chain Manchu WOK is experiencing some big changes. The company was recently brought under new management and is now being run by its main shareholder, Café de Coral a...