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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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As part an ongoing aggressive franchise growth strategy Corner Bakery Cafe today announced that New Jersey Corner Foods LLC will be their newest partner in bringing the popular neighborhood...
Dunkin' Brands, Inc. parent company of quick service brands Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, today announced that effective October 29, 2007, Stephen J. Caldeira will join the company...
Upromise, Inc. today announced a new platform to provide companies an additional way to help Americans earn college savings rewards to offset the rising cost of education. McDonald’s is the...
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...