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Total revenues for the fiscal third quarter 2007 grew 2.1% to $153.6 million compared to the same quarter last year. During the third quarter, same store sales declined by 4.3% reflecting...
Wilmington, NC based Port City Java announces its Corporate Café Revenue increased 19.77% for it’s Corporate Cafes for the first six months of 2007 compared to the first six months 2006. The...
McDonald’s is sponsoring a summer concert tour. Burger King is teaming up with EMI to offer song downloads. Taco Bell is serving tacos and burritos to unsigned rock bands. We look at how the fast...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Pretzel Time Franchising, LLC (“Pretzel Time®”) and Pretzelmaker Franchising, LLC (“Pretzelmaker®”), which...
Say what you will, Shakespeare, but a McNugget by any other name is just not as tasty. At least, not to the 3- to 5-year-old set.

Asked to sample two identical foods from the fast-food giant...

McDonald’s will launch its newest Olympic Games program, McDonald’s Champion Kids, on Aug. 9, 2007 in Beijing.

The program will enable up to 300 kids from around the world to travel to the...

McDonald's Inc. released the following statement regarding the potential sale of Boston Market:

"Earlier this year, we announced that we would look at exploring our options for Boston Market...

Time-pressed Americans, seeking foods they can quickly consume at their desks, in their cars, or at home as they rush from one daily obligation to another, choose convenience over all other...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYBI) announced that its stockholders, at a special meeting held last week, voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for the acquisition...
State and city officials and executives from Sagittarius Brands were on hand Wednesday as the nation’s first co-branded, combination Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen and Del Taco restaurants...
The outlook for the restaurant industry grew more optimistic in June, as the National Restaurant Association's comprehensive index of restaurant activity posted a moderate gain. The Association's...
The Department of Justice today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Doctor Associates Inc. (DAI), the privately held corporation...
El Pollo Loco, Inc., a quick-service restaurant chain specializing in flame-grilled chicken, announced that a Laredo, Texas, jury reached a verdict in a trademark lawsuit filed by El Pollo Loco-...