Industry News

The Caribou Coffee Company today presented a check for more than $147,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during a ceremony in Minneapolis.
KFC Corporation (KFCC) announced this week the launch of its second annual National Celebration of Family Sweepstakes. In a partnership with Black Entertainment Television, Inc. (BET) network, the national...
Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, Inc. is going back for seconds on breakfast. On the heels of launching a wildly successful breakfast menu enhancement earlier this year, Chick-fil-A is adding two...
Panera Bread Co. said Monday that sales increased 9.6 percent for the four weeks ended June 14.
New York-based private equity firm Palladium Equity Partners has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TB Corporation, parent of the Taco Bueno restaurant chain, from Jacobson Partners...
As the already-famous Paris Hilton/Spicy BBQ Thickburger(TM) TV commercial begins airing in Hardee's® markets today, another Hardee's ad will make its debut for the chain's new Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday that a cow, previously negative for mad cow disease, has now tested positive for the lethal brain-wasting disease after a third round of examination. The...
A discrimination lawsuit against Oak Brook, Illinois-based McDonald's Corp., filed in 1998 by a former restaurant manager infected with the HIV virus, is being retried in court in Cleveland.
Yum Brands Inc., owner of the KFC brand, and Rostik Restaurants Ltd., owner of a Russian chicken restaurant chain, have formed a partnership to develop fast-food restaurants in Russia, according to a news...
In honor of National Ice Cream Month, on Saturday, July 2 between 10 a.m. and noon, every Cold Stone Creamery location across the country will offer free tasting samples of the following ice cream flavors:...
At Pizza Inn's annual meeting of shareholders today, new Pizza Inn, Inc. President and CEO Tim Taft will discuss his vision for the future of the 47-year old pizza chain. Taft, who was appointed to his posts...
The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced the appointment of Dr. Steven Safier as senior vice president and chief administrative officer of the SUBWAY® Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (SFAFT), which...
For two decades, Carl's Jr.® has been famous for its longtime favorite burger, the Western Bacon Cheeseburger®. Over the past 20 years, the popular menu item developed a loyal following and helped put the...
Grotech Capital Group, the venture capital firm that led the acquisition of Captain D's from Dallas-based Lone Star Funds on Jan. 5, reportedly is in talks to buy the 7,603-unit Dunkin' Brands chain pending...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest double drive-thru chain and Official Burger and Drive-Thru Restaurant of NASCAR®, is offering guests the chance to win $100,000, NASCAR Race Weekend...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. has forced out six company officers after a special board committee looking into the restaurant chain's accounting practices said they should be "discharged."