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* Systemwide same-store sales were down 1% in the 2007 first quarter versus an increase of 4% in the 2006 first quarter primarily due to poor weather...

Zagat Survey today revealed the results of the first Zagat/Today Show Fast Food Survey and the 5,535 participants hailed Wendy’s as Queen of the Fast-Food Mega-Chains, and Panera Bread Co. as the...
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. announced today that it continues to expand its brand reach and has signed development agreements to open 63 new Arby’s restaurants throughout the U.S.

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Consumer fraud investigators in the state of Wisconsin released their findings this week after a three-month long investigation into allegations that Wal-Mart stores throughout the state of...
The nation’s restaurant industry impacts 1/10th of the American economy and is the largest consumer of electricity in the retail sector. Announced today by executives of the Green Restaurant...
Last night, amidst pounding thunder sticks and cheering spectators, Domino's named Dennis Tran the 2007 World's Fastest Pizza Maker. Tran, a Domino's Team Washington regional director from Silver...
Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) today announces that by the end of 2007, Starbucks will eliminate the use of artificial trans fats in food and beverages in all stores in the continental U....
McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 4.8% in April. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 9.6% for the month, 6.0% in constant...