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While wireless providers add more bells and whistles, like ring tones, music, and games, the majority of prepaid wireless customers just want the basics--a dependable phone, reliable service,...
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the appointment of Roger Eaton, 47, as Chief Operating and Development Officer-Designate, replacing Peter Hearl, who has made a personal decision to...
Pizza Inn Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI - News) announced the appointment of Charlie Morrison as its new President and CEO. Morrison has been serving as the company's Interim President and CEO and CFO since...
According to the National Restaurant Association's 2008 Industry Forecast, announced Wednesday, 30 percent of quick-serve operators identified "more food choices" as the No. 1 emerging trend for...
Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) announced Tuesday the resignation of Neal Yanofsky, president of the company, effective January 4, 2008.

As President, Yanofsky provided oversight of...

WASHINGTON, D.C.--In its 2008 Industry Forecast, the National Restaurant Association Wednesday pointed to the snack industry to post the highest sales increase in 2008 with an expected 3.2...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) announced today that it has awarded development rights in Colombia for the cities of Medellin and Cali to the Medellin-franchisee group, KINCO S.A. The first BURGER...

Ivar’s has enjoyed longstanding retail success throughout the Northwest with its refrigerated Clam Chowder, and bottled Cocktail and Tartar Sauces. The Dungeness Crab Cakes represent the line...

Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI - News) known for its made-from-scratch pizza at affordable prices, today announced the opening of two new buffet restaurants in South Carolina. The first is owned...
Dunkin' Donuts, the world's largest coffee and baked goods chain, today announced new agreements with Hess Corporation and Sara Lee Corporation's Foodservice Division that will make it more...
Wingstop CEO James A. Flynn announced today that the company’s yearlong test of online ordering was an overwhelming success resulting in the decision to implement systemwide.

“This is a...

McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 8.2 percent for the month and 7.0 percent for year-to-date November. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide...
FOCUS Brands announced today that Kelly Roddy has been named brand president of Schlotzsky's.

Since acquiring the brand in November 2006, FOCUS Brands President and CEO Steve Romaniello has...

Wendy’s International, Inc. (NYSE:WEN) announced today that it is conducting an aggressive national search for a new Chief Marketing Officer to replace Ian Rowden, who is resigning as CMO to...
Building on the popularity of their recently introduced Natural Cut Fries, Hardee's today announced a new way to enjoy the classic American side item: Bacon Cheddar Fries. The new menu item will...
Coca-Cola is expanding its long-term partnership with NASCAR through 2017. The sponsorship commitment, one of the most significant in professional sports, allows multiple Coca-Cola brands to...