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CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today the launch of a refranchising program that is expected to involve more than 200 Hardee's restaurant locations in a number of markets across the Midwest and...
Pizza Hut, today announced the three finalists in the America's Favorite Pizza Fan contest. The winner of the contest will be chosen based on the most votes received online through April 22 at...
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), and McDonald's USA (NYSE:MCD) , working with McDonald's produce suppliers, today announced plans to work together to address wages and working conditions...
Papa John's is back to rescue all the "pro-crust-inators"--pizza lovers who have waited until the last minute to file their taxes--from a week full of number-crunching and hair-pulling with its...
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. announced today that revenues increased 15.2 percent to $149.4 million for the first quarter ended April 1, 2007 versus $129.7 million in the first quarter of 2006...
The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) will open its Cookbook Expo as part of its Annual International Conference to the public for the first time in the meeting's 29-year...
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), today released bottled water statistics for the year 2006, compiled by BMC. These...
James A. Flynn, Wingstop president and CEO, announced today that first quarter comp store sales have increased 17 percent over the first quarter of 2006. The chain has also increased comp store...
Duffy's Holdings, Inc., a private restaurant company operating Duffy's Sports Grill chain of restaurants, and Roadhouse Grill, Inc. announced today that they have reached a definitive purchase...
Yum Brands Inc. executives combined for total pay compensation of more than $15 million, with the CEO earning more than $9 million, despite slowed domestic earnings stemming from last year’s E....
Ms. Snyder brings to the role more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience in the restaurant industry, where she has crafted the brand identities, advertising messages and new products...
SHANGHAI, China – Amid allegations that McDonald’s and KFC restaurants in China have been underpaying employees, the two fast food companies are expected to allow the establishment of labor...
This will extend the Southwest Airlines-Coke partnership through 2011. Under the terms of the agreement, Coca-Cola North America will continue to be the beverage provider for Southwest, supplying...
Beginning the week of April 2nd, and then continuing throughout the remainder of the year, Central Park will feature food and merchandising specials to celebrate their anniversary. The program...
Wendy's International, Inc. announced today preliminary same-store sales for the first quarter of 2007, which ended on Sunday, April 1. Sales at U.S. company restaurants increased 3.8 percent for...
Starbucks and Global Green USA have teamed up to encourage individuals to click, play, and learn about global climate change and smart solutions with the launch of Planet Green Game. Through the...