Industry News

Ian Rowden, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Wendy's, today announced the expanded role of Wendy's marketing department with the establishment of an Innovation and Strategy...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today period six same-store sales for the four weeks ended July 17, 2006, for Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®.

Commenting on the company's performance, Andrew F....

Papa John's International, Inc. today announced the purchase of 43 franchised Papa John's restaurants primarily in the Phoenix and Flagstaff, Arizona, markets from two related franchise groups....
Today, executives at Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. celebrated the grand opening of the company's newest Souplantation location in Chula Vista, California. Two additional locations, operated under...
Dairy Queen's frozen blended coffee line continues to grow with the August debut of Mint Mocha MooLatte. This is a blend of chocolate, peppermint, Colombian coffee, and soft serve ice cream,...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has authorized an expansion of its program for repurchases of shares of outstanding CKE common stock. The board increased CKE's...
Thanks to rising gas prices, penny pinching has become a necessity for many Americans. To help consumers fill up for less (their stomachs, not their gas tanks), Jack in the Box®...
Quiznos introduced its new Smokehouse Beef Brisket Sub today. The sub is a double portion of mesquite-smoked brisket that has been slow roasted for seven hours, then sliced thin and topped with...
It's one of those facts a restaurant operator might not think about too much, but it's true: Without packaging, there would be no foodservice as we know it today.

It was with that sentiment...

PJ's Coffee is formally assuming the brand, PJ's Coffee of New Orleans. The New Orleans reference will begin to make its way in stores this fall starting with a new line of coffee packaging and...
Private Label Radio (PLR), a division of DMI Music...
Underscoring the restaurant industry's long-standing commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles, the National Restaurant Association and the California-based Healthy Dining Program will launch a...
In a follow-up to last year's highly successful and popular "Cow Shake" ad for the chain's launch of Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes...
McDonald's Corporation announced today that systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants increased 8.1 percent in June, or 6.9 percent in constant currencies. For the quarter, systemwide sales...
McDonald's Corporation today announced that McDonald's Bulgaria has transferred to a developmental licensee (DL) structure. The DL structure is a form of franchising used by McDonald's for about...
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers announced that it has closed on the acquisition of 11 of the 13 franchised Red Robin restaurants in Washington state. The franchised restaurants were owned by various...