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Dunkin' Donuts today announced the newest addition to its popular line of frozen slush drinks, the SoBe® Energy Coolatta®. The cherry citrus-flavored beverage is designed to provide refreshment...
People Report announced today that on June 26...
Responding to consumer demand for healthier fare, O'Naturals, the country's only natural and organic quick service restaurant chain, is partnering with Compass Group, the world's largest...
El Pollo Loco announced today the debut of its new limited time Barbecue Chicken and two new BBQ Chicken entrees: the BBQ Ranch Chicken Tostada Salad and BBQ Chicken Quesadilla. The new...
The Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (SFAFT) today announced the appointment of Jeff Moody as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. SFAFT creates advertising and marketing...
The Small Business Research Board (SBRB) U.S. Small Business Confidence Index (SBCI) rose to 46 for the second quarter of 2007, a jump of 5.22 points from the previous quarter, according to a...
The Sheetz Corporation and the Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation will break ground today for the new Sheetz Bros. Kitchen. The facility will encompass 140,000 square feet and is being...
Officials at O'Charley's Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUX) , a casual-dining restaurant company, today announced that Michael K. Ellis is joining the company as chief development officer. In his new position,...
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) announced a new franchise and development agreement with franchisee ERJ Dining of Louisville, Ky. Under terms of the agreement, ERJ Dining will acquire 76...
The Steak n Shake Company (NYSE:SNS) is now using frying oil with 0 grams trans fat per serving in all 478 restaurants throughout 19 states.

"As one of America's oldest restaurant chains,...

CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today period four same-store sales for the four weeks and quarter ended May 21, 2007, for Carl's Jr.(R) and Hardee's(R).

Commenting on the company's...

Big Bowl is outfitting all of its waiters with originally designed uniforms made of bamboo, an anti-bacterial and earth-friendly material. The change to bamboo uniforms is another Big Bowl pledge...
Restaurant chain Abuelo’s continues expanding its presence throughout the nation with recently announced plans to open two additional restaurants this year, as well as a second Florida location...
TravelCenters of America LLC (AMEX: TA) today announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of Petro Stopping Centers, LP (“Petro”). Simultaneously with this acquisition, 40 Petro...