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FOCUS Brands, the franchisor and operator of more than 2,100 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes under the brand names Carvel , Cinnabon, Schlotzsky's, Moe's Southwest Grill, and...
Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen, the nation’s No. 2 seafood chain, is looking to San Antonio, Texas, for expansion beyond its Nashville roots. A southern favorite, Captain D’s is owned by Nashville-...
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month more than 5,000 Florida elementary school students recently participated in a first-of-its-kind lesson plan that was not only educationa, but downright...
Zagat Survey today announced the launch of a business application on Facebook® Platform that enables restaurants and nightlife hotspots with Facebook Pages to add a Zagat e-Decal to their...
Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI - News) today reported net income of $0.03 per share in its first fiscal quarter ended September 23, 2007 versus a net loss of $0.10 per share in the same quarter in...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) today announced the appointment of Armando Jacomino as president of the Latin America region. Jacomino will continue the company’s restaurant development in...
Before the end of 2007, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG - News and CMG.B - News) will no longer serve any cheese made with milk from cows treated with the synthetic hormone rBGH (recombinant...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYBI - News) announced today the completion of the previously announced merger of Back Yard Burgers with BBAC Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBAC,...
Market research firm Research and Markets has announced its newest report 7-Eleven: Towards Healthy Convenience.

The report charts 7-Eleven’s better-for-you progress in both Japan and...

So-called "penny-per-pound" deals involving Yum! Brands and McDonald's will not be executed and are now considered moot, the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange announced today. Citing concerns over...
Bruegger’s today announced the introduction of a new Pretzel Bagel to its family of 18 bagel flavors. The dark, caramel-colored bagel is salt studded like a classic soft pretzel and makes the...
FoodHandler® Inc., a subsidiary of BarrierSafe Solutions International (BSSI), announced today that BSSI has been acquired by Linden LLC and The Edgewater Funds.

In addition to the...

Ted Giles, CEO of Chester’s International LLC, announced today that the company has partnered with Royal Buying Group, Inc. (RBG) in a strategic alliance to market the Chester’s branded offering...
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels announced today that it is continuing its global expansion with the addition of stores in two new countries, Honduras and Greece. This development brings the chain’s...
The Portobello Mushroom Six Dollar Burger returned to the Carl's Jr. menu yesterday. First introduced in 2005, the award-winning Portobello Mushroom Six Dollar Burger became a customer favorite...
Shoes For Crews has joined with other corporate citizens to help Southern California families and businesses recover from the devastation left from area wildfires that have destroyed thousands of...