Industry News

Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. announces that Sheri Miksa has resigned her position as president, chief executive officer and director of the company.

Ralph Rubio, Chairman of the Board and Co-...

The Extreme Pita, best known for its fast, fresh, nutritious and large selection of pita sandwiches, is set to launch an aggressive U.S. expansion plan to dominate the healthy dining market.

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Starbucks Hear Music announced today that the next evolution of the Hear Music(TM) Coffeehouse will open on Monday, December 19, 2005, on the Riverwalk in San Antonio. An additional location will...
Restaurant industry sales are expected to reach a record $511 billion in 2006, according to the National Restaurant Association's 2006 Restaurant Industry Forecast. The projected annual sales...
Buffalo Wild Wings will open its first restaurant in the metro New York metro area in New Rochelle as part of a 36-unit franchise agreement signed with Four M Capital, LLC, a New York-based...
Family-owned submarine sandwich chain Quiznos may soon be up for sale, The New York Times reports.

The company, which could fetch as much as $2 billion, has hired Goldman Sachs to help...

Diedrich Coffee, Inc. announced yesterday that Stephen V. Coffey has been appointed to serve as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company following the resignation of Roger M. Laverty on...
Based on consumer research and market trends, global managed services provider ARAMARK has partnered with Panda Restaurant Group, making the popular Panda Express brand and menu choices available...
A group of three private-equity firms is close to a deal to buy doughnut and coffee chain operator Dunkin' Brands for about $2 billion, the New York Times reported Monday.

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In its most recent consumer survey on the topic, Technomic asked consumers how gas prices were impacting their dining choices. On average, 40 percent said they had cut back within the last week....
Atlanta- based Blimpie is introducing whole-grain wheat bread in its restaurants beginning in January 2006. Developed exclusively by General Mills for the sandwich chain, the new whole-grain...
McDonald's China Sunday announced the official grand opening of its first drive-thru restaurant in China.

The all new 645 square meter McDonald's Drive-Thru is located in heart of the central...

Burger King Corp. plans to introduce a limited "value menu" featuring items costing $1, to stimulate traffic and better compete with its fast-food rivals, the Associated Press reported today.

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Sheetz–the stores that bring you Shmuffins, Shmiscuits and Shmagels–introduces the Shmonster, a breakfast sandwich with double egg, double meat and double cheese.

“This is not a breakfast...

Two groups of private-equity firms plan to submit bids Thursday to buy Dunkin' Donuts, the nation's biggest coffee-and-doughnut chain, from the French company that acquired it as part of a bigger...
McDonald's Corporation announced today that comparable sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 4.0 percent in November. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants rose 1.7 percent...