Industry News

Burger King Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 shares of common stock, at a price of $17 per share.

The shares will be listed on the New...

Subway is introducing new “fit” menu items and “California Fit Fresh Value Meals” on May 22 in 1,700 franchisees across the state of California.

The meals comprise a California Fit adult meal...

Raving Brands, the Atlanta-based leader in fast-casual dining concepts, plans to acquire an interest in Atlanta icon Flying Biscuit, adding to its distinctive portfolio of fun, healthy, and fresh...
This summer Starbucks will launch its new Banana Frappuccino(R) blended beverages.

The two beverages in the line are:

Banana Coconut Frappuccino(R) blended coffee

Starbucks...

In national survey results announced today in the widely followed American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), consumers rated Papa John's no. 1 in customer satisfaction among all quick service...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest chain of double drive- thru restaurants, announces the launch of its new creative brand campaign.

The campaign, which was created by...

News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group has teamed up with Burger King to offer MySpace users episodes of TV programming to consumers for free, TheStreet.com reports.

Burger King, which is...

Papa John's International, Inc. today announced the promotion of Bill Van Epps to the newly created position of President, USA.

Van Epps has been with Papa John's since 2001, having served as...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced today that it has awarded Middle East development rights to the Americana Group, the region's leading restaurant, food processing, distribution and retail...
Dean Young, the creative force behind the "Blondie" comic strip, announced today that he and Lamar Berry, a veteran quick-food franchising expert from New Orleans, have launched Dagwood's...
One talented youngster showed-off her creative talents to win a great Mother's Day gift for her mom this year in KFC's "America's Favorite Mother's Day Card" Contest.

Jessica Abraham, age 8,...

McDonald’s has named a team of moms from around the world to serve on its first Global Moms Panel. Representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives, the women will provide input and guidance on...
"Today's Los Angeles Times story involving the McDonald's / Disney allianceis based on Hollywood heresay from unnamed sources, and the entire premise is a misrepresentation of the truth...
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares...
The Holland, Inc., known throughout the Pacific Northwest for its commitment to sustainable practices, will be hosting its first Ranchers' Weekend at all 39 of its Burgerville restaurants.

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Gloria Jean's Gourmet Coffees debuts its new Rarities collection of limited coffees from around the world starting May 15.

Rarities is Gloria Jean's new, very limited and very exclusive line...