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Peter Tan, a fast food hamburger restaurant veteran, has been named to the newly created position of Burger King Corporation's senior vice president and president, Asia Pacific.

Tan has more...

A McDonald’s shareholder today presented its proposal for the restructuring of the company via web cast to media, analysts, and the public.

Bill Ackman, founder of Pershing Square Capital...

7-Eleven Inc. CEO and President Jim Keyes has retired from the company effective Nov. 11, just two days after 7-Eleven was bought out by its Japanese affiliate Seven-Eleven Japan Co. Ltd, the ...
Jack's new French Toast Sticks, available in both original and blueberry flavors, are topped with a dusting of powdered sugar and served with a side of Log Cabin syrup.

"When it comes to...

Ray Lamar, founder of LaMar’s Donuts passed away Thursday, November, at the age of 89. Lamar opened the first LaMar’s Donuts in a converted gas station on Linwood Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri...
Branded Concept Development (BCD)announces its role as the exclusive real estate broker across the United States for Desert Moon.

BCD will also be collaborating with Desert Moon on the...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. , the nation's largest chain of double drive- thru restaurants, today announced that it is donating more than $135,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane...
Marco's Franchising, LLC, the franchising arm for Marco's Pizza, the 27-year-old Toledo-based chain, thinks the military is the ``perfect'' training ground for potential franchises and it is...
La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill® gives Jacksonville fans another reason to cheer on their Jaguars against the Baltimore Ravens in November: if their hometown team scores at least 14 points against...
A major McDonald's Corp. shareholder has proposed that the chain sell about two-thirds of company-owned restaurants in an IPO to bolster its stock price, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
Wilmington, North Carolina-based Port City Java® announces its "same unit" corporate cafes increased sales 16.12 percent in October 2005 as compared with October 2004.

"Same Unit" sales...

With the help of 11,546 classrooms across the U.S., the Pizza Hut® BOOK IT! ® Program is donating 100,000 books to children affected by Hurricane Katrina, according to a press release. This...
Yum Brands Inc., which operates fast-food restaurant brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, on Monday said U.S. same-store sales grew 6 percent for the period ended Oct. 29, at locations open at...
Hot Stuff Foods® today introduces the launch of the Palm Pizza(TM) designed for people who love pizza and aren't willing to let time and ergonomics dictate their choice in foods. The announcement...
Cosi, Inc. announced today that Becky Iliff, former vice president of store human resources and training for Jamba Juice, has been named the company's vice president of people, reporting to...
For a limited time, customers ordering a Papa John's pizza, sides or drinks at papajohns.com will receive a promotional code for a free 30-day trial of BLOCKBUSTER Online. Known as The Movie...