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Consumers who successfully decode the secret Snacker message, embedded in the new Buffalo KFC Snacker television advertising, will receive a coupon in the form of a $1.00 KFC gift check to try...
Panera Bread has announced it has voluntarily removed trans fat from its menu. Panera Bread bakery-cafes will roll out the reformulated products by the end of February 2006. All Panera Bread...
LOUISVILLE, KY, February 22, 2006 – India’s The Economic Times’ annual survey of India’s “Most Trusted Brands” in 2005 rated Pizza Hut as the most trusted quick-service restaurant company...
Whether it's chipotle mamey orange or parsley black currant, complex and exotic food flavors will make a huge palate statement in 2006 as consumers continue to demand a bigger bang for their bite...
Hitting the drive-thru may save a few precious minutes, but what you eat could save thousands of dollars in the long run. When it comes to a vehicle's residual value, it's what's on (or not on)...
Buffalo Wild Wings has expanded its line of signature sauces to 14.The newest additions to the sauce family – in ascending order of heat – are Parmesan Garlic™, Honey BBQ™, Asian Zing™ and Mango...
By the end of March, credit cards will be accepted in the 713 company- owned restaurants in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas.

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SUBWAY Restaurants, the world's largest submarine sandwich chain, will heighten sponsorship efforts with NASCAR's Greg Biffle of Roush Racing in its third year of team sponsorship.

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Taxi Holdings Corp., an affiliate of Wellspring Capital Management LLC, a private equity...
Captain D's LLC, the 35-year-old pioneer in the seafood restaurant fast- casual category, opened its first international operation in Trinidad in Latin America in late January.

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Bruegger’s has officially arrived to Winston Salem. The Bagel Boys of Triad franchise group, led by principals Craig Hunter, Guy Hunter and Ralph Heckman, opened Winston Salem’s first Bruegger’s...
Organic to Go(TM) (O to Go) an all-natural and organic cafe and corporate meal delivery service, is the first fast-casual restaurant and retailer to receive organic certification by Quality...
Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) today entered into an agreement with the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to provide 12 million RMB ($1.5 million USD) to support a program aimed at...
The International Franchise Association has appointed Victoria J. Adams as director of political affairs. Adams will be responsible for developing and implementing overall strategy for the...
Focus and discipline are core principles that have long been associated with Chinese business practice. Now, one more Canadian company is cashing in on the benefits of these ideals.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. yesterday announced that Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has reached a mutual agreement with its Houston area franchisee, Lone Star...