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California Attorney General Bill Lockyer sought an injunction in a Los Angeles Superior Court Friday to keep chains like McDonald's Corp. and Wendy's International from selling fries without...

A California Superior Court judge approved a settlement between McDonald's Corp. and Bantransfats.com which would require the former to pay a total of $10.5 million for failing to notify the...

Following in the footsteps of Wendy's International, McDonald's Corp. may present its Chipotle Mexican Grill chain in an initial public stock offering.

According to analyst Peter Oakes,...

Sonic Corp., the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a franchisee for the acquisition of 15 drive-ins located in the...

Starbucks has partnered with VH1 to launch the VH1 Hip Hop Honors Sweepstakes, a new contest created to give one fan the total celebrity experience at next year's 2006 VH1 Hip Hop Honors. The...

#12 ALLTEL Team with driver Ryan Newman was awarded $10,000 for winning the Checkers®/Rally's® Double Drive-Thru Challenge for the fifth time this season at the GFS Marketplace 400® at...

Smoothie King, the premier smoothie bar and nutritional lifestyle center in the industry, presents its new "Smoothies Around the World" line of smoothies made from exotic fruits and herbs that...

For the third consecutive year, Yum! Brands, Inc. has been named one of FORTUNE magazine's "Top 50 Employers for Minorities" for its comprehensive results across key diversity measures.

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Panera Bread announced Thursday a new agreement with Doherty Breads, LLC to develop bakery-cafes in the Queens County region of New York. Doherty currently operates Panera locations in...

Cosi, Inc., the premium, convenience restaurant company, yesterday announced that it has promoted William Koziel to chief financial officer. Koziel joined Cosi in September 2004 as controller...

Today, Wendy's begins its search to find the next class of Heisman recipients who demonstrate exceptional talents both in and out of the classroom. The Wendy's High School Heisman (WHSH)...

The Subway restaurant chain, the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, today announced a three-year sponsorship of Little League Baseball and Softball that will involve initiatives to...

BEANER’S Gourmet Coffee stores will carry Fair Trade Certified coffee beginning next week. It may take until the first week of September for all stores to get their supply in; however,...

Papa John's International, Inc. today announced an agreement to sell 84 company-owned restaurants in Colorado and Minnesota to a new franchise group, PJCOMN Acquisition Corporation, an...

Wendy's International, Inc. today announced the buyback of 2 million shares of its common stock for approximately $98 million in an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) transaction. The common...