Industry News

The Krystal Company announced today the appointment of James W. Bear as the company's vice president and chief financial officer.

"Jim's financial and business expertise as well as his...

Pandini's, a premier fast-casual Italian bistro, has been named a winner of the prestigious Hot Concepts! Award for their innovation, emerging growth potential, consumer appeal, and the ability...
Marking the one-year anniversary of Premium Roast coffee in Michigan, McDonald's is introducing Cinnamon Melts to its menu today.

Cinnamon Melts will be available throughout all day parts at...

Mike Welch, a 30-year veteran of the quick service restaurant industry, has purchased nine Arby's restaurants in Broward County, Florida.

Welch joined Arby's in 2000 to oversee company and...

Dunkin' Donuts today unveiled a new, multi-million dollar advertising campaign focusing on how Dunkin' Donuts keeps busy Americans fueled and on the go.

The new campaign shows Americans...

McDonald's Tulsa area restaurants are going mobile with a new, interactive cell phone and internet-based promotion making its debut in the Midwest.

The "Mobile Whoa" promotion is part of...

Dunkin' Donuts and the Boston Red Sox today announced Dunkin' Donuts' famous hot and iced coffees will be available within the ballpark for the first time with the opening of two new "Dunkin' at...
Burger King Corporation announced today that John Chidsey, 43, the company's president and chief financial officer, has been named chief executive officer, effective immediately.

The Board also...

Burger King Corporation today announced its eighth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales in the United States.

For the third quarter of its 2006 fiscal year, the company posted a...

Wendy's menu is expanding in a new direction with the nationwide introduction of Frescata sandwiches -- a line of four fresh, premium deli sandwiches.

"This opens up a whole new menu category...

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. President and CEO David Goronkin announced today that Backyard BBQ, Inc., has purchased the right to franchise a total of seven Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-...
Tim Hortons Inc. today announced preliminary same-store sales increases of 8.7 percent at restaurants in Canada and 9.8 percent at restaurants in the United States for the first quarter, which...
Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC and two other investors completed their acquisition of Del Taco, the second-largest Mexican fast-food chain in the nation, Boston Business Journal reports...
Burger King Corporation entices restaurant guests with two new additions to its breakfast menu, the French Toast Sandwich and CHEESY TOTS™.

The French Toast Sandwich features two slices of...

Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) has announced the recipients of the 2006 Trailblazer Award, Emerging Leader Award, Director's Award and President's Award at the WFF Annual Leadership Development...