Industry News

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...

Captain D's Seafood is shaking up menus at its restaurants nationwide with the launch of a brand new, premium product, The Big Crunch, including a new Big Crunch Sandwich.

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Domino's announced today that it is combing the country looking for America's biggest pizza fanatic. The winner of Domino's "Pizza Fanatic" contest and one fortunate friend will enjoy a VIP...

Papa John's International, Inc. yesterday announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to $500 million in the amount of the company's common stock that may be repurchased by...

Lifeway Foods, Inc., makers of a nutritious, milk-based cultured beverage called kefir, announced today that its LowFat Vanilla Kefir will be sold to Cosi Restaurants starting next week.

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Chick-fil-A, whose newest freestanding store in Jacksonville opened today, gave away coupons for a one-year supply of combo meals to the first 100 adults to visit the location. The store...

Citing the importance of customer and employee health, restaurant leaders KFC and Pizza Hut both announced today they will enact a no smoking policy for all company-owned restaurants. KFC and...

Panera Bread Company yesterday reported that earnings per diluted share increased 57 percent to $0.33 for the 12 weeks ended July 12, 2005, compared to $0.21 per diluted share for the same...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. today announced that Checkers/Rally's Famous Fries will be available on hundreds of Wal-Mart store shelves in early September in the brand's major markets....

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, the California-based quick casual fresh Mexican chain, introduces savory pork Carnitas to its popular menu. Carnitas, a traditional Mexican favorite, consists of pork...

Fast food icon Krystal, along with the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE), announced today the 11 host cities and dates for the official qualifying circuit of the 2005...

Announced today, all 243 of Krystal's company-owned restaurants now accept payment by credit and debit cards and are also official "Krystal HotSpots," offering free Wi-Fi Internet access to...