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Lawson Software announced today that Jack in the Box Inc. licensed its Employee and Manager Self-Service and ProcessFlow Integrator applications to enhance operational efficiencies and employee...
Del Taco decided to capitalize on the popularity of their crispy fish and shrimp tacos by adding more seafood menu items.

The new items are "Fish and Papas," which comes with two fish fillets...

A class action lawsuit was filed against ConAgra Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of named plaintiffs James Daniels and...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. said it refinanced its debt in a $160 million deal that should cut the company's interest costs.

The Winston-Salem, N.C., company announced that it has borrowed $...

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. announced today that all Red Robin(R) restaurants will feature new items that emphasize great flavor combinations and demonstrate the casual-dining restaurant...
Salad lovers and sandwich lovers unite! Potbelly Sandwich Works now has hearty, crunchy, tasty salads. These salads, made fresh before customers eyes, are available at all Potbelly locations in...
Fatburger is making an effort to provide healthy alternatives to health-conscious diners while continuing to offer fare that is high in taste and quality. By transitioning to trans fat-free...
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. shares rose in premarket trading Friday following the bar and grill operator's prediction that it will increase. The Minneapolis-based chain says its fourth-quarter profit...
Natural-food burrito chain Chipotle's Mexican Grill finished its first year as a public company by beating forecasts with a more-than-doubling of Q4 profit.

Net income rose to $10.8 million...

NexCen Brands, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire MaggieMoo’s International, LLC and the assets of Marble Slab Creamery, Inc., two well-known...
Domino's Pizza raised more than $1.34 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the 2006 Thanks and Giving campaign, with customer donations at franchise-owned stores up nearly 28...
Chefs.com, a passionate online culinary community that shares recipes, culinary insights, and discussions about food and its social connections, today announced the top-five finalists and their...
Restaurant chains have all the metrics they need to identify their top customers. Understanding how best to reach those consumers--especially the youngest--is more difficult because marketing...
Burger King said it won't help boost wages for Florida farmworkers by paying more for the tomatoes on its Whopper, but it will send recruiters to help the workers find a job at one of its...
Consumers spent £13.25bn on sit-down meals in restaurants in 2005, a market growth of 19% since 2001. Although this figure excludes any spending on alcoholic drinks to accompany meals, it...
Attendees to the National Restaurant Association's annual hotel-motel convention this May can discover how to ride the espresso lane to bigger profits. That's because Andrew Hetzel, industry...