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Sbarro today announced separate international development agreements with leading franchisers in both Mexico and Egypt.

Sbarro will partner with the Italian Restaurant Developers de Mexico and...

Church's is now a billion dollar business and has committed to double its size within five years.

"This day is the biggest milestone in the history of Church's Chicken," said president and CEO...

Jon Jameson, president and CEO of MaggieMoo’s International LLC, and HMSHost Senior Vice President Vince Modica announced a mutual licensing agreement to develop airport and travel plaza...
The International Franchise Association announced plans for a new initiative to help IFA member companies recruit more minority franchisees into their systems.

Called "MinorityFran" the...

Let's Dish! today announced it has signed a franchise area development agreement with Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based LD Philly, LLLP to franchise 11 Let's Dish! retail meal preparation stores in...
Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc., announced today it will appear on an upcoming episode of NBC's hit reality show, "The Apprentice."

The hour-long show is scheduled to air April 3, and will...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. today announced that its board of directors elected Daryl G. Brewster to the position of president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Brewster, who...
El Pollo Loco announced today the debut of its latest flame-grilled chicken masterpiece -- the Tropical Pollo Salad.

Available for a limited time through late October, El Pollo Loco's new...

Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, announced today that Chick-fil-A, Inc. has signed a two-year, voice and data agreement.

Implemented in...

Taco John's now offers USDA Choice grilled steak in all of its West-Mex favorites.

"Taco John's continues to stay tuned into what our customers crave. Steak is a premium choice that many...

Nathan's Famous, Inc. today reported its acquisition of the trademarks and intellectual property relating to the "Arthur Treacher's" brand.

Effective February 28, 2006, NF Treachers Corp., a...

Wendy's may sell its underperforming Baja Fresh chain, according to a press release issued by the company today.

The release also announced that Wendy's International, Inc. and Trian Fund...

Starbucks will host its first-ever Starbucks Coffee Break, inviting customers across the country to enjoy a complimentary cup of freshly brewed coffee March 15 at more than 7,500...
On the tail of its successful Crispy Fish Taco, Del Taco expects to reel in more customers with its new Crispy Fish Burrito that makes its debut today. With two crispy fish fillets, a new ancho...
Beginning March 1, 2006, customers who purchase a qualifying beverage at any of Caribou Coffee's more than 400 stores in the U.S. will receive a code that can be entered online to participate in...
All Wendy's U.S. restaurants are rolling out three new Garden Sensations(TM) salads this month: Spinach Chicken, Chicken Caesar and Southwest Taco.

"This is the first major enhancement of our...