Industry News

Jack in the Box Inc. today announced the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer, which expired at 12:00 midnight, EST, on December 19, 2006. In accordance with the terms...
Jamba, Inc. today announced the completion of the merger between Services Acquisition Corp. International (“SACI”) and Jamba Juice Company. Under terms of the agreement and plan of merger, dated...
Long before Hardee's® upgraded its burger line-up to showcase 1/3-, 1/2-,and 2/3-pound, 100 percent Angus beef Thickburgers(TM), the chain sold a popular, relatively little burger known as The...
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the Denver-based burrito restaurant known for serving food with integrity, has appointed President and Chief Operating Officer Monty Moran to its board of directors.

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The Burger King Corporation has awarded exclusive development rights for Japan to Burger King Japan Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Lotte Co. Ltd. and Revamp Corporation.

The company's...

Despite the E. coli outbreak at various Taco Bell’s in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware on December 3, Taco Bell Corp. believes its food, especially lettuce and cheese, to be safe...
Technomic, Inc. has found that 63 percent of restaurant goers nationally support New York City’s ban on restaurant use of trans fats. Further, the firm’s latest research shows that 70 percent or...
The restaurant industry will enter its 16th consecutive year of real growth in 2007 according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2007 Restaurant Industry Forecast.

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It's no surprise that dining out is as common as dining at home these days and that Americans are expecting more from their restaurant experiences than ever before. The nation's 935,000...
Georgia residents will soon be able to experience the Cajun and spicy food characteristic to New Orleans cuisine with Popeyes® Chicken...
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taco Bell announced today that it will reopen its eight restaurants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties after voluntarily closing them for one day based on an E.coli...
Culver Franchising System, Inc. announced today that it will complete a full transition to zero grams trans fat cooking oil by March 1, 2007. Culver's was among the first restaurants to make the...
Taco Bell Corp. announced today that it has removed green onions at all of its approximately 5,800 restaurants nationwide. The move is strictly a precautionary effort following recent E.coli 0157...
The following is a statement released by Taco Bell President Greg Creed in reference to the recent Taco Bell-linked E.coli outbreak in New Jersey: "As soon as we learned of an E.coli issue, we...
Carl’s Jr.® recently made waves when it partnered with the Palms Casino Resort to debut the $6,000 Combo Meal, offered exclusively on the Vegas hot spot’s room service menu.

The combo meal...

Rita’s Water Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice chain, has announced plans to test a new re-loadable gift card that also incorporates a loyalty program into one convenient, customer friendly...