Industry News

The Caribou Coffee Company today presented a check for more than $147,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during a ceremony in Minneapolis. Half of the proceeds came from sales...

Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, Inc. is going back for seconds on breakfast. On the heels of launching a wildly successful breakfast menu enhancement earlier this year, Chick-fil-A...

Panera Bread Co. said Monday that sales increased 9.6 percent for the four weeks ended June 14.

Total system sales are based on restaurants that have operated for at least 18 months.

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New York-based private equity firm Palladium Equity Partners has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TB Corporation, parent of the Taco Bueno restaurant chain, from...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday that a cow, previously negative for mad cow disease, has now tested positive for the lethal brain-wasting disease after a third round of...

As the already-famous Paris Hilton/Spicy BBQ Thickburger(TM) TV commercial begins airing in Hardee's® markets today, another Hardee's ad will make its debut for the chain's new Hand-Scooped...

A discrimination lawsuit against Oak Brook, Illinois-based McDonald's Corp., filed in 1998 by a former restaurant manager infected with the HIV virus, is being retried in court in Cleveland....

Yum Brands Inc., owner of the KFC brand, and Rostik Restaurants Ltd., owner of a Russian chicken restaurant chain, have formed a partnership to develop fast-food restaurants in Russia,...

At Pizza Inn's annual meeting of shareholders today, new Pizza Inn, Inc. President and CEO Tim Taft will discuss his vision for the future of the 47-year-old pizza chain. Taft, who was...

In honor of National Ice Cream Month, on Saturday, July 2 between 10 a.m. and noon, every Cold Stone Creamery location across the country will offer free tasting samples of the following ice...

The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced the appointment of Dr. Steven Safier as senior vice president and chief administrative officer of the SUBWAY® Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. has forced out six company officers after a special board committee looking into the restaurant chain's accounting practices said they should be "discharged."

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest double drive-thru chain and Official Burger and Drive-Thru Restaurant of NASCAR®, is offering guests the chance to win $100,000,...

Grotech Capital Group, the venture capital firm that led the acquisition of Captain D's from Dallas-based Lone Star Funds on Jan. 5, reportedly is in talks to buy the 7,603-unit Dunkin' Brands...

For two decades, Carl's Jr.® has been famous for its longtime favorite burger, the Western Bacon Cheeseburger®. Over the past 20 years, the popular menu item developed a loyal following and...

Boston Market is now offering customers white meat, dark meat, and "red meat." The restaurant chain today announced it has introduced new roasted top sirloin meals – 5-oz. and 8-oz. lean...