Industry News

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...

McDonald's Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region, Inc., yesterday announced that families staying at the Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware Ronald McDonald Houses will...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the Official Burger and Drive-Thru Restaurant of NASCAR, today announced that it is signing on as the primary sponsor for five high-profile NASCAR NEXTEL...

Pizza Hut has announced its sponsorship of Like Nowhere Else, part of the Detroit Zoo's Caribbean Festival, which will feature opportunities for visitors to learn Caribbean arts and crafts,...

Starbucks Coffee Company today announced the official launch of Ethos Water in its U.S. company-operated stores. Additionally, to highlight Starbucks' long history of integrating a social...