Industry News

La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill® gives Jacksonville fans another reason to cheer on their Jaguars against the Baltimore Ravens in November: if their hometown team scores at least 14 points against...
A major McDonald's Corp. shareholder has proposed that the chain sell about two-thirds of company-owned restaurants in an IPO to bolster its stock price, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
Wilmington, North Carolina-based Port City Java® announces its "same unit" corporate cafes increased sales 16.12 percent in October 2005 as compared with October 2004.

"Same Unit" sales...

With the help of 11,546 classrooms across the U.S., the Pizza Hut® BOOK IT! ® Program is donating 100,000 books to children affected by Hurricane Katrina, according to a press release. This...
Yum Brands Inc., which operates fast-food restaurant brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, on Monday said U.S. same-store sales grew 6 percent for the period ended Oct. 29, at locations open at...
Hot Stuff Foods® today introduces the launch of the Palm Pizza(TM) designed for people who love pizza and aren't willing to let time and ergonomics dictate their choice in foods. The announcement...
Cosi, Inc. announced today that Becky Iliff, former vice president of store human resources and training for Jamba Juice, has been named the company's vice president of people, reporting to...
For a limited time, customers ordering a Papa John's pizza, sides or drinks at papajohns.com will receive a promotional code for a free 30-day trial of BLOCKBUSTER Online. Known as The Movie...
James Flynn, Wingstop CEO, announced yesterday that the chain has increased comp store sales over the corresponding period a year prior for nine consecutive quarters – starting third quarter 2003...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. has shed some of its investments in overseas franchises and restructured some of its debt agreements, the company revealed in a complicated filing with the Securities...
Kahala Corp., a Scottsdale, Arizona-based franchisor of eight quick service restaurant concepts totaling more than 1,000 locations and $450 million in systemwide sales, announced today that it...
The McRib Farewell Tour, celebrating the McDonald's McRib Sandwich, is making its way across the country. McDonald's restaurants throughout the United States will give customers their last chance...
Blimpie International, Inc. announced on Friday that Jeffrey Endervelt resigned as chairman, CEO and president of Blimpie International, Inc., effective immediately to focus on his other business...
Pizza Inn today announced that The Coca-Cola Company will serve as its primary beverage partner in the chain's nearly 250 buffet and delivery/carryout operations.

Following an extensive...

Today Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. announced that Uni-Mart(TM), one of the nation's leading convenience store chains, has started offering its customers cups of freshly brewed Green...