Industry News

Taco Bell(R) will "feed the beat" this summer, giving free late night meals to up-and-coming rock bands on tour in 2006. Taco Bell will select four emerging bands from four of the country's music...
Taco Bell announced today the debut of the Nacho Crunch Grilled Stuft Burrito. The new menu addition is filled with carne asada or grilled, marinated all white meat chicken, nacho cheese sauce,...
Enpocke announced today that it has been selected by McDonald's to provide mobile couponing for a direct response marketing campaign. The campaign will drive localized retail traffic during the...
Au Bon Pain, known for its units in urban markets, airports, hospitals, malls, and college campuses, will open a new suburban prototype in Woburn, Massashusetts.on August 10. Named The Bistro by...
The Associated Press reported today that In-N-Out co-founder Esther Snyder died Friday at 86 years old. Snyder's family declined to reveal the cause of death, according to AP reports.

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Nathan's Famous, Inc. today reported results for the first quarter of its 2007 fiscal year that ended June 25, 2006. Net income for the quarter ended June 25, 2006 increased by 19.4 percent to $1...
Jack's new shake style, which includes the addition of whipped topping and cherries, is now available in all flavors, from Orange...
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced today that it has agreed to purchase for $183 million plus the assumption of $25 million in certain debt and liabilities, the remaining 50 percent interest...
According to CREST research data, young adults (18 to 24) are three times more likely to choose McDonald's for an afternoon snack than any other quick-service restaurant. As a result of today's...
The outlook for the restaurant industry improved in June, as the National Restaurant Association's comprehensive index of restaurant activity edged up 0.2 percent from its May level. The...
Ian Rowden, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Wendy's, today announced the expanded role of Wendy's marketing department with the establishment of an Innovation and Strategy...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today period six same-store sales for the four weeks ended July 17, 2006, for Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®.

Commenting on the company's performance, Andrew F....

Papa John's International, Inc. today announced the purchase of 43 franchised Papa John's restaurants primarily in the Phoenix and Flagstaff, Arizona, markets from two related franchise groups....
Today, executives at Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. celebrated the grand opening of the company's newest Souplantation location in Chula Vista, California. Two additional locations, operated under...
Dairy Queen's frozen blended coffee line continues to grow with the August debut of Mint Mocha MooLatte. This is a blend of chocolate, peppermint, Colombian coffee, and soft serve ice cream,...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has authorized an expansion of its program for repurchases of shares of outstanding CKE common stock. The board increased CKE's...