Industry News

After Pizza Hut discovered that 57 percent of pizza-eaters like to dip their pizza into sauces, the company redesigned the basic pizza and sliced it into 16, 1-inch by 4-inch rectangular...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has taken a number of important actions to address the company's current situation.

Stephen F. Cooper has been named...

Cold Stone Creamery announced plans to development additional ice cream franchises in Louisiana. It has plans to open five stores in 2005, and 15 additional Louisiana stores are projected to...

McDonald's Corporation announced today that Charlie Bell, the corporation's former president and CEO, died Sunday of colorectal cancer in his hometown of Sydney, Australia

"This is a...

Cosi, Inc., owner and operator of 88 fast casual restaurants in 11 states and the District of Columbia today reported that revenues for the fourth quarter ended January 3, 2005, were $28.5...

Black Enterprise magazine announced today the inclusion of two of McDonald's® African American executives, Don Thompson and William Lamar Jr., among its "75 Most Powerful Blacks In...

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill has introduced a burrito meal deal, for a limited time, based on their popular HealthMex® menu that features items that are lower in fat. The combo includes a...

Coca-Cola might introduce a new coffee-flavored cola, to be called Blak, says Morgan Stanley analyst, Bill Pecoriello in a research note. “We think the timing may be better today for launching...

Today, McDonald's announced its renewed relationship with Bob Greene, physical fitness expert and author of the new book, Total Body Makeover. Greene has signed with McDonald's in 2005 to...
Now through March 6, 2005, El Pollo Loco is offering a whole chicken—eight pieces—plus nine tortillas and plenty of salsa for just $3.99 with the purchase of any family meal. Those who purchase...

Arby’s announced today that it will test an entire line of all-natural chicken sandwiches, wraps, tenders and salad products in four markets starting in January. Arby’s new All Chicken Chicken...

Domino's Pizza announced today it will match team member and franchisee contributions to support the American Red Cross in its efforts to provide assistance to the victims of the December 26...
Krystal has announced the launch of its Krystal Chik Trio, consisting of the Original Krystal Chik, the Spicy Chik and the brand new Krystal Chik Club. Available at most Krystal restaurants...

Bear Rock Foods, Inc.®, the 33 unit Bear Rock Cafe quick casual bakery-cafe concept, has announced plans for continued and expanded growth with nine new franchised units currently underway....

After nearly 17 years of owning and operating Auntie Anne’s, Inc., founders “Auntie” Anne and Jonas Beiler have sold the company to President and C.O.O. (and second cousin), Sam Beiler for an...

Charlesbank Capital Partners and Grotech Capital Group bought Captain D’s for $150 million—nearly half of the purchase price will be financed.

“Captain D’s has grown consistently and...