Industry News

In a break from industry tradition, Wendy's is rolling out a new menu that it says will "fundamentally change the way people think about combo meals."

Now being launched throughout the U....

For the third year in a row, the food-oriented c-store chain Sheetz has been named one of the top 10 large places to work in Pennsylvania, this year ranking number four. This news comes on...

Paul Twohig has resigned as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Panera Bread after nearly two years in those roles. No explanation was offered for the move.

His duties...

Starbucks yesterday reported consolidated net revenues of $486 million for the four-week period ended November 28, 2004 -- an increase of 26 percent from consolidated net revenues of $387...

Baja Fresh will close a total of 15 to 18 underperforming stores in the fourth quarter, parent company Wendy's International announced.

"The store closings are decisive initiatives to...

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, has approved Schlotzsky's motion to set a procedure for the sale of substantially all of the assets...

Georgia Hardee’s franchisee Dan Ponder, Jr. received the 2004 Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association (IHFA) Founders Award at the IHFA annual convention in Hollywood, Florida.

Ponder...

Andrew McKenna, chairman of the board of directors of McDonald's Corporation, announced late yesterday evening the resignation of President and CEO Charlie Bell. Vice Chairman Jim Skinner was...

Krispy Kreme today reported unaudited financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2004.

Total revenues for the quarter, which include sales from company stores,...

New York deli, meet burger joint -- Carl's Jr. has rolled out a new Pastrami Burger.

According to Carl's, Pastrami burgers have long been "insider" favorites at restaurants like The Hat...

In order to improve efficiency, Papa John's will reduce its corporate support staff by approximately 70 positions, the company said yesterday. The pizza chain has struggled with a stale and...

Tongue in cheek (we hope), Rubio's refers to itself as "the creator of the Affordable Fast Casual Fresh Mexican Grill segment" of the restaurant industry. Calling it a segment is a bit much,...

Japan's Takeru "The Tsunami"? Kobayashi set a new world hamburger-eating record on Saturday by consuming 69 of the two and a half inch, square Krystal hamburgers in eight minutes to win the...

Though the low-carb craze has settled down a bit, Denver-based LaMar's donuts has done something interesting -- they've rolled out a low-carb donut with 15 grams of net carbs. Net carbs are...

Caribou Coffee was the only coffee to receive an "excellent" rating in Consumer Reports' December issue, finishing first when compared to 42 brews. The company's whole-bean Colombian...

Atlanta Bread Company has announced the hiring of Marisa Moore as its corporate nutritionist.

Moore’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and perform nutrient analysis for all...