Industry News

Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. today announced the signing of a new franchise agreement and its 2006 development plans.

Rubio's and Food Courts of Nevada LLC ("FCON") have agreed to a five year,...

J. Patrick Boyle, President and CEO of American Meat Institute, speaks about Japan's decision to stop importing U.S. beef.

“We deeply regret the incident that has prompted Japan to suspend all...

Convenience retailer Sheetz, Inc. went home with top honors Monday, January 16, as it received the Women’s Wear Daily/ExecTech Retail Community Service Award at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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American Express today announced McDonald's USA as the latest national merchant partner to accept ExpressPay from American Express. Cardholders can use ExpressPay at more than 12,000 McDonald's...
New World Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC: NWRG) recently announced that Daniel J. Dominguez has been appointed to serve as chief operating officer. Mr. Dominguez previously served as senior vice...
The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced the appointment of Tony Pace as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of the SUBWAY® Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (SFAFT). SFAFT...
One-in-four hospitality workers are dissatisfied with their jobs and 32 percent plan to pursue new opportunities by the end of the year, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com.

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Panera Bread today announced new agreements with Breads of the World, LLC to develop additional bakery-cafes in both the Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio, markets. Breads of the World currently...
Taco Del Mar, a Seattle-based quick service restaurant chain specializing in Baja style "mondo burritos and rippin' tacos," announced today it has successfully completed negotiations with British...
Round Table Pizza, Inc. announced today that Jim Fletcher has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors and will continue as the company's Chief Executive Officer.

J. Robert McCourt has...

Institutional Investor magazine has named Yum Brands Inc. chairman and CEO David Novak among the "Best CEOs in America."

In the publication's fourth annual listing, investors and brokerage firm...

Taking advantage of Americans' increasing taste for hot, spicy foods, Carl's Jr. is introducing the new Jalapeno Burger.

The burger is also the chain's first to be introduced in three sizes: as...

On Jan. 19, Chick-fil-A will open its newest free-standing restaurant in the market, but this particular location will have special significance. The new restaurant will be operated by Andrew...
Atlanta Bread Company is helping guests looking for healthier fare, or those just trying to stay on their New Year's diets, with the introduction of its new Whole Grain Bread and Whole Grain...
Panera Bread today announced an area development agreement with First Picks Bread Company, LLC for its continued expansion in California.

The group plans to develop 12 bakery-cafes in Santa...

Pizza Inn Inc. has named a new vice president of development and vice president of brand management—Darrell Smith and Danny Meisenheimer. The two executives are expected to work closely together...