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Rib Crib, a 32-unit barbecue chain with a full-service format, will test its concept in a co-branded unit with KFC. The unit will be built in a 6,000 square foot KFC 2n1 prototype building...

Dairy Queen is expanding its presence in the Middle East with the opening of a DQ Grill...

Pretzel outfit Auntie Anne’s will roll out plastic gift cards nationwide in November. Customers who purchase the Auntie Anne’s Card can dictate the value amount of the card and re-charge it...

Cosi has completed its move to a new Support Center in Deerfield, Illinois. As Cosi announced in May, it determined that a new support facility was required to provide a more appropriate...

Chuck E. Cheese has introduced a kids' magazine designed by the same same firm that created the erstwhile Big Boy Magazine. The publication is described as "a fun, full-color collection of...

Opening the door for restaurants to compete for one of the most coveted honor in online media, The Webby Awards today kicked off its annual call for entries with 35 new categories -- more...

After combing through nearly 10,000 entries, Taco Bell announced the winners of its Share Your Sauce Wisdom contest. Sixteen folks from around the country will have their "words of wisdom"...

After receiving inquiries from more than 50 parties, Schlotzsky's, Inc. yesterday confirmed that a process is underway that could result in financial restructuring and eventual new ownership...

In a move that it says will build on increased demand by guests to have their sandwiches panini-grilled, Blimpie has announced plans for a "Panini Grill It!" promotion from October 1 to...

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AFC Enterprises, Inc. today announced that Dick Holbrook, President and Chief Operating Officer of AFC Enterprises, will be resigning his position, effective at the end of the year 2004, but will...
Pizza Inn, Inc. announced it will unveil its newly redesigned Pizza Inn Express® concept at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show, October 17-20 in Las Vegas.

The new...

Poore Brothers, Inc. today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Cinnabon® for the development, manufacture, and sale of snack food products using the Cinnabon® brand name...

October 15, passengers on all Independence Air--the new airline based in Dulles, Virginia--flights will be able to enjoy a new high-altitude Caribou Coffee.

Caribou Coffee developed this...

Beginning Oct. 1, participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill...
In an unprecedented shift for music production, marketing and distribution, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX - News) has helped take Genius Loves Company, the final recording from music...