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In the quick-serve segment [of the study], Panera Bread received the highest ratings in all four of the measures of customer satisfaction—environment, meal, service, and cost in the Northeast—...

Tulsa-based U.S. Beef Corporation has signed on as Dallas-based Taco Bueno Restaurant's first franchise partner with plans to take the Mexican quick-service restaurant into parts of Northern...

The Buffalo-Niagara region of New York is one of several areas Subway has chosen to test its new breakfast products. Though the sub shop currently offers a variety of egg sandwiches, the...

The "Oakes/Cobo," franchise group, led by principals Glenn Oakes, David Cobo and Matt Cobo, will open its first Panera Bread bakery-cafe by May of 2006.

"The Oakes/Cobo franchise group is...

Today, Subway announced that it has opened its 2,000th Canadian location. This milestone is especially significant, as Canada is the largest market for the Subway brand outside of the United...

The World Environment Center (WEC) has selected Starbucks Coffee Company to receive its 21st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development for...

"Our new e-marketing program is intended to build long-term relationships between Rubio's and our guests through personalized and relevant communications," says Tim Hackbardt, vice president...

Pizza Hut and the Muppets have come together to deliver fun for the whole family in this year's Pizza Hut commercial debuting in the coveted pre-kickoff pod on Super Bowl Sunday. The ad...
Steak n Shake today announced its revenues and earnings for the fiscal first quarter 2005 ended December 22, 2004.

Highlights of the first quarter include: total revenues increased 10....

A suit filed in 2002 by two teenage girls from New York claiming McDonald’s made them fat is back in court. The Bronx teenagers claim that Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs made them obese. They...

The international relief effort underway in the Indian Ocean is one of the biggest in world history. Many of our industry’s top players are doing their part to help those devastated by the...

During Thursday's season premiere of "The Apprentice," Trump's management team served up a mammoth task to the latest crop of contestants: name, build, market, and sell a new menu item at...

Whataburger, Inc. announced today that its president and COO Tim Taft will be leaving the company. No explanation why was given.

Whataburger Chairman and CEO Tom Dobson will assume the duties...

Rubio's announced that revenues for the fourth quarter and year ended December 26, 2004, rose 7.1% (to $32.7 million) and 9.9% (to $137.4 million), respectively. Comparable store sales for...

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...