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Starbucks Corporation today announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 10 million shares of the Starbucks's common stock. This authorization is in addition to...

From May 1 through June 30, to support the introduction of its new line of frozen yogurt cakes and deep dish pies made with 96 percent-fat-free frozen yogurt, TCBY will be asking individuals...

Rita’s operates 322 franchises in 11 states along the east coast from Connecticut to Florida and west into Ohio. Under the leadership of Jim Rudolph, who will serve as president and CEO, Rita’...

Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that Robert J. Nugent will retire as chairman of the board and chief executive officer at the end of fiscal 2005. Nugent, 63, has served as CEO since 1996...

McDonald’s is announcing the latest addition to the company’s premium salad line—the new Fruit...

Starbucks Coffee Company announced today a $1.5 million commitment over three years to Jumpstart, a national non-profit early education organization that helps preschoolers in low-income...

Lanette has served as corporate dietitian for the Subway brand for five years. In this role, she oversees the nutritional information for all Subway menu items and advises the headquarters...

Pizza Hut announced its first-ever NASCAR team sponsorship, encompassing five NASCAR races this season. In support of the sponsorship, Pizza Hut has a new commercial starring Hendrick...

McDonald’s congratulates NASA Astronaut and former McDonald’s restaurant crew employee, Commander Leroy Chiao on a successful mission in outer space. Dr. Chiao returned to Earth at 6:08 p.m....

On March 22 in San Jose, California, Wendy’s customer Anna Ayala found a finger in her bowl of chili. Ayala reportedly spit out the digit and warned those around her to stop eating. She then...

As Earth Day 2005 approaches, Los Angeles-based The Coffee Bean...

Ebony Magazine recently honored McDonald’s director of women’s initiatives, Vicky L. Free, at the magazine’s “Outstanding Women in Marketing...

The board of Allied Domecq PLC today announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer by Pernod Ricard S.A. to acquire Allied Domecq for $14.2 billion or 7.4 billion...

Dallas-based, Mexican quick-serve restaurant Taco Bueno has added three new chicken taquito entrees to its menu as a continued commitment to offer “fast-casual quality at fast-food price and...

El Pollo Loco kicked off the company’s 25th anniversary celebration with the debut of its limited time $1 Loco Dollar Deals. Now through September, consumers can purchase their choice of...

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) newly revised Food Guidance System called MyPyramid was released today to visually depict the amount of nutrient-dense foods Americans...