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Domino's Pizza has announced that it completed the transaction to purchase $109.1 million of its 8.25 percent senior subordinated notes due 2011. The debt retirement was previously announced...

McDonald's leaders speaking at the U.S. Apple Association's 2004 Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference today in Chicago, Illinois, extended their commitment as the world's leading food...

At its annual franchisee convention in Washington D.C., Blimpie detailed its plans for re-invigorating the brand. According to the company, the plan calls for a consumer-focused approach by...

Krispy Kreme's chief operating officer, John Tate, has resigned to accept a position with retailer Restoration Hardware. The change comes in the wake of the company's first earnings loss and...

Quiznos Sub today announced a master license agreement with HMSHost Corporation, one of the world’s largest providers of food, beverage, and retail concessions in the travel industry. The...

A longtime classic from the menu of western U.S.-based Carl's Jr. is heading eastward. The Western Bacon Cheeseburger on the Carl's Jr. menu is available starting today at sister chain Hardee...

Borders, Inc. and Seattle’s Best Coffee LLC, a subsidiary of Starbucks Corporation, have signed a licensing agreement to place Seattle’s Best Coffee (SBC) cafés in more than 400 existing and...

When Krystal holds the inaugural Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship from this September to November, the winner will receive the largest cash prize offered on the U...

"It's time to bust out the Buddy Holly records and dust off the hula hoop," according to Jack in the Box. The burger chain has rolled out new menu items with a 1950s vibe, including Sourdough...

In a first-of-its-kind partnership with Pepsi, Taco Bell has announced the introduction of Mountain Dew Baja Blast, a soft drink available only at participating Taco Bell restaurants...

Atlanta Bread Company has rolled out additional menu options for those following a low carb lifestyle: the Lower Carb Bagel Roll and Lower Carb Chocolate Cake.

The Lower Carb Bagel Roll...

Schlotzsky's common stock has been delisted from the Nasdaq effective at the opening of business this morning.

The company received a Nasdaq staff determination letter indicating that...

Cinnabon is launching a new "better for you" menu strategy, beginning with two items: a lower-fat Strawberry Minibon and a fat-free Strawberry Frusia beverage.

"Our extensive research has...

Starbucks and XM Satellite Radio have entered into an exclusive, multi-year, strategic marketing alliance.

As part of the agreement, the "Starbucks Hear Music" channel, featuring music...

Schlotzsky's today filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in San Antonio, Texas. The company reported liabilities of approximately $71.3 million and assets of...

Arby’s, under the leadership of president and chief exec Doug Benham since January, has announced its new executive team.

"The executive team, comprised of industry veterans with proven...