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The jury in a U.S. District Court trial has returned a $30 million judgement against Taco Bell. In the case, the plaintiffs claimed to have created the Taco Bell chihuahua character formerly used...
Captain D's Seafood announced that the company is expanding its business outside of the United States with the opening of a location in Okinawa, Japan. The 112-seat unit, located on Camp Foster...
Krispy Kreme will open its first store in Massachusetts on June 24 at 5:30 a.m. The new store is located in Medford at 35 Revere Beach Parkway.

The store will be approximately 4,500 square...

Americans might be worried about an unstable economy, but according to a new Taco Bell survey, a majority are still looking out for number-one. In fact, when given a choice, more than 180 million...
Wienerschnitzel has announced plans to sell its proprietary chili at more than 300 Albertson's grocery locations in Southern California and Nevada. The 12-ounce microwaveable containers are...
In response to inquiries regarding a reported case of BSE in Canada, involving one cow in Northern Alberta, Wendy's International Inc. issued the following announcement:

"Canadian and U.S....

Happy Meal toys aren’t exactly what they used to be. McDonald's has announced that it is teaming up with SEGA to offer the first electronic handheld games in Happy Meals, featuring characters...
Taco Time has announced the introduction of a Garden Fresh Salads line, featuring the newly revamped Chicken Fiesta Salad.

Originally introduced in May 2002 as a limited time offer, TacoTime’...

McDonald’s Corporation has completed the sale of its interest in eMac Digital, a technology solutions provider to the restaurant industry, to Accel-KKR, a private equity firm and co-founder of...
On May 26 Captain D’s will roll out a new menu item, Homestyle Crunchy Fish, in all its locations. The new item, another in the long line of the industry’s moves to upgrade its menu offerings, is...

In the sign industry, there's a group known as the Letterheads -- the old-school guys who paint signs by hand. They are truly the artists of their industry. One aspect of the...

Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX), operator and franchisor of Jack in the Box and Qdoba Mexican Grill, reported net earnings of $16.3 million or 44 cents per diluted share, for the second...