Industry News

Six flags Magic Mountain and Panda Express announce the opening of Six Flags Panda Express, the first Chinese quick serve in a Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Domino’s Pizza rolled out the red carpet at its 2001 Worldwide Rally in Las Vegas, an event honoring the company’s top team members for excellence in maintaining Domino’s high quality and safety standards.
Church's Chicken will add two new tastes to its menu this spring, Hot Legs(TM) and Smothered Biscuits, both echoing the Church's® philosophy of offering customers "Big Pieces, Little Prices.''
AFC Enterprises, Inc.® announces the appointment of one inside member and two outside members to its board of directors.
Visitors to the International Franchise Association (IFA) Show will hear a message that two brands may be better than one for a potential quick service restaurant franchisee with Yorkshire Global Restaurants...
Triarc Cos. Inc., franchiser of Arby's, has named Francis McCarron chief financial officer.
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has signed an agreement with Panera, Inc. to purchase the MICROS 2400 Point-of-Sale (POS)...
Schlotzsky's Inc. has awarded contracts to build two new restaurants in the Austin market—one at La Frontera in Round Rock and the other on Anderson Lane at Northcross Mall—both slated to open in September...
The Quizno's Corporation posted a profit of $360,619, or $.12 per diluted share, in the 2nd quarter of fiscal 2001 ending March 31.
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.has purchased 8 restaurants in Georgia, located in Atlanta and Macon, from North Georgia Food Services II, LLC for the sum of $1,055,000.
Long John Silver's (LJS) announces the introduction of a new restaurant design that can be applied to each of LJS' restaurant concepts.
Pancho's Mexican Buffet, Inc. reports results for the second fiscal quarter and six months ended March 31, 2001.
Triarc Companies, Inc. announces the results of operations for its first quarter of 2001.
Participating Arby’s franchisees have joined with Pepsi-Cola to feature marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey on limited edition 32oz Twist ‘N Go beverage cups.
Papa John's International's domestic systemwide comparable sales for the four weeks ended April 29, 2001 decreased 5.3%, composed of a 6.9% decrease at company-owned restaurants and a 4.8% decrease at...
Blimpie International, Inc., is selling or closing seven company-owned restaurants in order to focus on its core businesses of franchising multiple concepts and providing design and equipment services.