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Nathan's Famous, Inc. (Nasdaq:NATH) today reported results for the second quarter of its 2003 fiscal year ended September 29, 2002.

Net loss for the twenty-six weeks ended September 29,...

Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq:SBUX) today announced record revenues and earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter and its 52 weeks ended September 29, 2002.

For the 13 weeks ended September...

Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA ) today reported that net income for the 12 weeks ended October 5, 2002, increased 73% to $5,167,000 compared to $2,984,000 for the 12 weeks ended October 6...

The Associated Press reports that three quick-serve restaurants were damaged but no casualties inflicted by small bombs early Tuesday in Lebanon, according to police.

The first bomb...

Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX), today reported earnings of $14 million for the fourth quarter ended September 29 compared with $20.7 million in the fourth quarter a year ago. Earnings per...

Schlotzsky's, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) today announced results for the third quarter that ended September 30, 2002, with revenue of $15,093,000, down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. The...

Burger King Corporation (BKC) today announced the formation of a new franchise operations group to support its largest franchisees as part of the company's ongoing strategy to provide the...

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFCE), today announced financial results for the third quarter ended October 6, 2002.

Third quarter of 2002 versus third quarter of 2001 highlights include:...

Wetzel's Pretzels reported that domestic system-wide comparable store sales rose 7.1 percent in the four week period ending October 27, 2002.

Rick Wetzel, president and co-founder said, "...

Triarc Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRY) announced today the results of operations for its third quarter of 2002.

Domestic comparative store results of Arby's®, Triarc's restaurant franchising...

Baja Fresh will celebrate the grand opening of their 200th restaurant location in Calabasas on Tuesday, November 12 with the inauguration of their "200 Schools for 200 Restaurants" fundraising...

After a last minute delay in reporting period earnings last week due to accounting write offs at its Seattle’s Best Coffee chain, AFC Enterprises (NasdaqNM:AFCE) has reported that it will take...

CKE Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: CKR) announced today period 10 same-store sales, for the four weeks and quarter ended November 4, 2002, for each of its major brands -- Carl's Jr., Hardee's and...

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced today additional efforts to revitalize its business and corporation structure.

Changes include restructuring four countries and closing three...

Wendy’s International today reported same-store sales figures for October. Same-store sales increased 2.6% at Wendy's® U.S. company restaurants, and grew about 4.8% at franchised restaurants....

Diageo PLC announced today that the investment group which has agreed to purchase its Burger King Corporation subsidiary has asked for a revaluation of the agreed upon purchase price.

The...