Industry News

Dairy Queen, long known for its treats, is making a move to improve its food standing, better to compete with the likes of McDonald's and Hardee's. Part of this effort is the recently...

Claire Babrowski, senior executive vice president and chief restaurant operations officer for McDonald's, has resigned from the company after 31 years. She was the top woman executive at the...

Serving burgers for breakfast is nothing new for the California-based Carl's Jr. chain -- but a burger created especially for breakfast is. Starting December 15, Carl's Jr. will introduce a...

Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, formerly branded together as Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants (ADQSR), will now be known as Dunkin' Brands, Inc. The new name comes with a...

Schlotzsky's has reached an agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to Bobby Cox Companies for $28.5 million. The sale was approved by Judge Leif Clark of the United States...

BeBe Winans' CD "My Christmas Prayer" has reached No. 1 on four of Billboard's catalog charts.

So what?

The CD is available only at Starbucks locations.

To date, Starbucks has sold...

In a break from industry tradition, Wendy's is rolling out a new menu that it says will "fundamentally change the way people think about combo meals."

Now being launched throughout the U....

For the third year in a row, the food-oriented c-store chain Sheetz has been named one of the top 10 large places to work in Pennsylvania, this year ranking number four. This news comes on...

Paul Twohig has resigned as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Panera Bread after nearly two years in those roles. No explanation was offered for the move.

His duties...

Starbucks yesterday reported consolidated net revenues of $486 million for the four-week period ended November 28, 2004 -- an increase of 26 percent from consolidated net revenues of $387...

Baja Fresh will close a total of 15 to 18 underperforming stores in the fourth quarter, parent company Wendy's International announced.

"The store closings are decisive initiatives to...

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, has approved Schlotzsky's motion to set a procedure for the sale of substantially all of the assets...

Georgia Hardee’s franchisee Dan Ponder, Jr. received the 2004 Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association (IHFA) Founders Award at the IHFA annual convention in Hollywood, Florida.

Ponder...

Andrew McKenna, chairman of the board of directors of McDonald's Corporation, announced late yesterday evening the resignation of President and CEO Charlie Bell. Vice Chairman Jim Skinner was...

Krispy Kreme today reported unaudited financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2004.

Total revenues for the quarter, which include sales from company stores,...

New York deli, meet burger joint -- Carl's Jr. has rolled out a new Pastrami Burger.

According to Carl's, Pastrami burgers have long been "insider" favorites at restaurants like The Hat...