Industry News

As the number of Six Dollar Burgers sold nationwide fast approaches the 25 million mark, Hardee's Food Systems, Inc., yesterday launched new advertising for its premium burger, priced at $3.95....
According to a release filed yesterday evening, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. will increase its company ownership from approximately 30 percent to 75 percent in Glazed Investments, LLC, the area...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD - News) today reported financial results for the three months ended August 4, 2002, the Company's second quarter of fiscal 2003.

Net income for the...

Panera Bread Company reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales (excluding the one specialty bakery-cafe and closed locations) increased 5.3 percent for the four weeks ended August 10...
The MSU campus community and East Lansing residents now have the chance to relive the '50s--in a quick-serve setting. Big Boy Restaurants International LLC opened its new Big Boy Original "fast...
Maui Wowi, the leading franchisor of Hawaiian Blend gourmet, all-natural refreshments sold at kiosks nationwide, is now adding a new frozen fruit treat to their already established product line...
On September 17th, a Cook County, Ill., Circuit Judge will decide whether or not to approve a preliminary settlement agreement in the various class-action suits stemming from last year’s...
Donovan McNabb and the Philadelphia Eagles will team up with McDonald's to introduce two Veterans Stadium commemorative, Donovan McNabb bobbing head dolls. The poly resin dolls will be available...
Panera Bread Company today reported that net income for the 12 weeks ended July 13, 2002, rose to $3,873,000 compared to $2,354,000 for the 12 weeks ended July 14, 2001. Earnings per diluted...
Sonic Corp. announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has expanded the company's current stock repurchase program by approximately $56 million, to a total of $130.3 million, and has...
In a press release this morning, Pizza Inn Inc. revealed that its chief executive officer C. Jeffrey Rogers has resigned and will be replaced by the company’s president, Ronald Parker.

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Seattle Coffee Company, a subsidiary of AFC Enterprises, Inc. and parent company of Seattle's Best Coffee, and Torrefazione Italia, announced plans today to move to a new 220,000 square foot...
As of Monday, Jack in the Box restaurants across the country will serve a new finger-food—the taquito. Made with seasoned beef rolled into a corn tortilla, the taquitos are designed to be easy to...
Today Dunkin' Donuts and Home Depot announced the opening of a full-service Dunkin' Donuts store within a Home Depot.

The debut store is located at 80 Buckland Hills Drive in Manchester, Conn...

In a press release Monday, Starbucks Corp said it plans expanded its wireless Internet access through a partnership with Hewlett-Packard Co. and T-Mobile. Terms weren't disclosed, nor the...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today period 7 same-store sales, for the four weeks and quarter ended August 12, 2002, for each of its major brands—Carl's Jr., Hardee's and La Salsa.

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