Industry News

Before the world ever heard of "Watergate" or "Deep Throat," Colonel Harland Sanders perfected one of the best kept secrets of all time: KFC Original Recipe. Sixty-five years ago this July,...

Houston-area McDonald’s restaurants have a new item on the menu: DVDs. At 181 restaurants at the city, guests can visit the new "Redboxes" – DVD rental kiosks – where they can check out...

Raving Brands, a leading multi-concept franchiser for the food and beverage industry, today announced that company CEO Martin Sprock has been named winner of the 2005 Ernst...

Several reports claim that Long John Silver's is in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which details how employees should be paid for their work. Stewart, Estes and Donnell, a...

KFC Corporation (KFCC) announced this week the launch of its second annual National Celebration of Family Sweepstakes. In a partnership with Black Entertainment Television, Inc. (BET) network...

The Caribou Coffee Company today presented a check for more than $147,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during a ceremony in Minneapolis. Half of the proceeds came from sales...

Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, Inc. is going back for seconds on breakfast. On the heels of launching a wildly successful breakfast menu enhancement earlier this year, Chick-fil-A...

Panera Bread Co. said Monday that sales increased 9.6 percent for the four weeks ended June 14.

Total system sales are based on restaurants that have operated for at least 18 months.

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New York-based private equity firm Palladium Equity Partners has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TB Corporation, parent of the Taco Bueno restaurant chain, from...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday that a cow, previously negative for mad cow disease, has now tested positive for the lethal brain-wasting disease after a third round of...

As the already-famous Paris Hilton/Spicy BBQ Thickburger(TM) TV commercial begins airing in Hardee's® markets today, another Hardee's ad will make its debut for the chain's new Hand-Scooped...

A discrimination lawsuit against Oak Brook, Illinois-based McDonald's Corp., filed in 1998 by a former restaurant manager infected with the HIV virus, is being retried in court in Cleveland....

Yum Brands Inc., owner of the KFC brand, and Rostik Restaurants Ltd., owner of a Russian chicken restaurant chain, have formed a partnership to develop fast-food restaurants in Russia,...

At Pizza Inn's annual meeting of shareholders today, new Pizza Inn, Inc. President and CEO Tim Taft will discuss his vision for the future of the 47-year-old pizza chain. Taft, who was...

In honor of National Ice Cream Month, on Saturday, July 2 between 10 a.m. and noon, every Cold Stone Creamery location across the country will offer free tasting samples of the following ice...

The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced the appointment of Dr. Steven Safier as senior vice president and chief administrative officer of the SUBWAY® Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (...