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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...

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) today reported estimated U.S. blended same-store sales at company restaurants declined 1% during the four-week period ended November 2, 2002 (Period 11). Estimated...

Voters in Berkeley, California sent the supporters of “Fair Trade” coffee a latté grandé-sized wake-up call by rejecting a measure that would have required retailers to sell politically...

On November 20, 2002, a visit to McDonald's will bring extra value to the lives of millions of children in need around the world. That's the day participating McDonald's restaurants in more...

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFCE) today announced that the release of its results for the third quarter 2002 will be delayed pending the final determination of certain adjustments to be...

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFCE) today announced limited operating data for the third quarter ended October 6, 2002. The company had announced earlier in the day that it was withholding...

The United Kingdom restaurant chain PizzaExpress PLC says it is reviewing an offer to purchase from Twigway PLC for between 330 and 350 pence-a-share.

The unconfirmed price range would...

Rubio's® Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUBO) today announced that revenue of $30.8 million for the 13 weeks ended September 29, 2002 increased 2.5% over revenue of $30.0 million for the same...

Domino's Pizza today announced the appointment of Lynn M. Liddle as Executive Vice President of Communications and Investor Relations. She will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,...

Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq: SBUX) today reported consolidated net revenues of $279 million for the four-week period ended October 27, 2002, an increase of 24 percent from consolidated net...

Papa John’s International (Nasdaq: PZZA) today announced third quarter and year-to-date financial results.

Revenues for the period fell from $241.4 million in third quarter 2001 to $227.9...