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Panera Bread Company reported that net income for the 12 weeks ended December 29, 2001, rose 101 percent to $4,755,000, or $0.32 per diluted share, from $2,369,000 or $0.17 per diluted share (...
There's a cold front fast approaching all Burger King restaurants, and it's bringing a glacier-sized promotion tied to the eagerly anticipated CGI-animated comedy "Ice Age" in its wake.

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Following the successful introduction of frozen custard specialty flavors for the holidays, Good Times Burgers...
Consumers across the country celebrated the forty-fifth birthday of the Whopper sandwich by purchasing millions of the sandwiches at the more than 8,200 Burger King restaurants in the U.S. Monday...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., announced sales from corporate restaurants in the fourth quarter increased 21 percent to $46 million from $38 million for the same period in 2000. Total...
Domino's, Inc., announced record results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2001, which ended December 30, 2001. In addition to achieving record earnings, Domino's same store sales growth exceeded...
Beginning March 8, McDonald's restaurants nationwide will salute the Walt Disney World "100 Years of Disney Magic" celebration with a full-scale promotion including a parade of 100 Disney...
The Whopper celebrates its 45th anniversary on Monday, March fourth. Burger King Corporation and its franchisees say they will mark the anniversary by introducing fourteen new products, several...
Wendy's International, Inc., today announced preliminary sales results for the month of February (fiscal month ends on March 3). Same-store sales increased:

• 3.75% to 4.25% at...

Burger King Corporation today announced it is seeking potential new franchisees—entrepreneurial individuals or companies with existing restaurant and fast-food experience who have the right...
Jack in the Box, Inc., operator and franchiser of Jack in the Box restaurants, reported that same-store sales for the four-week period ended Feb. 17 decreased .8 percent compared with February of...
Schlotzsky's Inc. is formally introducing the "Albuquerque Turkey,'' a spicy new sandwich with fire-roasted flavor, today in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose culinary traditions...
Subway Restaurants proudly introduces Tuscany Décor, an all-new design package that is the first complete interior and exterior revamp Subway has undertaken. The Tuscany Décor provides a warm and...
KFC franchise organization Harman Management of Los Altos, California, bid $80,000 for an authentic white suit once worn by KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders. The auction took place at KFC's...
Against the global backdrop of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Mike Eruzione, Johann Olav Koss, and McDonald's World Champion Crew gathered to dedicate a new Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc., announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2001.

Total revenues for the 13-week period ended December 29, 2001, were $7,739,000, a fourth-quarter...