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Jimmy Disbrow, co-founder and chairman of Buffalo Wild Wings, died October 16 after a four-year battle with brain cancer at the age of 54.

Disbrow and partner Scott Lowery founded Buffalo...

PIZZA INN, INC. (Nasdaq: PZZI) today reported earnings per share for its first quarter ended September 29, 2002 of 3 cents versus 6 cents for the same quarter last year. Net income was $303,...

Domino's, Inc., today announced record results for the third quarter of 2002, which ended September 8, 2002.

The following are highlights for the third quarter of 2002 compared to the...

Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (Nasdaq SmallCap:BYBI) today announced results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2002.

Total revenues for the 13-week period ended September 28, 2002,...

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced global results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2002.
  • Diluted earnings per share were $0.38 for the quarter,...
  • World Series batters who step up to the plate and knock one out of the park will have the chance to create a feeding frenzy across the country. Taco Bell Corp., the company that encourages...

    New World Restaurant Group, Inc. (Pink sheets: NWCI) today announced the death of Max Craig, the company's Chief Financial Officer.

    Mr. Craig, 48, had joined the company in June. He passed...

    The chain that gave us the gourmet coffee fad is testing the breakfast market.

    According to Dow Jones Newswires, Starbucks has confirmed that it is testing four hot breakfast sandwiches in...

    In a press release today, Starbucks reaffirmed its expected earnings-per-share growth rate of 20-25% over the next three to five years. The targeted growth was first announced during the...

    The price of a 40-pound block of cheddar cheese on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange fell seven cents today. The trading price of $1.16 per pound is the lowest in a month.

    Cheese prices...

    Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR ) today announced total revenue in the third quarter of 2002 increased 11.6% to $42.4 million from $37.9 million for the same period in 2001....

    Toppers Brick Oven Pizza, Inc. (OTC: TBOP) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Famous Uncle Al's Franchise, Inc. and the worldwide exclusive franchise rights to Famous Uncle...

    Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) announced today that Jim Donald, former chairman, president and chief executive officer, Pathmark Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTMK), has accepted the position...

    Togo's sandwich chain today announced the addition of a new seared Sirloin Steak...

    Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq/NM: SONC)today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended August 31, 2002. Continuing same-store sales growth and a strong development program, combined...