Industry News

Family-owned submarine sandwich chain Quiznos may soon be up for sale, The New York Times reports.

The company, which could fetch as much as $2 billion, has hired Goldman Sachs to help...

Diedrich Coffee, Inc. announced yesterday that Stephen V. Coffey has been appointed to serve as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company following the resignation of Roger M. Laverty on...
Based on consumer research and market trends, global managed services provider ARAMARK has partnered with Panda Restaurant Group, making the popular Panda Express brand and menu choices available...
A group of three private-equity firms is close to a deal to buy doughnut and coffee chain operator Dunkin' Brands for about $2 billion, the New York Times reported Monday.

Citing people...

In its most recent consumer survey on the topic, Technomic asked consumers how gas prices were impacting their dining choices. On average, 40 percent said they had cut back within the last week....
Atlanta- based Blimpie is introducing whole-grain wheat bread in its restaurants beginning in January 2006. Developed exclusively by General Mills for the sandwich chain, the new whole-grain...
McDonald's China Sunday announced the official grand opening of its first drive-thru restaurant in China.

The all new 645 square meter McDonald's Drive-Thru is located in heart of the central...

Burger King Corp. plans to introduce a limited "value menu" featuring items costing $1, to stimulate traffic and better compete with its fast-food rivals, the Associated Press reported today.

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Sheetz–the stores that bring you Shmuffins, Shmiscuits and Shmagels–introduces the Shmonster, a breakfast sandwich with double egg, double meat and double cheese.

“This is not a breakfast...

Two groups of private-equity firms plan to submit bids Thursday to buy Dunkin' Donuts, the nation's biggest coffee-and-doughnut chain, from the French company that acquired it as part of a bigger...
McDonald's Corporation announced today that comparable sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 4.0 percent in November. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants rose 1.7 percent...
Papa John's International, Inc. today announced its 2006 growth plans and earnings guidance.

The company also announced a two-for-one stock split and a $25 million increase in share repurchase...

Quality Dining, Inc. today announced that its board of directors recently promoted John C. Firth to president of the company. Firth succeeds Daniel B. Fitzpatrick, who remains the chairman and...
Yum! Brands, Inc. today announced the appointment of Greg Creed, 48, as the company’s chief operating officer, Creed will report directly to Yum! Chairman and CEO David Novak. He replaces Dave...
Caribou Coffee Company announced that it will be the gourmet coffee served on MAXjet, a new transatlantic business-class airline that recently started flying between New York and London.

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Billed as the most significant new product rollout in the company's history and the first new crust offering by the pizza brand in nearly 10 years, Papa's Perfect Pan pizza helped the Papa John's...