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Subway Restaurants is working with the American Heart Association, headquartered in Dallas, as a new national sponsor of the American Heart Association's American Heart Walk.

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Burger King Corporation is launching a series of television and radio advertisements starring the legendary BB King. The ads, which will air nationwide Sunday, spotlight the company's newest menu...
Rubio's Restaurants, Inc., announced a preliminary comparable sales increase for the thirteen weeks ended December 30th of 0.8 percent. This increase, said the company, is better than the...
Wendy's International announced early January 8, 2002, that founder and longtime pitchman Dave Thomas had died near midnight, January 7, at his home in Florida. The chain did not release further...
Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc., announced the recent opening of its four hundredth restaurant in Mexico by its international division, Tricon Restaurants International (TRI). TRI's business in...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc., announced that on January 2, 2002, the company entered a development agreement with Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc.

Under the terms of the agreement, Back Yard...

A fat cat is helping a restaurant famous for its square burgers deliver a message that a well-rounded education is the way to a brighter future.

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Jack in the Box, Inc., operator and franchisor of Jack in the Box restaurants, reported that its same-store sales for the four-week period ended December 23 were flat compared with those reported...
Sonic Corp. reported results for the first quarter of its 2002 fiscal year, which ended November 30, 2001. The company's record first quarter revenues and profits reflected a significant...
Blimpie International, Inc., announced today that a majority of its shareholders approved the sale of the Company to a private investor group. The investor group will purchase all outstanding...
Burger King Corporation announced the addition of three new taste innovations to its menu at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide in order to satisfy customers' demand for variety....
Subway Restaurants announced the recent opening of its first franchisee training center in the People's Republic of China.

Located in the city of Beijing, the opening of this center...

Burger King restaurants nationwide are rolling out the new delicious Hickory Bacon Cheddar Burger to its menu, now through January 13, 2002. This limited-time-only sandwich is available in a size...
Panera Bread Company reported that systemwide comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 5.7 percent for the four weeks ended December 1, 2001. Systemwide comparable bakery-cafe sales for the quarter...
Burger King Corporation today announced that it will expand its relationship with the Coca-Cola Company offering Minute Maid 100% Florida orange juice in each of its 8,500 restaurants nationwide...
Jim Deering, president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., announced that the company broke two milestone records this month after landing contracts for eight new establishments in a single day and...