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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...

Seeking to expand its concept beyond its home state of Michigan, operators of Mr. Pita/Pita Depot restaurants have identified Cleveland as one of four new markets the chain has targeted for...

Health Express USA (OTC Bulletin Board: HEXS) has announced today that they have launched their national franchise campaign for the Healthy Bites Grill quick-serve concept.

"Our company has...

Allied Domecq, parent company of QSR chains Baskin-Robbins, Dunkin' Donuts, and Togo's, announces its preliminary results for the year to 31 August 2002.

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Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) announced today that it plans to begin building new stores after limiting development over the past two years. Kullman Industries has...

Tulsa-based regional airline Great Plains Airlines and Arby’s franchisee United States Beef Corporation have announced that Arby’s sandwiches will be offered to the airline’s passengers.

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Unilever (London:ULVR.L) subsidiary Ben...

With more than 50 years of experience in the fast-food industry, Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that it would enter the convenience store business with its new Quick Stuff® proprietary...

Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA ) today reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales (excluding the one specialty bakery-cafe and closed locations) increased 5.5% for the four...

Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE: WEN) announced today strong growth in systemwide sales, revenues, same-store sales and earnings for the third quarter of 2002, which ended on September 29...

At the fourth biennial Analyst Conference at its Seattle headquarters on Thursday, Starbucks revealed positive growth trends in both the short and long term outlook.

Starbucks announced an...

McDonald’s launched its one-of-a-kind “McDonald’s 3’n1” concept in Lincoln,Nebraska on October 15.

“McDonald’s 3’n1” provides three different dining experiences in one restaurant. In...

Forbes magazine profiles Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC) in its 200 Best Small Companies in America list, ranking the nation's largest drive-in chain restaurant at No. 47 – a jump from last year's...

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,...