Industry News

ROME, GA—May 15, 2002—The Chick-fil-A-sponsored WinShape Centre Foundation and Berry College held a special ceremony today to celebrate the ongoing conversion of the college's Normandy Complex...
IRVINE, Calif.— May 14, 2002—Taco Bell(NYSE:YUM) today announced an unprecedented sponsorship deal in support of ESPN's X Games. The agreement, which begins this summer and continues through the...
SAN DIEGO—May 13, 2002—On Friday, May 10th, Jack in the Box Inc.'s (NYSE:JBX) Board of Directors authorized an increased common stock repurchase program, in which the company can buy back $30...
NEW YORK—May 9, 2002— Reuters Newswire reported yesterday that Diageo Plc executives told attendees at the Goldman Sachs Global Consumer Conference on Wednesday that the up-for-sale Burger King...
ST. LOUIS—May 9, 2002 —Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA ) today reported that system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales (excluding specialty bakery-cafes and closed locations) increased 5.6% for...
AUSTIN, Texas—May 9, 2002—Schlotzsky's, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002 that reflect the Company's continuing emphasis on profitability, cash...
SAN DIEGO—May 8, 2002—Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX -), operator and franchiser of Jack in the Box restaurants, today announced that net earnings for its second quarter ended April 14th...
DES MOINES, Iowa —May 8, 2002— As of yesterday, Tricon Global Restaurants (NYSE: YUM) has added over 2,000 new restaurants to its stable. The parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco...
GOLDEN, Colo.--May 8, 2002--Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq SmallCap:GTIM) today announced that its same store sales for the month of April increased 12.5% over last year's April same store...
STUDIO CITY, Calif. and NEW ORLEANS--May 7, 2002-- Wendy's will serve as presenting sponsor for Hallmark Channel's upcoming original series "Adoption" which will premiere on the network Saturday...
Louisville, KY—May 7, 2002—Eight-time Gold Glove recipient and four-time league MVP, Barry Bonds will join KFC pitchman, Jason Alexander, in two new television and radio spots promoting KFC's...
ANN ARBOR, Mich.— May 7— Domino's, Inc., today announced record results for the first quarter of 2002, which ended March 24, 2002.

Net income for the company increased 103.7% from last year's...

Tokyo, Japan—May 7, 2002—A report from Reuters today said that McDonald's Japan will soon offer high-speed internet service to patrons thanks to a deal with Softbank Corp. The program is...
ATLANTA, GA—May 6, 2002—Popeyes® Chicken...
South Pasadena, California—May 6, 2002— Andrew and Peggy Chen, founders and owners of Panda Restaurant Group, which includes Panda Inn, Panda Express, and Hibachi-San, were recently honored at...
INDIANAPOLIS—May 2, 2002—McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) recently announced that it will kick off a national campaign to honor the U.S. Military this spring.

The campaign will pay tribute to the men...