The University of South Carolina and Clemson University go head-to-head every fall for football bragging rights in the state of South Carolina. FATZ Cafe is joining in on the rivalry fun this season with USC and Clemson giveaways to fans from both teams at certain home games.
While the entire restaurant industry has fared well in 2012, growth in the limited-service sector has outpaced full-service concepts, leading several of the latter to experiment with fast-casual concepts.
In August, Shoney’s launched its first Shoney’s On the Go in Houston; full-service Mexican concept Abuelo’s, meanwhile, will debut the fast-casual Abuelo’s Taqueria in Lubbock, Texas, this month.
With Halloween approaching, it is hard to say who is more excited: kids eager to go trick-or-treating or businesses looking to explore frighteningly creative marketing strategies.