As the legacy brand celebrates a century in business, its new leaders reflect on a history full of ups and downs—but one that never wavered from classic American food.
A&W is adding a first to the menu: Nutter Butter Creme Treats made with Oreo cookie pieces.
Just two months shy of A&W Restaurants’ 100th anniversary, its Second Century Growth Initiative is kicking into high gear with the opening of a flagship company-owned restaurant in Singapore’s
The legendary brand is building a better fleet of restaurants.
A&W is launching a new franchise growth program with reduced royalties as its centennial approaches. The Second Century Growth Initiative reduces royalties for new U.S. franchise partners.
As A&W Restaurants prepares to celebrate its centennial, chief operating officer Paul Martino has been given additional duties and named president and chief operating officer for the brand’s U.
A&W Restaurants hired Dave Crowley to head franchise development for the growing chain, as it approaches its 100th anniversary.
Everybody loves an all-American Root Beer Float on a hot summer day, and A&W Restaurants nationwide are making the treats even tastier by giving them away on National Root Beer Float Day, Monda
A&W Restaurants Inc. has signed its largest multi-unit deal since the brand was acquired from Yum! Brands by a group of franchisees in late 2011.
For almost a century, A&W Restaurants and its frosty mugs of root beer have played a special role in everyday lives: first jobs, first dates, first floats and more.
A&W Restaurants, Inc. is getting into the holiday spirit with its 30 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes. The campaign will run through December 31, on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Know someone who deserves free root beer floats for a year? A&W Restaurants invites you to nominate him or her in its second annual Float-A-Friend contest, starting November 6.
In a testament to its original craft beverage roots, freshly made root beer is now being served at all A&W restaurant locations across the globe, including 630 in the U.S.
A&W Restaurants Inc. is introducing two new Peanut Butter treats featuring Reese’s Peanut Butter Sauce and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Frosty mugs of A&W Root Beer will make summer more refreshing for guests at the seven A&W Restaurants that have opened so far in 2017.
Technology and data company Engagement Labs, creator of eValue Analytics, released its ‘Total Social’ data rankings on the top U.S.
A&W Restaurants, Inc., America's oldest franchise restaurant brand, announced that for the third consecutive year, participating A&W restaurants in the United States will cele
Legacy quick-serve concepts blend the old with the new to revitalize their brand.
Restaurant brands search for the perfect recipe to create buzzworthy videos.
Brands turn to Vine as the next big social tool.
As a 94-year-old brand, A&W Restaurants has seen a lot of ups and downs over its history. But after being purchased by Yum!
Dale Holden, senior vice president of Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op (UFPC), announced that UFPC Contractor Connection, a value-added services program for restaurant owners since 2009, will b
Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions, one of the fastest growing marketing firms in the nation, announces it has been appointed creative agency of record by A&W Restaurants Inc.
One of Canada's fastest-growing quick-service restaurant chains, with more than 700 restaurants, has significantly reduced its drive-thru service times by 33 percent using what was learned at P
A&W Restaurants Inc., founded in 1919, making it the oldest fast food company in the world, has been acquired by A Great American Brand LLC, a partnership of domestic and international A&W
Yum! Brands signed definitive agreements to sell Long John Silver’s, Inc. and A&W Restaurants, Inc. to two separate buyers led by key franchisee leaders.
A&W Restaurants, the 92 year old restaurant brand known for its famous A&W Draft Root Beer and All American Food Menu, is kicking off its "Rip to Ride" promotion, the largest in t
A&W, Long John Silver’s lack of international strength didn’t align with company goals.
Yum! Brands Inc. announced its plans to place its Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food Restaurants for sale, and has begun a process to identify a buyer.