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A&W is Giving Away Free Root Beer Floats for a Year

2017-11-06 Know someone who deserves free root beer floats for a year?...

A&W Restaurants Returns to Freshly Made Root Beer

2017-08-18 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, ...

A&W Launches New Reese’s Peanut Butter Treats

2017-05-31 A&W Restaurants Inc. is introducing two new Peanut Butter treats featuring Reese’s Peanut Butter Sauce and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

A&W Heads into Summer with 7 New Restaurants

2017-05-15 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.

Krispy Kreme, Pizza Hut Earn Top Marks for Online Engagement

2015-10-21 Technology and data company Engagement Labs, creator of eValue Analytics, released its ‘Total Social’ data rankings on the top U.S.

A&W Supports Wounded Warriors With Float Giveaway

2015-07-08 A&W Restaurants, Inc., America's oldest franchise restaurant brand, announced that for the third consecutive year, participating A&W restauran...

A&W Looks For Second Round of Growth

2013-08-14 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!...

UFPC Renames Contracter Connection Division

2013-03-05 Dale Holden, senior vice president of Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op (UFPC), announced that UFPC Contractor Connection, a value-added services p...

A&W Restaurants Taps Cornett IMS as Agency of Record

2013-01-16 Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions, one of the fastest growing marketing firms in the nation, announces it has been appointed creative agency of r...

Pal's Sudden Service Credited for Millions in Growth for A&W

2012-11-29 One of Canada's fastest-growing quick-service restaurant chains, with more than 700 restaurants, has significantly reduced its drive-thru service time...