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Drive-Thru Performance Study 2012 Set to Launch

2012-04-25 Since 1998 researchers across the country have undertaken thousands of drive-thru mystery shops each year with one goal in mind: to establish how quic...

Experts: Energy Drinks an Untapped Growth Opportunity

2012-04-19 Experts agreed during a QSR-hosted webinar that energy drinks offer quick-serve operators a tremendous growth opportunity that has so far been largely...

Pendergast Named New Krystal CEO

2012-04-04 The shareholders of The Krystal Company, a 360-unit hamburger chain located in 11 states, today announced the appointment of three top officers.

Krystal Sold to Atlanta-Based Private Investment Firm

2012-03-22 The Krystal Company announced the sale of the 80-year-old hamburger chain to Argonne Capital Group LLC, a private investment firm based in Atlanta, fo...

Krystal's New Combo Meals are Sweet and Spicy

2012-01-20 Krystal Restaurants, the Southern fast food restaurant chain known for its hot, small, square Krystal burgers, has introduced two new combo meals to t...

Buy a Krystal Gift Card, Get $20 in Coupons

2011-11-11 Just in time for the holidays, Krystal, the Southern chain known for its square Krystal burgers, announced it will be giving coupon books with each $1...

Krystal Explores Possible Sale

2011-08-03 The Krystal Company today announced that it is exploring a possible sale of the company.

Brand Heritage, Passion Shine Through Krystal Contest

2011-06-13 Krystal crowned three winners of its “Design a Box” contest that invited customers to conceptualize their own versions of the signature Krystal Box.

Starbucks Twice as Good as McDonald's in Media Impact

2010-12-08 Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report.

Krystal's Next Burger Box Could Be Designed By You

2010-12-02 Krystal is asking its customers to flex their creative muscles by submitting designs for one of the brand’s signature packaging materials—the Krystal ...