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Sbarro Names Angela Hornsby Chief People Officer

2012-08-21 Sbarro, the world’s largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, announced the appointment of Angela Hornsby as chief people officer.

Sbarro Unveils New Recipes, Cooking Methods

2012-08-07 Sbarro, the world’s largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, successfully completed its grand roll out of new recipes and cooking methods at 10 ...

Sbarro Appoints Wooten to SVP of Operations

2012-06-15 As it embarks on a major initiative to reinvigorate the brand, Sbarro announced today that it has appointed food industry veteran George Wooten as sen...

Sbarro Begins Transition from Quick Serve to Fast Casual

2012-06-07 Revitalization plans for Sbarro, the world's largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, have officially kicked into high gear.

Sbarro Expands in India, Opens First Unit in Mumbai

2012-03-16 Sbarro today announced a franchise agreement to open 15 restaurants in India in the state of Maharashtra. Upper Crust Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Sbarro Taps Former Wendy's, Breugger's Execs

2012-02-01 James Greco has been named president and CEO of Sbarro, effective immediately. ...

Affinnova Helps Sbarro Optimize its Pricing Strategy

2012-01-19 Facing rising food costs and softening industry traffic, Sbarro turned to Affinnova, Inc., the global leader in marketing innovation software and serv...

Sbarro Emerges From Chapter 11 With Reduced Debt

2011-11-30 Sbarro, along with its domestic subsidiaries, announced that its Plan of Reorganization has become effective and the Company has successfully emerged ...

Sbarro to Open 1,250 Japanese Units

2010-01-19 Expansion to be implemented through 20-year franchise agreement with JCI Inc.

Sbarro Recommits to Pepsi

2009-08-03 Renews contract with Pepsi to keep it as exclusive beverage supplier.