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Top 3 Trends from Biggest Q3 Calls

2011-11-17 Quick-serve companies wrapped up their quarter earnings calls and investor meetings earlier this month, paving the way for the final fiscal term of 20...

Starbucks Expands Juice Menu

2011-11-14 As part of its commitment to evolve and enhance the customer experience with innovative and wholesome products, Starbucks Coffee Company announced the...

Green-Designed Starbucks Flies into O’Hare Airport

2011-11-10 HMSHost and its business partner of 20 years, Starbucks Corporation, celebrated the grand opening of Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s green-desi...

Starbucks Adds House, Breakfast Blends to VIA Line

2011-10-12 Marking the two-year anniversary of the Starbucks VIA product line, the company announced the availability of Starbucks VIA Ready Brew in House Blend ...

Chick-fil-A Opens Express Location in Omaha

2011-08-23 For the first time in Omaha, Nebraska, Chick-fil-A’s famous chicken sandwiches, salads, and waffle fries will be available to the public.

Pumpkin Latte Will Return to Foodservice Operators

2011-07-27 The countdown is on for the return of Starbucks’ most popular seasonal beverage – Starbucks Pumpkin Latte.

NYC Program to Test Recycling with Quick Serves' Help

2011-07-18 Non-profit organization Global Green USA announced that it is seeking quick-serve restaurants in New York City to participate in a sustainable packagi...

Wake Up and Smell the Starbucks at the JW Marriott

2011-07-12 A new Starbucks kiosk has opened inside the JW Marriott Indianapolis.

POS Gets Smart

2011-06-24 Tomorrow’s payment options may bear little resemblance to those in use today.

Fast Food Closing in on Full Service in Customer Satisfaction

2011-06-21 The quick-service industry is closing the customer satisfaction gap standing between it and the full-service industry, according to a new study.