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Wendy's Sees 25% Sales Increases at Prototype Units

2012-08-09 In January, Wendy’s CEO Emil J.

Strawberry Workshop Sparks Chefs' Creativity

2012-08-02 To help inspire better-for-you menu options in chain restaurants, the California Strawberry Commission last week hosted a Culinary Workshop for select...

Wendy’s CMO Elected to Dave Thomas Foundation Board

2012-07-20 The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption proudly announces the election of Craig Bahner to its board of trustees.

52-Unit Wendy's Franchisee Taps RTI as Back Office Technology Provider

2012-06-19 Patterson & Associates, a Louisville, Kentucky-based Wendy's franchisee, has tapped Restaurant Technology, Inc.

Church’s Chicken Hires EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

2012-06-07 Jim Hyatt, president and chief executive officer of Church’s Chicken, announced today that Robert Crews will serve as the executive vice president, ch...

Subway Leads Industry in Familiarity, Product Quality

2012-06-04 When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a...

Sonic Fills Marketing, Franchising VP Roles

2012-05-08 SONIC welcomes two new members to its Oklahoma City corporate leadership team as part of a continued effort to build upon positive momentum for the br...

Wendy's Launches "Wendy's Way" New Ad Campaign

2012-04-30 Wendy's new advertising campaign, which debuted this month, focuses on consumer food choices and the benefits of choosing "Wendy's Way" – high quality...

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...

Wendy’s Adds Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Chili Cheese Fries as Sides

2012-04-24 Wendy’s has redefined side item offerings with its three new Signature Sides, now available in Wendy’s restaurants across the U.S.