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Wingstop, Bojangles' Hit Market Amid Wave of Restaurant IPOs

2015-05-15 Quick-service brands Wingstop and Bojangles’ this month became the latest restaurant companies to go public, suggesting there continues to be great de...

For the First Time, Restaurants Beat out Grocery Stores

2015-05-14 Monthly sales at restaurants exceeded grocery stores sales for the first time on record, according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Dunkin' Makes Strides in Social Responsibility

2015-05-08 Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, published Broadening Our Horizons, the company’s third Corporate S...

Uncle Maddio's Comes to New Jersey

2015-05-07 Fast casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will open in New Jersey later this year. Franchisees Ben Perez-Ringus and Dipe...

Dog Haus Expands Outside of Home State

2015-05-07 Dog Haus, the Pasadena-based concept known for its gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers, and one-of-a-kind creations, will be opening a franchise locat...

Carl's Jr. Opens First Colombia Location

2015-05-07 Carl’s Jr. continues to expand in Latin America with the opening of its first restaurant in Colombia today.

Dunkin' Inks Albuquerque Expansion Deal

2015-05-06 Dunkin’ Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group, NMR LLC, to develop five Dunkin’...

Halal Guys Announces International Multi-Unit Expansion

2015-05-06 The Halal Guys has announced the signing of three major multi-unit franchise deals abroad. Nearly 40 new restaurants will open in the Philippines; Jak...

Tom+Chee to Open First North Carolina Location

2015-05-05 Cincinnati-based restaurant Tom+Chee will open its first North Carolina location in Carrboro on May 15, 2015.

Uncle Sam's Opens Flagship U.S. Location

2015-05-05 Today, Uncle Sam’s announced the opening of its first U.S.