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Halal Guys Grows Executive Team

2015-04-18 Following this week’s announcement that The Halal Guys hired former Qdoba VP of human resources and training, Mike Speck, as COO, comes the hiring of ...

Dunkin' Partners With New Franchise Group in Minneapolis

2015-04-17 Dunkin’ Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Legacy Concepts LLC, to develop 10 ne...

In-Store Sales Increased 3.5 Percent Over Last Year

2015-04-16 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced that the APT Index of in-store restaurant sales for March 2015 increased [+3.5 percent] compared with ...

Long John Silver's Updates Payment System With Ingenico

2015-04-16 Ingenico Group announced today that Long John Silver’s, the largest quick service seafood chain in the U.S., opted to upgrade its payments infrastruct...

Gigi's Cupcakes Plans to Open 25 Locations in 2015

2015-04-13 Amid rising sales and the debut of a new bakery design, Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, plans to open ...

Restaurant Industry Sees Best Quarter Since Recession

2015-04-10 Q1 final results show same-store sales growth was 2.8 percent during Q1, becoming the best quarter for the industry since the recession.

Bojangles' Submits Form for IPO

2015-04-09 Bojangles’ Inc.

Potbelly Appoints New CFO

2015-04-08 Potbelly Corporation today announced the appointment of Michael Coyne as its new chief financial officer, effective May 1, 2015.

iPad-Based POS Expands to Payment Processing

2015-03-25 ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, introduced...