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Tropical Smoothie Café is kicking off summer by celebrating National Flip Flop Day June 16.

This year, the Atlanta-based Tropical Smoothie Cafe celebrates 20 years of encouraging customers to live...

Taco Bueno is cooking up some heat with the addition of its newest, limited-time offering: Summertime for Tacos, five new specialty tacos. Available for a limited time only and starting at just $1.99, these...

Come the end of June, KFC’s Zinger chicken sandwich will truly be in rare air.

Stratospheric exploration company World View announced Tuesday it plans to carry the chicken chain’s sandwich during the...

Eleven new Firenza Pizza fast-casual create-your-own-pizza franchise locations are scheduled to open across the country in the next six months, following the April merger of Firenza Pizza and Persona Wood...

Cicis has experienced consistent sales growth—including 16 consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth through Q1 of 2017—as a result of the company’s revitalization strategy launched in 2013.

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Krystal, famous for its iconic square hamburgers for nearly 85 years, is turning up the heat for summer. The Krystal Company announced Tuesday that it is bringing back its fan-favorite Spicy Chik sandwich...

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a fast-casual concept known for its chef-driven menu, announced that it’s an official sponsor of the 2017 Vans Warped Tour, the largest traveling music festival in the U.S. Blaze...

Überrito announced Tuesday that it is ramping up its focus on franchising and is now offering franchise opportunities for the fast casual, build-your-own burrito concept nationwide.

In its commitment...

Sonic Drive-In announced Tuesday five new agreements for franchise development in greater Washington, D.C., New York City, the Ohio River Valley, Alabama, Virginia, and Washington. A mainstay in the South...

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. announced its enhanced franchise growth incentive program for 2017, geared specifically toward multi-unit operators looking to expand their portfolio with a winning brand.

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In a letter sent to Starbucks employees Monday and confirmed by Bloomberg,...

&pizza, the Washington, D.C.-based brand known for its critically-acclaimed pizza, craft beverages, ampersand-tattooed employees (known as the “Tribe”), hyper-local charity partnerships, and commitment...

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. announced that on June 6, the company completed the acquisition of Republic Foods, Inc. which operates 17 Burger King restaurants in Maryland, specifically in the Baltimore...

Capriotti’s is celebrating 41 years in business on Tuesday with two offers.

The first is that select Capriotti’s locations will be offering 9-inch Bobbies for $4.

Secondly, guests may upsize...

Sonic Drive-In is observing National Iced Tea Month in June with hip-hop legend and actor Ice-T, to celebrate Sonic’s Frozen Sweet Teas flavors.

To highlight Ice-T’s recent cameo in Sonic’s iconic...

Roti steak offered in its fast casual restaurants

Roti Modern Mediterranean—a healthful, food-conscious fast-casual restaurant based in Chicago—will open its first Texas location at the new mixed-use project, McKinney & Olive, in Uptown Dallas at 11 a....

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