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Starbucks Coffee Company announced it has entered a geographic licensing agreement with Caribbean Coffee Traders Limited, a consortium led by Margaritaville Caribbean Group, a leading restaurant management...

KFC announced today it is giving moms the ultimate Mother’s Day gift with its first romance novella, “Tender Wings of Desire,” featuring Harland Sanders as the love interest. Paired with a $20 Fill Up...

Rising Roll has been a fast-casual food underdog for way too long. But that’s about to change, with the Atlanta-based chain set to undergo a transformation thanks to its refocused franchise strategy.

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Arby’s, a brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, announced it signed development agreements to build 10 new restaurants in Canada over the next three years. The restaurants are expected to create...

The expansion more than triples the number of products eligible for Stars through the Starbucks Rewards loyalty program at grocery, where customers can now earn Stars on a wide range of Starbucks K-Cup...

While Taco Bell’s same-store sales grew 8 percent in the first quarter of 2017 for Yum! Brands, the company didn’t have as much success with Pizza Hut.

Pizza Hut’s same-store sales declined 7 percent...

In 2015, McDonald’s launched Archways to Opportunity, a comprehensive education program that provides eligible U.S. employees at participating restaurants an opportunity to earn a high school diploma,...

Electrolux Professional’s brand new high-speed cooking solution, SpeeDelight, has taken top prize at this year’s Plus X Awards, highlighting the manufacturer’s commitment to delivering innovative and...

The award-winning salsas of Tacodeli, an authentic taqueria and Austin, Texas, original, are available exclusively at Whole Foods Market in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma, beginning May 5, just in...

The latest update in John Wiley & Sons’ popular For Dummies series, Franchise Management For Dummies, is set for release in bookstores and the internet on May 1. Co-authored by two of the leading...

Papa John’s president and chief operating officer Steve Ritchie admitted that the pizza chain came out of the gate “a little softer” than planned in the first quarter, but as some competitors are proving,...

Unlike many restaurant chains recently purchased by a private-equity firm, Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes isn’t ready to toss its brand at a dartboard and see what sticks. It’s not about taking the 94-...

Villa Italian Kitchen announced that it is taking its customers on a flavor vacation this summer with the addition of three delicious, limited-time-only menu items featuring on-trend chorizo. These new menu...

ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a leading global provider of point of sale (POS) and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced that CC’s Coffee House has deployed PAR’s cloud-...

Otis Spunkmeyer, a leading sweets brand under parent company ARYZTA, announced the launch of its “No Funky Stuff” Grab-N-Go portfolio. Starting in May, Otis Spunkmeyer will launch four new foods in...

Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, announced the return of its longtime fan-favorite dish, Pasta Fresca. Just in time for summer, this light and flavorful...

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