Recent News

Jack in the Box Reports 1st Q

Jack in the Box Inc., reported on February 16, 2000 record first-quarter earnings of $20.4 million, compared with $15.8 million in the first quarter a year ago — an increase of 29 percent.

Indiana McDonald’s Honors Students

McDonald’s of Central Indiana will honor ten Central Indiana high school students as Black History Makers of Tomorrow in a ceremony at the Indiana State House Rotunda.

Quizno’s: 100 New Units in 1st Q 2000

The Quizno’s Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIZ) announced February 15,2000 that it has posted a profit of $385,434 net income applicable to common shareholders, or $.11 per diluted share in its 1st quarter of fiscal 2000, which ended December 31, 1999.

PJ’s: January Results, Management Shift

Papa John’s International, Inc. announced February 14, 2000 that systemwide comparable sales for the four weeks ended January 23, 2000 increased approximately 3.8%, comprised of a 5.3% increase at company-owned restaurants and a 3.2% increase at franchised units.

Blimpie Announces 2nd Q, 2000

Blimpie International, Inc. reported on February 14 the financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2000, which ended December 31, 1999.

BK’s Big Adventure

Burger King teaming up with Nickelodeon to offer a Burger King Big Kids Meal program featuring The Wild Thornberrys, the fictional family who treks the world in search of adventure.

McDonald’s Reports January Sales

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) reported February 8 that January systemwide sales increased 10%, based on a constant currency basis. Information in constant currencies excludes the effect of foreign currency translation on reported results, except for hyperinflationary economies, such as Russia, whose functional currency is the U.S. dollar. January 2000 reported sales were $3.16 billion, compared […]

Ready, Set, Squeeze!

Churchs Chicken has decided to serve the cravings of its customers with its latest promotion, “Pepper Squeeze”-Southern-style fried chicken drenched with the juice of a jalapeno pepper.

Wendy’s:Strong December, Fourth Quarter

Wendy’s International, Inc. announced January 13, 2000 that same-store sales at Wendy’s U.S. company restaurants increased nearly 7% in December and about 6.5% in the fourth quarter, ended January 2, 2000.

BK Offers a New Whopper

Burger King will offer for the first time ever a new bacon cheddar Whopper for five weeks, beginning Monday, Feb. 28.

Chick-fil-A Takes a Strong Step Forward

Chick-fil-A Inc., announced January 25, 2000 its 1999 system-wide sales of $946,129,539—an 18.48 percent sales surge over 1998, which continues the chain’s streak of 32 consecutive years of sales increases.

Burger King Hires Pop Group

Burger King Corporation announces an exclusive contract with the Backstreet Boys, which will include a CD and video offer.