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Fans of traditional German and Italian sausage will have a whole new reason to celebrate during the annual Oktoberfest folk festival this year—courtesy of "The World’s Largest Hot Dog Chain”

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Captain D’s, the leading fast casual seafood restaurant, is continuing aggressive expansion efforts in Central Florida, targeting Orlando as a key market for development. To deepen the brand’s visibility in...

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today a signing of store development agreements with franchisees QSR Group, LLC, and Guzaratti LLC to develop six new...

Panda Express has announced the return of an all-time fan favorite—Honey Sesame Chicken. For a limited time, Panda Express will offer guests the American Chinese classic that features crispy chicken breast...

La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe successfully completed the second phase of its refranchising program with the sale of its Atlanta restaurants this week. San Antonio-based R. Hakim Corp., led by Vice...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues growth in the Peach State with a new Smyrna, Georgia, location slated to open in Spring 2018. The new location will be owned by new Dickey’s franchisee Ben Kessie, a Georgia...

From September 10–17, Shane’s Rib Shack locations nationwide will take great honor in recognizing the law enforcement community. Shane’s Backs the Blue: Police Appreciation Week is Shane’s way of saying ‘...

Donatos announced the latest addition to their menu, the Quattro Italiano Pizza. The new pizza will be available in all locations for a limited time.

The Quattro Italiano Pizza showcases the savory...

Jimboy’s Tacos, Home of the Original American Taco, announced it has signed a franchise development agreement that will expand the brand’s presence in Southern California by 20 units. With the first opening...

Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world,  announced it will once again team up with No Kid Hungry to help end childhood hunger in America. By donating $2 to the...

Your Pie continues its legacy of creating innovative flavor combinations by transforming one of America’s favorite seasonal comfort foods into a personal pizza as part of its latest Craft Series menu. The...

A Smashburger product that is posting double-digit sales increases for the brand has caught the attention of a competitor.

In-N-Out has filed a federal trademark lawsuit against...

Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant group, has partnered with Yext, Inc., a digital knowledge management pioneer, to support its rapid growth by reaching guests with up-to-date and in-depth...

Claiming that the concept isn’t actually losing money, Simon Property Group Inc., the country’s largest mall operator, is suing Starbucks Corp. over its decision to shutter Teavana retail stores in its U.S...

Pret A Manger announced that it has signed its first franchise agreement in the U.S., which will bring its first university shops to the country. The company will open two shops at the Wharton School of the...

At Donut Bar, the highly acclaimed San Diego-based specialty donut outpost, fans line up to sample the innovative, ever-changing menu of sweet treats that sell out daily. Now, this world-famous shop is...

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