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  • McKee will be responsible for attracting franchise owners for a new fast-casual sandwich concept whose founders include a direct descendant of the man credited with inventing the sandwich.
    All Nrgize locations in Australia, which include eight units currently open and more than 30 new units under development, will be immediately rebranded as Surf City Squeeze outlets.
    The deal is for $390 million, comprised of $383 million in cash and a subordinated note from an affiliate of the buyer for $7 million.
    The owners and operators of Subway's locations on the Pacific Island of Guam were the honored recipients of Legislative Resolution No. 133 presented on behalf of the people of Guam by Senator Ray Tenorio.
    Any registered voter who brings in his or her voter registration card gets a free 2-piece dinner with the purchase of a 3-piece dinner and medium drink at regular menu price.
    Marcia Schroeder of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, landed on Boardwalk and Park Place to win the $1 million dollar cash prize from the Monopoly Best Chance Game 2.0 at McDonald's.
    The units is owned by Lance Graulich, a former director of operations for a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts franchise as well as director of operations for Fatburger Corporation.
    Yum! Brands today announced the appointment of David Deno, 47, as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO David Novak. Deno replaces Aylwin Lewis, who has resigned to become President and CEO of KMart Department Stores.
    Bakery-cafe concept la Madeleine announced today that CEO Wally Doolin will be leaving the company effective November 1, 2004, to accept the chairman and CEO appointments with casual Italian chain Buca, Inc.
    The new concept offers a lunch and dinner menu "with a culinary focus on innovative items using the freshest and highest quality ingredients," according to a statement released by the company.
    Starbucks president and CEO Orin Smith will retire effective March 31, 2005. Smith, 62, will be succeeded by Jim Donald, president of Starbucks' North American business.