Industry News

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only Southern inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has appointed Tom Carr as vice president of marketing and Carrie Evans as director of franchise...

Q-BBQ takes home the People’s Choice Award for the second year in a row at the area’s largest rib festival, Ribfest Chicago. The win comes on the heels of a sold-out pop-up restaurant at the iconic Willis...

2016 marks a milestone anniversary for zpizza, as the first artisan-inspired pizza chain turns 30. In celebration of the anniversary, zpizza has partnered with Gaby Dalkin of acclaimed California cooking...

Arby’s, the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand in the U.S. with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, has released its first PurposeFULL report highlighting progress across its...

Just Salad, the eco-friendly salad brand with 29 locations in New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, and Dubai, unveiled its new modern store design at 291 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan, across from the Fashion...

El Paso, Texas, will soon get three new Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations, according to a development agreement between the nation's largest barbecue chain and franchisees Hilario and Hugo Gonzalez. The first...

Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, reported a Q2 with same-store sales rising 10 percent over the previous year. The chain also achieved a 7...

With lobster rolls, chowder fries, and just-off-the-docks fish tacos in the desert, a seaside experience is coming to the Southwest. Slapfish, a Huntington Beach, California–based fast-casual seafood...

Groupon’s on-demand delivery service, OrderUp has formed a partnership with Qdoba Mexican Eats to deliver from a number of the popular Mexican eatery’s more than 675 locations across the country. When it’s...

UFood Grill signed an agreement with Nextep Systems to install self-order kiosks at all new locations, effective immediately. The UFood Grill executive team recently debuted the interactive kiosk at the...

Snagajob is acquiring PeopleMatter and uniting two of the leading providers of hourly market hiring solutions. The combination will create the market-leading human capital management platform for the hourly...

Del Taco Restaurants has created The Del Taco, a crunchy beef taco, worthy of the brand's name. The Del Taco is loaded with seasoned beef, freshly-grated Cheddar cheese, crisp lettuce, and fresh, chopped...

Building on the successful formula of celebrity Colonel Sanders, Kentucky Fried Chicken created, for the first time, a product-specific Colonel, the Extra Crispy Colonel, played by the world-famous actor...

After delighting fans for years with colorful visuals, memorable music themes, and the familiar feel of iconic controllers, Nintendo is tackling a new sense: taste. Nintendo is partnering with popular...

This summer, Church’s Chicken is taking a stripped-down approach with the launch of its new Smokehouse Half Chicken. The popular international chicken brand is taking a bold departure from its signature...

Posiflex announced the introduction of its new XT3915, a 15-inch resistive touch screen terminal configured by default with a 128 GB solid state drive (SSD), further improving performance and reliability...