Industry News

GE entered into separate agreements with three buyers to sell the bulk of GE Capital’s U.S. restaurant franchise financing assets. The combined transactions represent ending net investment (ENI) of...

TacoTime incorporates jicama, a vegetable that is growing in popularity, into its latest limited-time offer, the Chicken Jicama Burrito, available June 29 through August 30.

The Chicken Jicama...

Cleveland-based PizzaFire, led by renowned franchise authority Sean Brauser, is positioning itself for explosive growth in 2016 and 2017. PizzaFire has signed a four-store franchise agreement in the Houston...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand, has announced the acquisition of all 19 Arby’s restaurants in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area previously operated by...

Papa John's International teamed up with Sony Pictures on the reboot of the iconic film, Ghostbusters. In addition to Papa John's pizza making a tasty cameo at a vacant Chinese restaurant serving...

Whataburger’s Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger, which was introduced last summer, returns to the menu today at 3 p.m. for a limited time. Proving opposites really do attract, the burger’s ideal balance of...

Chipotle Mexican Grill unveiled its Chiptopia Summer Rewards, a three-month-long promotion that begins July 1.

From July through September, customers participating in Chiptopia can earn free rewards...

Billy Sims BBQ will open another Kansas–based restaurant in Newton, Kansas, on June 30. The 2,400-square-foot barbecue franchise will be located at 1414 North Main Street and will be open from 11 a.m. to 9...

Delphi Display Systems Inc., the global leader in drive-thru restaurant technology, has installed its Delphi’s Insight technology platform in the first Johnny Rockets drive-thru restaurant, which opened...

Beginning this July, it’s all about the bacon at Dairy Queen locations throughout the U.S. The Dairy Queen system is bringing back the Bacon Cheeseburger $5 Buck Lunch, the number one most-...

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...

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