Industry News

As goes the U.S. quick service restaurant segment, so goes the total foodservice industry. Quick serves, which represent 80 percent of total commercial foodservice visits, realized no traffic growth in 2016...

Sonic Corp. announced multi-brand franchise organization Let’s Shake, led by restaurant industry veteran Sunil Dharod, purchased 53 SONIC Drive-Ins as part of the brand’s previously announced refranchising...

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), reported results for the 14-week fiscal fourth quarter and 53-week fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

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RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended December 25, 2016.

Second Quarter Highlights:

Total consolidated revenue decreased 3.4...

Starting on February 9 (National Pizza Day), Pizza Hut, the world's largest pizza company, is collaborating with Amazon Alexa to give pizza lovers more than just one day dedicated to pizza: Customers who...

Dunkin' Donuts' new line of bottled, ready-to-drink Iced Coffee beverages are becoming available in the refrigerator cases at grocery, convenience stores, mass merchandisers, and at participating Dunkin'...

Captain D's announced that Janet Duckham and Nancy Ward have been promoted to chief supply chain officer and vice president of training, respectively. In her role as chief supply chain officer, Duckham will...

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the expansion of the Chipotle Reading Rewards program, which rewards young readers with free Chipotle kid’s meals for reaching their reading goals.

“We understand the...

Sonic Corp., the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced that Todd Smith, president and chief marketing officer, will resign from the position effective March 9. Smith will serve in a...

Just hours ahead of Super Bowl LI on February 5, Papa John’s debuted an evolved brand platform that highlights what the brand believes sets it apart from the competition.

“Papa John’s didn’t start in...

Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, hired John Bifone as its new Vice President of Operations. Leveraging over 25 years of experience in the...

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), named four chain operators as recipients of the 2017 COEX Innovation Awards. Arby’s, Chick-fil-A, Granite City Food & Brewery, and Taco...

Unified Office, Inc., a leading managed services provider offering reliable hybrid cloud-based virtual communications services and business analytics, announced Wednesday its new Total Connect Now (TCN)...

Results Thru Strategy (RTS), a leading consulting company for the hospitality industry, announced that James Greco, an award-winning executive, has joined the consulting consortium as Partner. The veteran...

Uncle Maddio's Pizza will launch its first nationwide contest on National Pizza Day—February 9. Guests are invited to show their pizza making creativity by sharing their own creation on social media with...

According to a nationwide survey of American couples commissioned by the Dairy Queen brand, 82 percent of men feel guilty about not going out, but 67 percent of women think staying in can actually be...

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