Industry News

Cold Stone Creamery’s Tastemaster is unveiling four new innovative ice cream flavors as part of the Gold Cone Collection. Throughout the prime ice cream season, Cold Stone Creamery locations will add these...

Bojland Restaurant Group, LLC is satisfying Thomson, Georgia, residents' craving for Bojangles' "Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits" with the opening at 1826 Washington Road.

Just off exit 172 on...

After extensive consultation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and national, regional, and local small business bankers, FRANdata is expanding its Franchise Registry online lending portal to...

In an effort to continue fulfilling the demand for fresh Japanese fast food with a healthy twist, Teriyaki Experience is expanding its flavorful, healthy Asian-inspired cuisine into Fairfield, California,...

National Apple Pie Day is Friday, May 13, and Dunkin' Donuts is making it easy as pie to celebrate this national food holiday. America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and...

Jamba Juice Company announced that it will be joining forces with USA Water Polo to help their clubs raise much needed funds through the on-site sale of Jamba's portfolio of better-for-you smoothies and...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it is providing $1 million in financing to Five Guys Burgers and Fries owner, Franchise Kings, LLC.

 
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Fast-casual columnist George Green.

Last week QSR's in-house fast-casual expert, George Green, snagged the interview of the season with Darren Tristano, executive vice president at leading research firm Technomic. Not only did he...

Chef Dan Coudreaut prepares a chicken salad at McDonald's First Taste Event.

McDonald’s is personalizing its healthy-menu efforts by launching a new “Made Just for You” platform. The company debuted the new platform yesterday at its First Taste Event in New York City.

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Del Taco recognized the achievements of several franchise owners and the brand’s founder at its recent franchisee conference.  Awards were presented to the developer of the year, franchise operator of less...

Bruegger’s Bagels announced the first ever “Skinny Bagel,” with the same taste and texture as a classic bagel, but with 100 fewer calories.
 
Just in time for summer, Bruegger’s Skinny Bagel...

Restaurant loyalty technology expert, Paytronix, partnered with its client Papa Gino’s / D’Angelo and Open-i Media to present at this year’s National Restaurant Association Show (...

In hindsight, Saxbys Coffee’s declaration of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the best thing that could have happened. Of course, Joe Grasso and his partner, Kevin Meakim, had no way of knowing it at the time, but...

Jake’s Wayback Burgers, America’s hometown burger joint, with 27 restaurants located throughout the mid-Atlantic, announced that it will open nine new restaurants in the New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania...

Chef Robert Danhi

The first annual Pork Summit was held on a warm sunny April weekend in Napa, California. Blue skies and vineyards stretched endlessly, the idyllic setting for this invitation-only event hosted by the...

After a year of research and reorganization, Spicy Pickle Franchising is set to unveil a new look and feel for its Spicy Pickle Sandwich Company brand.

A new image, new store design and...