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The expanding waistlines of U.S. consumers have created a flurry of governmental and restaurant industry actions aimed at getting Americans to eat more healthfully. Consumers are slowly getting the hint,...

Brad Haley has been promoted to chief marketing officer for CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, CEO Andrew F. Puzder announced. Haley joined CKE as executive...

McDonald's Corporation announced global comparable sales growth of 3.1 percent in May. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S. up 2.4 percent; Europe up 2.3 percent; and Asia/Pacific, Middle East, and...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick-serve barbecue chain in the country, continues to grow as Sam Kwon, a Carrolton, Texas, resident, signs on to open a Dickey's Barbecue...

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop announced a new more extensive menu, which will now include a variety of salads in addition to its famously delicious sandwiches.

Continuing the tradition of in...

Restaurants are expected to add 425,000 jobs this summer season, a 4.6 percent increase over the March 2011 employment level, according to National Restaurant Association (NRA) projections released today...

Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced the launch of three new product innovations, including Quiznos’ Pulled Pork Subs, fresh...

For the first time since September, McDonald’s surpassed Burger King as a more “buzzed about” burger brand—but it’s still second to Wendy’s.

According to the YouGov BrandIndex, a consumer perception...

DTT Surveillance and Potbelly Sandwich Works signed an agreement that names DTT as the preferred surveillance vendor for the Potbelly concept. 

Potbelly currently operates 200 stores throughout...

Whataburger announced two new additions to its menu, the Pineapple Pie and Pineapple Shake, both available for a limited time only.

The new menu items will be available Monday...

Moe's Southwest Grill and BJ's Wholesale Club have partnered to create a line of retail dips, veggies, appetizers, soups, salsas, and salad dressings that will bring the Moe's experience to consumers in a...

DTT Surveillance and Auntie Anne’s Pretzels established a partnership nearly three years ago, and today, the relationship continues to expand. As the preferred surveillance vendor for Auntie Anne’s, DTT is...

Criterion Capital Partners (CCP), a Los Angeles-based merchant bank best known for turning distressed companies into profitable entities, announced it has acquired 10 Fatburger franchise restaurants from...

With the move of its corporate offices to Boulder, Colorado, in 2010, it was only a matter of time before the Smiling Moose Deli opened a location just around the corner, at Twenty Nineth Street, Boulder’s...

Menchie’s and its collection of franchise investors are savoring the sweet taste of successful expansion. Together they are boosting the brand’s franchise footprint in 2011, celebrating the opening of its...

Pizza Inn, Inc. is redefining the pizza dining experience with the launch of Pie Five Pizza Co., a new fast-casual concept that will offer more than five million combinations of custom-made, fresh-to-order...

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