Industry News

Yum! Brands signed definitive agreements to sell Long John Silver’s, Inc. and A&W Restaurants, Inc. to two separate buyers led by key franchisee leaders. Both sales are subject to customary closing...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast casual restaurant concept featuring fresh and healthy Mediterranean flavors, today announced the grand opening of...

Research proves that as unemployment rises, so does coupon use. But for operators who think slapping a coupon on Facebook counts as social media, Erika Brookes and Jason Poinsette, panelists at this year’s...

The National Restaurant Association Marketing Executives Group (MEG) will hold its annual fall conference next month in Miami. Marketing professionals representing some of the nation’s top restaurant chains...

CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza buffet, announces the next step in its “Build the Brand” growth strategy with the addition of two industry...

Bahn Mi LLC ispleased to announce BONMi, a Vietnamese sandwich and salad shop, opening in October in Washington, D.C., at 900 19th Street, NW. Located in the downtown Golden Triangle Improvement Business...

In the largest franchise deal in its 68-year history, Uno’s announced plans for the opening of 30 locations of Uno Dué Go, its fast-casual concept, throughout Texas by FGR Food Corporation. The units will...

Many people are disgusted when it comes to touching the restroom door handle for fear of germs, bacteria, or anything else that may be on the familiar metallic surface. After washing their hands, many try...

A blockbuster trade was made official when football star running back Reggie Bush was traded for a $10 pizza in a...

Newtown, Pennsylvania-based restaurant operator, The Rose Group, a 59-unit Applebee's and four-unit Corner Bakery Café franchisee, has selected JobApp Network as its automated hiring solution to improve...

The swiftly growing fast-casual concept, Corner Bakery Cafe, extends its reach into the Northeast with two newly announced franchise agreements that will bring 15 new bakery cafe locations to the state of...

Al Hodges, a 30-year foodservice executive, has been appointed vice president of operations at Fazoli’s.

Hodges joins the company from Dunkin’ Brands, where he was regional vice president,...

Ritter’s Frozen Custard is revving up its social media strategy, starting with a social media contest that one of its executives says will get both current and new customers interacting with the brand....

To help restaurants prevent injuries and reduce liabilities, Cintas Corporation released its list of the top four restaurant injuries. From cuts and burns to slips and falls, restaurants can present...

Burger King Corp. celebrates the end of the summer season with the launch of a new, premium soft serve dessert menu to satisfy every sweet tooth across the country. From now through October 9, guests who...

A KFC restaurant in Indianapolis was awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC’s rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, most...

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