Industry News

KFC revealed its new hot and spicy Zinger Double Down sandwich in Canada on March 12. It’s available while supplies last.

The new Zinger Double Down features two premium seasoned chicken breasts,...

MomentFeed, Inc., the first location-based marketing platform for the enterprise and a leader in the SoLoMo (social, local, mobile) space, today announced the findings from an eight-month study conducted...

After years of being asked, “When are you going to franchise Snappy Salads?” Chris Dahlander, founder of the award-wining chain Snappy Salads, is ready to franchise. Big Sal’s will be a smaller version of...

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified the Louisiana Blue Crab Fishery as a sustainable and well-managed fishery. This great news affects 3,000 Louisiana blue crab commercial fishermen, represented...

Silver Lake-based Pazzo Gelato, maker of all natural, farmer’s market driven, artisan gelato, has been hitting the road lately in a charming, custom-outfitted...

Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is expanding its franchise locations across Canada with an initial focus on Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

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Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, including Arby's!

In celebration of the 200-year old tradition of eating corned beef on St. Paddy's Day, Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. will offer two Classic...

Freebirds World Burrito has named two new executives.  Dave Coussirat brings his operations expertise as the new director of operations for Texas and Oklahoma.

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Cups Frozen Yogurt, the beach-themed self-serve fro-yo concept, will open its fourth New Jersey location at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 16, at 7 South St. in Morristown, New Jersey.

As part of the grand...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Services for nine new restaurants in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska.

The first...

MICROS Systems, Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that...

Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in quality Mediterranean cuisine, announced today the introduction of...

The total U.S. restaurant unit count dropped from 587,335 in the fall of 2010 to 580,852 in the fall of 2011. The loss of more than 6,000 units was mostly due to independent restaurant closings, based on...

Consumers are snacking significantly more now than they were just two years ago. Almost half (48 percent) of consumers polled say they’re now snacking at least twice a day, compared to 25 percent in 2010....

Tavistock Restaurants has signed its first area development agreement with FB Midwest Development, LLC for the fast growing FREEBIRDS World Burrito concept. The agreement with FB Midwest Development LLC...

As the quick-service industry continues to explore the viability of the daily-deal industry, one new marketing...

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