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Top That! Pizza announced the signing of its first development agreement, paving the way for the expansion of the Tulsa, Oklahoma–based concept throughout Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, and North Texas....

Domino’s Pizza is striving to be a part of the solution when it comes to promoting healthy, active lifestyles for young people—highlighted by the launch of its Domino’s Smart Slice school lunch...

Cold Stone Creamery announced the launch of the Cold Stone Yogurt Bar, a new yogurt concept that will be incorporated into existing Cold Stone stores in 2011. The brand extension will feature a proprietary...

January 10 was a big day for Auburn University. Not only did the Tigers play for and win the BCS national championship game for college football, but the school welcomed the nation’s seventh nontraditional...

On January 3, revisions to PCI Security Standards became effective for foodservice operations, providing guidelines to help prevent compromised credit card information in restaurants. To help restaurants...

Fast-casual restaurant chain Zoës Kitchen announced that Kevin Miles was promoted to chief operating officer, a new position for Zoës.

"Kevin has consistently demonstrated his strong leadership...

First Watch, a breakfast, brunch, and lunch chain based in Bradenton, Florida, signed an area development agreement to bring five restaurants to the Milwaukee area. VMB Sunrise Hospitality Inc., operated by...

Pacific Natural Foods, known for its natural and organic food and beverages, chose San Francisco–based MOD/Michael Osborne Design to redesign the brand’s broth, soup, and nondairy beverage packaging in 2011...

HM Electronics Inc. (HME), a technology provider for the restaurant industry, recently earned a “Gold Level Award” from the American Heart Association saluting the importance the company places on providing...

MIAMI -- Business in the quick-serve industry is finally trending up, and with lending becoming increasingly available to operators, franchisors may soon find themselves with more...

Sam Naficy, president and CEO of DTT, announced all-time best earnings in 2010. DTT experienced significant year-over-year growth, culminating in its best quarter ever, Q4 2010. Attributed directly to its...

Winston Industries partnered with SMART Temps LLC to announce the release of the first integrated temperature management solution, Kitchen Data Systems, for the foodservice industry.

Winston...

Spicy Pickle Franchising Inc. announced the appointment of Peter Wright as its new chief development officer.

Wright is now responsible for franchise sales, real estate, architecture, construction,...

The Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) issued its 2010 Annual Report, which chronicles the CHR’s multifaceted efforts to promote and share top-level research-based knowledge with the hospitality...

Harold O. Rosser, a 20-plus-year veteran of the private equity industry and a leading investor in the restaurant sector, announced the formation of Rosser Capital Partners (RCP). Utilizing its in-depth...

On Deck, a technology platform that connects Main Street businesses directly to capital, announced that the On Deck system has delivered more than $100 million in loans to thousands of Main Street small...

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