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Church’s Chicken, the globally recognized chicken quick-serve chain, announced the appointment of Louie W. Mele to its Board of Directors.

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Eat'n Park announced it has relaunched its Smiley Cookie website on the LCG Commerce platform powered by Magento. In just four weeks, conversion on the site is up 50 percent and average order...
Walls + Forms Inc. has been a provider of merchandiser solutions for more than 20 years. One of its recent offerings provides a strong merchandising opportunity over a wide range of applications...
For the third year in a row, security provider Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS) was named to Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the country. The list is...
To add to its extensive specialty pizza lineup, Stevi B’s Pizza married two American classics—pizza and Chicken Cordon Bleu—to create its new Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza.

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Today marks the start of the second year of Sonic Drive-In's commitment to Limeades for Learning, a cause branding initiative that empowers consumers to direct more than $500,000 in grants to...
Many quick serves are still trying to figure out the power of a Facebook fan page, but one brand thinks it’s found a way to both grow its fan base and put it to good use: by offering free music...
Black Enterprise magazine named Burger King Corp. one of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in the publication’s 6th Annual Diversity Report, which is a comprehensive analysis of the top 1,000...
With the help of guests and employees, the Apple Gold Group, franchisee of Applebee’s restaurants in North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, announced it has helped raise more than $1 million for...
If you don’t want fast food and you don’t want an expensive full service meal, a fast-casual restaurant might be just the ticket. According to a recent Mintel foodservice report, the fast casual...
Following two and a half years of development, Eggfast Holdings LTD has launched the first breakfast-only quick-service restaurant franchise. Adding to the appeal of Eggfast is the 24/7...
Cooked white turkey meat, or deli meat, distribution in the marketplace grew 6 percent in 2009 to more than 467 million pounds, according to National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) 2009 Marketplace...
The recession made a drastic impact on the American workforce; layoffs became the norm, unemployment shot up, and retirement, for many, became nothing more than a dream from the past.

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ParTech Inc. (PAR) announced that its newly developed PAR EverServ QSR point-of-sale (POS) software was successfully implemented at two significantly different quick-service restaurant locations...
Fortune magazine named Panera Bread to its 2010 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, a first for the company. Panera is one of only two restaurant concepts to make the 2010 list.
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Saladworks announced that it signed an agreement with a multiunit developer for three locations in Northern Orange County, California.

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