Industry News

Agrees to multi-unit store development agreement with Travel Mart Inc. for eight new restaurants in Wisconsin capital.
Teams up with California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance to support Jamba Jump Day.
New unit at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is chain's second on a U.S. military base.
Forbes Anderson promoted to chief strategic officer, Tim Alba to chief financial officer, and Chris Patterson to director of people development.
FM Facility Maintenance to handle all store maintenance for its 6,200-plus corporate- and franchise-owned locations in both the U.S. and Canada.
Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes boasts a newly redesigned and interactive Web site.
The Mexican grill offers new ways for customers to get involved through social media sites, and so far, tactics have been working.
Spokesman for seafood chain says that Sagittarius Brands' sale of Captain D's won't hurt momentum in 2010.
Einstein Bros. Bagels signed a multi-unit franchise agreement for Central Illinois to continute to expand its brand.
The specialty char-grilled burger chain has launched a revamped Web site and a new social media campaign.
The leading provider of online employee scheduling and communications technology for the restaurant industry launches its new mobile site.
Meal options include Quarter Grilled Chicken Meal, Grilled Chicken Sandwich Meal, and Grilled Chicken Bowl.
Restyled design features a natural-looking décor and architectural elements, including warm lighting and iconic photography displayed on the walls.
Heart and chocolate doughnuts offered as a special through February 14.
Russo’s Pizzeria and Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen concepts in Texas to offer heart-healthy alternatives for customers.
Company announces financing agreement with Amegy Bank of Texas for flexibility in executing long-term strategic plan.