Industry News

Taco Bell is about to fast break across TV screens, as basketball Hall-of-Famer and Emmy Award–winning commentator Charles Barkley will star in ads for its newly launched $2 Meal Deal.

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From June 7 through July 18, bd’s Mongolian Grill will offer new menu items including drinks, desserts, and tropically influenced recipes, and offer guests the chance to create their own...

Although restaurant traffic declined for the seventh consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2010, the rate of visit losses began to ease compared to steeper declines in previous quarters...

Having built its pizza success mostly in the Western U.S., Vancouver, Washington–based Papa Murphy’s is continuing its spread into the Eastern Seaboard—with some help from the folks who grew up...
Smashburger announced that it appointed John Harris as senior vice president of marketing. As the company grows at a rapid rate, having sold franchise and joint venture agreements to open more...
As the mercury begins to rise, Seattle’s Best Coffee is the place to cool down this summer with the arrival of new blended seasonal beverages and the return of a favorite packaged coffee blend at...
Tim Hortons will add 48 self-serve coffee kiosks to new Tops Friendly Markets locations, adding to the company’s 72 existing Tops outlets in Western New York, Rochester, Central New York, and...
Jamba Juice announced that it will officially kick off the summer with the introduction of three new Superfruit products and a promotion with online active community Active Network.

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This June, ice cream and baseball lovers everywhere can enjoy a taste of America's favorite pastime at Baskin-Robbins. For a limited time, the ice cream brand is celebrating the "boys of summer" with...

In honor of the launch of KFC’s new global advertising tagline, ‘So Good,’ the chicken chain is cooking up a free food giveaway for 100 of the brand’s fans in each of at least 50 restaurants across all 50...

La Madeleine Country French Café celebrates the arrival of the summer season with bold, new salades that transform refreshing ingredients into satisfying, hot-weather entrees. The new summer...

The Vita-Mix Corporation announces that it has received the President’s “E” Award for Exports in recognition of the company’s outstanding achievement in supporting export growth in the U.S....

Wienerschnitzel is going “double chili” this summer with the launch of its new, juicy Double Chili Cheeseburger and Double Ultimate Chili Cheeseburger at participating locations nationwide....

Until recently, many brands have seen PCI compliance as just a buzzword. However, with the influx of security breaches within the restaurant and hospitality industries, hesitation among corporate...

Today, Sweet Tomatoes kicks off its annual cookie campaign for Easter Seals. This month, participating Sweet Tomatoes restaurants will offer a free bag of cookies and a coupon for a return...

Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain, is exploring strategic alternatives to fuel expansion of the rapidly growing franchise. With new locations opening across the...