Industry News

A recent survey of the top emerging restaurant markets in the U.S. conducted by QSR magazine and Pitney Bowes Business Insight ranked the top 40 cities for expansion. The Growth 40 listed the top...

Coming off a year in which it reinvented its brand image, launched a self-serve model, and found itself positioned against several new competitors, TCBY announced that it is celebrating its 30th...

In an effort to increase awareness of its already established healthful menu options, Culver’s is launching a community-based Mindful Choices program aimed at promoting choice and dispelling the...

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries signed a master franchise agreement with seasoned multiunit restaurant developer Manu Patel. Patel will be developing 40-plus Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries...

Dunkin' Donuts launched a new multimillion-dollar integrated advertising and marketing campaign that celebrates its guests’ dedication and passion for Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. The campaign features “everyday...

Beautiful Brands International (BBI) announced the addition of Kansas City–based cupcakery Smallcakes to its portfolio of restaurants to market and franchise worldwide.  The agreement also calls for the...

Just in time for the New Year, Fazoli’s is introducing four new Mini Bakes, all with 400 calories or less.

Three Cheese Baked Ravioli, Hearty Tortellini and Bacon, Mushroom Chicken Alfredo, and Penne...

Togo’s Sandwiches announced that in honor of National Pastrami Day, January 14, the company’s Pastrami Guarantee will be returning. Additionally, in celebration of the holiday, the company will be rewarding...

The board of directors of the Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, voted to change the BA's designation of "small" in its definition of a "...

Paciugo Gelato & Caffè was ranked No. 285 in Entrepreneur’s 32nd Annual “Franchise 500,” the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. It’s the brand’s fourth appearance on the list. The...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it is providing $1.2 million in financing to multiunit Burger King Franchise BMT of KentuckyInc. to acquire three Burger King...

Credit card processing fees have always been a necessary evil for quick-serve operators, especially in an age when plastic money is increasingly becoming the norm. But one online service thinks it can help...

After the indulgent feasts and high-calorie splurges of the holidays, it's no surprise that "go on a strict diet" tops many New Year’s resolution lists. But while 62 percent of consumers say they plan to...

Building on the popularity and momentum of the Starbucks VIA Ready Brew product line, Starbucks announced the availability of Starbucks VIA French Roast in all U.S. and Canada Starbucks stores beginning...

As a result of a downtick in same-store sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index(RPI) fell below 100 in November. The RPI—a monthly composite...

In celebration of its 55thanniversary and for a limited time only, Jersey Mike’s Subs is introducing the “Chicka-Phila-Roni” sub. The sub will be available at Jersey Mike’s stores nationwide...