Industry News

Social promotions such as those offered by deal-of-the-day website Groupon are wildly popular with shoppers, but they might not be as big a hit for businesses, according to a recent study by Rice...
Students will be showing off their “Smarts” this school year through a new fundraising program courtesy of Pollo Tropical. Middle and high school students can take advantage of the Pollo Tropical...
As a result of continued soft sales and traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity remained below 100 for the fourth consecutive month in...
A freeze warning is in effect for much of South Florida as Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc., the largest double drive-thru chain in the U.S., introduces its brand new Cold Creations Menu. From...
Pinkberry reached 100 stores worldwide.

In celebration of this milestone, Pinkberry designed a tasty contest, called “100 Stores, 100 Ways,” inviting Pinkberry fans to share favorite ways and places to...

Schlotzsky’s inked a 40-store agreement in Egypt, a move that will nearly quadruple the company's international presence in years to come.

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Many restaurants are challenged to find an energy-efficient reflector light bulb that dims low enough for their atmosphere during business hours but also has enough light output when operated at...
Menchie’s franchisees helped raise more than $11,000 for Jerry’s Kids and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Throughout the entire month of August, 25 participating Menchie’s stores...

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd. Inc. announced that its Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen locations across the country will celebrate October’s National Pizza Month by offering the restaurant chain’s legion of...
Saladworks announced an agreement with developers for the first Saladworks location in the Richmond, Virginia, area. The location is slated to open in early 2011.

The new Saladworks...

With the change of seasons comes the return of a made-from-scratch treat from Bojangles’: the smoked sausage biscuit for 99 cents.

Available now, the hickory-flavored smoked sausage biscuit features a...

Manhattan Bagel, the popular neighborhood quick-casual restaurant featuring genuine New York-style bagels, has a new line of lower calorie, lower fat bagel thin sandwiches that will leave...
Burgerville's seasonal, gourmet offerings support self-reliant communities in the areas that the chain serves with restaurants. And the latest, limited-time offer has been inspired by Burgerville...
After a successful Madison debut in March 2010, Capriotti’s opened a second location on Regent Street and its third in the state of Wisconsin yesterday.

Using only premium meats, oven-roasted...

Open the garage and pull out those old computers, cell phones, television sets, and other electronic items that are collecting dust.

Snappy Salads in Dallas, will recycle your electronic...

In conjunction with the American Culinary Federation (ACF), MARS Foodservices recently hosted the finals of the “Make It Mini—a Dessert Trio” competition at the ACF National Convention in Anaheim...