Industry News

Roti Mediterranean Grill has opened its fifth location and first in Washington, D.C. and will continue expansion in the Chicago area. Roti also has four other eateries in Chicago and its...

Jonathan Shaw of Tampa, Florida won the Jimmy John’s “1,000 Subs For 1,000 Shops” sweepstakes. A little more than a year ago Shaw had his first Jimmy John’s sandwich near the University of...

A survey just released by SnagAJob.com lifts the curtain on some of the details behind running a small business.

The survey found that the top motivation for these entrepreneurs is “...

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) on Tuesday announced the winners of its second annual E Pluribus Unum national awards for exceptional immigrant integration initiatives, recognizing an...

Now customers can see the nutritional value of the meal they order at Burgerville through a new program that the restaurant chain is bringing to all of its 39 locations in Oregon and Southwest...

To generate excitement for the 2010 New Zealand kiwifruit season, ZESPRI launched The Great Kiwi Adventure consumer sweepstakes yesterday. To jumpstart consumer awareness of the contest,...

Energy Kitchen is bringing its brand of health-conscious fast food to the Upper West Side. The chain signed a lease for its tenth location at 142 West 72nd Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and...

Piedmont Natural Gas celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded John H. Maxheim Natural Gas Technology Center at 4301 Yancey Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 12....

Quiznos announced a growth initiative to develop up to 600 new stores nationwide by the end of 2010. The planned expansion will create more than 7,500 new jobs, fueling market-level economic...
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) presented the Ameristar Award to Anchor Packaging in recognition of, commitment to, and support of excellence in overall package design and...
The National Restaurant Association praised U.S. Senate passage of an amendment sponsored by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) that will give restaurants and other merchants a break on some payment card-...
Napkins are a necessary component to any quick serve’s operations, but one company is attempting to make it a necessary component to that same quick serve’s marketing efforts.

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Foursquare, a new social networking platform, is catching the attention of marketers in the quick-service industry for its ability to act as a consumer acquisition and retention tool.

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In a land where value meals are trapped inside a sea of sameness and combos are increasingly irrelevant, Taco Bell is remaining true to its heritage as the quick-service restaurant industry’s...
Jack in the Box announced that it expanded its menu with a new Raspberry Smoothie and Raspberry Shake, the latter made with real vanilla ice cream. Jack in the Box also announced that it is now...

Otis Spunkmeyer is giving operators everywhere the opportunity to add some color to their cookie offerings with the popular limited edition Wish Cookie.

Available now through June 15,...