Industry News

In the recently released 2010 Zagat Fast Food Survey, which included 136 national restaurant chains, Atlanta Bread received Top 5 distinctions in two key categories.

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Baskin-Robbins announced the grand opening of the company's first shop to open in New Orleans since the Hurricane Katrina disaster in 2005.

The location opened on the fifth anniversary of...
Pizza Inn Inc. announced that veteran franchisee and Mississippi area developer Bob Singh of Greenwood, Mississippi, who has been with the system for more than 30 years, signed a new Area...
Beginning next week, donut devotees can go bananas over the winner of Dunkin' Donuts' "Create Dunkin's Next Donut" contest. "Monkey-See Monkey-Donut," a bananas foster-filled donut topped with...
American quick-serve brands have been expanding internationally for decades, and Western fast food today can be found from Belgium to Bali.

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Dallas-based la Madeleine Country French Cafe hired Dallas advertising agency LOOMIS to help bolster momentum for its brand as the 60-plus-store chain heads into a period of expansion and growth...
Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands Company, announced that Gidget Gorgone has been named the winner of the "Ultimate BBQ Side Contest Cook-Off Challenge." The Challenge took place August 31 from...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with existing franchisee David McNulty for 10 new restaurants in Florida’s Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties. Three...
Beginning September 1 and continuing through the end of the month, El Pollo Loco consumers can celebrate the chain’s 30th anniversary by logging onto its website and downloading daily coupons for...
Church’s Chicken announced that John F. Bowie joined the company as president of U.S. operations for the globally recognized quick-serve chicken chain. Bowie will be responsible for overseeing...
Gold Star Chili, the Official Chili of the NFL Cincinnati Bengals, is commemorating the 2010 football season with a new collectible glass offering a tribute to Bengals fans.

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Coca-Cola’s Cokesolutions.com now sports a new look and offers a more powerful design tool, in addition to an expanded catalog of marketing merchandise.

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Students at Loyola University Maryland have a new spot for frozen yogurt and smoothies—and they don’t even have to leave campus. Red Mango is now open in the DeChiaro College Center.

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Next week, the numbers 8, 10, and 12 will take center stage at participating nationwide Pizza Hut restaurants.

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Einstein Bros. Bagels announced a partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation to sponsor a Fun Center mobile entertainment unit in each Starlight Children’s Foundation supported hospital...
BHI Advanced Internet, an industry provider in Internet security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance services, was ranked No. 2431 by Inc. Magazine in its fourth annual Inc. 5000...