Industry News

With demand for healthier fast food increasing among consumers nationwide, UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced that it has retained Jeff Bonasia to assist in developing marketing programs to identify,...

Genghis Grill will open four new locations in Moore, Oklahoma; Sandy Springs, Georgia; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and Texarkana, Texas. The new locations will offer residents a chance to "build your own bowl...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest, fastest-growing barbecue chain in the country, is well-known for its pit-smoked meats, free ice cream, and big yellow cups. With locations already in 32 states coast-to-...

Jamba Juice Company and Drybar announced today that its CEOs will team up on the Dec. 16 episode of Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg The Mentor" to discuss how a small business with overnight success can...

Freshii, the healthy-eating concept launched in 2005 that has signed deals for new stores around the world, announced the roll out of its new Freshii Kids Menu.

Matthew Corrin, CEO and founder of...

With continued high unemployment across the U.S., restaurant traffic remains down -1 percent in the third calendar quarter of  2010, but positive signs point to restaurant traffic growth in the last...

Dunkin' Donuts, announced today the signing of a store development agreement with three franchisees to develop six new restaurants in Detroit, Michigan, over the next several years. This is the fourth deal...

There will be no hiding for anyone with a sweet tooth in Kuwait, UAE, or Jordan.

Nestle Toll House Café by Chip signed a franchise agreement with Royal Food Services Company to develop cafes...

British restaurant favorite Pret A Manger, known for its natural, preservative-free ingredients, has opened its second Chicago storefront at 100 N. La Salle St. Introducing this location less than three...

White Castle's Original Slider-scented candle is now available for purchase in all White Castle restaurants. Due to the candle's popularity and to meet customer demand during the holiday season, White...

IHOP is opening IHOP Express restaurants on military bases. Today, an IHOP Express restaurant opens at the Naval Base San Diego, the largest Naval base on the West Coast. This follows the successful...

Since opening its first restaurant in Oxford, Mississippi, in 2004, Newk’s Express Café has grown to more than 30 locations in seven primarily southeastern states. In 2010, the company partnered with...

Papa John's International, Inc., today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to Executive Vice President, responsible for overseeing Papa John’s North American operations. Thompson will also continue in...

For some brands, opening four stores in one week is no big deal. But for Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, a Dallas-based chain that was founded in 2003 and franchised in 2005, four stores in one week is a...

Consuming fructose from added sugars at levels in the average American diet does not lead to weight gain or an increased risk for heart disease when part of a weight-stable diet, according to new data...