Industry News

 

SCA, a global hygiene and paper company, celebrated its 10-year anniversary in North America by announcing its fifth round of Environmental Education Grants for schools.

This year, SCA will...

Big Game Brands, formerly Raving Brands, announced the purchase of The Original Italian Pie, a full-service Italian restaurant franchise featuring gourmet pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and calzones to its...

The restaurant industry is not only an important source of jobs and careers, it is vitally important to the success of many other industries in the economy. As McDonald’s celebrates its National Hiring Day...

Yesterday, Jersey Mike’s Subs opened its 50th store in the Los Angeles area in Hollywood, celebrating with a fundraiser to benefit Hollywood High School. The East Coast–style sub sandwich shop, with a...

As part of Caribou’s Happy Everyday sustainability program, guests can receive 50 cents off any drink, any size, any day, when using reusable drinkware.

For an extra special perk, the nation’s second...

Jamba Juice announced that tennis star Venus Williams has joined the company as a franchise partner and will help the brand enter the Washington, D.C., market.

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Sailormen Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s largest franchise in the U.S., continues to shine as champion for families living with progressive muscle diseases in Florida, Alabama, Illinois, Georgia,...

 

ProStart students are sharpening both their knives and their presentations as they gear up for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) 10th Annual National ProStart...

 

With the worldwide smartphone market expected to grow 50 percent in 2011, a restaurant’s ability to communicate with its customers via their essential mobile devices is now more invaluable than...

 

Envysion, the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, announced that By the Rockies has selected Envysion as its exclusive video provider and is deploying the company’s Envysion...

 

Top That! Pizza announced the groundbreaking of its first franchised location at 2435 West Kenosha Street, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The new store will be operated by franchisees Russell Leonard...

On April 11, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opened the 50th Freddy’s restaurant, in Victorville, California. This is the 10th new store in 8 months, demonstrating that while economic...

Newk’s Express Café has started 2011 with a bang, awarding 24 new franchise locations in the first quarter. Four separate groups have committed to opening restaurants in Jacksonville and St. Augustine,...

WyckWyre, a Web-based recruiting solution, launched its website in 2010 and provides a tool that shortens the outdated and time-consuming process of finding a qualified employee. The cost-effective system...

Yum! Brands Inc. announced the opening of the 400th KFC franchise restaurant in Indonesia by its international division, Yum! Restaurants International. Yum is the leading restaurant company in Indonesia...

Dine America, the annual “Executive Idea Exchange” for leaders in the restaurant and foodservice sectors, released the agenda for its 2011 conference. The conference will take place October 9-11, 2011, at...

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