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The National Restaurant Association launched the pilot of Greener Restaurants—a new, national program to recognize restaurants’ environmental sustainability efforts. A limited number of...
By employing a new software system that allows companies to gain access to Customer Experience Management (CEM) data, Panda Express is aiming to get more out of customer feedback to improve its...
Manhattan Bagel’s growth phase is hitting a new stride in 2010 as the East Coast fast-casual restaurant concept pushes ahead with its aggressive franchise development plans.

In recent...
On Tax Day, April 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at participating U.S. mall-based bakeries, Cinnabon is giving away free bite-sized portions of its new cupcakes.

“At Cinnabon, we believe...
Starmount Systems announced that it will unveil its digital software suite at KioskCom 2010 in a proof-of-concept demonstration for restaurant chains that are facing new requirements to disclose...
Schlotzsky’s announced that early registration was extended from April 1 to April 8 for the longest-running 5K in the Austin area.

Scheduled for May 2 at 7:30 a.m. at South First Street...
Marco’s Pizza opened its second store in the Austin, Texas, area on March 29. Marco’s area representative Paul Hollabaugh, an Austin resident with an extensive franchising background, plans to...
Responding to an escalating campaign waged by students on campuses across the country, Aramark agreed to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to directly improve farmworker wages...
FRANdata, an independent research company whose professional team has more than 30 years of collective experience in the banking industry, announced that a new survey found franchisees have a...
The Subway restaurant chain will now offer a breakfast sandwich menu that includes a Western Egg White Muffin Melt omelet on a light wheat English muffin containing 4 grams of fat.

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In 2009, the business world was full of change and uncertainty as the stock market, housing market and banking industry all experienced shifts during a down economy. Now into the early stages...

Corner Bakery Cafe announced today the promotion of John LaBarge from director of franchise business to vice president of franchise business, representing Corner Bakery’s continued commitment...

Tropical Smoothie Café is leading the way in customer service by partnering with ONOSYS to offer online ordering for to-go meals and catering orders.

Customers can now place their...

Solo Cup Company, a provider of single-use products used to serve food and beverages, today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire InnoWare Plastic, Inc., a...

Owner and founder John Kunkel of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill announced that the company was “certified humane” for the ground beef that is used in all locations by Humane Animal Farm Care, a...
Denny’s (NASDAQ: DENN) will redefine the concept of traditional value menus on April 3, with the nationwide introduction of its new $2 $4 $6 $8 Value Menu.

Denny’s first-ever, all day, every...