Industry News

Franchise Professionals Inc. announced that Larry Carnell joined the company as senior vice president of business development. Carnell has more than 30 years of executive management, training,...
For the second consecutive year, Wixon was named to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce/Council of Small Business Executives (MMAC/COSBE) Future 50, which recognizes 50 privately...
This summer, Freshii’s fully customizable menu with sustainably grown ingredients and planet-friendly atmosphere is set to debut in four Vienna, Austria, locations. Making an entrance into the...
Wendy’s/Arby’s International, a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., announced the signing of a long-term restaurant development agreement that will give the Wendy’s brand significant...
According to exclusive Mintel research, energy drinks/shots manufacturers are having difficulties attracting new customers, despite a 136 percent increase in sales from 2005 to 2009. In fact, 74...
Domino’s Pizza is once again delivering in unexpected ways, giving Facebook users the power to choose the company’s next “Extreme Delivery.” Now through August 30, customers have a chance to vote...
ZESPRI Kiwifruit used the PMA Foodservice Conference in Monterey, California, as a forum to inspire kiwifruit menu creativity.

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Panasonic announced that its Stingray Point-of-Sale (POS) workstation has been approved for use throughout the Dairy Queen system. The final approval for the efficient Panasonic solution, which...
The world’s largest franchisor of hand-rolled soft pretzels is testing a new pretzel product at 32 franchised store locations. Auntie Anne’s is offering Breakfast Sausage Stix for on-the-go...
Customer loyalty is a key driver of restaurant business, and new National Restaurant Association research finds that more than three-quarters of restaurant operator survey participants say guest...
Restaurant entrepreneur Dhvani Vyas signed a franchise agreement with Nature’s Table Café for the Washington, D.C. metro market. Founded in 1977, Nature’s Table is a pioneer in health-conscious...
Saladworks announced an agreement with a multiunit developer for three locations in the Wake County, North Carolina, area, which includes Raleigh. The first Saladworks location in this market is...
Charley’s Grilled Subs will reintroduce the Spicy Asian BBQ sandwich nationwide on August 16, adding an ethnic flavor to the restaurant’s traditionally all-American lineup.

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Wendy’s/Arby’s International, a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., announced the signing of a major restaurant development agreement with Wenrus Restaurant Group Limited (WRG), an affiliate...
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches announced the winners of its inaugural Flag Your Bag contest: Caroline Radtke of San Antonio; Dan Gremminger of Dallas; and Bhavna Sharma of Stillwater, Oklahoma....