Industry News

Collectible glass will be sold for $2.99 with any food or beverage purchase, and for $3.99 as a stand-alone purchase. sports a new look and offers a more powerful design tool, in addition to an expanded catalog of marketing merchandise.
Sodexo Inc. opens a Red Mango unit in Loyola University Maryland's DeChiaro College Center.
From September 8–12, customers wearing a jersey featuring the numbers 8, 10, or 12 will receive a free single order of breadsticks with the purchase of any medium or large pizza.
Bagel chain announces partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation to sponsor Fun Center mobile entertainment units in children's hospitals.
BHI Advanced Internet ranked No. 2431 by Inc. Magazine in its fourth annual Inc. 5000 list.
Ice cream chain pairs with Make-A-Wish Foundation to raise money, help Florida girl become the Cold Stone Tastemaster.
Partnership with Bridging Culture Worldwide will help burger brand try to sign first South Korean multiunit franchise development agreement in 2011.
Parent company Petrus Brands LLC names former Hooters executive Bonnie Rhinehardt as its new president.
Technomic reports that restaurant chains still consider new franchise agreements to be a main avenue for growth.
UFood Restaurant Group Inc. signs deal with Robinson Hill Hospitality Group of Chicago for units at five major U.S. airports.
National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index experiences fourth consecutive decline in July.
Chain rolls out advertising initiative highlighting its victory over KFC in a taste test.
Leonard Lieberman retires from chain's Board of Directors after 21 years of service, to be replaced by Jeffrey Schutz.
Instant coffee product will now be sold in Vanilla, Mocha, Caramel, and Cinnamon Spice flavors.
Pastrami Grilled Sandwich includes hot pastrami, Swiss-style cheese, pickle fillets, and a new deli mustard served between slices of grilled artisan bread.