Industry News

Southern burger chain Whataburger celebrates its 60th anniversary with its "Tell Us Why You're Our Biggest Fan" online contest. At stake is 60 years of free Whataburger, a trip to the Whataburger...
Pizza Hut launched PizzaHutFranchise.com, a new website that showcases franchising opportunities nationwide and makes it easier for potential franchisees to join the Pizza Hut team.

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Baskin-Robbins named seasoned restaurant executive Bill Mitchell to the newly created position of vice president, Baskin-Robbins U.S. He will report directly to Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands.

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Cappuccine's CEO and founder, Michael Rubin, announced the newest addition to the company’s long line of concepts, with the release of its Red Velvet frappe mix.

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On August 5, Häagen-Dazs will celebrate the grand opening of its newest retail location in Manhattan at 55C E 8th Street (between Mercer...
After working with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), UFood Grill, a chain of fast-casual restaurants with nine locations in four states, has joined a growing national trend through...
Just in time for tailgating season, Moe’s Southwest Grill introduced its Buffalo Chicken Trio, available until October 17. The Trio includes the Buffalo Chicken Burrito, the Buffalo Chicken...
O'Charley's Inc., a casual-dining company, announced that it named David W. Head as its president and CEO, effective September 1. Head was also appointed to the board of directors effective...
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Just 10 months after its debut, Starbucks reports that its newest innovation, Starbucks VIA Ready Brew, has reached the $100 million mark in global sales.

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As merchants face the ongoing challenge of PCI compliance and securing their customers’ credit card data, Merchant Link, a provider in the secure payment gateway market, announced that it is...
The National Restaurant Association announced the addition of two new staff members that will enhance the Association's public policy team and work alongside the advocacy team. Angelo Amador...
KFC Corporation announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has listed the company on its official Franchise Registry. The Franchise Registry is a list of franchise systems that...
BHI SecureConnect announced the launch of three new, comprehensive packages to address the ever-expanding security and PCI compliance needs of merchants. These new packages deliver a host of new...
Fouad Qreitem, CEO of Paisano’s, welcomed NPV-1 LLC as a new Paisano’s franchisee with the highly desirable Northern Virginia town of Vienna as its targeted development territory. In July 2005,...
A company led by a former Schlotzsky’s franchisee last week officially launched a new website that it hopes will revolutionize the entire franchising industry.

FranchiseProfs.com, the...