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As part of an overall growth strategy to expand into U.S.-Mexico border towns, Burguesa Burger Franchise Inc. recently signed a deal with Eddie Burger LLC to open six more restaurants in the Rio Grande...

Burger King was named title sponsor for HopeFest, an annual event benefiting HavenHouse St. Louis. Burger King's sponsorship, which comes by way of Liberty Restaurant Group, the local franchisee that owns...

Chop’t, a fast-casual salad concept, experienced a 20 percent spike in lunch sales the first week of January. The company sees a similar sales boost after other holidays, including Thanksgiving and on...

Denny’s Corporation announced the appointment of John C. Miller to the position of president and CEO, effective February 1. Miller succeeds Debra Smithart-Oglesby, who has filled the position on an interim...

Crumbs Holdings LLC (“Crumbs”), the creator of the gourmet cupcake and the largest U.S.-based retailer of cupcakes, which operates under the name Crumbs Bake Shop, and 57th Street General...

Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Corporation, launched its first-ever integrated, multichannel advertising campaign debuting the brand’s “Anywhere Great Coffee is Needed” strategy. The first phase...

The holiday season may be over, but that hasn’t stopped Texas’ premier coffee roaster from giving a gift that will brighten the day of hundreds of men and women serving overseas in the U.S. military. Cuvée...

FOCUS BrandsInc., the franchisor and operator of more than 3,300 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes, announced that Kat Cole was named president of Cinnabon Inc., the 25-year-old market...

East Coast fast-casual Cal-Mex chain California Tortilla is introducing the latest in its limited-time offers with its newest creation, the “Korean BBQ” Taco Special.  This highly anticipated menu choice is...

Millions of Americans are looking for ways to help them maintain their New Year's resolutions, and this year, just like any other, concerns about waistlines are at the top of many of those lists. Beyond...

While most industries are stagnant or growing at a slow pace, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill has taken the opposite route by continually expanding, adding jobs and soaring in an otherwise tepid marketplace. Cafe...

AFC Enterprises Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, reported operating results for its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter and full year, which ended December 26, and...

In an effort to draw more traffic from the 50-and-older demographic, Denny’s launched a promotional campaign last year that gives a 20 percent discount to anybody who shows his or her AARP card between 4...

Donald John Tyson, known to everyone as “Don,” son of Tyson Foods, Inc. founder John W. Tyson, and father of current company chairman John H. Tyson, passed away today, January 6, 2011, at the age of 80,...

Red Mango announced a record year of franchise expansion in 2010. The company awarded agreements for 147 new locations, opened 62 new stores, and grew the network to 102 total open stores across 25 states...

Tyson Food Service released the newest edition of Tyson’s Insights and Discovery newsletter containing “Understanding Today’s Foodservice Consumer,” which helps to unlock the latest consumer-...

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