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The Counter announced the buyback of The Counter Honolulu from co-owner DK Kodama.

DK Kodama, one of the three local owners of The Counter Honolulu, will sell his interest in Counter Kahala LLC,...

Saladworks announced an agreement with a multiunit developer for three locations in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, areas. The franchise concept is at the helm of expansion from its East Coast...

Burger King Corp. (BKC) is offering two Original Chicken Sandwiches for the price of one, giving fans of this long-time favorite sandwich twice as much to enjoy. A menu favorite for more than three decades...

With demand for healthier fast food increasing among consumers nationwide, UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced that it has retained Jeff Bonasia to assist in developing marketing programs to identify,...

Genghis Grill will open four new locations in Moore, Oklahoma; Sandy Springs, Georgia; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and Texarkana, Texas. The new locations will offer residents a chance to "build your own bowl...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest, fastest-growing barbecue chain in the country, is well-known for its pit-smoked meats, free ice cream, and big yellow cups. With locations already in 32 states coast-to-...

Jamba Juice Company and Drybar announced today that its CEOs will team up on the Dec. 16 episode of Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg The Mentor" to discuss how a small business with overnight success can...

Freshii, the healthy-eating concept launched in 2005 that has signed deals for new stores around the world, announced the roll out of its new Freshii Kids Menu.

Matthew Corrin, CEO and founder of...

With continued high unemployment across the U.S., restaurant traffic remains down -1 percent in the third calendar quarter of  2010, but positive signs point to restaurant traffic growth in the last...

Dunkin' Donuts, announced today the signing of a store development agreement with three franchisees to develop six new restaurants in Detroit, Michigan, over the next several years. This is the fourth deal...

There will be no hiding for anyone with a sweet tooth in Kuwait, UAE, or Jordan.

Nestle Toll House Café by Chip signed a franchise agreement with Royal Food Services Company to develop cafes...

British restaurant favorite Pret A Manger, known for its natural, preservative-free ingredients, has opened its second Chicago storefront at 100 N. La Salle St. Introducing this location less than three...

IHOP is opening IHOP Express restaurants on military bases. Today, an IHOP Express restaurant opens at the Naval Base San Diego, the largest Naval base on the West Coast. This follows the successful...

Since opening its first restaurant in Oxford, Mississippi, in 2004, Newk’s Express Café has grown to more than 30 locations in seven primarily southeastern states. In 2010, the company partnered with...

Papa John's International, Inc., today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to Executive Vice President, responsible for overseeing Papa John’s North American operations. Thompson will also continue in...

For some brands, opening four stores in one week is no big deal. But for Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, a Dallas-based chain that was founded in 2003 and franchised in 2005, four stores in one week is a...

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