Industry News

Ann Garner Riddle has been named president and CEO of TW Garner Food Company. She succeeds her brother, Ralph E. “Reg” Garner, who passed away last June after a long illness.

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Vitamix was recently recognized by Coffee Fest at the Tinker’s Minute awards event for The Quiet One, a powerful, premium blender, providing unparalleled sound reduction. The product’s...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announced today that it signed agreements for expansion into two new markets: San Diego and Denver. The San Diego deal comes on the heels of Capriotti’s early 2010...

Starbucks will turn on free WiFi with one click today at U.S. and Canadian company-operated stores as a part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing the customer experience. Customers with WiFi-...
The outlook for the restaurant industry softened in May, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity fell below 100 for the first time in three months. The...
Texas Digital Systems Inc., provider of visual communication solutions, and Odysii, provider in software solutions for targeted suggestive selling, announced a partnership to enhance Texas...
Clarabridge announced the availability of the Clarabridge API, a framework of Web services and SOAP-based application program interfaces (APIs) that allows direct access to Clarabridge's...
Baskin-Robbins announced it signed agreements with two franchisees to develop six new shops in Centerville, Texas, and South Texas over the next several years. Four shops will open in 2010 and the remaining...
Pizza Patrón announced that it entered into a strategic partnership with Fishbowl Marketing, provider of e-mail and online guest marketing solutions for restaurants.

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In order to learn more about what its customers desire for lunch, Quiznos recently completed a Lunch Report that surveyed consumer opinion on a variety of trends and issues.

Some of the...

Continuing its growth, The Cereal Bowl today announced an agreement to expand its brand into Puerto Rico and other neighboring Islands.

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First Data Corporation and Inside Contactless recently announced that the companies have expanded their partnership by introducing a MasterCard PayPass contactless payment tag product.

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Così, Inc., announced today that it has named Kimberly Letizia as its director of Culinary Innovation and Menu Strategy.

"We're thrilled to have someone with Kimberly's unique...

Donatos Pizza announced yesterday that it is continuing its expansion plans by selling the majority share of the brand’s Cincinnati and Indianapolis markets to Titan Restaurant Group, LLC. As...

Cold Stone Creamery is asking ice cream lovers to unleash their creativity and passion for the creamy treat with the Gold Cone Contest. With the spotlight on a new line of flavors known as the...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced yesterday the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Pinehurst Donuts, LLC, for four new restaurants in the Fayetteville, Pinehurst/Southern Pines,...