Industry News

Panasonic will showcase a full range of technology solutions for the retail market at this week’s National Retail Federation (NRF) EXPO. The featured products include point of sale (POS)...
Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald's Corporation, announced that Don Thompson, president of McDonald’s USA, was elected to the role of president and chief operating officer, with oversight...
Spicy Pickle Franchising Inc., operator of the fast-casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the U. S. and Bread Garden Urban Café in Canada, announced the opening of a second franchised...
Caribou Coffee announced the launch of handcrafted oatmeal in participating locations. Each bowl includes 9–17 grams of protein, depending on the variety and flavor combination.

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The escalating chatter surrounding Super Bowl XLIV is not just about the teams competing for the 2010 championship. The TV commercials that will appear during the game are also the subject of...
RealtyLink LLC announced the sale of a 2,854-square-foot Hardee’s building completed in December 2008 on .71 acres and adjacent to a recently developed Kohl’s, Dick’s, and Staples shopping center...
Wendy’s International selected WAND as the first approved NextGen POS software solution for Wendy’s franchisees. The decision follows two years of collaboration between WAND, Wendy’s, and the...
With the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver right around the corner—opening ceremonies will be held February 12—McDonald’s, the official restaurant partner of the Olympics, announced its...

In an effort to better serve Foodservice National Accounts headquartered on the West Coast, Anchor Packaging announced today the appointment of Brian Grant to the position of manager of Food...

While there are positive signs that economies around the world are improving, global foodservice business remained weak in the third quarter of 2009, as reported by the NPD Group, a leading...

Entrepreneurs and brothers Robbie and Jeff Sosna signed a multiunit franchise deal to open 10 Freshii restaurants in Los Angeles.

The fast-casual concept is known for its modern, hip...

Baskin-Robbins is continuing to expand its national footprint with its announcement that Miami is now open for franchise sales. Approximately 30 additional stand-alone stores could be supported throughout...
Fast-casual restaurant UFood Grill announced that it replaced McDonald's at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

"Parkland has kept the Dallas community healthy for more than 115 years...
The Flying Biscuit Café announced that franchisees Jason Shelley and Ed Beach will open two new locations in South Florida. The Flying Biscuit, which was founded in 1993 in Atlanta, includes 10...
Whataburger announced its first-ever Jalapeno Week. From January 11 to January 17, customers can add jalapenos to any burger, sandwich, taquito, or other entree for free. It is regularly about 45...
Carl’s Jr. announced that through January 8, interest in Kim Kardashian’s Grilled Chicken Salad commercial received 258 million media impressions (potential viewers/readers), more than three...