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  • The expanding waistlines of U.S. consumers have created a flurry of governmental and restaurant industry actions aimed at getting Americans to eat more healthfully.

    Brad Haley has been promoted to chief marketing officer for CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, CEO Andrew F.

    McDonald's Corporation announced global comparable sales growth of 3.1 percent in May. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S.

    Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick-serve barbecue chain in the country, continues to grow as Sam Kwon, a Carrolton, Texas, resident, signs on to open a Dick

    Capriotti's Sandwich Shop announced a new more extensive menu, which will now include a variety of salads in addition to its famously delicious sandwiches.

    Restaurants are expected to add 425,000 jobs this summer season, a 4.6 percent increase over the March 2011 employment level, according to National Restaurant Association (NRA) projections released

    Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced the launch of three new product innovations, including Quiznos’ Pulle

    Whataburger announced two new additions to its menu, the Pineapple Pie and Pineapple Shake, both available for a limited time only.

    Moe's Southwest Grill and BJ's Wholesale Club have partnered to create a line of retail dips, veggies, appetizers, soups, salsas, and salad dressings that will bring the Moe's experienc

    Criterion Capital Partners (CCP), a Los Angeles-based merchant bank best known for turning distressed companies into profitable entities, announced it has acquired 10 Fatburger franchise restaurant

    With the move of its corporate offices to Boulder, Colorado, in 2010, it was only a matter of time before the Smiling Moose Deli opened a location just around the corner, at Twenty Nineth Street, B

    Menchie’s and its collection of franchise investors are savoring the sweet taste of successful expansion.