Industry News

Jack in the Box restaurants are leveraging the popularity of Sunday’s Super Bowl and will debut a television ad promoting a new product platform: Grilled Sandwiches.

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Jamba Inc. announced the sale of eight restaurants in California to Swirl Partners LLC, whose principals are David Wagonfeld and Scott Maltz. This sale reflects the company’s continuing progress...
Häagen-Dazs Shops are testing a new line called the Classic Two Scoop Sundaes. Each of the three sundaes in Häagen-Dazs’ new Classic collection is available for the price of $3.99. Now through...
Papa John’s, the official pizza sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl XLIV, announced that for every touchdown scored by the winning team in Super Bowl XLIV, customers will receive a free topping on...
Smashburger will open its second Dayton, Ohio, location February 24 at 1200 Brown Street near the University of Dayton. The first Dayton Smashburger is located at 2315 Miamisburg-Centerville Road...
On February 14, KFC Hawaii announced that its “My Funny Valentine” promotion will give a dozen couples the opportunity to enjoy a romantic, three-course lunch or dinner, complete with candles,...
Pollo Campero partnered with franchisee Levy Campero to deliver a new restaurant concept in Downtown Disney Marketplace at Walt Disney World Resort. The restaurant will feature Pollo Campero’s...
A fundraising campaign conducted by Sailormen Inc. at Popeyes restaurants in Broward and Dade Counties of Florida and across the Southeast will provide customers with valuable discounts while...
For years, Stevi B’s Pizza received request after request from franchisees and customers to serve up another specialty pizza—one that combines breakfast with pizza.

According to a study...
Papa Murphy’s announced the return of its Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine’s Day.

“Pizza is a fun food to begin with, but make it heart-shaped for Valentine’s Day and you’ve got an...
A recent study by the Ponemon Institute revealed that only one in four (28 percent) of smaller companies with 501 to 1,000 employees said they were compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data...
Subway restaurants announced the launch of “Footlong Nation Appreciation,” a campaign designed to give thanks to consumers who have contributed to the success of the Subway footlong. Since its...
Credit and debit card use at small-business restaurants declined in Q4 of 2009 over the same period of 2008, the sixth consecutive quarter that year-over-year same-store credit sales were down in...

In a year when the restaurant industry experienced its steepest traffic declines in three decades, the total restaurant unit count was relatively flat, dipping slightly by -0.3 percent or less...

Wahoo’s Fish Taco, a community mainstay and worldwide pop culture phenomenon since 1988, today announced the opening of its new franchise location at California State University, Bakersfield...

Student Price Card, North America’s student loyalty program, is bringing its unique instant discount reward model to the U.S. for August 2010, with a projected first-year membership of 6.5...