03/23/2015 - 5:04pm

Starbucks Corp. tackled a wide range of global responsibility projects in 2014, including the ongoing minimization of its environment footprint.

03/23/2015 - 4:38pm

Pizza retailer Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. plans to strengthen and grow its presence in the Southeast.

03/23/2015 - 4:36pm

Bigger is often said to be better, but some big restaurant chains may not agree. The 500 largest restaurant chains in the U.S. accelerated their cumulative sales growth in 2014 to a 4% increase, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion, according to data released by Technomic Inc.

03/23/2015 - 4:29pm

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. has opened its first restaurant outside of North America in Jakarta, Indonesia. The latest opening comes on the heels of the company announcing its plans for continued international expansion.

03/23/2015 - 4:27pm

McAlister's Deli is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth.

03/20/2015 - 10:29am

Starbucks Corp. remains highly bullish on expansion.  In remarks at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, the coffee giant revealed that over the next five years it plans to open 3,500 locations in its Americas region and 8,000 new stores in foreign markets.

03/18/2015 - 4:33pm

Starbucks Corp. stirred up controversy even as it excited shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on Wednesday.

03/17/2015 - 4:30pm

Starbucks Corp. is publicly calling for better race relations and public discussion of racial issues in the U.S. The company took out full-page advertisements promoting better race relations in the New York Times and USA Today earlier this week, and also is encouraging employees and customers to participate in the effort.

03/17/2015 - 4:00pm

Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG) is promoting John Bowie, senior VP of operations, to COO, reporting to Paul Brown, CEO.