May 26, 2015

The Wendy’s Company is the latest retail chain to open a dedicated technology center. Wendy’s has launched 90 Degrees Labs near the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

May 22, 2015

Krispy Kreme has signed development agreements to open 11 Krispy Kreme shops in Arkansas, Montana, Illinois and Kentucky in the next several years. 

May 20, 2015

Domino's Pizza is debuting a new ordering option that combines two new-to-the-world innovations — ordering via tweet and ordering via emoji, specifically the pizza emoji. The ordering platforms launched on Wednesday throughout the United States.

May 19, 2015

Krispy Kreme (will open 31 stores in South Africa during the next five years.

May 19, 2015

Starbucks and music streaming service Spotify will establish a multi-year relationship that will link its 7,000 U.S. company-operated stores in the U.S. and My Starbucks Rewards loyalty members with Spotify’s global users.

May 19, 2015

Retailers in the U.S. including Dunkin’ Donuts, Fandango, Sundance Catalog and Williams-Sonoma will now offer Visa Checkout, the online checkout service from Visa Inc.

May 18, 2015

Chili's Grill & Bar is introducing a state-of-the-art loyalty program, My Chili's Rewards, which leverages technology, personalization and gamification.

May 18, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts is recruiting franchisees to develop an estimated 10-plus new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Mobile, Alabama, and Biloxi and Jackson, Mississippi.

May 18, 2015

Honey Baked Ham is consolidating three regionalized operating divisions, currently based in Georgia, Michigan and Ohio, and has also named two new top executives.

May 14, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is denying reports that hackers illegally gained entry into accounts of some users of its mobile app.

May 14, 2015

Starbucks has unveiled its new “express” store format, just across from the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan. The 538-sq.-ft. space is one of the most streamlined in the company’s diverse portfolio.

May 12, 2015

One month after Starbucks and Arizona State University announced the expansion of a benefit to pay for employees’ college education, more than 1,800 have signed up, with more than 2,200 total.

May 11, 2015

Fuddruckers is opening its first location in Maine on May 11 through a partnership with franchisee B&B Burgers Inc.

May 8, 2015

McDonald’s responds more slowly to Twitter commentary than other major fast-food hamburger chains, but tweets more often than Wendy’s or Burger King.

May 6, 2015

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday announced plans to debut a new store format targeted at millenials.

May 5, 2015

Domino's Pizza has opened in its third new market so far in 2015, as the first Domino's store in the Republic of Georgia opened the capital city of Tbilisi.

May 4, 2015

In honor of the birth of the royal baby, Dunkin' Donuts is running a special Twitter sweepstakes for the chance to win a trip for two to London.

May 4, 2015

McDonald's Corp. is trying to make fast-food even more convenient for New Yorkers.

May 4, 2015

McDonald’s Corp., which recently reported a 33% year-over-year decline in profits for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, is revealing the first steps of its turnaround plan.

May 1, 2015

A reduction in pretax income drove an 11% year-over-year decline in net income at Weis Markets Inc. during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

April 30, 2015

Stockbrokers in need of a quick caffeine fix between bouts of buying and selling have a new resource. Starbucks Corp. is debuting its new express store format on Wall Street in New York, across from the New York Stock Exchange.

April 30, 2015

Doughnuts may be required to spend some time in the proofer, but when it comes to sustainability, the proof is in the doughnuts, at least those that are served at a growing number of Dunkin’ Donuts 18,000-plus locations.The rise of Dunkin’ Brands sustainability initiative was presented by the company’s senior director of global design and construction services, John Herth, and director of corporate responsibility, Christine Riley Miller, at the SPECS session, “Sustainability the Dunkin’ Brands Way.”At the end of 2014, the company launched Dunkin’ Donuts (DD) Green Achiev

April 30, 2015

Whole Foods Market and Instacart are partnering to make it more convenient to show Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day.

April 29, 2015

Tim Hortons has released its fifth annual Sustainability and Responsibility Report, highlighting the company's 2014 performance results.