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 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

McAlister's Deli has signed three development agreements with new and existing franchisees to open restaurants in Southern Georgia and North, Central and Southwest Florida.

May 18, 2015

Shake Shack Inc. is reopening its original Madison Square Park flagship restaurant in New York on May 20.

May 14, 2015

Denny's Corp. is cooking up something good on the back end.

May 14, 2015

As part of a larger plan to open 30 new corporate and franchised stores by the end of 2015 and 200 new stores by 2018, Newk's Eatery has entered a new development agreement with New Orleans-based Southeast Restaurant Group (SRG).

May 13, 2015

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will roll out the QSR Automations' DineTime solution at all locations nationwide, with plans to complete the installment by the end of summer 2015.

May 13, 2015

Shake Shack has chosen Accruent’s cloud solution for its project management needs. Shake Shack will use the project management system to support its growth in the U.S.

May 12, 2015

Corner Bakery Cafe is focusing franchising efforts in the Southeastern markets of Birmingham; Charleston; Charlotte; Columbus, S.C.; Jackson; New Orleans; Raleigh; and Tampa.

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 11, 2015

Panera Bread Co. has named Drew Madsen president, effective May 11.

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 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 4, 2015

Potbelly Corp. has promoted Julie Younglove-Webb as its new senior VP of operations. Younglove-Webb will oversee all aspects of company operations.

April 30, 2015

EnTouch Controls announced that Chuck E. Cheese’s has ramped up its commitment to EnTouch 360° as its official energy management solution for corporate stores in North America.

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

As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive territory in March. The RPI, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry, stood at 102.2 in March, down 0.4% from February's level of 102.6.