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October 1, 2014

Starbucks Corp. is reportedly planning to open new stores in 50 Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.

October 1, 2014

Smoothie King Franchises Inc. has signed a five-store development agreement for Missouri with new franchisee Jackie Floyd.

October 1, 2014

Starbucks Corp. opens its first community store in Korea, located in the Daehakro neighborhood of Seoul, on Oct. 1.

October 1, 2014

Subway announced the nationwide availability of contactless/NFC-based mobile payments in partnership with Softcard, completing a rollout that was announced earlier this month.

September 29, 2014

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, whose banners include Einstein Bros., Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels, and Manhattan Bagel brands, has agreed to be acquired by JAB Holding Company for approximately $374 million.

September 29, 2014

McAlister's Deli has signed an agreement with new franchise group MidSouth Hospitality Inc. to open 10 locations in Middle Tennessee.

September 26, 2014

Subway Restaurants is partnering with Diet Coke for the #MeetTaylor contest.

September 25, 2014

Rubio’s Restaurants will redesign 60 of its restaurants in Southern California, with completion expected by the end of 2015.

September 25, 2014

Smoothie King Franchises Inc. will roll out the Revel Systems iPad POS solution at 700 stores globally in fall 2014.

September 24, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts is recruiting franchisees in Minnesota with an emphasis on Minneapolis and Mankato.

September 24, 2014

Johnny Rockets has signed a development agreement with The Daher Group, to open Bolivia's first Johnny Rockets restaurant in Santa Cruz's Ventura Mall, the largest shopping center and first modern mall in the country.

September 24, 2014

Starbucks Corp. will acquire the remaining shares of its Japanese joint venture, Starbucks Coffee Japan, for $913 million to accelerate growth across multiple channels in the country, including the introduction of new concepts such as Teavana.

September 24, 2014

Fast-casual burger chain Wahlburgers has signed a three-restaurant franchise agreement in Las Vegas with Vegas American Hospitality Inc.

September 23, 2014

The strategic merits of Burger King Worldwide's leveraged buy-out of Tim Hortons Inc. will be tested by Monday's enactment of tightened U.S. Treasury tax rules on U.S. companies seeking to re-domicile their headquarters in countries with more favorable tax systems, according to Fitch Ratings.

September 18, 2014

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, the 1, 600-unit global franchise, has entered into a partnership with Meijer.

September 16, 2014

ICA Sweden has signed a licensing agreement with Starbucks Coffee Company to open Starbucks retail stores in the grocery store channel in Sweden.

September 15, 2014

Johnny Rockets announced a new concept, called Johnny Rockets Route 66, which will take the form of four prototypes: drive-thru, drive-in, food truck and pop-up.

September 12, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts is continuing its development across India with its master franchisee, Jubilant FoodWorks, where it's on track to meet its previously announced development target of 500 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the long-term.

September 11, 2014

Starbucks Corp. is reportedly considering changing its policy that forbids visible tattoos on baristas.

September 8, 2014

S. Truett Cathy, founder and chairman emeritus of Chick-fil-A Inc., died at the age of 93 on Sept. 8.

September 8, 2014

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the appointment of Frank G. Paci as president and CEO, effective Sept. 15.

September 8, 2014

Panera Bread would like its customers to leave their guns at home.

September 2, 2014

NCR Corp. announced that Golden Chick, a Texas-based quick-service restaurant, has successfully piloted the NCR Drive-Thru Timer to help improve the customer experience and efficiency of its business.

August 27, 2014

As official NFL restaurant sponsor, McDonald's is launching the national McDonald's Tailgate Photo Sweepstakes.