No traffic, no problem: Starbucks plans to take the coffee to the customer in 2015

Consumers are staying away from brick and mortar stores in favor of online shopping, slowing traffic growth in Starbucks' stores. Starbucks is navigating the trend by adding mobile order and pay, and launching delivery.

Fast food industry driving global cheese market

Research and Markets has released the "Global Cheese Market 2014-2018" report to their line of products.

Forget Apple: Starbucks wants to rule mobile payments

United States consumers made $1.3 billion in mobile payments in 2013 and the coffee retailer accounted for over 90 percent of those purchases.

NRA: Restaurant Performance Index showed moderate decline in September

Restaurant operators are unimpressed about the direction of the economy.

sweetFrog names new CMO

Matt Smith will lead planning, development, implementation and measurement of all sweetFrog marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities.

Tossed signs University of Miami deal

The location should open on campus in Whitten Hall in time for students' return in January 2015.

Sales up, margins down as Panera continues 2.0 transformation

Comps for company stores increased 2.1 percent and 0.7 percent for franchise stores while margins declined 2 percent due to food costs and costs related to Panera's 2.0 initiative.

GRILLiT plans to add adult beverages to menu mix

Miami-based Latin-Caribbean fusion concept GRILLiT Inc. announced plans to add beer, wine and a line of margaritas and other wine-based mixed drinks to its menu.

Jamba Juice offering free smoothies to kids on Halloween

Participating Jamba Juice locations will give away a free 9.5 oz Jamba Kids smoothie to all children ages 8 and younger on Halloween.

Robeks opens first Philly store

Robeks announced the opening of its first traditional store at 1035 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia near the Jefferson University Hospital district.

Dick's named 'Best Wings' for 11th time

For the second consecutive year, and for the 11th time in the last 13 years, the ARC Group's Dick's Wings and Grill has been named "Best Wings" in Jacksonville, Florida, by Folio Weekly.

Burger 21 continues westward expansion

Burger 21 announced its second restaurant in Arizona will open at 2855 W. Ray Road in Chandler on Nov. 3.

Brix Holdings launches franchisee incentive program

Three of Brix Holdings' franchise brands today announced limited-time offers providing financial incentives for new franchisees. The new programs will ensure real estate selection opportunities and charge zero percent royalties for the first six months after opening a Red Mango,...

Schlotzsky's adds ribeye LTO

Schlotzsky's Bakery-Cafe announced the addition of five new ribeye steak entrees to its menu through Dec. 28.

Majority of middle market execs have positive business outlook

According to CIT Group’s newly-released and third annual Voice of the Middle Market study, a majority of middle market execs have a positive outlook for their businesses, with 63 percent indicating that their companies are better off today than last...

Service remains priority for restaurant patrons even as technology usage increases

The National Restaurant Association has released new research that shows overall technology use in restaurants is increasing. More than one-third of consumers say they are more likely to use technology-related options in restaurants now, compared to two years ago. In...

‘Artisan fast’ pizza and salad concept plans franchise expansion

St. Louis-based Crushed Red Urban Bake and Chop Shop, which recently introduced its "Artisan Fast” concept to franchisees, will open six new restaurants within the next four and a half years in the Denver and Boulder, Colorado, areas, through a...

Casio teams up with MicroSale for Android POS app

Casio America Inc. recently announced its partnership with MicroSale to create TabPOS, an app for its Android-based POS systems.

Pancheros expands presence in Iowa

Pancheros Mexican announced the opening of its fourth Cedar Rapids, Iowa, location at 5350 Kirkwood Boulevard on Nov. 4.

Barberitos sees significant sales increase in Q3

Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina announced a 17-percent increase in same-store sales for Q3 2014.

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