Dunkin’ Donuts launches its next generation concept store in Quincy, Massachusetts

Restaurant Includes Beverage Bar Tap System with Nitro Coffee and New Double Drive-Thru with First-Ever On-the-Go Lane CANTON, MA, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 16, 2018), in the city where it opened its very first location 68 years ago, Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled its next generation concept store. The new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant at […]

Spontini partners with M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region

Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Spontini, the rapidly-growing Milan-based pizzeria known for its simplicity and high-quality Italian ingredients, has signed an agreement with international retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region. Spontini, the rapidly-growing Milan-based pizzeria known for its simplicity and high-quality Italian ingredients, […]

The McDonald’s All American Games unveils official rosters for the 41st annual Boys Game and 17th annual Girls Game

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The McDonald’s All American Games today unveiled the official rosters for the 41st annual Boys Game and 17th annual Girls Game. The nation’s premier high school basketball all-star event will take place March 28 at Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Full team rosters are available at www.mcdaag.com. The 2018 McDonald’s All […]

McDonald’s commits to 100 percent renewable, recycled, or certified sources for its packaging by 2025

Oak Brook, IL, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan 16, 2018), McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world. By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for […]

Wendy’s opens new restaurant in Guatemala City, Guatemala its 500th international location

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced the grand opening of its 500th international restaurant location in Guatemala City, Guatemala by franchise organization Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa. Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa joined the Wendy’s® system in 2015 and currently operates a total of 13 restaurants in Guatemala, employing more than 400 Wendy’s team members. “In the past year we’ve grown […]

Costa Coffee introduces coconut milk to its menu

The nation’s favourite coffee shop introduces the new dairy-free alternative to its menu, available across UK stores from 4 January 2018 To celebrate the new offering, the brand has launched a limited edition drink; the Coconut & Vanilla Latte The dairy-free alternative contains soya and has been specifically created for baristas, to provide a more […]

Yum China and Taco Bell announce the opening of two new Taco Bell restaurants in Shanghai, China

Debuts exclusive dinner menu and table service Unique East meets West design integrates restaurants in local communities Shanghai, China, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”) (NYSE: YUMC), and Taco Bell Corp., the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today announced the opening of two new restaurants in Shanghai, China. Following […]

BJ’s Restaurant announces the opening of its restaurant in Taylor, Michigan

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Taylor, Michigan. The new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse opened on Monday, December 18, 2017, on a free standing pad at the Southland Center and is part of a recent retail addition that includes a 50,000 square foot Cinemark theater. The […]

Four celebrated local chefs teams up with SSP America to open Manufactory Food Hall at San Francisco International Airport

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four celebrated San Francisco chefs—Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of Tartine, Gabriela Cámara of Cala, and Pim Techamuanvivit of Kin Khao—are teaming up with SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide to further enhance the airport dining portfolio of San Francisco International Airport. […]

SSP opens Factory Bar & Kitchen at Birmingham Airport

LONDON, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new bar and restaurant at Birmingham Airport. Called Factory Bar & Kitchen, the new concept has been inspired by Birmingham’s heritage, and pays tribute to the pivotal role the city played in the […]

Taco Bell expands its drive-thru free restaurants with the first Cantina in Southern California

Opening Highlighted by exclusive Taco Bell Beer, walk-up window, local mural and ocean view IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell’s expansion with drive-thru free restaurants is continuing its spread across the US with the first Cantina to open in Southern California. Newport Beach joins Wabash and Cincinnati as Cantina openings in the […]

Burger King AsiaPac and Nexus Point to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Burger King AsiaPac Pte. Ltd. (“BKAP”) and Nexus Point Management Limited (“Nexus Point”) announced today (December 12, 2017) a master franchise agreement to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan. “Taiwan is one of the largest quick service restaurant markets in the […]

Wendy’s High School Heisman® Scholarship recipients announced

Wendy’s High School Heisman® Scholarship recipients announced   NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The most prestigious award in high school athletics has named Soleil Gaylord, a Mountain Runner from Colorado, and Jackson Destine, a Wrestler from Florida, as National Winners of Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship. Chosen from high school seniors at more than 30,000 schools around […]

Subway® consolidates its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network

Milford, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announced today (Dec. 11, 2017) – a major shift in its marketing strategy. For the first time in more than 25 years, the sandwich chain is consolidating its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network. Beginning in early 2018, The Franchise @ Dentsu Aegis […]

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash   Customers Can Now Order Baconators, Frosty Desserts and More Wendy’s Favorites Right to Their Door DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (Dec. 1, 2017) Wendy’s and DoorDash are partnering to bring fans what they’ve been craving: Wendy’s deliciously different menu DELIVERED right to their door. Say bye-bye to sitting in […]

Subway® appoints Len Van Popering as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation

Milford, CT, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announces Len Van Popering has joined the company as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation. Van Popering is charged with driving Subway’s ongoing global transformation through food innovation (including core menu items, snacks and beverages), brand positioning, visual identity, and channel development (including delivery, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts serves up free coffee on weekdays from December 1st through December 20th

Dunkin’ Donuts serves up free coffee on weekdays from December 1st through December 20th   On weekdays from December 1st through December 20th, select U.S. Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants will each offer up to 500 guests free medium hot coffees In each “Brewing Joy” market, local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees will donate $1,000 to organizations helping bring […]

Chipotle Board forms search committee for new CEO

Current Chairman, CEO and Founder Steve Ells to Become Executive Chairman with Primary Focus on Innovation Upon Completion of Search DENVER, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Nov. 29, 2017) announced that Steve Ells, chairman and CEO – and the founder of the company in 1993 – will become executive chairman following the completion […]

Alshaya: Chef Johnny Di Francesco debuts his 400 Gradi Italian restaurant in the Middle East at The Avenues Bahrain

Bahrain, Middle East, 2017-Nov-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Award-winning Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco has debuted his 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand in the Middle East with the opening of the first restaurant at The Avenues Bahrain, in partnership with international retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. The opening of the first 400 Gradi restaurant […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces limited-time specials at great prices starting from $1.49

SONIC® Drive-In announces limited-time specials at great prices starting from $1.49   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is easing holiday budgets this season by offering a variety of limited-time specials at great prices for guests to save on favorites. Guests may kick-off their morning with easy on-the-go Lil’ Breakfast Burritos […]

SSP teams up with café-bar and restaurant brand Grind to open outlets at key London locations

SSP teams up with café-bar and restaurant brand Grind to open outlets at key London locations   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has partnered with fast-growing café-bar and restaurant brand Grind and plans to open an outlet at a key London […]

Yum! Brands announces the appointment of Tanya L. Domier to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the appointment of Tanya L. Domier to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Domier is Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Solutions (Advantage), a leading North American provider of outsourced sales, marketing and business solutions to consumer goods manufacturers […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, November 20, 2017, on a free standing pad in front of Bowie Town Center. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and […]

Hy-Vee to open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota

Top tourist destination, shopping complex to feature newest location WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Nov. 21, 2017) that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota, this summer. The 5,500-square-foot Wahlburgers will be located on Level 2, North at Mall […]

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates the season with holiday goodies!

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates the season with holiday goodies!   Cookie-flavored donuts, classic coffees, special value offers and sensational stocking stuffers highlight a holiday lineup now available at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide Guests can enjoy Dunkin’s Hot Chocolate for only $1.99 for a medium or larger sized cup; gift ideas include donut lip gloss and new Elf […]

AmRest Holdings SE to hold Q3 2017 Investors Teleconference on November 22nd, 2017

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE invites to the Q3 2017 AmRest Investors Teleconference. The teleconference will be held on November 22nd, 2017 at 4:00 pm (CET). AmRest Q3 2017 Financial Statement will be published on November 21st, 2017, after the WSE session. The presentation summarizing […]

SONIC holds annual Unturkey Day on November 21: offers Half-Price Cheeseburgers all day!

SONIC holds annual Unturkey Day on November 21: offers Half-Price Cheeseburgers all day!   SONIC Offers Guests Half-Price Cheeseburgers on November 21 for Annual Unturkey Day OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, SONIC Drive-In Chief Marketing Officer, Lori Abou Habib, is taking a bold stand and pardoning all turkeys on Tuesday, November 21. Known by […]

Paradies Lagardère to hold Treat Our Troops program Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, November 23, through Sunday, November 26

More than 20 restaurants in 10 U.S. airports will participate ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, will once again offer a special thanks to the country’s military personnel. Paradies Lagardère invites active or retired military to enjoy a free meal through its Food and […]

Restaurant Brands International and Bridgepoint Advisers announce partnership to develop and strengthen the BURGER KING® brand in the United Kingdom

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Burger King Europe GmbH (“BKE”), an affiliate of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (“RBI”), and Bridgepoint Advisers Limited (“Bridgepoint”) announced today (November 16, 2017) a master franchise joint venture agreement to further develop and strengthen the position of the BURGER KING® brand in the United Kingdom. The Agreement will […]

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced   Ten Outstanding High School Seniors from Across the Country Compete for two $10,000 Scholarships DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The cut has been made and Wendy’s High School Heisman® names the Top Ten Scholar-Athletes in the U.S. These young men and women will now compete […]