Taco Bell recognizes teens who have pursued their passions with the launch of #SeeMyPotential

This week Taco Bell elevates teens’ potential; kicks off national fundraiser to support brand’s ongoing commitment to youth education and pledge to hire 1.5 million youth through 2022 Irvine, Calif., 2015-8-13— /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 20 years, Taco Bell has paved the way for teens to graduate from high school and gain the […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its new restaurant in Avon, Indiana

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, 2015-8-12— /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its new restaurant in Avon, Indiana on Monday, August 10, 2015. The new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® is located at Avon Commons in the city of Avon off of Highway 36 and Ronald Reagan Parkway. The restaurant is approximately a […]

Darden Restaurants, Inc. names Todd Burrowes President of LongHorn Steakhouse

ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that Todd Burrowes has been named President of LongHorn Steakhouse, effective July 28, 2015.  Burrowes is rejoining the brand after spending the last two years as President, Ruby Tuesday Concept and Chief Operations Officer of Ruby Tuesday, Inc.  Previously, Burrowes […]

Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreements for 26 new restaurants in Fresno and San Francisco

MORE THAN 275 DUNKIN’ DONUTS RESTAURANTS PLANNED FOR CALIFORNIA OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS CANTON, MA, 2015-7-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups for a total commitment of 26 new restaurants in Fresno […]

John Lewis to expand partnerships with Joe & The Juice and Rossopomodoro

LONDON, 2015-6-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has announced it will be expanding its in-store food experiences by developing further partnerships with Joe & The Juice and Rossopomodoro, to introduce ten further restaurants across its shops within the next year. As well as the permanent sites, the two brands will have pop-up outlets […]

Starbucks listed 15th at Asia’s 2015 Top 1000 Brands, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia

SEATTLE, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campaign Asia-Pacific has released its annual study of Asia’s Top 1000 Brands. Starbucks is listed 15th overall for 2015, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia. The top brands report is based on an online survey developed by Campaign Asia-Pacific and the Nielsen research company. The survey […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to open nine restaurants in Albuquerque with existing franchise group NMR LLC in Summer 2016

CANTON, MA, 2015-5-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group, NMR, LLC, to develop five Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and four multi-brand restaurants with its sister brand, Baskin-Robbins, in Albuquerque and its surrounding areas. The first […]

METRO GROUP expands commitment to the start-up sector; takes a share in the American online professional networking site Culinary Agents

A strategic partnership with the start-up Culinary Agents Market niche for the recruitment of qualified personnel to restaurants, hotels and caterers Online job network expanding into France and Italy Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP is expanding its commitment to the start-up sector, taking a share in the American online professional networking site […]

METRO and Techstars officially launched the new Techstars METRO Accelerator; applications until 3 August 2015

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO and Techstars have officially launched the new Techstars METRO Accelerator: Starting immediately, the two partners are seeking start-up teams who support the digitisation of the gastronomy, hotel, catering and food industries with their technological applications. From now until 3 August 2015, interested teams of founders from around the […]

Legacy Concepts, LLC to develop 10 new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Minneapolis

LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY CHAIN SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN MINNEAPOLIS AND MANKATO CANTON, MA, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Legacy Concepts, LLC, to develop 10 new restaurants in Minneapolis and the […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. announced the promotion of Jack Clare to the newly created position of Chief Information and Strategy Officer

CANTON, MA, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that Jack Clare, 44, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Information and Strategy Officer. Mr. Clare, who has served as the Company’s CIO for the past three years, will […]

Chick-fil-A updates on its No Antibiotics Ever Commitment program

Chick-fil-A converts 20 percent of its poultry supply for 2015. ATLANTA, 2015-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A’s No Antibiotics Ever Commitment: In 2014, we announced we would work with suppliers over the next several years to remove all antibiotics (including ionophores) from our chicken supply. Below are details of our program’s specifications: No Antibiotics means No […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop three restaurants in Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri with new franchise group Donut World, LLC

CANTON, MA, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with a new franchise group, Donut World, LLC, to develop two Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and one combination restaurant with its sister brand, Baskin-Robbins, in Columbia and Jefferson City, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreements with two existing franchise groups to develop 46 restaurants in Indiana

CANTON, MA, 2015-2-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with two existing franchise groups to develop 46 restaurants in Indiana over the next several years. The two franchise groups and their development plans include: Existing franchise group Kings […]

White’s Bakery & Cafe, Salsa’s and The Sausage Guy open at the Hingham, MA Stop & Shop

Customers Can Sit and Eat In Daily or Purchase Meals To Go From White’s Bakery, Salsa’s and The Sausage Guy Quincy, MA, 2015-1-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is now offering customers an exciting, varied assortment from three well-known local restaurants at the Hingham, MA Stop & Shop. Customers will […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group U.S. franchisees opened 422 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants in U.S. during 2014

For the year, Company’s franchisees added total of 422 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Restaurants in U.S. CANTON, MA, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced today that in 2014 its U.S. franchisees opened a total of 422 net new Dunkin’ […]

Jollibee Worldwide Pte Ltd. and Jasmine Asset Holding Ltd. joint venture to develop more than 1,400 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants across China over the next 20 years

More than 1,400 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants to be developed in China as part of new joint venture between Jollibee Worldwide Pte Ltd. and Jasmine Asset Holding Ltd., a subsidiary of RRJ Capital Master Fund II, L.P. CANTON, Mass., 2015-1-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading coffee and baked goods chains, today […]

Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Orlando, Fla., 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), one of 366 companies to do so. The HRC’s annual index is a renowned national benchmarking tool for U.S. businesses in the increasingly important issue of […]

Wincor Nixdorf demonstrates automated processes at McDonald’s in Germany

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  At the Wincor World 2014 trade show, Wincor Nixdorf is showcasing a trendsetting kiosk application in a replica of a McDonald’s restaurant: guests at McDonald’s can use an “Easy Order” terminal to place their menu orders themselves and pay for them by card. This simplifies ordering, food preparation […]