Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East

Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — International retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. has announced a franchise partnership with award-winning Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to […]

SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich

SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to a guest favorite. SONIC’s Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich features a flavor-loaded, […]

The Wendy’s Company elects Kristin A. Dolan to its Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (July 20, 2017) announced that on July 19, 2017, its Board of Directors has increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin A. Dolan to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Dolan is the founder and has […]

Alshaya to build and operate Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza restaurants across the Middle East and Northern Africa

Alshaya to build and operate Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza restaurants across the Middle East and Northern Africa   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the United States’ leading fast-casual artisanal pizza chain, has announced an exclusive development agreement with Kuwait-based retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to build and operate multiple Blaze […]

Auntie Anne’s® invites fans to vote for the next Pretzel Nation Creation

Auntie Anne’s® invites fans to vote for the next Pretzel Nation Creation   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pretzel lovers rejoice: Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is unveiling a delectable new pretzel flavor. The best part? The public will decide which salty, sweet or spicy pretzel will be […]

SONIC® Drive-In celebrates National Hot Dog Day with Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day

SONIC® Drive-In celebrates National Hot Dog Day with Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is honoring National Hot Dog Day by offering six-inch All-American Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day – an annual celebration for hot dog lovers.* […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and Price Chopper team up to open three restaurants in Kansas

LEADING RESTAURANT BRAND CONTINUES TO EXPAND NON-TRADITIONAL PORTFOLIO THROUGHOUT THE GROCERY SECTOR CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (July 17, 2017) its partnership with nationally recognized grocer, Price Chopper to open three restaurants in Kansas. The first location is slated […]

Schlotzsky’s® announces the return of Chicken Cordon Bleu sandwich as part of the Hip Chick Trio

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schlotzsky’s®, a fast casual restaurant franchise serving a variety of made to order menu items with bold flavors and home to The Original®sandwich is bringing back the Hip Chick Trio which includes the Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chicken Bacon SmokeCheesy and Fiesta Chicken sandwiches starting July 10 through October, 2017. […]

Chick-fil-A® trials “Family Style Meals” in Greensboro, N.C., Phoenix and San Antonio

Chick-fil-A® trials “Family Style Meals” in Greensboro, N.C., Phoenix and San Antonio   Meal kit makes it even more convenient to order takeout; includes Mac & Cheese and Bacon Baked Beans ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A® customers in Greensboro, N.C., Phoenix and San Antonio will be the first in the country to test […]

Wendy’s introduces Bacon Queso Burger, Bacon Queso Chicken Sandwich and Bacon Queso Fries for a limited time

Wendy’s introduces Bacon Queso Burger, Bacon Queso Chicken Sandwich and Bacon Queso Fries for a limited time   Wendy’s New Bacon Queso Burger, Chicken Sandwich and Fries are Inspired BY the Queso Obsessed, FOR the Queso Obsessed DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wendy’s® knows how passionate people have become about queso. In fact, […]

The Wendy’s Company to host 2Q 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 9

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its second quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 9. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 […]

BJ’s Restaurants teams up with DoorDash to launch on-demand delivery service

Doorstep in Minutes Now offering on-demand delivery from 61 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations in 12 metro areas HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced a new partnership with DoorDash, the on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide, with lunch, dinner and late night delivery. Guests now have […]

McAlister’s Deli® adds Lemonade Tea to its beverage menu just in time for the hottest month of the year

New beverage combines the fast-casual restaurant’s famous tea with a tart, summertime staple ATLANTA, GA., 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fresh off the heels of National Iced Tea Month, McAlister’s Deli® today (July 5, 2017) added a new offering to its popular beverage menu just in time for the hottest month of the year. Combining […]

SSP opens Leon and bar concept Cabin at London Paddington station

SSP opens Leon and bar concept Cabin at London Paddington station   London, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new restaurant and a new bar at London Paddington station. The new units are healthy eating brand Leon and […]

Sonic Corp. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Jul 6, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 9, 2017, with a payment […]

S Group’s regional cooperatives to acquire Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland

S Group’s regional cooperatives to acquire Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann and S Group have signed an agreement on the transfer of the Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland to S Group’s regional cooperatives. The purpose of the transaction is to develop the Delicatessen stores […]

Starbucks Coffee Company signs licensing agreement with Alsea to develop and operate Starbucks® stores in Uruguay

SEATTLE and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (June 26, 2017) announced a new licensing agreement with its long-time strategic partner Alsea, a leading restaurant operator in Latin America and Spain. The agreement grants Alsea the exclusive rights to develop and operate Starbucks® stores in Uruguay, with the […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Fredericksburg, Virginia

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (June 27, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 1861 Carl D. Silver Parkway. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features […]

The Pub by Wegmans updates menu with seasonal fare and fresh seafood

The Pub by Wegmans updates menu with seasonal fare and fresh seafood   ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Known for its delicious selection of local craft brews, delectable food and top-notch customer service, The Pub by Wegmans has launched an updated menu with an increased focus on seasonal fare and fresh seafood. […]

SONIC® brings back two delicious Pretzel Dogs for a limited time

SONIC® brings back two delicious Pretzel Dogs for a limited time   America’s Drive-In Tempts Guests with a Twist to a Classic OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is bringing back a fun twist on everyone’s favorite summertime meal by reintroducing two delicious Pretzel Dogs for a limited time. With […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and franchise group FLMS Foods to develop five new restaurants in Jacksonville and Fernandina Beach, Florida, and Brunswick, Georgia

LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY CHAIN SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH CANTON, MA, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (JUNE 20, 2017) the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group FLMS Foods, Inc. to develop five new restaurants […]

Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups for 12 new restaurants in North Carolina

Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups for 12 new restaurants in North Carolina   LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY BRAND SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN THE RALEIGH, JACKSONVILLE/SNEADS FERRY, HIGH POINT AND BURLINGTON/MEBANE AREAS CANTON, MA, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and new franchise group Pinconning Food Services to bring the first Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in Pinconning, Michigan

Dunkin’ Donuts and new franchise group Pinconning Food Services to bring the first Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in Pinconning, Michigan   LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY BRAND TO CONTINUE MICHIGAN DEVELOPMENT BY SEEKING FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN DETROIT, GRAND RAPIDS AND LANSING CANTON, MA, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee […]

Gluten-Free Bun now available at Chick-fil-A®

Gluten-Free Bun now available at Chick-fil-A®   ATLANTA, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A® announced today (June 19, 2017) the addition of a new Gluten-Free Bun. The addition comes in response to customers’ requests for more gluten-free/sensitive options on the menu. The new bun, which is now available in restaurants nationwide, comes individually packaged and can […]

PHILIPPINES: S Maison introduces unique dining and retail concepts

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Supermalls’ 62nd mall, S Maison, has taken malling to a level that brings with it Epicurean dining and high fashion retail brands. S Maison has introduced unique dining and retail concepts and is soon to launch more in the coming months to further excite travelers both […]

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to participate at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Consumer Conference

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) will be presenting at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Consumer Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.  The Company’s presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 11:00 am (Eastern) on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, and will be broadcast live over the […]

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

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (June 13, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Bloomington, Indiana. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 12, 2017, on a free standing pad on an out parcel at College Mall. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, […]

SONIC® to expand across the U.S. with five new franchise agreements

SONIC® to expand across the U.S. with five new franchise agreements   Five franchise groups acquire existing locations and will build new drive-ins OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) today (Jun 13, 2017) announced five new agreements for franchise development in greater Washington, D.C., New York City, the Ohio River […]

US Foods unveils its Summer Scoop™ 2017 product lineup

As diners take food choices more personally than ever, restaurants must keep up to win ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 12, 2017) US Foods unveiled its Summer Scoop™ 2017 (Summer Scoop) product lineup entitled, “It’s a Matter of Choice.” Designed to help restaurants meet the evolving demands of the discerning […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. subsidiaries commence offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2027

LOUISVILLE, KY, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) (the “Company”) today (June 12, 2017) announced that its subsidiaries KFC Holding Co., Pizza Hut Holdings, LLC and Taco Bell of America, LLC, as co-issuers (together, the “Issuers”) have commenced an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2027 […]