Rita's Italian Ice adds CMO

Robin Seward previously served as VP of brand marketing for Arby's. Her team served up the timely and viral "Pharrell hat" tweet.

Chick-fil-A foundation awards $1.1M in grants to local children's leadership charities

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 were awarded to 25 organizations.

Del Taco sets stage for New Jersey invasion

Del Taco announced that it will enter into the Northeast region with the signing of two development agreements in New Jersey, slated to begin opening in 2016.

McDonald's global comp sales down 1% for 2014

Troubles continue for the fast food giant, with global comp sales down 1 percent for the year and falling guest traffic.

Menu launch yields 25% increase in grilled menu item sales for Captain D's

The D-Lite Meals menu, which launched at the beginning of January, features Tilapia, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Shrimp Skewers, Grilled Chicken Breast, and Surf and Turf (grilled steak tips and shrimp skewers), all served on a bed of rice with a side of broccoli and green beans.

Americans will gobble up 1.25 billion chicken wings during the Super Bowl [infographic]

Most of those wings will be consumed in restaurants. The National Chicken Council estimates that of the wings eaten during the Super Bowl, 75 percent will come from food service outlets and 25 percent from retail grocery stores.

Butterball Foodservice rolls out three new turkey breast products

The three new products were all developed with an eye towards health.

Ingenico, Beamm team up to launch EMV-certified tablet POS

The smart tabletPOS combines an Ingenico iCT terminal, Beamm’s smart iPad POS application and management tools, a tablet stand, and cash drawer to provide a complete EMV-certified, in-store POS solution that is Apple Pay and Google Wallet ready

Carl's Jr. releases extended version of 'Au Naturel' Super Bowl spot

The spot features model Charlotte McKinney, who has been named Maxim's "Girl of the week" and Esquire's "Women we love of Instagram."

Mood launches Elements custom music programming

Elements provides access to a catalogue of more than five million tracks that are fully licensed for commercial use, as well as one-on-one collaboration with a Mood Music designer.

Baskin-Robbins expanding Kentucky footprint

Franchisees recently opening the brands' first Shelbyville, Kentucky location, and a new location is planned for Louisville.

Bojangles’ Selects AMTdirect to manage corporate real estate portfolio

The system centralizes lease terms including rent, taxes, insurance, utilities and other obligations.

QSRs dominate top 10 franchise rankings

Franchiserankings.com's top 10 restaurant franchise list is dominated by quick-service concepts, with nine out of ten spots going to QSRs.

Wendy's, McDonalds drop soft drinks from kids' menus

Soda will no longer be the default option for kids' meals, and soft drinks will be phased out of menu boards.

McDonald's brings back Triple Cheeseburger in select markets

The $2 sandwich is available in select restaurants in Indianapolis, Ohio, Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Atlanta, Florida, Houston, Raleigh, and parts of the Midwest, Greater Southwest, Northwest, Rocky Mountains and Southern California.

Meritage acquires nine Wendy's Restaurants in Tallahassee, Florida

The Wendy's restaurants were acquired from a franchisee and are contiguous to the company's existing Wendy's operations in Jacksonville, Florida.

Ziosk tabletop ordering kiosks expand nationwide

Ziosk, provider of ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the table tablets, or tabletop kiosks, announced it has successfully installed tablets at restaurants across all 50 states with its most recent deployment in Wyoming.

Red Book Connect launches ACAdvisor module for HotSchedules

The ACAdvisor helps businesses track, manage and monitor ACA employment statuses.

Push is on for paid sick leave

The president is backing The Healthy Families Act, which requires employers with 15 or more employees to offer up to a week of paid sick time.

Restaurant sales up, retail sales down in December

The restaurant industry posted its eighth consecutive monthly increase and strongest volume ever in December, adding 43,600 jobs.

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