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Yum! Brands and McDonald’s have halted orders from a meat supplier in Shanghai, China, after a TV station investigated sales of expired products. The Xinhua News Agency’s report showed workers at the Husi Food Co.
In less than six months, the brand's breakfast business is above breakeven and is about 7 percent of the menu mix.
Colombian-based Wingz's customers require an electronic key to gain access to its restaurants.
The pretzel brand is set to significantly expand internationally, as well as in non-mall locations domestically, with its new store prototype.
As 70-80 percent of sales in China come from digital channels, the company has ramped up resources for digital globally.
KFC U.S. is taking some learnings from successful global businesses and applying them to the domestic system.
To embrace changing trends, restaurants have expanded menus to include healthier items, value offerings and more LTOs.
The QSR segment experienced a 4-percent increase in breakfast traffic within the past year.
Yum! Brands CEO David Novak says 2014 is a 'show me, don't tell me' year.
One customer said the digital signage made it seem like the chain was putting more effort into the food.
Value menus and mobile platforms dominated QSR initiatives in 2013.
Famous Brands International, parent company of TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies, signed a new master franchise deal with Dubai-based company, The Luxury Gourmet Sweets and Candies.
Menchie's marked the opening of two stores recently, one in Canada and one in Connecticut. The Canadian store opened in Georgetown, Ontario, and marked the brand's 100th location in that market. “Canada has proven to be a strong and successful market for us and we see this growth continuing.
Tim Hortons has unveiled a new concept store, located in the Metro Toronto Convention Center. CP24.com got a peek at some of the store’s tests this week, alongside the company’s store owners and suppliers. According to the story, coffee-flavored beer,...
CKE Restaurants, parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, has announced the promotion of Ned Lyerly to president of its international division. "Demonstrating equal parts diplomacy, business savvy and sheer determination, Ned personifies our company’s commitment to our franchise partners and the growth of our system," CEO Andrew F.
Tim Hortons locations in Canada are now selling Greek Yogurt Parfaits, including mixed berries and almond granola, as well as fruit smoothies made with Greek Yogurt. The new parfait can be made with vanilla or strawberry Greek yogurt, and includes...
Arcos Dorados, McDonald’s largest franchisee with more than 2,000 restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean, has been ranked No. 4 on the “best places to work in Latin America” list, compiled by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger and pretzel pub chicken sandwiches have returned to its Canadian restaurants. The news comes a couple of weeks after Wendy’s announced the pretzel bun’s return to its U.S.
Marble Slab Creamery locations in Canada will host a buy-one-get-one-free happy hour promotion to celebrate that country’s National Ice Cream Day July 20 from 11 a.m.
Taco Bell has brought its Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco to Canada, available today across the country. "Ever since Taco Bell Canada introduced the Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos flavor to Canada last summer, Taco Bell fans have been waiting...
CIBC and Tim Hortons today announced the launch of their CIBC Tim Hortons Double Double Visa Card, leveraging a two-button technology that combines a CIBC Visa credit card with a Tim Card. According to a news release, cardholders who press...
KFC has opened its first unit in Bolivia through franchise partner Delosur. According to a news release from parent company Yum! Brands, the opening is part of KFC’s expansion in emerging markets. "KFC is an iconic global brand, and is instantly loved by consumers in every country where we introduce it," KFC CEO Micky Pant said in the release.
CKE Restaurants, parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands, has announced its 600th international restaurant location. The location, a Hardee’s restaurant in Astana, Kazakhstan, opened June 23 via franchisee The Caspian International Restaurants Company, a division of Kuwait Food...
Wetzel’s Pretzels announced it will open its first location in Brazil by the end of this month. The new location will be at the Shopping Vila Velha Mall, a new shopping center in Vitória, one of Brazil’s most populated cities,...
Beginning today, Tim Hortons will sell a dark roast coffee in Quebec. The first province-wide pilot is taking place in Quebec’s La belle province.
The Top 200 Canadian restaurant chains achieved $29.2 billion in sales last year, accounting for approximately 60 percent of the country’s total restaurant sales. Technomic's Top 200 Canadian Chain Restaurant Report, developed in partnership with Kostuch Media, also shows that...
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