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Quaker Steak & Lube Debuts First Quick-Service Express Model

2018-01-18 TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, opened its first ...

Starbucks Reaches Settlement Over Teavana Closures

2018-01-17 Starbucks’ Teavana saga appears to have reached a resolution.

Court: Workers Can Sue Jimmy John's Franchisees

2017-12-18 Calling the argument “not persuasive,” 7th Circuit judges in a Chicago appeals court ruled that workers could sue both the corporate entity of Jimmy J...

Texas Judge Strikes Down Overtime Rule

2017-08-31 The Obama-era overtime rule was struck down by a Texas federal judge Thursday, putting an end to a controversial and hotly contested rule that would h...

NYC Won't Preemptively Enforce Menu-Labeling Rules

2017-08-28 New York City is doing something it isn’t exactly known for: Slowing down. The Big Apple reached an agreement with the U.S.

Domino’s Enhances Amazon Alexa Skill

2017-08-01 Domino's Pizza, a recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering platforms, was the first pizza company to launch a pizza ordering ski...

Advocacy Groups Sue to Block Early Calorie Info Compliance

2017-07-14 The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), New York Association of Convenience Stores, and the Restaurant ...

Will Trump Executive Order Boost Restaurant Jobs?

2017-06-15 A new executive order from the Trump administration—issued Thursday and intended to scale back regulations and increase grant amounts for apprenticesh...

Study: McDonald's Remains the World's Most Valuable Brand

2017-06-06 McDonald’s brand value is rising, and its hold on the top spot in BrandZ’s rankings shows no signs of slipping either.