updated - May 23, 2013 Thursday EDT
The chairman and CEO of Applebee's franchisee Apple American Group has acquired Southern Bells Inc., a franchise group of 76 restaurants - mostly Taco Bell but also some KFC and Pizza Hut units - in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, according to a statement.
Domino's Pizza, the nation's second-largest pizza chain, is rolling out a nationwide promotion to complement its $5.99 pizza value deal which will now include non-pizza items like pasta, chicken and sandwiches.
Thai hotel and fast-food chain operator Minor International Pcl said on Wednesday it expected its loss-making food operations in Chinato make a profit this year thanks to income from recently acquired restaurant chain Riverside & Courtyard.
Hooters of America, LLC announced today that Madison, Wis., Hooters Girl Rachel Fashing is named Hooters Girl of the Year 2013. This honorary title is given to one woman every year who exemplifies all of the qualities of an ideal Hooters Girl, including an impeccable image, excellent hospitality skills, and great attitude and personality.
Barberitos Franchising, Inc. announced that it has signed its newest location and has ended the 2012 year with 43 stores signed. Currently, there are 30 stores that are open for business. Yulee, FL is the most recent opening, and there are a few that will open soon in the spring of 2013. Cary, NC, Kingsport, TN, and Tallahassee, FL are just a few that are next on the list to open. Downing Barber, founder and CEO of the company is excited to be expanding the brand to cover more of the Southeast.
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