updated - January 18, 2017 Wednesday EST
Former 98 Degrees singer and Jessica Simpson's ex-husband, Nick Lachey, has teamed up with Wendy's to sing about the stores new Wendy's Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger in a bid to rustle up hype around the new burger.
Taco John's International is offering a new way to engage with its customers. The restaurant has rolled out its Santa Fe Burritos and Bowls nationwide, which allows customers to individually customize what goes into their menu item.
NPC International, the world's largest Pizza Hut franchisee, announced Thursday that its wholly owned subsidiary, NPC Quality Burgers Inc., has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) with Value Foods Company LLC to acquire 13 franchised Wendy's restaurants for $11.0 million.
Starbucks wants to sell not only your morning cup of joe or afternoon pick-me-up coffee, but they want to start offering lunch as well. The company also announced Tuesday they will begin to post calorie information on its menu boards nationwide ahead of a pending federal requirement to do so.
White Castle is getting in on the truck food business by launching two food trucks later this month. The "CraveMobiles" will be available for events in the Louisville, Ky., and Columbus, Ohio, markets, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
Subway is already the world's largest fast food chain, overtaking McDonald's in 2010, but with its nearly 39,500 restaurants in 102 countries, the franchise is still not satisfied. It's looking to have 100,000 stores by 2030, with 10,000 of those opening by 2017.
The franchise sector is expected to continue on an upward swing and grow at a slightly faster rate than other businesses, but the rate of growth remains unchanged from the 1st quarter 2013 forecast, according to IFA's 2nd quarter update to The Economic Outlook for Franchise Businesses report
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