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Grupo Tagaropulos Grows Dunkin’ Brands in Panama

Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that Grupo Tagaropulos has acquired 13 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and seven Baskin-Robbins shops in Panama, becoming the brands’ new sole franchisee in the country. Under the agreement, Grupo Tagaropulos, a company with decades of experience in the...

Jack’s Welcomes AL Guests with Grand Opening Contest

Jack's will open its newest location in Northport, Alabama, located at 13510 Highway 43 North, on Wednesday, July 13. Jack's will give away made-from-scratch buttermilk sausage biscuits to the first 100 people to visit the restaurant.

"We're excited to bring great fast food, Southern style to...

Newk’s Signs Development Deal for Atlanta Expansion

Newk’s Eatery, the fast-casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchen, has inked a new development agreement with franchisee C2 Investment Partners, LLC. The multi-unit operator will open six Newk’s locations in the Atlanta area over the next four years and has purchased the...

6 Economic Warning Signs

Consumers and operators alike are growing anxious about the economy. Here’s what you need to know.

Consumers are growing anxious about the economy, and that’s leading to some unease in the restaurant industry, too.

Signs are ominous that almost every sector in the $783 billion restaurant industry...

Chipotle Debuts New Short Film, ‘A Love Story’

Chipotle Mexican Grill released “A Love Story,” an original, animated short film that follows the story of two young entrepreneurs, Ivan and Evie, and the escalating rivalry that leads them to build competing fast food empires.

“We are changing the way people think about and eat...

xAd Partners with comScore to Link Campaign Delivery to Sales

xAd, the global leader in location intelligence that drives sales, has partnered with comScore, a global media measurement and analytics company, to provide its clients with a global measurement solution that links mobile campaign delivery to in-store visitation. comScore Location Lift in xAd, which uses comScore’s...

In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They’re good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.

It’s an argument people are having across the state, especially in small towns, like Hope — population: 2,200 — in Bartholomew...