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Pieology Purchases Competitor Project Pie

Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create artisan-style custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations at one affordable price, announces its strategic purchase of Project Pie. Pieology Pizzeria is the first in the fast-casual pizza segment to consolidate one of its major competitors by acquiring...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opens Three New Houston Stores

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the fast-casual cafe concept known for its food and smoothies with a tropical twist, will open three new franchised locations throughout the Houston market over the next 12 months. Tropical Smoothie Cafe has one restaurant in Richmond, Texas, which opened in August 2013. 

Local franchisee Vanessa Boles will open Houston's second...

Cold Stone Scoops Out New Summer Flavors

Cold Stone Creamery, which created the original Cake Batter Ice Cream, is offering three new homemade batter ice cream flavors: Fudge Brownie Batter, Peanut Butter Cookie Batter, and Sugar Cookie Batter, available from June 22 through September 6.

These new summertime ice cream flavors have all the homemade taste...

Fired Pie Hires New CFO

Fired Pie, an Arizona-based fast-casual pizza restaurant, hired Abby Anderson as its new CFO. It has 15 locations in Arizona with three more slated to open by the end of this year. The fast-casual movement has continued to see an upward trend, and Fired Pie’s...

Burger King Unleashes Mac n’ Cheetos

Burger King restaurants and the Cheetos brand have collaborated for the first time to introduce new Mac n’ Cheetos, making for a very cheesy summer. The new snack mash-up is a portable combination of creamy mac n’ cheese covered with crispy Cheetos flavor. Mac n’...

Tender Greens Names Industry Vet as VP of Operations

Tender Greens, the farm-to-fork fine-casual concept with 22 locations across California, has named Craig Meunier to the position of vice president of operations. In this new position, Craig will oversee all current Tender Greens operations and support the strategic growth of the brand in California...