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Maryland-Based Lobster Roll Fast Casual Offers Franchising

Annapolis, Maryland–based Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls announced it is now offering franchises to entrepreneurs in major metro markets in eastern and Midwest states. Founder Dan Beck, a seasoned restaurateur and seafood expert, designed the fast casual with a business model that requires only a small...

NRA Issues Statement Opposing Repeal of Dodd-Frank

The National Restaurant Association issued the following statement in response to Representative Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) forthcoming proposal to repeal the “Dodd-Frank” banking regulation reforms:

"Today, chairman Hensarling announced his intention to repeal hard-fought debit-swipe-fee reform that has helped to keep costs low for restaurant customers,” says...

Pie Five Snags Starbucks Exec to Head Operations

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced today the hire of Wendy Moats as the new senior vice president of operations. Moats brings more than 25 years of multiunit leadership experience in retail and restaurant companies with a proven history of leading diverse teams in increasing sales,...

Report: Hispanic Families Engage More with Fast Food

RealityMine, a leading global provider of mobile market research technologies and consumer analytics, unveiled a first look at its TouchPoints Hispanic data set with an examination of how the consumer segment engages with fast food.

The analysis, which compared the TouchPoints Hispanic data set with that...