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Marco’s Creates Military Veterans Recruiting Program

Noting the number of military veterans who prosper as franchisees in its growing franchise system of 700 stores, Marco’s Pizza took the extra step to formalize a veteran recruitment arm and hired 20-year U.S. Army veteran Scott Quagliata to oversee the operation.

In the newly created...

Freebirds Enters Tennessee with New Nashville Location

Freebirds World Burrito, an Austin-based fast casual, is excited to announce the opening of its first Tennessee location in Nashville at 3800 Hillsboro Road in Green Hills. The restaurant, known for its fresh, made-to-order burritos, tacos, nachos, bowls, and salads and commitment to high-quality ingredients,...

Arby’s CEO Is Finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY announced that Paul Brown, CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award in the Southeast. Selected by a panel of independent judges, the award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such...

Amid Negative Restaurant Sales, Quick Service Performs Best

The chain restaurant industry’s sales growth continued to decline during April, the worst month since January 2014. Same-store sales growth was -1.0 percent, a drop of 0.3 percent below sales reported in March. This insight comes from data reported by TDn2K’s Black Box Intelligence through...

Premier Mounts Expands Outdoor Mounting Solutions

Samsung OH-D displays have been awarded the 2016 "AV Display Innovation of the Year" by AV News for their exceptional brightness during continuous operation in harsh environments. Premier Mounts announces the DTMB outdoor stand series for both the 46-...

Kasa Founder Hopes to Spark a Fast-Casual Revolution

When Anamika Khanna cofounded Kasa Indian Eatery in San Francisco in 2008, she wanted to start a revolution: She wanted Americans to fall in love with Indian cuisine. But long before entering the fast-casual scene, Khanna held a deep passion for food. Growing up in...