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Great American Cookies Continues Tax Day Giveaway

Great American Cookies would like to put a little extra "dough" in Americans' lives this Tax Day, but the kind with chips. The national gourmet cookie shop is continuing its annual Tax Day freebie tradition by offering a free original chocolate chip c...

Build-Your-Own-Cupcake Concept Debuts in Atlanta

Create Your Cupcake, a build-your-own cupcake concept that features an innovative, patent-pending baking method and more than 1,000 flavor combinations, launches its first location April 13 in metro Atlanta. The startup, founded by serial entrepreneurs Barbara and Stephen Hart, differentiates itself from the crowded cupcake...

Fast Casual Continues Its Winning Streak

Fast-casual chains, which are upscale quick-service restaurant concepts, continue to be on a winning streak, growing both in units and customer visits, finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company. The number of fast-casual chain restaurants rose by 5 percent to 19,043 total units,...

Domino’s Launches Zero-Click Ordering

Domino's Pizza, the recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering platforms, is launching the easiest way for consumers to order yet: zero-click ordering. As a brand that is committed to providing customers with ordering choices, the new Zero Click app for iOS and...

Firenza Pizza Opens New Ashburn, Virginia, Unit

Pizza lovers in Ashburn, Virginia, are about to get a fresh take on the fast-casual phenomenon that is sweeping across the country. Firenza, a Virginia-based chain that offers custom, made-to-order pizzas, will open its third store in Virginia within the next few weeks.

The new store...

Bruster’s Opens First South Korea Store

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, riding a three-year same-store sale growth streak, opened its first shop in South Korea on March 31. Located in Cheonan City, it is the first of a 10-unit development agreement signed last year with Seoul-based Lee & Bruster’s Inc. The two-story,...

Pie Five to Open Trio of Restaurants in Colorado

Pie Five Pizza is answering “Colora-dough’s knead” for quality, artisan pizza with not one, not two, but three new Pie Five locations. For the first time ever, Pie Five will open two locations in Colorado Springs and one location in Aurora. Soon, local residents will...