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Coming to America

Two overseas brands prepare to cut their teeth in the hyper-competitive U.S. fast-casual industry.

The U.S. has long been called “the land of opportunity,” and that title certainly holds true when it comes to foreign-based fast-casual brands looking to make their mark. Many global concepts—from...

Rita’s Releases Updated App with Enhanced Rewards

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, today unveiled its updated mobile loyalty app, which improves the guest experience for Rita’s fans while enabling them to more easily earn rewards customized to their personal preferences, while interacting with...

Jay Pharoah ‘Crashes’ Pepsi Spire Fountain at NYC Arby’s

Jay Pharoah, comedian and cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, is teaming up with Pepsi Spire, the innovative digital beverage fountain, to inspire consumers to raise the flavor of their favorite Pepsi beverages with totally customizable creations.

To encourage consumers to raise the flavor of...

Captain D’s Names Industry Vet as New CFO

Captain D’s LLC, the leading fast casual seafood restaurant known for serving freshly prepared seafood for more than four decades, announced Keith Davis has joined its executive team as chief financial officer. In his new role, Davis will be responsible for the development and execution...