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Blaze Will Open 150th Store in Houston

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announced that its 150th restaurant is set to open next month in Houston, its fourth location in this Texas market. With restaurants now open in 31 states and development underway in 48 of the top 50 U.S. markets, Blaze Pizza’s expansion is...

PizzaFire Sets Sights on Houston

Cleveland, Ohio–based PizzaFire led by renowned franchise authority Sean Brauser is positioning itself for explosive growth in 2016 and 2017. In its latest move, PizzaFire has signed a four-store franchise agreement in the Houston market. PizzaFire will have 20 units open throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania...

Burger King Franchisee Named as Georgia Fast 40 Company

GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing Burger King and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchisee, has been recognized as a fourth-place honoree at the 2016 Georgia Fast 40 awards by the Atlanta chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). This is the second consecutive year that the...

Mayo Moves from Fridge to Table with Increased Sales

Ketchup and mustard, along with other assorted seasonings, have historically been the condiment grouping on restaurant tables, but mayonnaise was never part of the tabletop clique until now. New packaging and debunking the myth that commercially-produced mayo needs to be refrigerated have helped to push it...

PepsiCo Brings Back Original Diet Pepsi Formulation

TAGS: PepsiCo Inc., old Diet Pepsi formula, artificial sweeteners, aspartame, Diet Pepsi original recipe, Diet Pepsi Classic Sweetener, Pepsi MAX, Pepsi Zero Sugar PURCHASE, NY -- Following speculation earlier this month, PepsiCo Inc. confirmed tha...

Vagabond Vending Lands $3 Million In Series A Funding

TAGS: Vagabond Vending, Middleburg Capital Development, IrishAngels, Gale Bowman, Michael Lovett, vending management system, Vagabond funding WASHINGTON -- Vagabond Vending, a provider of route management and data analytics tools to vending operato...

&pizza Brings Back Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza for July 4

&pizza is reintroducing the Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza and Cherry Bomb Craft Soda for a limited time beginning on July 4.

The Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza is the celebration of an American staple. With a choice of crusts, traditional, Ancient Grains, or gluten-free, the pizza features an all-beef...

GE to Sell Restaurant Financing Assets

GE entered into separate agreements with three buyers to sell the bulk of GE Capital’s U.S. restaurant franchise financing assets. The combined transactions represent ending net investment (ENI) of approximately $1.4 billion as of first quarter 2016 and are collectively expected to release approximately $0.2...