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Johnny Rockets Blasts into 21st Century with New Look

Brand evolution can be a slow and steady process, but for Johnny Rockets, the changes are fast and numerous. Gone are the retro design flourishes hearkening to the 1950s and post-World War II pop culture (think: “soda jerk” uniforms, jukeboxes, nailed-down booths, etc.).

CEO Charles Bruce,...

Fallout Over $15

Industry experts say new minimum wage hikes in California and New York will hurt restaurants, employees, and customers.

For restaurants in California and New York—and, ultimately, across the country—the recently approved $15 minimum wage bills represent a new reality for an industry that’s historically been dependent...

Peabody Mines Bankruptcy Could Affect Indiana Mines

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Peabody Energy

The bankruptcy filing of the nation’s biggest coal company will likely have repercussions in Indiana. St. Louis-based Peabody Energy will keep operating mines like Bear Run in Sullivan County for now, but the bankruptcy could...

Jersey Mike’s Raises $4 Million-Plus During ‘Month of Giving’

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, joined with its generous customers this March during the Sixth Annual “Month of Giving” to raise more than $4 million for 180 different charities nationwide. The company raised $3.4 million of the total on...

Pizza Factory Doubles Down on the West Coast

Pizza Factory announced an extensive franchise growth strategy targeting key markets along the West Coast. The family-friendly pizza shop, with 113 locations in six states, has set into motion a strategy that aims to increase the brand’s footprint by opening 10 new restaurants annually. To...

Jamba Juice Plants Flag in Florida Keys Resort

La Concha Hotel and Resort brought Jamba Juice, the popular California-born brand of refreshing, nutritious smoothies to the Key West, Florida, market. Located on Duval Street side of La Concha Key West, the new, express-style Jamba Juice offers everything from classic, frozen yogurt smoothies to...