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Papa John’s New Deal with MLB is a Grand Slam

Papa John’s is stepping up to the plate to become the Official Pizza of Major League Baseball (MLB) after signing a multiyear agreement. As an Official Sponsor of MLB, Papa John’s will be activating an integrated marketing and experiential campaign across MLB‘s media platforms, signature events,...

Freebirds Taps COO to Serve as President

Freebirds named current chief operating officer Bobby Shaw as the company’s new president. As president and COO, Shaw will remain in charge of day-to-day operations and execution of the company’s growth strategy.

With more than 20 years of operational experience in the restaurant industry behind him,...

Coca-Cola Invites Fans to Share a Song with that Coke

This summer, the Coca-Cola Company’s successful “Share a Coke” program will strike all the right notes by inspiring music fans across the U.S. to celebrate a moment, a memory, a mood, or a feeling, bringing people together through the universal love of music.

Beginning in April,...

Juice It Up! Giving Away Açaí Bowls Throughout April

Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, is teaming up with longtime partner Sambazon, the pioneer of açaí, to celebrate April açaí awareness month by giving away nearly 2,600 free Açaí Bowls. Throughout the month of April,...

Arby’s Saves More than $20 Million on Energy Reduction

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand, announced that as of December 31, it had reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a 2011 baseline, exceeding the “15 Percent By 2015” energy savings goal set by...

When Vegan Goes Mainstream

Plant-based concepts and specialty menus are no longer raising eyebrows, but appetites.

Plant-based eating is gaining traction among the 98 percent of Americans who don’t identify as vegans but are attracted to the cuisine’s health and environmental benefits—not to mention its cool factor.

A 2015 survey by...