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Baskin-Robbins Caps 2015 with Positive Net Growth

Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced its third consecutive year of positive net new unit growth in the U.S. In 2015, 19 net new U.S. shops opened across the country, in states including California, Kentucky, and Louisiana. This represents nearly...

Red Mango Mixes Up New Smoothie Bowls

Red Mango is changing the smoothie scene with the introduction of a new line of smoothie bowls—another-better-for-you menu addition based on the already popular Red Mango smoothie line that invites consumers to spoon their favorite fresh-fruit flavors.

Created by Red Mango with a variety of natural...

Syracuse Healthy Brand Rebrands as CoreLife Eatery

After nearly a year in Syracuse, a local, healthy, lifestyle restaurant is announcing a new name and logo that more fully encompasses its mission. The new name of CoreLife Eatery (formerly Core) conveys the role the restaurant plays in total wellness, beginning with what goes...

Uncle Maddio’s Signs First Franchisee in Florida

Uncle Maddio's Pizza, the create-your-own fast-casual pizza franchise, signed its first franchisee for Tampa, Florida. Mike Mateo will open an Uncle Maddio’s in the summer in Northgate Square located at 3949 Van Dyke Road, Lutz, Florida. This will be the first of five Tampa area...

Chick-fil-A Blends New Frosted Coffee Beverage

This spring, Chick-fil-A is taking cold-brewed iced coffee to the next level, introducing Frosted Coffee for customers beginning Monday, March 14 at restaurants nationwide.

Frosted Coffee is made by combining Chick-fil-A’s signature vanilla Icedream with Thrive Farmers cold-brewed iced coffee. The handspun treat starts at just...

Blaze in NC Celebrates Pi Day with $3.14 Pizzas

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, is celebrating Pi Day on Monday, March 14 by inviting guests to build their own artisanal pizzas for just $3.14. Both Blaze Pizzas in the Raleigh, North Carolina, area...

Dunkin’ Donuts Signs New 20-Unit Deal in Mexico

Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading coffee and baked goods chains, signed a franchise agreement with family-owned Alimentacion Mexico Americana, part of Berny Group, to develop 20 new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Mexico. This franchise agreement covers areas including the states of Yucatán, Campeche,...

Frontline Delivers Oil Solution for Southern Burger Chain

Back in the 1950s, the founder of a burger chain set out to “wow” customers. His mission was to establish a restaurant with a reputation for quality and fresh taste, and, in its seven decades, the chain has grown to more than 700 stores dotting...