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04-04-2016
Burger 21 To Open First Michigan Restaurant In Novi On April 18
Burger 21 announced today its first restaurant in Michigan will open in Novi on Monday, April 18 at 26425 Novi Road, Suite F in Crescent Plaza.

04-04-2016
Dunkin Brands Announces Appointments of New Vice Presidents
David Gill was promoted to Vice President, Supply Chain U.S. & Canada for Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. Pete Jensen was promoted to Vice President, Supply Chain International.

04-04-2016
Family Franchise Business Brings Three Dickeys Barbecue Pit Locations to Eastern Michigan
Owner/Operators Ed and Carrie Wenzel will open new stores in Sterling Heights and Auburn Hills

04-04-2016
Fastcasual Boom Continues Finds Technomic
McDonald's and fellow giants show modest improvement as fast casual continues its strong momentum

04-04-2016
Johnny Rockets Hires Rumbani Mchawe As Director Of Mature Markets
Restaurant Executive Joins Global Brand as Franchise Development Flourishes

04-04-2016
Restaurant Trends Growing And Emerging Concepts Change and Activity March 29 2016
Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

04-04-2016
Southern Mom Grows Chicken Salad Chick To 50 Restaurants In Just Three Years Of Franchising
Fast-Casual Restaurant Concept Has Sold 146 Franchised Locations To Be Developed

04-04-2016
World of Beer Signs International Franchise Deal to Expand in Shanghai
The new tavern will be located in Shanghai, China and is slated to open in the second quarter of this year. Franchisee Cong Yin and his two partners plan to open at least three locations in Shanghai over the next three years.

04-04-2016
Alejandro MunozSuarez Named COO for The ONE Group
Formerly President of B&B Hospitality’s Pacific Division, Mr. Munoz-Suarez will be responsible for leading business growth initiatives and driving profitability. In the near-term, he will manage the opening of several restaurants currently under construction or in development, including STK locations in Boston, Orlando, San Diego, Denver, Miami, Austin, Dallas, and Toronto.

04-04-2016
Arcos Dorados Signs FourYear Loan Agreement in Brazil
Arcos Dorados (NYSE:ARCO) today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, Arcos Dourados Comércio de Alimentos Ltda., has received total proceeds of 613.9 million Brazilian Reais (BRL or R$) under a secured loan agreement. The loan agreement, which was signed on March 29, 2016, had a US dollar equivalent of US$167.3 million as of the signing date.

04-04-2016
Bostons Restaurant Sports Bar Puts Focus on Expansion with Key Additions to Corporate Team
To aid in the development process, Boston’s has brought on Rick Lauro as the new Vice President of Finance. Lauro brings with him years of experience in the field of finance and will aid the company in providing solid financial leadership while collaborating closely with departmental leaders to execute the company’s goals, objectives and strategic vision.

04-04-2016
California Pizza Kitchen Opens at The Park in Las Vegas
New, flagship location on the Las Vegas Strip showcases the latest in culinary innovation at CPK with exclusive menu items

04-04-2016
Del Taco Opens in South Carolina
Taco Chain Grows Southeast Footprint With Multi-Unit Development Deal

04-04-2016
Dennys Canada Announces Commitment to Serve 100 Per Cent CageFree Eggs
Dencan Restaurants, owner and operator of 60 Denny's Restaurants across Canada, has announced a commitment to sourcing and serving 100 per cent cage-free eggs in all of their stores by 2026.

04-04-2016
Groupon Announces 250 Million Investment from Atairos
Atairos CEO Michael Angelakis to Join Board of Directors - Groupon and Comcast to Explore Collaboration Opportunities

04-04-2016
KnowledgeWharton How Storytelling Can Grow a Business
Great storytelling has been around for eons, but prowess in that skill can propel growth in a company or brand, attract new talent and boost employee morale.

04-04-2016
Kono USA Inks New Signed Franchise Agreement in San Diego
Franchise to Bring 10 New Locations to West Coast

04-04-2016
Krysta Launches New Ad Campaign
'Shun the Ho-Hum' Celebrates Uniqueness with Fun, Food, and Custom Puppets created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop

04-04-2016
Sonic SameStore Sales Grow 65 for the Quarter Ending February 29
Two Year Winter Quarter Cumulative Sales Growth Totals 18%

04-04-2016
The ONE Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Results
The fourth quarter marked our seventh consecutive quarter of double digit revenue growth; Owned unit net revenues increased 42.6% to $16.8 million