CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the most popular models for franchising in 2015 will be quick service restaurants, followed by retail businesses.» Read More
Mario Batali agreed to settle charges brought by the NY State Liquor Authority. Eataly's temporary wine shop closure will include a fine, Crain's reports.
It may be time for Darden Restaurants to let shareholders take Red Lobster into their own hands.
J. Crew, the giant retailer, could go public this year with a $5 billion valuation target, according to Bloomberg.
Swilling a Starbucks grande latte will cost you a dollar more in China than in the U.S., but Starbucks told CNBC the higher cost was justified.
'Sadly they've gone from being a leader to a laggard. They've failed to keep up,' said one consultant about JC Penney.
McDonald's is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day.
Internet sales help national chains eat local pizza restaurants for lunch. Investors can bet on the trend with shares of Papa John's International.
Corey Ward and Trew Quackenbush, co-founders of Tom+Chee, discuss their success after landing a deal with Barbara Corcoran on CNBC's "Shark Tank," and how reinventing comfort food brought them tasty results.
As many restaurants decide open on Thanksgiving to try to boost sales, one Pizza Hut manager decided he'd had enough.
Starbucks is looking for thousands of good men - and women.
For businesses across the country, a reopened government is getting scant cheers. Lost revenue can't be recouped, owners say.
Instead of a fresh-faced teenager or middle-aged manager, a retiree may help you with that cleaning service or fast-food order.
Move over Slurpees and burritos. Franchise 7-Eleven is expanding its healthy snack selection including veggie chips and edamame. Soy nuts, anyone?
With fast food restaurants now offering such innovations as the waffle taco and the pretzel burger, should investors be impressed? Two pros tell CNBC what they think.
As more people around the world achieve the middle class, they can't seem to get enough of U.S. fast food—just as Americans are looking to avoid that diet.
With fast-casual restaurants growing at a sprint while fast-food counterparts moving at a slow jog, the latter group is entering the race to open more premium concepts.
Sentiment on the Street suggests restaurant stocks should be avoided. Cramer doesn’t think that’s right.
Hooters girls drafted to man the sidelines during spring training are throwing the game a curveball. Over the last two weeks, there have been several errors, as some Hooters girls attempted to "wing" it playing America's pastime.
Hoping to attract female customers, the chain is hoping to lure mothers by offering free entrees for mothers. Would you take your mom to Hooters for Mother's Day?
A former Hooters waitress contends in a lawsuit that the restaurant discriminated against her, when she didn't wear a wig after brain surgery.