Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

QSRs riding resolution train with healthier offerings, but will consumers buy in?

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- "Lose weight" topped a Kraft/CSP Daily News poll earlier this week that asked industry readers "What is you personal resolution for the new year?" More than 36% of the nearly 220 respondents who answered by presstime chose that answer; other respondents chose "spend more time...

New 7-Eleven franchisee chairman will focus on communication, foodservice

QUINCY, Mass. -- Dennis Lane, a 34-year franchisee with one 7-Eleven store in Quincy, Mass., is the new chairman of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees, succeeding Tariq Khan, who has held the position for the last 10 years. Lane, who has been a 7-Eleven franchisee for...

How the chain has grown beyond just a coffeehouse

HOUSTON -- For thousands of Houston residents, a daily trip to Starbucks is automatic. And it's not just the coffee that makes it so easy. They are virtually everywhere. Starbucks baristas are making drinks at 283 local spots. But that wasn't always the case. Once upon a time, there was only one...

Retailer closes underperforming QSR programs, cuts related jobs
One franchisee plans 4 new stores a year
Fresh & Easy food a real threat: report
Will implement growth strategy, "vision".
And a Cumby coffee New Year
Lunch bigger than dinner daypart
Coin-counter, coffee giant team up to test automated coffee kiosk