Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Papa John's running pizza text-ordering promo for football fans

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- This football playoff season, Papa John's International Inc. has launched the TEXTra Points 4 Pizza promotion. Louisville, Ky.-based Papa John's said it is the first pizza company in America to offer text message ordering on a national basis. By texting POINTS to 47272 (4PAPA) or...

Company also removes trans fats

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--The board of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. has elected the company's chairman, James H. Morgan, 60, to the additional positions of president and CEO. Morgan's election is not an interim appointment, and the company said it anticipates that he will serve as president and CEO "for...

Helps fans throw football parties

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- To help fans plan and execute Super Bowl and other football parties, Quick Chek has rolled out the Game Day Party Pack. The Game Day Party Pack, available for $19.99, includes: One Quick Chek two-foot sub sandwich. Two bags of 12.5-oz. Doritos. Three bottles of two-liter...

Will refocus company on customer experience in face of McDonald's coffee threat.
Former Balmar exec to assist retailers with foodservice
Competition called for recipes using chain's soups.
And coffee competition coming from Starbucks
QSRs riding resolution train with healthier offerings, but will consumers buy in?
New 7-Eleven franchisee chairman will focus on communication, foodservice
How the chain has grown beyond just a coffeehouse