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Cilantro Taco Grill Partners with Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, and Fransmart
Cilantro Taco Grill, the Mexican immigrant-founded fast casual restaurant with more than 15 locations throughout Chicago, has partnered with new investment partners to fuel the brand’s franchise growth. Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull) and Fransmart, the global leaders in franchise development will grow what they believe is the next generation of Mexican fast casual concepts to more than 1,000 units worldwide over the next 10 years, with initial efforts focused on the nation’s top 100 largest markets.
“I invested in Cilantro because I was inspired by...
Yum! Brands Advances Ongoing Data Strategy to Enhance Customers’ Digital Experiences
Yum! Brands, Inc. announced today the latest step in the Company’s strategy to enhance the digital experiences of customers by selecting Treasure Data™ as its Customer Data Platform provider to help drive customer acquisition, growth and retention.Many Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs) have unknown diners in their customer base, and being able to personalize marketing to them is important in order to increase brand loyalty and frequency. Treasure Data’s advanced AI and machine learning capabilities can provide rich, actionable insights that deliver engaging, personalized content to...
Subway Celebrates 15 New Master Franchise Agreements Since 2021
Subway, one of the world's largest restaurant brands, is continuing to strategically expand its international footprint and recently celebrated the signing of its 15th new master franchise agreement over the past two years.
The brand's latest agreements in Bahrain, Georgia, Mainland China, Uruguay, Costa Rica and Panama will add more than 4,000 future restaurants across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC), and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) within the next 20 years. Since 2021, Subway has signed 15 master franchise agreements or country development agreements across EMEA...
KFC Introduces New Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich and it Could Score you a Summer Getaway
Starting July 3, KFC's new Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich will be available at participating KFC restaurants nationwide for a limited time.* Just like summer, this sandwich is only here for a good time, not a long time, so hurry up to snag this ULTIMATE summer sandwich. Serving BBQ in every bite, the new BBQ fried chicken sandwich features an Extra Crispy™ 100 percent white meat filet topped with hickory smoked bacon, KFC's signature honey BBQ sauce, crispy fried onions, melted cheese and...
Quality Custom Distribution Expands Southwest Foodservice Logistics Business
Frisco, Texas-based Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), a Golden State Foods (GSF) company, has expanded operations in the Southwest U.S. market with two relocations to larger distribution centers in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Las Vegas, as well as a new facility opening this summer in San Antonio, Texas. Servicing nearly 7,500 customer stores in virtually every state, the QCD network will soon encompass 25 total distribution centers, making 35,000 last-mile deliveries weekly to four leading Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brands.
"As our customers continue to thrive and expand in key U.S...
Bringg and Ubeya Partner to Tackle Workforce Shortages
Bringg, the leading Delivery Management Platform (DMP) provider, today announced a partnership with Ubeya, a Workforce Management Platform specializing in shift-based placements, improving engagement, and increasing worker retention. With the launch of the Independent Driver Network and the partnership with Ubeya, Bringg will now provide retailers and logistics companies with access to an additional workforce for increased delivery capacity, enabled by partners including Workwhile, Point Pickup, Tonquin and Para.
Many of the systems in place that support rapid or flexible delivery capabilities are lagging, and among the most prominent pitfalls...
Stryve Foods, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with 829 Studios
Stryve Foods, Inc., an emerging healthy snack and eating platform disrupting traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories, and a leader in the air-dried meat snack industry in the United States, announces its strategic partnership with 829 Studios, a renowned creative agency based in Boston, MA. This collaboration represents an exciting opportunity for Stryve Foods to elevate its brand presence and engage more deeply with consumers.
“We are thrilled to embark on this partnership with 829 Studios as we take our brand to new heights,” said Chris Boever, Chief Executive...
Roku and Instacart Announce Partnership to Pair TV Streaming and Online Grocery Delivery
Today, Roku announced a partnership with Instacart to help consumer-packaged goods (CPG) advertisers make TV advertising more relevant and performance-driven across the entire streamer’s journey. Across select pilot partners, results showed that on average, people who saw the ad on the Roku platform purchased more of the advertised products on Instacart versus the average customer*.
The partnership brings together viewership data from Roku, the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico**, and insights...
Sharebite Announces Strategic Integration with Envoy to Streamline Corporate Food Ordering Process
Sharebite, the #1 food benefits platform designed for the modern workforce, today announced its technology partnership with Envoy, the fastest-evolving workplace platform for flexible work. Companies are looking for efficient ways to feed teams, with 97% of office professionals agreeing that lunch breaks improve their workday, according to a recent study about the impact of workplace benefits*. Adding Sharebite to the Envoy app marketplace offers more options for meal benefits to on-site employees.
The API integration allows Envoy customers to access Sharebite's two core solutions...
SpartanNash, Shipt Announce Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Partnership
Food solutions company SpartanNash today announced its growing partnership with same-day delivery service Shipt. Shipt users will now be able to shop nearly 90 Company-owned grocery stores across Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio and have groceries and essential household items delivered in as soon as an hour.
Since April 2021, Shipt has served as a last-mile delivery provider for SpartanNash, delivering grocery orders placed directly with Fast Lane to consumers’ homes. With the holidays approaching, shoppers can now purchase groceries from Shipt’s digital marketplace...
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