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    Quick Serve Leader Achieves Readership Milestone, Lays Groundwork for Social Portal Kelevate

    'Cinderella' Publisher Sees Success, Loyal Following Amidst QSR Publishing Readership Declines for Competitors

    BOSTON ─ Quick Serve Leader, the digital magazine of high-impact quick serve restaurant (QSR) news, trends and best practices for top QSR management, announced it had reached a milestone.

    Boston's Kandessa Media Launches Quick Serve Leader for Restaurant Executives

    Home of Innovation, Bruins, and Dunkin' Brands Now Home of Quick Eatery News Source for Execs and Independent Owners

    BOSTON —With the debut of, Boston—the home of innovation, technology, and some of New England's star sports teams—is now home to the new news source for quick serve executives and independent restaurant owners.

    Kandessa Media Gets Social as it Launches Quick Serve Leader

    BOSTON —With the debut of just days away, Kandessa Media expanded its strategy to include social media counterparts on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Franchising Has a New Twist: Smashburger in St. Louis Names it Agency of Record

    Franchising has a new twist. Smashburger's St. Louis franchisee named Twist as the new agency of record to support the chain's marketing, PR and communication efforts. 

    Starbucks Expands Mobile Payment Program via Safeway, Android App

    Starbucks launched a new mobile platform offering for Android app users. Additionally, the Seattle-based coffee house chain announced a roll-out of mobile payment at Safeway, Inc., a national supermarket chain based in Pleasanton, Calif.

    Kandessa Media Re-Launches Foodservice Supplier Directory

    BOSTON —Kandessa Media Solutions, LLC, publisher of quick-service restaurant (QSR) content for and the number three QSR-dedicated news media company announced today it is re-launching its foodservice vendor directory listings for quick-service suppliers, consultants and franchisors.

    Venus Williams Matches Up with Jamba Juice in D.C.

    Jamba Juice and Venus Williams announced will form a joint venture to develop up to five Jamba Juice stores in the Greater Washington D.C. marketplace over the next two years, according to company officials. 

    Kandessa Hits Milestone in QSR Readership in April

    BOSTON – Kandessa Media Solutions LLC reports that the online news publication for QSR professionals in the Northeast surpassed five percent of its competition in the month of April. The website attained a readership of more than 1,650 unique monthly visitors Friday, amounting to a more than five percent readership share of the largest online QSR magazine in the United States.

    1099 Repeal is Victory for Restaurant Operators, Says National Restaurant Association

    Washington, D.C. - The actions by the U.S. Senate and its repeal of the burdensome 1099 mandate, which was included in last year’s health care law, was applauded today by the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

    Jamba, Inc. Provides Update on 2010 Accomplishments vs. Company BLEND Plan

    Jamba, Inc. today provided an update on its key BLEND plan initiatives and progress in the company's fiscal 2010 year. The Company showed solid progress on key strategic priorities, including the expansion of food, successful commercialization of consumer products and global franchise expansion.

    National Restaurant Association Announces 2011 Kitchen Innovation Award Recipients

    CHICAGO - The National Restaurant Association (NRA) today announced the recipients of the annual 2011 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Award, a well-known honor recognizing groundbreaking kitchen equipment

    SBA Franchise Registry Approves UFood Grill

    UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has listed its UFood Grill healthy fast casual restaurant concept on its official Franchise Registry. The Franchise Registry is a compilation of franchise systems that have had their franchise agreement reviewed by the SBA,

    National Restaurant Assoc. Taps Hans Lindh as Membership and Industry Relations SVP

    Washington, D.C. - In continued efforts to align the organization to fully execute its multi-year strategic plan, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) has named Hans Lindh as senior vice president of Membership and Industry Relations.