The Wendy’s/Arby’s Group has successfully sold the Arby’s chain to Roark Capital. The original company will be renamed The Wendy’s Company immediately. Roark Capital now owns over 20 franchise brands including Arby’s. The Wendy’s Company will retain a 18.5 common…

When McDonald’s opened its first Russian restaurant in Moscow’s Pushkin Square in 1990, you would have thought they were giving out the hamburgers for free. Despite frigid  February temperatures, Muscovites happily waited in line 10 hours to get a taste…

Who puts fresh strawberries and blueberries in a quick-service restaurant salad? Only Wendy’s — all summer long — and it’s a berry good idea! The new Berry Almond Chicken Salad is a fresh, innovative approach to salads that no other…

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, has reported results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2011. Roland Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, stated: “First quarter adjusted EBITDA…

In years past, Americans have faced off in cola wars and burger battles, but few would have guessed that chicken salad could stir up a similar passion. Summer 2011 is poised to be the season of this sumptuous salad, and…

Wendy’s isn’t ready to cluck about its new chicken, but Columbus customers can try it for themselves. The Dublin-based chain has been gradually remaking its menu since its 2008 acquisition and conversion into Atlanta-based Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., rolling out everything…

The IRS has given Americans two extra days to complete their taxes, which means last-minute filers will be working furiously over the newly coined Tax Weekend. To provide these tax procrastinators with a little break, and to reward those lucky…

In a national taste test, consumers said Wendy’s new fries taste better than McDonald’s fries.  Specifically, 56% of consumers taking the test chose Wendy’s, McDonald’s received 39% and four percent had no preference. “We’re taking on the giant — McDonald’s…

April showers brought karaoke power to Times Square earlier this week, as a 125-person flash mob conducted a karaoke sing-along to Arby’s Restaurant Group’s new digital ad.  The video for Arby’s. It’s Good Mood Food., complete with lyrics and a…