SONIC Drive-In sizes up with the Biggie Cheese

Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC® Drive-In is beefing up the menu with the Biggie Cheese, a new cheeseburger piled high with double the beef and triple the cheese to prove that size does matter when it come to satisfying those…
SONIC’s New BBLT is Bringing Home the Bacon, and Then Some

All that matters is the B in BLT, so America’s Drive-In® adds 50-percent more to this classic Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  There’s never too much of a good thing when it comes to bacon. That’s why SONIC® Drive-In added a…
Inspire Brands Completes Acquisition of Sonic Corp.

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Inspire Brands, Inc. (“Inspire”) has announced the completion of its $2.3 billion acquisition of Sonic Corp. (“Sonic”). With the acquisition of Sonic, Inspire now encompasses more than 8,300 restaurants and generates annual systemwide sales in excess of…
Sonic to be Acquired by Inspire Brands for $2.3 Billion

Sonic Corp. and Inspire Brands, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Inspire will acquire Sonic for $43.50 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion including the assumption of Sonic’s net debt.…
SONIC Bolsters Leadership Team with Executive Announcement

Advancements include four promotions and two new hires Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) announced five new appointments to its officer ranks, including: Christie Hale as vice president of internal audit, Johnny Jones as vice president of development, Matt…
Sonic Appoints Chief Brand Officer

Board of Directors approves increase to dividend program Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced the appointment of Jose A. Dueñas as executive vice president and chief brand officer. Dueñas will be…
SONIC’s New Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich Sauces Up Chicken Lineup

America’s Drive-In adds on to innovative menu Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to…
Back by Popular Demand, SONIC Welcomes Pretzel Dogs to Hot Dog Lineup

America’s Drive-In Tempts Guests with a Twist to a Classic Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is bringing back a fun twist on everyone’s favorite summertime snack by reintroducing two delicious Pretzel Dogs for a limited time. With…
SONIC Refranchising Initiative Adds New Franchisee to System

Multi-concept franchisee, Let’s Shake, buys San Antonio drive-ins Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced multi-brand franchise organization Let’s Shake, led by restaurant industry veteran Sunil Dharod, purchased 53 SONIC Drive-Ins…
Sonic Chief Marketing Officer Departs

Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that Todd Smith, president and chief marketing officer, will resign from the position effective March 9, 2017. Smith will serve in a transition role…
Sonic Taps Company Veteran to Lead Company-Owned Restaurants

Christina Bell Vaughan Appointed President of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced the appointment of Christina Bell Vaughan as president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. (SRI), the company’s…
SONIC, America’s Drive-In, Strengthens Franchise Development Team

Bob Franke and Thomas Kessler Bring Decades of Experience to Support SONIC’s Growth Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC (NASDAQ: SONC) today announced the expansion of its franchise development team with two additions to its management team: Bob Franke, senior vice…

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Will Assume the Title of President Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that Scott McLain, the company’s President, will resign from the position effective…

Cliff Hudson, chief executive officer of Sonic Corp., talks about the company’s menu expansion and growth strategy. He speaks with Sara Eisen and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television’s “Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Call Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, has announced that estimated system-wide same-store sales for the fiscal third quarter, which ended May 31,…

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