Commodities: Pizza stocks fluctuate

The prices for cheese and wheat increased, gasoline remained unchanged, and pizza stocks fluctuated.

Unique toppings: Do they work only as LTOs?

Just as hamburger lovers can create their own burger masterpieces using their choice of toppings, pizza lovers are doing the same. Limited-time-only toppings give pizzerias a chance to go from LTO to full-time on the menu.

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Are you following the 12 dos and don'ts of restaurant financing?

Although there is no secret recipe for raising funds to open a business, there are some practices that should always be followed and even more to avoid.

Pizza driving restaurant industry into digital revolution

Pizza leads all other restaurant industry segments in digital ordering adoption, but the digital ordering and delivery landscape is in the early stages of a major evolution.

Pizza Point of Sale | Right the First Time

How understanding the critical requirements can help you avoid a costly mistake.

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Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up and gasoline unchanged

The price for cheese dropped during the week, wheat increased and gasoline remained unchanged.

Payroll pains: The mistakes killing your restaurant’s bottom line

There are three main payrolls risks: errors, cheating and compliance.

3 ways to use technology to identify food waste

Waste is especially prevalent in restaurants, where diners leave about 17 percent of their food uneaten.

Pizza-by-the-slice: A reaction to the hyper-competitive pizza market

With ludicrous competition in the pizza industry — 73,000-plus unique U.S. pizza stores fight for more than $38 billion in annual sales — operators need to execute on any competitive advantage they can find, and quickly.

Commodities: Wheat up, gasoline continues to drop

The price of wheat increased 23 cents last week, while prices at the pump continued to drop.

How to create gift cards, promos, badges inside your restaurant

Instead of paying a third-party company to create your restaurant’s gift cards, why not save money and have complete control by investing in an in-house card printer.

Why sustainable packaging is a 'must have' for restaurant success

Two food trends are proof that restaurants must embrace sustainability in packaging.

Why giving back should be part of your business strategy

There are "dos" and "don’ts" to most any effort, including charitable giving or involvement by restaurants.

Commodities: Price of gasoline continues to drop

The price for gasoline continues to drop, while cheese prices remain flat. Here’s a look at the rest of the market.

How location-based marketing helped Cousins Subs increase sales

The chain increased app downloads by 42 percent, increased mobile ordering traffic by 63 percent, and increased limited-time-only sales online and in-store for all locations by 19 percent compared to 2014.

10 questions to ask before leasing commercial space

Are you planning to lease commercial space? Here are 10 questions you need to ask about the landlord and building.

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LeBron dunks McDonald's, giving assist to Blaze

LeBron James will not renew his spokesperson deal with McDonald's and instead will put his name and social media clout behind Blaze Pizza.

Domino's announces Q3 financial results

Domino's announced strong financial results for the third quarter of 2015.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza opening second West Mobile location

Uncle Maddio's Pizza will celebrate the grand opening of its second West Mobile location this weekend.

Mozido, TabbedOut partner to provide mobile dining experience

Mozido and TabbedOut are teaming up to improve consumer experience via a mobile application.

CiCi’s Pizza announces 'National Bosses Day' lunch offer

CiCi's Pizza has a special offer on Oct 16. to celebrate "National Bosses Day."

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria signs Dallas franchise agreement

An area development agreement with 4Slices LLC will bring Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria to the Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex.

Mission Foods offering recipe program

Mission Food's Mission Fresh Ideas program contains recipes focused on food trucks to kids’ menus with corresponding recipes for each theme.

Food sensor that reveals unwanted ingredients now available

6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.

Russo’s Restaurants outperform 2015 sales projections

Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Italian Kitchen plan to accelerate U.S. and international expansion.

Report: Small business owners not concerned with competing with national brands

The top concerns for merchants are competing small businesses, changing EMV requirements as well as the overall state of the economy and how it will impact business during Q4 and into 2016.

Toppers Pizza going 'back to the future'

Toppers Pizza customers may purchase any large pizza for $10.21 on Oct. 21.

Registration open for free webinar: 'Restaurant Tech 2020: What you need to know NOW to be ready'

Log in to Pizzamarketplace.com at 2 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22 for this 60-minute webinar sponsored by SpeedLine POS.

California Pizza Kitchen returns 2 fan favorites

California Pizza Kitchen is celebrating National Pizza Month with the return of its roasted garlic chicken pizza and shrimp scampi pizzas.

Dallas Stars, Mavericks, American Airlines partner up with Pizza Hut

The Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks professional sports teams and American Airlines Center have made Pizza Hut an official partner.

Domino's opens first store in Italy

American pizza company Domino's opened its first store in Italy today. ePizza S.p.A, doing business as Domino's Pizza Italia, holds the new master franchise rights to operate Domino's in Italy.

Paytronix announces 'National Pizza Month' promotions

Some leading pizza restaurants are leverage their Paytronix Rewards Platform to boost guest visits and spend with tailored campaigns.

US EMV effort raises hackles of fraud watchdog

Consumer advocate ProtectMyData argues that the chip-and-signature implementation favored by US financial institutions lacks teeth.

Pie Five opens first Jackson location

Pie Five is donating 50 percent of proceeds earned during pre-opening events of its first Jackson, Mississippi, location to the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Yum! Brands launches World Hunger Relief effort with spokesperson Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera spotlights her recent United Nations World Food Program humanitarian trip to Ecuador to raise awareness and funds for 795 million hungry worldwide.

Kono Pizza announces first Walmart location, signs 10-unit Texas deal

Kono Pizza plans to open new units in malls and department stores before the Black Friday rush.

Your Pie opening first Chicago store

Your Pie has entered the Chicago market, opening its first area store today.

Fast Casual Exec Summit to take Miami

Many of the industry’s most successful CEOs will attend to share the secrets of their successes.

More than a few retailers playing catch-up in EMV card compliance

While the big retailers are compliant with the EMV credit card chip mandate hitting today, many retailers are playing catch-up, a new study reveals.

SpeedLine introduces secure EMV, NFC payment options

SpeedLine Solutions' new EMV options safeguard restaurants from the transfer of liability for chip card-present credit card fraud.

Chuck E. Cheese's introduces 'Mac-Cheesy' pizza

Chuck E. Cheese's new "Mac-Cheesy" pizza will be available until the end of the year.

Restaurants receive Franchising Gives Back Awards

Several restaurant chains received Franchising Gives Back Awards

Domino's to deliver fire-safety messages during Fire Prevention Week

Participating Domino's stores may deliver free pizza to customers with functioning smoke alarms.

Redskins wide receiver opens second SpinFire Pizza location

SpinFire Pizza is now open in Rosslyn, Virginia.

Pie Five to open 30 NC locations

Pie Five has signed a multi-year agreement in the Southeast.

Papa John's introduces XL Monster Toppings pizza

Papa John's XL Monster Toppings pizza is 33 percent bigger than Papa John’s large pizza with more toppings.

Coffee flowing 'freely' on National Coffee Day

Several chains are celebrating National Coffee Day today by giving customers freebies.

The Catering Institute to hold October workshop

The Catering Institute's Catering Sales Management Workshop will bring together restaurant catering leaders.

Villa Italian Kitchen to celebrate 'Free Slice Day'

Villa Italian Kitchen fans can enjoy "Have a Slice Day" by visiting Facebook and downloading a free-slice coupon.

Domino's offers early look at Q3 numbers

Domino’s announced same-store sales and store growth for the third quarter of 2015, led by a 10.5 percent gain in U.S. same-store sales. This is one piece of information released by Domino's regarding the third quarter of 2015.

QR-scanning app helps restaurant owners find employees

ZippyApp enables job seekers to complete one common job application online and submit it in on a smartphone, tablet or computer to apply to any restaurant in ZippyApp’s employer network.

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