Pizza concepts capitalizing on by-the-slice demand, economics

Pizza Hut is aiming to have 15 to 20 Slice Bars open in the US by the end of this year.

Record-setting harvests push wheat to 4-year low

Wheat prices closed below the $6 mark twice last week, plunging to $5.68 on Friday.

Menu trends: Consumers want functionality from their food

The word 'fresh' is the most powerful driver of menus because it has a connotation that it is real food being served.

Why restaurants should embrace mobile payment with iPhone 6 and PassBook

By combining NFC with finger touch recognition technology, Apple is able to offer NFC payment securely inside PassBook, making PassBook more relevant than ever.

McDonald's, Subway named as initial Apple Pay partners

The new mobile wallet eliminates the need for a magstripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.

How to survive the protein craze

Cutting costs by creating limited time offers or new menu items that scale down the serving of animal protein could be interesting to test with consumers.

Average cost of wheat inches up

Gas prices have stayed steady for the past two weeks, despite a busy holiday weekend.

Using big data to get a big mobile strategy in place

Operators can now collect valuable information about their customers, find micro segments, create predictive analytics, and pass that value on.

RedBrick Pizza plans resurgence under new ownership

The brand is aiming for 25 locations in the next year, including a debut in the Midwest and New York.

Cheese jumps more than 30 cents in a month

Gas prices continued to fall through the busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

Restaurants jump on selfie bandwagon to engage Millennial consumers

A selfie that includes your restaurant, food or drink is a perfect form of implied testimonial.

Gas still cheaper than this time last year

Last week's stock market saw lower prices for gasoline and diesel fuel, with natural gas remaining stable and wheat and cheese on the rise.

5 reasons restaurants should offer gift cards

Gift cards are a low-cost marketing tool that can help any size restaurant boost sales, order values and profit margins, and can deepen customer relationships.

#CONNECTsummit14: Beacons offer immediacy, simplicity and context

Beacons are powerful tools, enabling marketers to push the right message to the right person in the right place at the right time.

Why investors are eating up food delivery services

Partnering with a delivery service frees up restaurant owners to focus on food and experience while still expanding their customer base.

Domino's, Pizza Inn shares outshine competitors

Pizza shares generally rose this past week with Domino's Pizza and Pizza Inn outshining competitors at a $2.49 and 43 cent leap, respectively.

Pizza Patrón's new employee incentive program driving record sales

The company has closed underperforming stores and has shifted its marketing from Hispanic to Mexican and is having a banner year.

Uno Restaurants launch 'suburban' fast casual pizza concept

Uno fresco will leverage its brand equity to expand its footprint and harness customer loyalty.

The consumer experience evolution

Order-ahead solutions, like mobile/online ordering, are boosting restaurants' average checks by 15-plus percent.

Doing digital signage right

The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling and upselling, according to restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider Ernest Koury, and when you have disinterested employees, no one is there to protect your brand. Digital signage mitigates the impact of undertrained or overwhelmed front line employees.

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