About.com recently unveiled its list of the Best and Worst of the Retail Industry in 2009, highlighting Pizza Fusion for "Best Green Retailing Practices in the U.S. Retail Industry," according to a statement by the pizza company.
According to About.com, the criteria used to pick the "Best and Worst of the Retail Industry in 2009" included expert opinion, data and the writer's judgment.
About.com cited Pizza Fusion's LEED certified retail stores, use of reclaimed furniture, utensils made from potato starch and hybrid delivery vehicles, stating, "Pizza Fusion is a rising retail restaurant star proving in every way that it is sincerely committed to its motto of 'Saving the Earth, One Pizza at a Time.'"
Pizza Fusion has 20 locations open in 11 states nationwide, since its founding in 2006. In late 2009, it opened its first international franchise in Saudi Arabia. Pizza Fusion is considering franchise and area developer candidates for its national expansion.