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.


Commodities: Pizza stocks fluctuate

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

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.

Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up and gasoline unchanged

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

Commodities: Wheat up, gasoline continues to drop

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

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.

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.

Restaurateurs speak out against NLRB ruling

The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.

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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 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.

MOD Pizza makes key hires in construction, store design

Mike Hilgers will join MOD Pizza as vice president of design and construction, and Darren Medina will serve as vice president of store design.

Bindo unveils restaurant-specific POS solution

Bindo has debuted a beta version of its new Bindo POS for Restaurant, an iPad POS system.

Revention partners with eWORDofMOUTH

Extreme Pizza is one of the first national restaurant chains to adopt eWOM’s new integration with Revention Point of Sale platform, HungerRush online ordering system and mobile ordering applications.

NY passes $15 minimum wage for food workers

Workers in the quick service restaurant industry in New York state will earn a minimum wage of $15, a raise that will be phased in over three years.

NetWaiter releases new consumer site

The customer-centric site allowing visitors to view local restaurant info, find locations that deliver to them and get updates from their favorite places.

Zenput plugs in new task-management features to drive consistent store experience

Streamlined project management features promise to save time and money.

There's still time to hit CONNECT 2015: An industry event not to miss

Don't miss an opportunity to hear from experts, retail and restaurant leaders on everything from mobile payment to technology innovation.

NRA: Expansion likely for restaurant industry

The restaurant industry outlook is positive and business owners are optimistic about improving sales in the next several months.

Restaurant group wants feds to revamp proposed overtime policy proposal

The proposed new federal overtime rules are not sitting well with the National Council of Chain Restaurants.

ConAgra steps away from $5B private label business effort

Packaged food titan ConAgra Foods is stepping away from the private label business to focus on its consumer brands and intends to be much more strident in boosting margins.

Sysco steps away from US Foods acquisition following federal court injunction

Sysco Corp. won't be appealing a federal court ruling against its planned $3.5 billion acquisition of US Foods and will be going back to the drawing board to determine other venues for expanding its food distribution business.

Rave Restaurant Group release Q2 financial results

Rave Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza, reported financial results for Q2 2015 ended Dec. 28.

Top stock pics for 2015 dominated by QSR, pizza, fast casual

Quick-service, fast casual and pizza brands dominated top picks in the 2015 Best Restaurant Stock Pick Competition hosted by ICR.

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