Toppers Pizza reports healthy sales growth

Toppers Pizza closed out the tenth period of 2015 with a healthy spike in sales.


Commodities: Up and down

The price for cheese was down, wheat increased, gasoline decreased, and natural gas prices and pizza stocks were mixed. Details are below.

Negotiating for leasehold improvements on your commercial lease or renewal

Commercial tenants may build out or renovate the property in whatever manner they wish, with the landlord’s permission. It is the allowance which is negotiable.

Commodities: A week of decreases

The price for cheese, wheat and gasoline decreased, natural gas prices were mixed, and pizza stocks were down.

Commodities: A week of fluctuation

The price for cheese increased, wheat decreased, gasoline increased, natural gas continued to decrease, and pizza stocks fluctuated. Details are below.

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

Navigating the crossover: Fast casualization of the restaurant industry

Switching into fast casual dining requires more than getting food to the table quicker. It demands new strategies from menu decisions to customer experience elements.

The perfect pitch: 3 restaurant concepts

Entrepreneurs from Burgers n’ Fries Forever, Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez and Pincho Factory pitched concepts to a panel of distinguished investors and consultants who provided professional advice.

Going beyond the discount with new approaches to spur brand loyalty

Fast casual operators want to reward guests with more than food. There are new loyalty program trends to attract new customers, boost revenues and provide memorable experiences for guests.

Email marketing is far from a dead marketing tool

Email is ubiquitous personally and professionally, which means email marketing is far from dead.

Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up, gas down, pizza stocks in flux

The price for cheese dropped, wheat cost increased, gas and natural gas continued to decrease, and pizza stocks fluctuated.

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Report: Corporate restaurant spending increasing

Dinova reported that corporate spending in restaurants increased 9.7 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2015.

Urban Outfitters moves into food service with Pizzeria Vetri acquisition

Consumer demand for casual dining a big reason for retailer's move into pizza market.

Q1 sales up at Pie Five, down at Pizza Inn

Total revenue increased 28.6 percent to $14.5 million compared to $11.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

Dogtown Pizza celebrates 9-year anniversary

Dogtown Pizza in St. Louis is celebrating nine years of business.

Franco’s Best Pizza expands to sit-down restaurant

Franco’s Best Pizza in Lawrenceville, Georgia, announced it has expanded its location to offer dine-in service.

Cicis unveils new logo, brand positioning, prototype design

Cicis is going "Beyond Pizza" with a refreshed brand identity. The chain unveiled its new branding along with its newly identified core brand positioning of "Feeding Individuality.'

SpeedLine POS adds support for mobile gift, rewards, payment

Restaurant point-of-sale developer SpeedLine Solutions announced a new payment and guest-rewards integration with Mercury StoreCard.

Domino's plans accelerated buyback from recapitalization proceeds

Domino’s is replacing an existing $200M open-market repurchase authorization with a new $800M authorization, which includes a $600M accelerated buyback.

NCR Silver boosts functionality for franchises, small business operators

NCR Small Business is upgrading its tablet point of sale system, NCR Silver, to give small business and franchises new marketing, inventory and communication features.

Domino's announces Q3 financial results

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

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.

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.

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