Chuck E. Cheese's acquires 147-unit Peter Piper Pizza

Chuck E. Cheese’s parent company CEC Entertainment Inc.

FEATURES


Chuck E. Cheese's new virtual reality Ticketblaster feature

Chuck E. Cheese's teamed up with Reel FX for its Oculus Rift virtual reality content.

Pizza stocks ride Wall Street's rebound

Cheese price averages finally show some relief.

Cheese prices show no signs of letting up

After weeks of declines, wheat prices inch back up by about 30 cents.

Average wheat prices flirt with $6 mark

Stock indexes have their worst month in two years.

Bitter cold pushes natural gas prices to record highs

Wheat prices continue to drop, and Papa John's achieves lifetime high on Wall Street.

No relief for cheese prices

CEC shares reach 52-week high following news of its sale to a private equity firm.

Polar vortex weather drives up natural gas prices

Chuck E. Cheese's hits a 52-week high after rumors surface about a sale.

New Year starts off strong for Papa John's, Domino's investors

The cost of wheat continues to tumble.

Wheat prices down more than $2.50 year over year

Wall Street experiences more record highs.

Cheese closes out last week up more than a dime

Wheat prices continue to fall, now averaging under $6.50.

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NEWS


Chuck E. Cheese's selects new CFO

CEC Entertainment, which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, has appointed Temple Weiss as chief financial officer, effective immediately. The announcement follows a search process conducted by the board of directors to identify a CFO, which included a review of both internal and external candidates.

Chuck E. Cheese introduces play time hours for toddlers

Chuck E. Cheese announced Chuck E.'s Playtime via its social media channels. Parents can bring their toddler-aged children to any location between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday to "enjoy safe, tyke-friendly fun in a high-visibility play space," the company said.

Chuck E. Cheese’s mobile app game awards in-store ticket redemption

Chuck E. Cheese's has introduced Skate Universe, an app that lets gamers help the brand’s mouse mascot dodge obstacles at various skate parks.

Chuck E. Cheese’s selects Topgolf exec as new CEO

CEC Entertainment, parent company of Chuck E. Cheese's, has named Thomas Leverton as its new CEO, effective July 23. Leverton succeeds Michael H.

Chuck E. Cheese’s brings virtual reality technology to restaurants

Chuck E. Cheese's is adding Oculus Rift technology to its Ticket Blaster game for birthday party packages.

Chuck E. Cheese's grand opening event benefits children's hospital

Chuck E. Cheese's will open its brand new 14,200-square-foot family restaurant and gaming facility at Shackleford Crossing in Little Rock, Ark., on May 5, with a fundraiser benefiting Arkansas Children's Hospital. According to the company, on grand opening day, the...

Chuck E. Cheese's hosts first video contest

To celebrate Mother's Day, Chuck E. Cheese's has introduced its first ever video contest.

Chuck E. Cheese's kicks off autism awareness campaign

Chuck E. Cheese's participated in Autism Speaks' Light It Up Blue global campaign this week, kicks off April, Autism Awareness Month. According to a news release, Light It Up Blue is a global initiative that kicks off Autism Awareness Month...

Chuck E. Cheese's CEO retiring in June

CEC Entertainment Inc., parent company of Chuck E. Cheese's, today announced that Michael H.

Chuck E. Cheese's new international units include coffee bars

Chuck E. Cheese's has opened new locations in Mexico City, Mexico, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of its plan to open more than 80 international franchise locations within the next six years. According to a news release, these openings bring the brand's store count outside of the U.S.

Chuck E. Cheese's Facebook page gets satirical

Chuck E. Cheese's "Special Merchandise & Tickets Team" has posted a "news release" on the brand's Facebook page, claiming that a young man has confessed to a decade-old crime at the company. The satirical post says that Tyler Ruff confessed to the 2004 squishy ball theft, which forced the S.M.A.T.

Chuck E. Cheese's sale to private firm finalized

An affiliate of Apollo Global Management LLC and Chuck E. Cheese's parent company, CEC Entertainment Inc., announced on Friday the completion of the investment company's acquisition of the 577-unit pizza and entertainment chain. According to a news release, the acquisition was effected through a tender offer followed by a merger.

Chuck E. Cheese's sells to private equity firm

CEC Entertainment, parent company of the Chuck E. Cheese's chain, announced a merger agreement with Apollo Global Management, in which the private equity firm will acquire CEC for approximately $1.3 billion, including the assumption of debt. Apollo's $54 per share,...

New Chuck E. Cheese's campaign gives parents a chance to play

Chuck E. Cheese's has introduced the 2014 "Let the Good Times Rip!" in-store game, offering every guest the opportunity to win a prize. From now through March 31, or while supplies last, those who visit a participating store can find...

Is a sale looming for Chuck E. Cheese's?

Will the rock-and-roll Chuck E. mouse soon be owned by a private equity firm? According to Reuters, potentially. The publication reported earlier this week that the Irving, Texas-based entertainment pizza chain is exploring a sale and has been working with Goldman Sachs to explore its options.

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