Paytronix announces 'National Pizza Month' promotions

Some leading pizza restaurants are leverage their Paytronix Rewards Platform to boost guest visits and spend with tailored campaigns.


Ask the experts: Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?

Digital signage is becoming increasingly common in both quick service and fast casual restaurants, so for this month's "Ask the experts" feature, we asked Jeff Pinc, director of food services for Panasonic, 'Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?'

How outdoor seating can increase your revenues by 30%

What is it about outdoor seating that has such a large effect on your customer base? There are many factors involved, most of which revolve around comfort.

Unique toppings: Do they work only as LTOs?

Just as hamburger lovers can create their own burger masterpieces using their choice of toppings, pizza lovers are doing the same. Limited-time-only toppings give pizzerias a chance to go from LTO to full-time on the menu.

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.

Pizza-by-the-slice: A reaction to the hyper-competitive pizza market

With ludicrous competition in the pizza industry — 73,000-plus unique U.S. pizza stores fight for more than $38 billion in annual sales — operators need to execute on any competitive advantage they can find, and quickly.

Why giving back should be part of your business strategy

There are "dos" and "don’ts" to most any effort, including charitable giving or involvement by restaurants.

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.

How one restaurant became ‘EMV ready’

With the help of ShopKeep, an independent quick serve sandwich shop in Seaside, Oregon, is ready for the EMV changeover.

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

CONNECT: Does your mobile experience offer 3 crucial things?

Three components are necessary for a successful mobile experience.

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Villa Italian Kitchen to celebrate 'Free Slice Day'

Villa Italian Kitchen fans can enjoy "Have a Slice Day" by visiting Facebook and downloading a free-slice coupon.

Report: Restaurants, foodservice operators ignore menu board sales opportunities

Datassential's new Menu Board Keynote Report surveyed more than 1,500 consumers and 350 operators across all restaurant and foodservice types. The report details which categories are most often found on menu boards and which are less likely to be listed.

Cottage Inn Pizza gets techy with business operations

MenuDrive and SpeedLine's new ordering system is working for Cottage Inn Pizza.

Technology innovation focus of ICX Association's October Symposium

The event, “Inflection Point: The Future Tech of Customer Experience,” aligns with the association’s mission to connect business-to-consumer brands with technology that can elevate the customer experience.

Sbarro announces rebranding, expansion, launch of delivery service

Known for selling pizza by the slice, Sbarro will open its first free-standing store in Columbus, Ohio, and also offer delivery and carry-out services.

Marco’s Pizza cooks up more than menu items in new test kitchen

As part of a new corporate training facility, the Marco's Pizza test kitchen is being utilized to improve the chain's menu and employees' skills.

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.

Wetzel’s Pretzels introduces Pizza Bitz

Fans decide which Wetzel’s Pretzels get Pizza Bitz first.

Pie Five Pizza opening 16th Texas location

Pie Five Pizza will host a Sweet 16 party to celebrate its newest Dallas-Forth Worth location.

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

Streamlined project management features promise to save time and money.

Blast 825° Pizza celebrating success with free food event

Blast 825° Pizza plans to celebrate its success by matching all donations to local charities as well.

Uncle Maddio’s introduces 'Foldwich' sandwich

Pizza and sandwich lovers can now get both tastes in one special handheld meal.

NRA releases mobile payments guide for restaurateurs

The 'guide will provide a roadmap' for restaurant owners and operators interested in implementing mobile payments into their business, NRA official says.

MOD Pizza announces growth of 'MOD Squad'

The fast casual pizza restaurant has added new employees and plans to continue adding team members, while staying true to its core values.

PizzaRev opens first Colorado location

The build-your-own pizza concept opened its first location in Colorado by hosting a fundraiser for giveSPORTS.

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Consumers value great customer service. If you give customers an experience that exceeds their expectations, they'll gladly pay more for it...and recommend you to their friends! Deliver a bad customer experience, you'll be the one paying the price.