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Pizza Inn Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn, has announced that it is changing its name to RAVE Restaurant Group Inc., reflecting the company's transition to a multi-brand group.
Going public means being prepared for much greater transparency and accountability in business operations.
Restaurant transactions increased last year because of an uptick in the economic recovery and improved lending options.
Small business financing is a relatively new industry and not everyone you speak to is reputable.
Federal loans and food safety are two areas that will be affected.
Total unit growth for the Top 100 restaurant chains was 1.8 percent in 2012, the highest since 2007.
Build awareness throughout the company employees (top to bottom) that food-cost control is the top priority, second only to customer satisfaction.
CIT's managing director says financing continues to open up for restaurant companies.
Restaurant category dominated by concepts from fledgling fast casual segment.
During Q2 earnings call, CEO claimed Affordable Care Act would cause rise in pizza prices in order to protect shareholders.
Sbarro's newly elected CEO Jim Greco discusses the chain's strategy moving forward during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago. Greco said the chain's vision is to be the pre-eminant fast casual brand worldwide.
Company's Q1 promotional focus was on side items, driving tickets and store profits.
Operators have successfully weathered changes in spending and eating habits.
Mergers and acquisitions market won't be as active in 2012.
Louisville, Ky.-based Yum! Brands has found its sweet spot in China, posting 19 percent same-store sales growth in that country in 2011. The company reported results for its fourth quarter and full year 2011, ended Dec.
There were plenty of stories that stood out this year, and even more to look for in 2012.
The restaurant industry is rife with ways to lose profitability. Just when you think you have things buttoned up, a new twist comes along that can threaten your business and you may not even know about it.
Boosting the quarter's performance was a heavier focus on national media, as well as the execution of a premium price point plan.
Technology has transformed the process of qualifying employees for tax credits and collecting Uncle Sam’s incentives. What was a manual, red tape-ridden process ripe with high potential for errors has become a streamlined digital transaction. In my last column, I...
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