Pizza 4 Patriots to touch down in Afghanistan for Super Bowl

Pizzas 4 Patriots is teaming up with DHL Express to deliver pizza to troops serving abroad for Super Bowl Sunday.

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Papa John's franchisee leverages remote management technology to run the business from afar

Jaime Pickett franchises Papa John's units in Boston from her home in Virginia, entrusting and empowering her team to work together when she's not there.

Pizza Hut shares up nearly $2 in 1 week

Commodity prices continue to fall, while Pizza Hut shares race above competitors.

Natural gas and pizza stocks show mixed results

Cheese, wheat and gasoline and diesel fuel prices continued to fall last week while natural gas once again saw mixed results across the country.

Gas and wheat prices continue to fall

Gas prices have fallen even further and are down more than $1 from a year ago.

How one independent pizzeria survived growing pains

Getting noticed is a challenge, you have to offer something truly great and differentiate yourself in several ways, says CEO of Louisville-based Loui Loui's.

How to manage rising food costs

Look into markets that sell seconds or items that are discounted because of overruns.

Independent pizzerias leverage local ingredients, marketing to compete with big chains

For independent operators, it's important to understand futures and have a good relationship with distributors and manufacturers to best manage food costs.

Executive round table: Pizza industry leaders make their 2015 predictions

Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.

Is your restaurant green?

Even though going green may cost more than conventional items, consumers are willing to pay more for the opportunity; for them it is not an indulgence but a necessity.

2014 on the menu: Specialty pizzas and menu overhauls

Pizza Hut wasn't the only concept to undergo a massive makeover this year; Sbarro, CiCi's, California Pizza Kitchen and Chuck E. Cheese's also all took a page from the 'Domino's playbook.'

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NEWS


Old Chicago Pizza 'Explorer Series' unveils coffee ale

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a traditional casual dining restaurant, is partnering with Left Hand Brewing Company and Allegro Coffee Company on February 4 as part of its Explorer Series, a program bringing various flavors of beer to its guests.

Research and Markets launches ready-to-eat pizza report

Research and Markets announced the addition of the "State of the Industry: Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Pizza in the U.S. (8th Edition)" report to its research collection.

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria slated to open in San Franciso

Santa Barbara, California-based Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria is setting up shop in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Hungry Howie's Pizza unveils online digital platform

Hungry Howie's Pizza and Revention have partnered to create a custom digital online ordering platform.

Canadian-based Pizza Pizza gearing up for Super Bowl rush

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Pizza Pizza is gearing up to tackle Super Bowl orders using the results of a survey the company conducted on the eating habits of Canadians during the game.

Canada-based Pizza 73 launches jalapeno poppers for Super Bowl

Pizza 73, a Western Canada pizzeria, has launched Jalapeno Poppers across its 74 locations in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Pizza chosen for Oscars to expand in the Middle East

Big Mama's & Papa's Pizzeria, a Los Angeles-based pizzeria chosen to serve guests for the 2014 Oscar telecast, signed a deal with BinHendi Enterprises, Dubai, to develop the brand throughout the Middle East.

Super Bowl viewers say they want healthier food options

More than half of survey respondents said they wanted healthier food served at their Super Bowl party.

Domino's Tracker available for Samsung Smart TVs on Super Bowl Sunday

Domino's expects to deliver more than 11 million pizza slices and more than 3 million chicken wings nationwide on Super Bowl Sunday.

Kansas City SPIN! to take on Kansas

Kansas City, Missouri-based SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is gearing up to develop franchises across the state of Kansas.

Spazzo's deflates meatballs New England Patriots style in an epic burn

The controversy over the New England Patriots' alleged deflating of footballs to gain competitive advantage has turned into a marketing opportunity for Redmond, Washington-based Spazzo Italian Grill & Wine Bar.

MOD pizza expects 90-store expansion in 2015

Seattle-based MOD Pizza announced it is increasing its footprint in the U.S. with company and partner expansion throughout the East coast and Midwest in 2015.

Pizza Patron experiences best performance in 28-year history after shuttering stores

Mexican pizza chain Pizza Patrón experienced its best performance in its 28-year history in 2014 after shuttering under-performing stores.

SPIN! adds new shrimp dishes, more sizes of beer, wine

Kansas City, Missouri-based SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has introduced small plates, shrimp dishes, appetizers, a new dip, and more sizes of wine and beer to its newly expanded menu in its hometown market.

Americans will gobble up 1.25 billion chicken wings during the Super Bowl [infographic]

Most of those wings will be consumed in restaurants. The National Chicken Council estimates that of the wings eaten during the Super Bowl, 75 percent will come from food service outlets and 25 percent from retail grocery stores.

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