Kansas City's SPIN! Pizza opening corporate, franchised units

In the last six months, the fast casual pizza joint has opened seven locations in four states and has three more locations under construction.

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Restaurateurs speak out against NLRB ruling

The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.

Mythbusting: 6 myths why small brands 'can't' go international

Some smaller food brands incorrectly assume they cannot take advantage of the growing international food markets.

Nontraditional footprint expansion: 7 points for success

Considering ways to expand that are off the beaten path can reach a new audience and teach you how to overcome unique challenges to build a more successful future.

Uncle Maddio's execs: Fast casual pizza still burning up growth

Uncle Maddio's director of operations, Scott Goodrich, and CEO Matt Andrew discuss how hot the fast casual pizza industry is and what's helped the brand succeed in such a competitive market.

Building brands: Pie Five's CEO shares strategies

Pie Five's parent company, Rave Restaurant Group, is looking to build and expand the concepts under the brand.

Millennials blazing trends trail as franchisees

Millennials are crazy about fast casuals, healthy menu options and the independence restaurant technology affords, but are they a generation likely to be interested in owning a restaurant?

Extra! Extra! How the odd pairing of newspapers and pizza built a successful brand for Pizza Press

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Read about how two seemingly unrelated concepts - pizza and newspapers - have merged together to create a brand experience at Pizza Press that feels timeless, yet modern.

Persona slated to open 3 locations in southeast

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has inked a development agreement for three restaurants in the Southeastern United States, including South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

Your Pie looking for national growth in the midst of fast casual pizza boom

With 22 units open, Your Pie is hoping to break out of the Southeast and go nationwide.

From Guinness record setter to Oscars night: How Big Mama's is turning fame into fortune

How does a company capitalize on its fame and turn old news into something lasting and sustainable?

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Villa Enterprises opening 2 new restaurant concepts in NY

Tony + Benny’s Brooklyn Style Pizza and a new South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries prototype will open Aug. 27 in New York.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint to open 5 GA stores

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will open the first of five new stores in central and south Georgia.

NRA: NLRB’s ruling upends 'joint-employer standard'

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case has broad implications across several industries, including restaurants, according to the NRA.

Pie Five Pizza to open first Georgia location

Pie Five Pizza will open its first Georgia location.

Papa Murphy's to open 4 Jacksonville stores

In addition to opening four Jacksonville-area stores, Papa Murphy's will be giving back to the local community.

Uncle Maddio's opens second Charleston store in 6 months

The second Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in South Carolina is now open at 4940 Centre Point Drive, Unit C.

Pie Five Pizza to open 6th Chicago location

Chicagoans will have more pizza options when Pie Five opens its sixth area location.

PizzaRev headed to Mexico

PizzaRev has signed a franchise agreement with Grupo Galería to bring PizzaRev to Mexico.

Pieology Pizzeria opens new Las Vegas, Los Angeles locations

Custom pizza concept Pieology Pizzeria announced today that its second Las Vegas location is now open in Hughes Center, across the street from the Marriott Residence Inn. The chain yesterday also announced it has officially opened its newest Los Angeles location in Westwood Village near UCLA.

Papa Murphy's continues Knoxville expansion

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza opened four new stores in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area on Aug. 13, helping a senior nutrition program as part of the celebration.

Pie Five Pizza now serving in Mission, Kansas

The fast casual pizza chain will open its newest Kansas location Aug. 21.

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.

Russo’s signs 4-unit development deal in Texas

A South Texas development group will open four Russo’s New York Pizzeria locations in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

PizzaRev opens first Colorado location

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

NRA: Restaurants serving opportunity for America’s youth

As summer winds down and students head back to school, the NRA is highlighting the restaurant industry’s role in providing job opportunities to millions of young people.

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