Marco's and Family Video celebrate 100th opening

Family Video began a partnership with Marco’s Pizza in 2012 placing kitchens alongside its video rental stores.

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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?

The importance of educating your team about catering

Only through a commitment to education will we have the ability to help others meet a proper standard that can help catering and restaurant leaders adapt to the market changes.

How Crushed Red is making waves in the sea of fast casual pizza

A few simple factors brought together, such as price, environment, and quality can help a fast casual pizza platform keep its head above water.

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.

New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

Strong growth ahead in 2015, predicts the IFA, but threats are looming

While the economic forecast is strong, headwinds caused by the NRLB's joint employer ruling, minimum wage hikes and ACA implementation could curtail QSR franchise growth in 2015.

The pace of fast casual pizza accelerates in 2014

Despite a number of headwinds such as high cheese and beef prices and labor pressures, many operators remain optimistic for 2015.

Restaurant industry hurdles expected to continue in 2015

On top of record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling logistics, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.

Secrets to successful restaurant site selection

Tour prospective sites in order from worst to best, which will allow you to become more confident, ask better questions and be more in control of the leasing process.

How Papa Murphy's controlled record-high cheese prices in Q3

The company's CEO believes the company has the potential to triple its domestic footprint.

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NEWS


Papa John's fiscal 2014 results show 7.4% system-wide growth internationally

Papa John’s International Inc. today announced financial results for Q4 and fiscal year ended Dec. 28, 2014.

Domino's financials reveal 21st consecutive year of international same-store sales growth

Domestic same-store sales grew 11.1 percent during the quarter compared to the same period the prior year, and 7.5 percent for the full year.

When Brad Pitt and Ellen DeGeneres eat your pizza at the Oscars, you can probably try for world domination next

Since Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza from Big Mama's & Papa's for herself and Hollywood elite such as Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford at the 2014 Oscars, the company's had an exciting year.

Romeo's NY Pizza increases top line 15% in 2014

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Cardiff International Inc. announced that management increased top line 15 percent and bottom line 4 percent by the end of 2014 since acquiring Romeo's NY Pizza.

On the Move: Pizza travels South and to Cambodia

Pizza moved from Cambodia to Nashville to Texas this past week, with the majority of locations populating the South.

Domino's Pizza expands into Azerbaijan and Cambodia

Domino's Pizza announced its entry into two new markets, Azerbaijan and Cambodia.

Uncle Maddio's expands in South Carolina

Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint opened its first Charleston, South Carolina-area restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

Pie Five elects new 'President of Pizza'

Pie Five, a fast casual pizza brand, swore in its new President of Pizza to office, Hunter Todd of Franklin, Tennessee, according to a company release.

Heartland acquires Dinerware and pcAmerica

Heartland Payment Systems, a payments processor and provider of merchant business solutions, announced the acquisition of Dinerware and pcAmerica, two point-of-sale companies with solutions covering various hospitality and retail segments.

PizzaRev inks financing agreement with Wintrust

Fast-casual pizza franchise PizzaRev announced that it has entered into a debt financing agreement with Wintrust Franchise Services to support the company’s growth.

Sub and sandwich franchise revenue expected to grow, study says

IBISWorld has released a market report, the Sandwich and Sub Store Franchises, which according to a company announcement, shows that the industry has experienced consistent growth in line with economic recovery.

On the Move: Pizza travels to Texas and California this week

Blaze and Pieology continue to expand in the west.

Canadian franchise conference to educate aspiring franchisees

The Canadian Franchise Association's conference for aspiring entrepreneurs, The Franchise Show, is returning to Toronto Feb. 21 - 22 at the Toronto Congress Centre at 650 Dixon Rd.

Marco's ranks 95th in Entrepreneur's franchise guide

For the fifth consecutive year Marco's Pizza made Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500, an annual guide to top franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Classic Crust revs up Phoenix with new hotrod-themed location

Classic Crust Pizza announced a new location at at 2150 E Cactus Rd. in Phoenix, Arizona is open for business.

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