800 Neapolitan Pizzeria gambles on SLS Las Vegas

800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria has opened its newest location in the SLS Las Vegas resort.

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Uno Restaurants launch 'suburban' fast casual pizza concept

Uno fresco will leverage its brand equity to expand its footprint and harness customer loyalty.

McDonald's ruling holds franchisors accountable for franchise employee allegations

The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'

Domino's digital volume keeping prices down

The volume growth from digital has offset increases in the price of cheese and pork.

Pizza Hut hopes to surpass competition in digital space in 2015

Yum! execs called the U.S. performance 'disappointing' and said the brand is in turnaround mode.

Papa John’s franchisee: Trying to be everything to everyone is a bad strategy

Pierre Panos expects a ‘shakeout’ in the fast casual pizza subsegment.

Rethinking an IPO in a seller’s market

Going public means being prepared for much greater transparency and accountability in business operations.

The (half) year in review for the pizza segment

Digital ordering should make up more than half of sales for the bigger brands within the next year.

How Pie Five expanded using local marketing strategies

The brand examines sales and coupons to find out what works, and also leverages word-of-mouth messaging from loyal customers.

A look at Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza

Blaze Pizza opened this week in Louisville, Ky., and hopes to be a national contender in the top-your-own pizza segment by appealing to Millennials and busy lunch patrons.

Blaze Pizza plans to become a national player by targeting Millennials

The new Louisville, Ky., location will be ‘overstaffed’ to ensure guests are taken care of ‘no matter what.’

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Buffalo Wild Wings expands pizza business

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has expanded its pizza business by opening its second PizzaRev location.

International Franchise Association launches ad campaign battling portion of Seattle's new wage law

The International Franchise Association today has launched an ad campaign battling back against a portion of Seattle's new wage law, alleging proponents of the law have an agenda to undermine the franchise model.

OrderUp to target underserved delivery market

OrderUp, a Baltimore mobile and online food ordering and delivery service, announced the company raised $7 million in funds for nationwide expansion and delivery technology.

Boombozz opens sixth Louisville location

Louisville, Ky.-based Boombozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse is expected to open its sixth Louisville area location in November 2014.

Pizza Hut supports Oso mudslide victims

Victims of the March 22 Oso mudslide will receive $200,000 in donations from a Northwest group of 108 Pizza Hut franchisees.

Pizza Ranch expansion planned in Midwest

Pizza Ranch announced the opening of its newest location in Fort Dodge, Iowa, according to a company press release.

Giordano's partners with basketball legend Scottie Pippen

Chicago's Giordano's Famous Stuffed Pizza announced its expansion to the North Shore of the city in partnership with basketball legend Scottie Pippen.

Rustic Crust honors natural disaster workers

Rustic Crust, maker of organic and all-natural pizzas, paid tribute to the New Hampshire Police, Fire & EMS Foundation for its contributions across the state in support of firefighters, police officers and emergency medical service personnel, according to a press release.

California legislature passes bill making it harder to terminate franchising agreements

The California legislature approved a law Aug. 8 that will make it harder for franchisors to terminate franchising agreements with franchisees, according to MSNBC.com. The bill will now return to the Senate for final approval.

Food Hall by Villa opens at Arizona Mills

Villa Enterprises announced the grand opening of its "Food Hall by Villa" at Arizona Mills on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m.

Yogurt entrepreneur launches Alabama pizza chain

Yogurt Mountain founder David Kahn is expected to debut his latest venture, Pizza 120, in the next few days, according to Alabama Media Group. The Tuscaloosa, Alabama restaurant is a build-your-own-pizza chain. In the coming weeks two more locations are slated to open in the state.

What do you get when you cross pizza and lipstick with an economic recession?

New research by CMC Markets suggests that pizza profits are a sign of the times for Australian consumers. CMC's "Pizza Index" findings indicate that rising pizza profits, such as Domino's recent announcement of its 50.4 percent increase in profits, are...

National Restaurant Association joins fight against Seattle wage increase

The National Restaurant Association announced in a press release that it is joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as the American Hotel & Lodging Association and Asian American Hotel Owners Association, in an effort to stop the city of Seattle from raising the minimum wage.

Persona Neopolitan Pizzeria awards Subway, Auntie Anne's developer rights to expand

Persona Neapolitan Pizzeria announced it is in agreements to open up to 20 stores in South Florida in the next five years. Sager Management Group, owner and operator of 20 Florida-area Auntie Anne's and Subways, won the development rights to...

Pie Five finds a home in the Midwest

Pie Five Pizza Co. is set to open the first of seven stores expected in the Midwest on Aug.

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