KFC, Pizza Hut named 'Most Trusted' in India

The Brand Trust Report released the results of its 2015 study, which names KFC as Most Trusted Quick-Service Restaurant Brand in India.

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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?

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.

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1000 Degrees Pizza sets up shop next to Panera Bread in New Jersey

A fast-casual spin on Neapolitan pizza, 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria is coming to Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

MOD Pizza closes $40M in financiing

Seattle-based MOD Pizza announced the company closed on financing that is expected to exceed $40 million.

Uncle Maddio's plans for 30 Atlanta-based locations

Atlanta residents Al Brown and Mike Haines have signed agreements to build eight Uncle Maddio's units in communities throughout the metro area.

Arby's, Uncle Maddio's, Sonic CEOs among speakers at Franchise Finance & Growth Conference

Franchise Times announced its lineup for the Franchise Finance & Growth Conference April 20-22, 2015 in Las Vegas.

On the Move: More Middle East locations expected for pizza

Five pizzerias are on the move this week with locations spanning Florida, Ohio, Panama City, South Africa and the Middle East.

Pie Five Pizza Co. to open store in Omaha

Pie Five Pizza Co. will debut its first area restaurant at 1303 South 72nd Street in Omaha on Friday, March 6.

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.

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.

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