- WHITE PAPERS
There were plenty of stories that stood out this year, and even more to look for in 2012.
Stocks were hot as companies focused on domestic and international growth.
Magazine's annual rankings of top franchised companies weigh stability, growth rate, size of the system, startup costs and more.
Operations-based business model is a good fit for those with military backgrounds.
Boosting the quarter's performance was a heavier focus on national media, as well as the execution of a premium price point plan.
Gatti's Pizza has unveiled its new fast casual concept, Gatti's. The first unit opens today in Austin, Texas, with six more in the pipeline for the Texas market. Gatti's features signature pizzas made from scratch, as well as specialty salads and oven-baked sandwiches.
Executive director of New York State Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Alliance responds to Domino's plea for menu labeling flexibility.
Since the economic downturn, the fast casual segment has led the restaurant industry in both sales and unit growth. And it continues to outperform on both fronts. This infographic shows just how hot fast casual dining is.
Chains should look within densely populated, economically-stable areas where the brand is able to make meaningful connections with consumers via marketing and public relations.
Annual list measures percentage revenue growth of privately held companies.
An inside look behind a growing trend in the pizza industry.
A dedication to fresh ingredients has helped Anthony Russo create a successful franchise.
Boefly has attracted many big-name chains as they seek various funding options for growth.
Operators and industry consultants share tips about successfully implementing systems.
Several pizza concepts make Technomic’s list of Top 50 fastest-growing chains.
Domino's hits 52-week high for the third week in a row.
Employee provides firsthand account of team's experience following the Joplin tornado, which included giving away more than 7,800 pizzas.
Exhibitors discussed increase in leads and enthusiasm for the mobility segment.
Fledgling concept creators discuss challenges, offer tips in starting a restaurant business from scratch.
Editor's note: As restaurant operators try and find the magic formula for getting the best - and most profitable - response from their social media efforts, the process can prove frustrating at times. There are murky rules to this fledgling platform, and return-on-investment numbers are difficult to quantify.