Domino's launches 50 percent off pizza deal on Black Friday

Domino's Pizza is offering 50 percent off all menu-priced pizza orders placed online through Sunday, Dec. 6.


Tips, advice on preparing the brand for unit expansion

Brand unit and location growth requires capital and resources, but there are some other critical aspects as well, according to several successful franchise and restaurant leaders.

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

Building the brand culture: It’s all about empowering employees

Establishing a 'cult' philosophy in building a robust brand culture isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's one of several valuable and viable approaches.

Going beyond the discount with new approaches to spur brand loyalty

Fast casual operators want to reward guests with more than food. There are new loyalty program trends to attract new customers, boost revenues and provide memorable experiences for guests.

Email marketing is far from a dead marketing tool

Email is ubiquitous personally and professionally, which means email marketing is far from dead.

FCES15: Top 10 PR do's (and a few don'ts)

"Whatever I present to you is my PR moment," Nick Powills, CEO of No Limit Agency, said in opening his session at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Miami.

FCES15: Beverage smarts: What’s on trend

Beverages are an important aspect of the consumer dining experience and play a critical part of a restaurant’s branding efforts. Being on trend is key to success, say experts.

FCES15: Why design is key to customer engagement

Design is a key aspect for the customer experience and plays directly into the "corporate soul" and building a relationship with customers.

Restaurants scaring up Halloween promotions

Several chains are celebrating Halloween with various promotions.

Pizza-by-the-slice: A reaction to the hyper-competitive pizza market

With ludicrous competition in the pizza industry — 73,000-plus unique U.S. pizza stores fight for more than $38 billion in annual sales — operators need to execute on any competitive advantage they can find, and quickly.

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Papa John’s announces give-a-gift, get-a-gift holiday gift-card offer

From Nov. 23 through Dec. 27, customers who purchase $25 in Papa John's Gift Cards will receive a free large one-topping pizza.

PizzaRev offers Black Friday shoppers special offers

PizzaRev announced it is hosting its largest system-wide deal of the year this Black Fridayby serving $5 pizzas at its 28 locations across California, Colorado, Texas, Utah, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Villa Italian Kitchen launches 'Peace, Joy & Pizza' sweepstakes

Villa Restaurant Group's Villa Italian Kitchen restaurants are kicking off the first-ever "Pizza with Purpose" campaign with a "Peace, Joy & Pizza" Sweepstakes.

Pizza Hut introduces LTO Hershey's Hot Chocolate Brownie

Pizza Hut has introduced its new Hershey's Hot Chocolate Brownie available for a limited-time.

Papa John's introduces LTO Epic Meatz Pizza

Papa John's announced the debut of its new specialty pizza, The Epic Meatz Pizza.

Pizza Hut introduces 'Triple Treat Box'

Pizza Hut has debuted its new Triple Treat Box, a pizza "box" that features pizzas, desserts, sides and more.

Cicis unveils new logo, brand positioning, prototype design

Cicis is going "Beyond Pizza" with a refreshed brand identity. The chain unveiled its new branding along with its newly identified core brand positioning of "Feeding Individuality.'

Pie Five Pizza to offer cinnamon apple pie LTO

Pie Five Pizza will offer its newest dessert, the cinnamon apple pie, as an LTO through Dec. 13.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom raises funds for cancer research

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is partnering with No-Shave November to raise awareness and funds to support cancer prevention, research and education.

Your Pie launches new craft pizza series

Your Pie unveiled its latest pizza in its seasonal Craft Pie Series. For the last series of 2015, the pizza franchise is offering a Sriracha Nacho pizza and a Whisky Chocolate Gelato, and each individual restaurant location will feature a craft beer from a local brewery.

Papa John's introduces Players' Choice Special

Papa John's announced the debut of its Players' Choice Special. Ranked by NFL players in an offseason poll, three Players' Choice pizzas emerged as the most popular topping combinations.

Pie Five has LTO Italian meatza pizza

Pie Five Pizza announced a limited-time offering Italian meatza pizza, available Oct. 27 through Nov. 6.

Sbarro introduces LTO italian sausage and peppers pizza

Sbarro debuts a new pizza inspired by the italian sausage sub.

NCR Silver boosts functionality for franchises, small business operators

NCR Small Business is upgrading its tablet point of sale system, NCR Silver, to give small business and franchises new marketing, inventory and communication features.

Marco's Pizza offers free slice of pizza on Columbus Day

Marco’s Pizza is celebrating Columbus Day today by giving a free slice of pizza to customers, who show them a picture of Christopher Columbus.

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