Pizza Inn rolls out Stromboli-inspired offering

Pizza Inn has added Pepperoni Twists to the menu. The company said in a news release that the new offerings are "Stromboli-like" and are made by wrapping Italian dough around a blend of pepperoni and mozzarella and are sprinkled with...

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Experts share insights on millennial dining-out decisions

Shaped by user-centric devices and the Great Recession, value-conscious millennials are looking for great experiences that are friction-free.

Why you’ll abandon your new mobile app in 12 to 24 months

Apple Pay just demolished the payment value of a branded app, making it possible for consumers to pay without downloading your app by offering the ability to store a credit card and use it with any NFC-enabled device.

What did you miss at #CONNECTsummit14? Check out the highlights

#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.

Three ways restaurants can be smarter with local schools

Online ordering is the perfect way to remind students, parents and school administrators that you care about their needs by offering them a quick and value-oriented way to order their meals.

Menu trends: Consumers want functionality from their food

The word 'fresh' is the most powerful driver of menus because it has a connotation that it is real food being served.

How to survive the protein craze

Cutting costs by creating limited time offers or new menu items that scale down the serving of animal protein could be interesting to test with consumers.

iPhone mobile payment option opens up opportunity for marketers

With Apple's rollout of Apple Pay, now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook.

What are Any’tizers, Tanglers, Frisnacks or Wrappetizers?

Restaurants can sell snacks at premium profit margins and can be more exciting for guests than the traditional core menu.

Using big data to get a big mobile strategy in place

Operators can now collect valuable information about their customers, find micro segments, create predictive analytics, and pass that value on.

RedBrick Pizza plans resurgence under new ownership

The brand is aiming for 25 locations in the next year, including a debut in the Midwest and New York.

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NEWS


Villa Italian Kitchen plans slice giveaway for Facebook fans

Villa Italian Kitchen will celebrate National Pizza Month this October with its fifth annual Have a Slice Day pizza giveaway, offering new and existing Facebook fans a free slice of pizza on Oct. 14. Fans who like the brand on Facebook will have access to a time-sensitive, downloadable coupon for one free slice of pizza.

Domino's annual fire safety campaign heats up in October

Domino's Pizza's is partnering with the National Fire Protection Association and Sparky the Fire Dog for the seventh consecutive year to promote Fire Prevention Week. From Oct.

Food truck revenue expected to increase by 76% in next five years

The food truck segment began picking up steam around 2008, with many concepts abandoning more expensive brick-and-mortar bills during the Great Recession. According to the National League of Cities, there are no signs of this marketing slowing down – food...

Hungry Howie's adds social media elements to breast cancer fundraiser

Hungry Howie's Pizza will feature its annual "Love, Hope & Pizza" campaign throughout October to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. As part of the campaign, pizzas will be served in a pink box featuring the NBCF logo....

Blaze Pizza plans two pizza giveaways to mark openings

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza will open its second Wisconsin location, in Bayshore Town Center, on Oct. 2. To celebrate, the location will offer free pizzas on Oct.

Domino’s showcases new store design with carryout promotion

Domino's Pizza will offer a weeklong promotion for customers placing a carryout order. The promotion will be held from Sept.

Swarm and Revel Systems announce partnership

The integration of Swarm and Revel solutions will yield visitor traffic and sales conversion data users can use to make operational and marketing decisions.

Pie Five opens doors in Utah with food pantry fundraiser

Pie Five Pizza will open a new location Friday in South Jordan, Utah, and will celebrate on Oct. 3 with a ribbon cutting and a fundraiser for St.

Groupon adds restaurants to Deal Builder platform

Groupon has added features to its Deal Builder tool for merchants, expanding the platform to include restaurants and provide control over the appearance and structure of their promotions. Deal Builder, which launched earlier this year, is a self-service option for...

Blast 825 partners with charities for grand opening

Blast 825 will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Roseville, California, with a week-long charity giving event culminating in a VIP Party on Oct. 2, which is open to the public.

NYC pizzerias’ annual food bank fundraiser set

The annual Slice Out Hunger fundraiser is scheduled for Oct. 8 starting at 6 p.m.

Calgary preps for weeklong pizza competitions

The creators of YYC Burger Week have announced a new Calgary, Alberta-wide YYC Pizza Week. From Sept.

Pizza 73 teams up with Edmonton Oilers

Western Canada’s Pizza 73 has announced a new partnership with the Edmonton Oilers. The multi-year deal, a first between the organizations, makes Pizza 73 the official pizza of the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Oil Kings. According to a news release,...

Pizza concepts join in on Mac & Cheese competition

The inaugural Mac & Cheese Fest will be held Oct. 4 at the University of Illinois-Chicago Forum from noon to 3 p.m.

Pie Five opening new Tennessee, Florida locations

Pie Five Pizza Co. will open a new location in Daytona Beach, Florida, and another new location in Franklin, Tennessee, on Friday. The Daytona Beach location is the second for the company in Florida and is located near the Daytona International Speedway at 1388 W.

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