The volume growth from digital has offset increases in the price of cheese and pork.
Offer customers something, like a discount or a recipe, in return for their like.
Every star on a Yelp review leads to a 5 to 9-percent increase in revenue and First Watch uses the site as part of its business model.
Heavy users of a brand do respond to rewards, but most customers prefer nuanced benefits, like special status as a VIP who gets access to private promotions.
Even the most loyal customer evaluates every touch point and interaction with a business.
From menu rollouts to marketing campaigns, some concepts are in the spirit.
Digital ordering should make up more than half of sales for the bigger brands within the next year.
Provide your customers with the option to select which program they prefer.
Younger consumers are willing to pay extra for products from companies with positive social, environmental impacts.
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The brand examines sales and coupons to find out what works, and also leverages word-of-mouth messaging from loyal customers.
Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza will open its newest location July 31 in Rapid City, S.D., at the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center. To celebrate, the company will give away free build-your-own pizzas Aug. 1 from 11 a.m.
Beacons can be powerful tools for reaching customers right outside a restaurant's front door, and getting them through the front door. A free live webinar sponsored by Splick.it and hosted by FastCasual.com will help restaurants understand beacons and geo-fencing and...
Papa John’s Pizza today was named named as the "Official Pizza of the Cincinnati Bengals." According to a news release on Bengals.com, Papa John’s will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and Bengals fans can take advantage of special...
Papa Murphy’s has been named as the No. 2 top digital marketer in the U.S.
Dimitri Syrkin-Nikolau, owner of Chicago’s Dimo’s Pizza, has launched a cookbook called "Revolutionary Pizza: Bold Pies that Will Change Your Life … and Dinner." The book was published this month by Page Street Publishing and is available for $19.99. "'Revolutionary...
The Sacramento (Calif.) Convention Center, in conjunction with hospitality partner Classique Catering, a Centerplate company, has opened a new concept called Apizza. Classique Catering has tapped nationally-recognized pizza master Bill Pustari to create thin-crust pies featuring farm-to-fork ingredients.
Elevate Research Inc. announced today that it has secured $500,000 in seed capital to support its growth in the restaurant and retail industries.
Hunt Brothers Pizza has announced that Georgianne Bradbury, from Louisville, Ky., is the grand prize winner its ultimate race weekend package, including a meet-and-greet with No. 5 Hunt Brothers Pizza driver Kevin Harvick and JR Motorsports owner Dale Earnhardt Jr....
In partnership with Paramount Pictures and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, set for an Aug. 8 debut, Pizza Hut will have a presence at Comic-Con International this week in San Diego.
Away We Dough Inc. has hosted a grand opening celebration for Utah’s first PizzaRev location in West Valley.
Six of Villa Enterprises’ brands are now open at the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets in Virginia, as part of the Food Hall by Villa. The concepts include Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries, Far East...
Papa Murphy’s has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to fund 24 Starlight Tablets for eight Seattle-area hospitals. According to a news release, Papa Murphy’s support to the Starlight Children’s Foundation will benefit an estimated 12,000 pediatric patients...
HipLogiq announced today a new partnership that will allow customers to integrate customer contact data gathered using its SocialCentiv tool directly into MailChimp. SocialCentiv users can listen on social media for customers seeking their product or service, reply and extend...
Pizza Patrón announced today that first and second quarter total sales in 2014 exceeded expectations and are up 5.6 percent versus the same six-month period in the prior year. According to a news release, this number was achieved with 14...
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CiCi’s Pizza is the latest pizza chain to test a create-your-own concept, jumping on board a growing subsegment driven by fledgling fast casual concepts throughout the country.
CiCi’s will showcase this new prototype at a reopening celebration at its restaurant in The Colony, Texas, on July 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.