Commodities: Pizza stocks fluctuate


The prices for cheese and wheat increased, gasoline remained unchanged, and pizza stocks fluctuated.


Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up and gasoline unchanged

The price for cheese dropped during the week, wheat increased and gasoline remained unchanged.

Commodities: Wheat up, gasoline continues to drop

The price of wheat increased 23 cents last week, while prices at the pump continued to drop.

Commodities: Price of gasoline continues to drop

The price for gasoline continues to drop, while cheese prices remain flat. Here’s a look at the rest of the market.

Gas, cheese, wheat prices all fall to close out the year

Gas prices have fallen 50 cents in the past month and are more than $1 lower than they were this time last year.

Christmas arrives at the gas pump

Fuel experiences its longest streak of declining prices on record, according to AAA.

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.

Low gas prices saving Americans about $200M per day versus 2013

The average cost of fuel is nearly 70 cents lower per gallon than it was last year at this time, and has dropped below the $2 mark in 13 states.

2014 on the menu: Specialty pizzas and menu overhauls

Pizza Hut wasn't the only concept to undergo a massive makeover this year; Sbarro, CiCi's, California Pizza Kitchen and Chuck E. Cheese's also all took a page from the 'Domino's playbook.'

Wheat prices up $1 since October

Gas prices drop another dime in a week.

Domino's Pizza continues Wall Street climb

Domino's shares are up 3,000 percent compared to where they were before the company's turnaround effort in 2010.

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Papa John's introduces XL Monster Toppings pizza

Papa John's XL Monster Toppings pizza is 33 percent bigger than Papa John’s large pizza with more toppings.

Papa John’s announces appointment of new board member

Papa John's announced the appointment of Sonya E. Medina to the company’s board of directors

Fast food study reveals where Americans spend most money

Taco Bell came out most affordable when compared to Chipotle and Papa John's.

Papa John's helping military families

Papa John's has partnered with the new 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation to help youth in military families. As part of the partnership, Papa John's has created a special online-only Jermaine Kearse Pizza offer.

Papa John’s selects Red e App to increase opps efficiency

Papa John’s selects Red e App to increase its operational efficiency through mobile workflow communication with its corporate managers.

Groupon launches ‘Groupon To Go’

The Internet coupon service will expand into the takeout and delivery markets

Papa John's rolls out New Years' BOGO

Papa John's customers who order any large pizza at regular menu price will receive another large one-topping pizza free now through January 28.

Papa John's co-op names new media agency

The Louisville (Kentucky) Co-Op of Papa John’s International Inc., has selected Current360 as its media agency. The scope of work will include competitive research to identify opportunities, consulting services to leverage sponsorships and partnerships, and media planning, placement and tracking...

Preferred Restaurant Brands opens second Papa John's

Preferred Restaurant Brands, previously known as Dixie Foods International Inc., has announced the opening of its second Papa John's location. The franchisee's newest unit is on Roseville Boulevard in Roseville, California. "We are excited to be expanding our Papa John's...

Papa John's incentivizes gift card purchases

From now through Dec. 31, Papa John's is offering an incentive to purchase the brand's gift card.

Papa John’s acquisition extends brand's India presence

Papa John’s, Avan Projects and Global Franchise Architects today announced the acquisition of Pizza Corner stores in South India. Papa John’s will convert the existing Pizza Corner stores to Papa John’s restaurants through Q1 2015. This acquisition is part of...

Papa John's new Red Kettle Cookie raises funds for Salvation Army campaign

Papa John's has introduced a Philly Cheesesteak Pizza and The Salvation Army Red Kettle Cookie. A portion of the proceeds from each cookie sold during its limited-time availability will go to The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. The Philly Cheesesteak Pizza will be available through Dec.

Preferred Restaurant Brands opens its first Papa John's location

Preferred Restaurant Brands, formerly known as Dixie Foods International Inc., announced it has opened its first of many planned Papa John's locations.

Papa John's franchise group changes name, adds board members

Dixie Foods International Inc., a Papa John's and Capriotti's Sandwich Shops franchisee, has changed its name to Preferred Restaurant Brands. The company has also added six members to its board of directors. CEO Ken Antos said 'Preferred Restaurant Brands' better...

Papa John's adds Fritos and chili to pizzas

Papa John's has partnered with PepsiCo's Fritos corn chips to create the new Fritos Chili Pizza. The limited time product is available through Nov. 23.

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