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THE COLONY, Texas — A Sept. 22 letter from Pizza Inn chief executive Tim Taft reflected growing shareholder and franchisee concerns over the future of the struggling 400-unit company.
Dallas Business Journal: Pizza Inn chief executive Tim Taft is banking on a new buffet restaurant design to help reverse the fortunes of the struggling 400-unit company. In the new prototype, opened recently in Plano, Texas, the chain's trademark green, red and black color scheme is replaced with a "brighter, energetic" design.
THE COLONY, Texas — Fiscal 2005, ended June 26, was a tough one for Pizza Inn. Net income was $204,000, down from $2.24 million in 2004.
THE COLONY, Texas — Tim Taft, president and chief executive officer of Pizza Inn since March 31, knows the challenge to revive the 47-year-old pizza chain is a stiff one. But he believes it's possible because of the brand's great heritage and its dedicated franchisees.
THE COLONY, Texas — Seven months after it usually holds its annual meeting, shareholders of publicly traded Pizza Inn's were set to convene at the 350-unit chain's headquarters on June 23. According to a news release, Tim Taft, who was...
THE COLONY, Texas — Pizza Inn reported a 3.2 percent dip in comparable-store sales for the 12 weeks ended March 27, 2005. According to a regulatory filing, the 400-unit chain lost $20,000 during the quarter, versus a profit of $617,000 in the same period last year.
THE COLONY, Texas — Despite writing questionably large parachute payouts into their labor agreements nearly three years ago, two Pizza Inn executives have new contracts. According to a regulatory filing, chief financial officer, Shawn Preator, and senior vice president of...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Pizza Inn's new chief executive and president, Tim Taft, will earn a $1 salary in his first year at the company, but his contract grants him the right to buy 5 percent of the chain immediately. According...
THE COLONY, Texas — Pizza Inn appointed Tim Taft, 46, its new president and chief executive officer on March 31. He replaces interim CEO Robert Page and, according to a news release, will assume his duties immediately.
THE COLONY, Texas — Financial, sales and legal woes continue at 400-plus-unit Pizza Inn. On Feb.
United Press International: The world's top three pizza chains are charging for delivery in Hawaii. Domino's tacked on a $1.25 delivery fee more than a year ago, and in the past several weeks, Pizza Hut and Papa John's Pizza have begun charging $1 to deliver.
THE COLONY, Texas — The Jan. 4 appointment of Robert Page as Pizza Inn's interim chief executive officer has placed the company out of compliance with marketplace rules as stated by NASDAQ.
THE COLONY, Texas — The board of directors of Pizza Inn appointed Robert B. Page as acting chief executive officer during a special meeting convened Jan.
Senior Editor Steve Coomes takes a look at who won and who lost in the pizza business in 2004. He also analyzes his predictions made at the end of last year, and takes a shot at prophesying what will happen in 2005.
Dallas Morning News: Ronald W. Parker, who was dismissed Dec.
THE COLONY, Texas — Embattled Pizza Inn CEO Ronald Parker was officially fired on Dec. 11 by the 410-unit chain's board of directors.
Now that CEO Ronald Parker is gone from Pizza Inn, will the company be able to right its ship and steam toward a better future?
A shareholder proxy gave Pizza Inn's largest shareholder control of its board of directors.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Unnamed sources have reported that embattled Pizza Inn CEO Ronnie Parker resigned Nov. 29.
THE COLONY, Texas—A May 11 decision made by Pizza Inn's board of directors has ended concerns over possible payouts of millions of dollars to key Pizza Inn officers relative to a perceived change of board control (see Newcastle gains control...