PizzaMarketplace State of the Industry 2012 now available

About 150 operators were surveyed on topics such as menu trends, marketing initiatives, technology upgrades, franchising, capital spending and general operations.

Pass the baked potatoes

Will NYC's ban on large sodas lead to more regulations against the restaurant industry?

Survey: U.S. pizza market tops $40 billion

Opportunities are available with healthier offerings, leaner proteins and breakfast varieties.

Restaurants offer silver lining to today’s economy

More than a quarter of new jobs — 29.2 percent — are in foodservice.

Report: Food industry franchising profitability on the rise

More than 70 percent of franchisees surveyed said they would recommend their brand to other candidates – a strong indicator of job satisfaction.

Nielsen research, restaurant CEOs say ‘Mobile is it’

Sports and politics are dissected endlessly in the media, but it's my hunch that Americans spend significantly more time talking about food. Big games happen once a week and—thankfully—elections are far less frequent.

NYC approves soda ban; restaurant association responds

Big-margin soft drinks are good for operators' bottom lines.

Restaurant industry's summer of accidental politics coming to an end

Every company big or small takes a risk by making a statement that even remotely resembles something political.

Pizza operators leverage growing demand for craft beer

Pizzerias are experiencing boost in beverage sales from localized brews.

Restaurants take the lead in hunger crisis aid

A new report shows that one in five Americans don't know how they'll afford their next meal.

College-aged Millennials shaping foodservice trends

Trends such as ethnic cuisine, late-night ordering and meatless options expected to grow.

Restaurant Social Media Top 10 [Infographic]

How the largest limited-service restaurants in the U.S. stack up on social networks.

Few pizza concepts on list of fastest growing companies

Restaurant category dominated by concepts from fledgling fast casual segment.

Tapping into the college Millennial foodservice consumer

Younger consumers prefer snacks, late-night options.

11 shocking new social media statistics in America

Recent findings from social media behavioral researchers show some shocking changes in how Americans use and consume social media.

Game changers and shapers inspiring product development and innovation – Part 2

Settings in demand during economic recovery include approachable, family friendly dining, vibrant, inspired, authentic and rustic.

Digital technology helping restaurant operators reach more guests

A Q&A with OLO founder and CEO Noah Glass on the new digital customer and the technology driving their dining experiences.

Papa John's Obamacare comments create social media firestorm

During Q2 earnings call, CEO claimed Affordable Care Act would cause rise in pizza prices in order to protect shareholders.

Vending innovations pose threat to restaurant market share

Advances in technology help machines evolve from pretzel-filled office staples to fresh, quick pizza providers.

Common food truck execution mistakes

The guiding menu principle is always to sell fewer items at higher margins - which will allow you to spend more time on operations execution and customer interfaces.

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