Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Pizza operators got a break from most commodity prices last week, which turns out to be a particularly good thing since three of the four brands monitored here lost a chunk of value over the five days. The exception? Surprise! Papa John's.

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Chipotle food safety chief to speak at Fast Casual Executive Summit

Chipotle food safety chief to speak at Fast Casual Executive Summit

Chipotle Executive Director of Food Safety James Marsden will outline strategies that Chipotle is deploying in its food-safety transformation at this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit.

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Changing weather, politics and consumer demand could foreshadow equally changing commodity and stock prices in the weeks ahead. This week though values for most pizza staple ingredients fell, though most brand values did too.

Delivery driver crime: The restaurant industry problem nobody talks about

Delivery driver crime: The restaurant industry problem nobody talks about

With restaurant online ordering expected to reach $365 billion by 2030, it's little wonder delivery driver is one of the hottest jobs around. But there's a problem that nobody talks about: crime on delivery drivers and the liability faced by brands and third-party providers when it happens. And it happens a lot.

Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Growing a legacy brand into a lasting future is never easy and always time- and personnel-intensive. In this blog, Mr. Gatti's President Michael Poates shares some lessons learned from that process in the Mr. Gatti's household to take the nearly 50-year-old brand from what was, to what's going to be a very successful future.

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodity and stock prices gave pizza restaurateurs a very nice Labor Day send-off last week — the unofficial end of summer in the U.S.

Podcast: Protecting restaurant mobile apps & mobile ordering from fraud

Podcast: Protecting restaurant mobile apps & mobile ordering from fraud

Host Will Hernandez discusses protecting mobile apps and mobile ordering services from fraud, with Kount VP of Marketing, Don Bush. Will also chats with Judy Mottl, editor of Retail Customer Experience, about Amazon Prime Day trends.

Papa John's bitter battle over the brand intensifies with leadership's statement

Papa John's bitter battle over the brand intensifies with leadership's statement

Papa John's corporate leadership Wednesday night released a blistering statement that repeatedly calls out the chain's founder for mistruths, misdeeds and causing mayhem for the international pizza chain.

Pizza Inn franchisee gives candid look inside franchisee-franchisor relationship

Pizza Inn franchisee gives candid look inside franchisee-franchisor relationship

Pizza Inn franchisee Daven Acker gives an unusually candid look at franchisee/franchisor relations.




Poke, salads, southern cookin' on tap for Fast Casual Executive Summit Perfect Pitch

Poke, salads, southern cookin' on tap for Fast Casual Executive Summit Perfect Pitch

Meet three innovative start-up restaurant concepts during this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit in Seattle.

Restaurants and Gen Z: 'And now for something completely different'

Restaurants and Gen Z: 'And now for something completely different'

Just about the time restaurateurs were getting millennials' buying behaviors down, the next wave of consumers has crashed onto the restaurant shores. Welcome to Gen Z -- prepare for something 'completely different.'

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WiFi Marketing Guide - Using WiFi Analytics to Optimize Your Marketing

WiFi Marketing Guide - Using WiFi Analytics to Optimize Your Marketing

From Bloom Intelligence, this guide features examples of how to use WiFi analytics to help plan, enhance and verify your marketing campaigns.

Type: eBook

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


Setting Yourself Up for Success

Setting Yourself Up for Success

Considering a kiosk project? Clearly defining the audience and purpose of your kiosks before starting out will help maximize your project’s chances of success.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Kiosk Group, Inc.


How to Future

How to Future

Learning & development has become a core organizational priority. More than 80% of HR managers consider learning an important component of organizational health, which explains why more than 3/4 of companies use a learning management systems. Is your LMS ready for the future of learning? Get ready now with this guide!

Type: Guide

Sponsor: PlayerLync


WiFi Marketing Case Study - Atlanta Bread Company - Bloom Intelligence

WiFi Marketing Case Study - Atlanta Bread Company - Bloom Intelligence

Discover the secret of how the Atlanta Bread Company massively increased company sales, reviews and customer contacts using WiFi analytics and marketing from Bloom Intelligence. 

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


WiFi Marketing Case Study - World of Beer - Bloom Intelligence

WiFi Marketing Case Study - World of Beer - Bloom Intelligence

Discover how World of Beer used their guest WiFi to increase their customer contact collection by more than 700 percent, resulting in company-wide sales increases and more loyal guests enjoying the tavern's experience more often.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


The Value of a Customer Profile

The Value of a Customer Profile

In this eye-opening whitepaper, you'll learn exactly how profitable customer profiles can be to your establishment. Engage with your customers on a more personal level, driving higher customer spend and loyalty, saving on costs, and boosting ROI. 

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


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