Commodities: What goes up must come down

Commodities: What goes up must come down

The nice uptick in stock market prices for most brands two weeks ago was all but erased  last week in trading of some of the major pizza stocks.

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World Heritage status for a pizza? It's done and the Neapolitan won

World Heritage status for a pizza? It's done and the Neapolitan won

Two million Italians can't be wrong. That's how many people signed the petition to add their prized Neapolitan pizza to UNESCO's list of the world's cultural treasures. Now, it's official, making the Neapolitan is an art.

Commodities: Nice week for most pizza brands

Commodities: Nice week for most pizza brands

It was a largely favorable week for pizza stocks, while commodity prices were mixed.

4 paths to data breach prevention

4 paths to data breach prevention

To prevent data breaches and strengthen payment security, restaurants should consider several key technologies on the market, including the latest developments in payment solutions.

Pieology CEO on the art of experimenting with live-action customer experience

Pieology CEO on the art of experimenting with live-action customer experience

Data drives today's restaurateur, and Pieology has taken that idea to a new and lively level at its R&D location in California.

Commodities: A tale of 2 papas

Commodities: A tale of 2 papas

A short trading week still revealed plenty about the current restaurant pizza market in the popularity, or lack thereof, of two brands with different approaches to their customers' needs.

The pizza restaurateur's financial forecast? Mostly 'cloud-y' ... but in a good way

The pizza restaurateur's financial forecast? Mostly 'cloud-y' ... but in a good way

There's a cloud hanging over the world's pizza restaurant, but in this case, that's a good thing because this is the kind of cloud that allows pizza restaurateurs to retrieve all those increasingly important technological resources needed to run businesses...

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlister's chefs on the 3 legs that support great menu innovation

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlister's chefs on the 3 legs that support great menu innovation

The world for chefs at pizza brands typically must fit in a circular, crusted pie, but within those confines, there's plenty of room for creativity. But as was learned at the annual Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville last month, no matter how great an item tastes, it has to be supported by at least three main goals.

Chuck E. Cheese: Where a parent can (finally) be a parent

Chuck E. Cheese: Where a parent can (finally) be a parent

Fast Casual Editor Cherryh Cansler — aka Lincoln's mom — heads to the brand new Chuck E. Cheese in Kansas City to find things have really changed ... and for the better, in the mind of the millennial mom.

Commodities: Papa John’s gets another scoop of 'Rocky Road'

Commodities: Papa John’s gets another scoop of 'Rocky Road'

With prices falling on many essentials, it was a fairly good week for pizza brands ... unless your name is Papa John's.

Free webinar teaches restaurants how to make training literally pay

Free webinar teaches restaurants how to make training literally pay

Training may be one of the restaurant industry's most overlooked ways to gain a competitive edge. This free webinar explains precisely how your brand can not only take heed of that fact, but do something potentially profit-producing about it.

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[WEBINAR] Show-n-Tell: Why Food Transparency Sells Now

[WEBINAR] Show-n-Tell: Why Food Transparency Sells Now

In this webinar, the Litehouse team discusses and explores the evolving food transparency trend and how you can clean up your menu. Download now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


Hideaway Pizza

Hideaway Pizza

Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: March Networks


Getting the Maximum Value from your Digital Menu Boards

Getting the Maximum Value from your Digital Menu Boards

No matter the situation, the crucial ingredient to getting the most value possible from Digital Menu Technology is execution. The details are important, so let’s discuss the facts together.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


When it Comes to Restaurant Menu Boards: DIGITAL > STATIC

When it Comes to Restaurant Menu Boards: DIGITAL > STATIC

More restaurants these days have been transitioning to digital menu boards, and it’s not hard to see why. If you still use static menu boards in your multi-unit operation, check out these benefits as you think about making the switch.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


5 Creative Design Tips for Digital Menu Boards

5 Creative Design Tips for Digital Menu Boards

When it comes to designing your menu boards, the best place to start is with a solid marketing strategy that is consistent across your entire brand. Check out our 5 tips to utilize when designing digital menu boards.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


10 Ways to Encourage Sales with Digital Menu Boards

10 Ways to Encourage Sales with Digital Menu Boards

Many operators unintentionally overlook ways they can increase customer loyalty, promote key products, and inspire last-minute sales. That’s why it’s important to optimize your in-store signage and promotional areas to your advantage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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