Brands will fight for their piece of the pie on what the USDA describes as the No. 2 food holiday of the year. Fifteen percent — or about 48 million people — will place some type of food order.
Considering President Donald Trump's passion for business, many were hoping the relationship between the restaurant industry and the government would be less strained. Feelings about his leadership are mixed, however.
The bottom line improved last week for pizza restaurateurs as stock prices for four major brands rebounded in value, and commodity prices overall either fell or remained flat.
Who knew technology could help restaurateurs get the right human touch tableside? Two large restaurant companies tell their highly profitable story.
It was a fairly excruciating week for publicly traded pizza brands last week with prices in free fall from the start of trading last Monday.
Three pizza brands that have recently implemented redesigns make it clear that industry changes are driving some of the most popular design trends.
Businesses and individuals driven by a passion for serving all types of food are recognizing the opportunity to launch a food truck. While these entrepreneurs hail from a variety of backgrounds, they all face the challenges of having sufficient capital, defining their niche, establishing a solid business strategy and executing it.
The overall production tab for pizza restaurateurs took a hit last week in commodities trading when just about every basic need in the pizza-making and delivery process increased over the course of the week.
The last few years have been tough for Rave Restaurant Group, which owns Pie Five and Pizza Inn. Smasburger's former CEO, Scott Crane, however, stepped into the corner office this week and has plans to grow the brand.
The first week of trading for 2017 brought mostly better news for pizza restaurateurs, who had a brutal end-of-year week on the markets for 2016.
Skyrocketing demand for gluten-free choices on restaurant menus is spawning creative solutions from restaurateurs, food service vendors and health watchdog groups to provide diners with choices that are both healthful and great tasting.
The annual conference, which draws hundreds of customer experience leaders and innovators, is June 5-7 in Dallas and features a range of interesting sessions and a special networking function.
Amazon Prime members can now voice-order meals through Amazon Restaurants on Alexa-enabled devices,
The last week of 2016 was brutal for pizza stocks, which bled off significant value before the close of trading on Dec. 30.
Cinnabon's poorly received social media post about Carrie Fisher, upon her death this week, has restaurant leaders talking about how best to prevent such well-intended but still brand-burning missteps online.
NPD Group recently outlined its top five predictions about the American diner's state of mind as it relates to the dinner plate. Taken collectively, these five predictions form the kind of information that brands can take and run with in the year ahead.
Commodities traders were invoking Johnny Cash's lyrics during trading in the week before Christmas, as prices on all pizza chain commodities except auto fuel went "down, down, down," along with the value of most pizza stocks monitored by this site.
Experts weigh in on the eight lessons they learned in 2016 about the fine art of running a restaurant.
Color is critical to customer experience since it has a notable and predictable impact on their moods and emotions.
Papa John's was the only pizza chain that reported a markedly profitable week, while the other three brands monitored here remaining essentially flat or falling slightly over the course of the trading week.