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.
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It got more expensive to stock the shelves for pizza restaurateurs last week, but most brands still got a lift in trading over the week.
The chain's ambitious plan will increase revenue by 10 percent, grow earnings per share by 15-20 percent and drive mid-single-digit comp growth each year, while opening 12,000 new stores globally by 2021.
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The afterglow of a profitable Thanksgiving week of trading on the pizza marketplace is all but gone this week after pizza stock prices returned to a lower overall value over the course of last week.
At last month's Fast Casual Executive Summit outside Los Angeles, restaurant marketing consultant Gerry O’Brion said the difference between winners and losers in the food service game is differentiation. Brands that can clearly answer four key questions are primed to lead this highly competitive segment of the economy.
The Chinese government wants to help its people live longer, healthier lives and has enlisted the support of the nation’s leading fast-food operator, Yum China, to lead the charge.
Pizza stocks traders were clearly overjoyed at the news last week of a federal injunction halting enactment of the federal overtime pay laws that were set to take effect this Thursday. That eleventh-hour move by a Texas judge sent pizza stock prices soaring, truly giving the publicly traded brands in this business something to be grateful for.
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Less than a week before the overtime regulations were to kick in, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the rule that would have made an estimated 4 million American workers eligible to claim overtime pay.
Commodity prices were truly a mixed bag this week with the cost of some of the most commonly used items in pizza restaurant operation truly varied, although the overall high value of the dollar has helped.
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With the big question answered on the next U.S. president, the good news is the pizza commodities market remained relatively stable. Most prices for commodities dropped slightly over the week, while pizza stock prices were mostly up.
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With one day to go before a potentially game-changing presidential election, pizza stocks echoed the country's overall trepidation and commodity prices were no real pick-me-upper, either.
Good news came this morning in the form of a new report on the global pizza market for the next three years. Technavio's latest research shows that the market will grow at a CAGR of 3 percent through 2020.
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