Brand promotional opportunities are everywhere for the restaurant industry, and there may be no better examples of that than two national news events this week that two very different brands used to their great advantage.
With 1.8 billion active users each month, nearly one-third of whom are in that golden 25-to-34 demographic, Facebook is a potential source of restaurant gold, making the quality of a brand's participation in the social media venue absolutely critical to...
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.
At a time when the incoming administration in Washington shows little support for increasing the federal minimum wage or putting programs in place to assist American workers with health coverage, at least in New York City, Domino's is working in...
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.
In case you're unable to roll out of bed this time of year and didn't know it, this coming Monday is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, according to Sky Travel, the British marketing travel agency that...
This four-part series explores the successes and challenges of the food truck industry, which has grown by 12.4 percent over the past five years. It's now worth $650 million and should hit $2.7 billion this year.
Watch this video interview with a foodservice expert to learn why so many audit programs fail and what brands should know when searching for, designing and implementing their own plans.
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,
Why are some pizza chains thriving in an overall economic downturn for the restaurant industry? The answers speak volumes about today's customers' demands.
The last week of 2016 was brutal for pizza stocks, which bled off significant value before the close of trading on Dec. 30.
Combining cuisines from all over the world will be 2017's No. 1 trend. Other trends include spicier flavor profiles, more vegan and veggie options and DIY cooking.
Twitter has effectively been our micro-blogging friend for a decade, which has changed the face of marketing because this great promotional tool allows brands to push strategic initiatives in concise, 140-character chunks. Here are 13 pointers on maximizing that little bluebird's many features.
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.