Newly opened Long Island City Pizza Factory is planting a flag, claiming it is the world's first "full-digital pizzeria," an accomplishment its owners hope will give it a direct connection right into customer hearts.
It was another nice week of pizza stock trading and largely lower commodity prices last week, almost an exact replay of the previous week's financial stats.
Some forward-thinking brands are already using comprehensive workforce management solutions to automate time-consuming, error-prone efforts related to time and attendance, scheduling, leave management and other employee-facing processes.
Pizza brands did well as the market soared on Wall Street last week, but the highest New Year's pump prices since 2014 stole back some of the profits.
No one would dispute that the pizza game is one of the most competitive in food service. That's one reason Urban Bricks invests in some useful and creative gadgets to help grow its bottom line.
Restaurateurs have been inundated with so-called trends lists for the year ahead over the last three months. This site reviewed some of the major lists and the research behind them to establish four key things to know about your customers in the year ahead.
I believe point-of-sale must catch up with point-of-ordering, and the companies that do this well will win hearts, minds, and market share.
Some pizza brands might be firing off a letter to Santa this week before Christmas in one last effort to make something magical happen to their stock prices.
Social media management may be this century's true school of hard knocks, but those who oversee this task at three fast casual brands had some great pointers on how to help your brand and franchisees stay 'cool' under even the most sweltering online conditions.
In the pizza restaurateur's playbook, design seems pretty cut and dried, with big ovens, often lots of brick and an overall "constructive" atmosphere. But that selling your strengths short, according to these design panel pros at this fall's Fast Casual Executive Summit.
Restaurant management software providers all often seem to be speaking the same language. But don't let that mislead you when you're seeking an RMS solution for your specific needs. Here's how to start that search on the right track so you end up reaching your destination.
To prevent data breaches and strengthen payment security, restaurants should consider several key technologies on the market, including the latest developments in payment solutions.
Data drives today's restaurateur, and Pieology has taken that idea to a new and lively level at its R&D location in California.
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.
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...
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.
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.
With prices falling on many essentials, it was a fairly good week for pizza brands ... unless your name is Papa John's.
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.
Keeping marketing efforts of all kinds fresh for every age of consumer is critical to brand success, but not an easy thing to accomplish. This year's keynote speaker at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Louisville, April 9-11 has mastered it in his role as KFC Director of Advertising.