As you enter into new relationships with vendors (whether a POS system, a Back Office solution or an Above Store Reporting Tool), be aware that there are a variety of agreement designs that can work both for or against you.
Flooding can occur after heavy rains or when rivers and streams rise quickly. Large areas can flood in a short time, interrupting power and damaging property. The resulting floodwater may damage records, equipment, and food inventory, as well as cause structural damage.
Managing employees is a major aspect that new franchisees often don’t realize or prepare for when signing a franchise agreement. That, and the fact that running your own shop means dozens of daily decisions, are big eye openers.
The week before Easter found pizza operators with little to celebrate as stock values for the four brands monitored by this site continued their downward trend and there was little in the way of relief from the prices being paid for commodities.
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.
Overall, it was not a bad week for pizza restaurateurs on the market. While cheese and wheat prices continued to rise, that was offset last week by falling fuel prices nationally. Meanwhile, pizza stocks made healthy gains across the board.
When the FDA issues its Notice of Availability for menu labeling guidelines later this month, pizza restaurateurs across the U.S. will have one year to get all their ingredients analyzed and on the menu.