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Commodities: A (kinda) Happy New Year for pizza prices

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.

Commodities: A rocky 2016 ends with pizza stocks falling

The last week of 2016 was brutal for pizza stocks, which bled off significant value before the close of trading on Dec. 30.

Commodities: Down, down, down … for all but Domino's

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.

Commodities: Little joy to the world in pizza commodity prices

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.

Commodities: Supply prices up, stock prices mixed

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.

Commodities: Pizza  stocks fall, gas rises

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.

Commodities Report: Thanksgiving week gives pizza traders a lot to be grateful for

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.

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

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.

Commodities: Most pizza stocks see bump, supply prices mixed

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.

Commodities: Election rocks nation, not pizza stocks

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.

Commodities: Prices echo country's 'case of nerves' this week

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.

Commodities: A 'trick-y' market for pizza restaurateurs

If you're a pizza restaurateur and you’re still hiding under your covers this Monday, you're likely not alone. Not only are we beginning that last rocky week before the presidential election, but commodity prices mostly increased last week.

Commodities: Pizza love at stock market, ingredients prices rising

It was a very good week for all but one of the pizza stocks monitored here last week, though the prices paid for essential pizza ingredients rose mostly.

Domino’s knocks down 91 straight quarters of global growth

Domino’s Pizza continues to dominate the category with another strong quarter of financials marked by strong growth in same store sales, global store counts, and earnings per share.

Uncle Maddio's on franchisee failure: Lessons learned drive growth forward

When you build a brand, you are taking a chance on new franchisees. There will be failures, shares Uncle Maddio's. The trick is to turn those failures into successful strategy moving forward.

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