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2012 July: Did You Know? / Places That Rock

2012 July: Did You Know? / Places That Rock

Feel free to tinker with the design of the QR codes you use in your marketing — only 30 percent of the code is used to make it work. Nearly 25 percent of IRS business audits result in dismissal.  Delivery accounts for approximately 35 percent of U.S. pizza sales.  Slice of Hope 2012 takes placeMore »

2012 May: Did You Know? / Places That Rock

2012 May: Did You Know? / Places That Rock

41 percent of consumers report eating pizza at least once a week, according to Technomic, Inc. You can now subscribe to Pizza Today on your iPad or Android tablet free of charge. That’s right, our app costs $0.00! America’s 50 largest pizza companies control approximately 28,800 stores. 48 percent of U.S. pizzerias serve beer ///More »

Places That Rock

2012 November: Didi You Know / Places That Rock

Angelina’s Pizzeria and Café 300 S. Roosevelt #8 Seaside, Oregon 97138 (503) 717-1230 www.angelinaspizzeriaandcafe.com This is a neighborhood spot that caters to its local fans. With so many rewards program cards offered today, Angelina’s holds onto its customers’ Frequent Diner Program cards for them. There is nothing else to add to a wallet or remember.More »

2012 TOP 100 PIZZA COMPANIES

2012 November: TOP 100 PIZZA COMPANIES

 What’s happening with America’s largest pizza companies? Who added stores in 2012? Who pushed their sales to record highs? Who dropped off a bit? Last month, we published our list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, we present to you our yearly listing of America’s 100 largest pizza chains. Check out who’sMore »

Il Pizzaiolo / YNOT Pizza & Italian Cuisine

2012 November: IL PIZZAIOLO / YNOT PIZZA & ITALIAN CUISINE

Tony and Harry Disilvestro aren’t your typical beach town residents. their company, Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine, doesn’t cater to the hoards of tourists who fill Virginia Beach during the warm months. they don’t cater to spring breakers, and they don’t feature portraits of sandy scenery on their walls. What they do bring to theMore »

2012 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias List

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2012 October: Hot 100 Independents

Back To Oct 2012 2012 Restaurant Name 2011 Owner/Manager Location Web site  Units Gross Sales 1 Buddy’s Pizza 1 Robert Jacobs  Farmington Hills   MI www.buddyspizza.com  9 $20,000,000.00 2 Marion’s Piazza 2 Roger S. Glass  Dayton  OH www.marionspiazza.com  8 $16,175,000.00 3 Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too! 3 John D’Ambrosio  Sunnyvale  CA www.giorgiosandfjlitalian.com 5 $13,500,000.00 4 GlassMore »

2012 October: Hot 100 Independents

2012 October: Hot 100 Independents

Each year, we mail out surveys to independent pizzerias across the nation. Using their responses, we compile our Hot 100 list — a ranking of America’s 100 largest independent pizza operations (based on sales). This issue is eagerly devoured by Pizza Today’s readers and the list you’ll see on pages 32 and 33 is aMore »

The Unique Pizzeria

2012 October: The Unique Pizzeria

As you might imagine, we interact with a variety of pizza operations on a daily basis. We deal with large chains and small independents alike, and their individual stories never cease to fascinate us. Each pizzeria is unique in its own right. To that end, we set out to find some of America’s most uniqueMore »

Pizza Power: Brooklyn Pizza Company, Tucson, Arizona

2012 September: BROOKLYN PIZZA COMPANY

Brooklyn Pizza Company puts its philosophy to work Solar powered and community minded—Brooklyn Pizza Company brings New York-style pizza to Tucson, Arizona. Opened in 1996, the pizzeria is centered in the hip, eclectic business corridor of Fourth Avenue, nestled next to the University of Arizona (UofA). It’s usually a busy district of foot and streetMore »

2012 September: My Turn

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2012 September: My Turn

BY MINTA K. CRAFTS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR THE KAREN MULLEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION No doubt you’ve seen the pink splashed across these pages as you’ve flipped through Pizza Today over past couple years. So, why the pink? What is Slice of Hope? Slice of Hope is the answer to the question that had been nagging atMore »