States try to tax take-and-bake pizzas

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As states are in the hunt for revenue sources, some are looking to take-and-bake pizzas. The dilemma lies in how the pizzas are classified. Is a take-and-bake pizza considered restaurant prepared food, subject to tax, or is it a grocery item and exempt from tax? There are 24 states, which follow the Streamlined Sales TaxMore »

Cheese prices go up, but Americans still love it

2010 October: Mozzarella on the Move

Block cheese prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange rose by 9.5 percent in the past month, ending 18 cents higher at $2.05 per pound. Cheese prices have experienced a steady rise since mid-November. Rising cheese prices have not slowed America’s appetite as the average person eats more than 25 pounds of it per year. WhichMore »

Pizza Hut enters pizza-by-the-slice market

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Pizza Hut, No. 1 on Pizza Today’s 2013 Top 100 Pizza Companies list, enters the slice market with the opening of two pizza by the slice locations — York, Nebraska, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island — this week, according to Entrepreneur. Individual slices sell for $2 to $3 and are cut from a new 18-inch pizza,More »

Five digital marketing don’ts of 2014 are…

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The net of online marketing is so wide and vast that it’s sometimes difficult to analyze what works from what’s a waste of your time and money. Return on investment still apply with digital marketing strategies. The Financial Post offers five digital marketing don’ts for 2014. They are: Don’t spread yourself too thin. While itMore »

Domino’s to launch innovative ordering app

Domino’s Pizza and Ford Motor Company have partnered to create an innovative new pizza ordering app, and the pair will demo the technology tomorrow at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Set for public launch later in 2014, the app will use the Ford SYNC Applink System. Ford’s proprietary SYNC technology allows drivers ofMore »

Pizza clubs do exist

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A Temple Hills, Maryland couple has founded Pizza Addicts Anonymous,  a group of 150 members who share their love for pizza. The club, which formed in April, travels to various pizzerias each month, as well as gathering to celebrate pizza-related holidays. Check out more about this club at Gazette.net. Pizza Addicts isn’t the first clubMore »

Free Webinar: Tips and tricks for review sites — (Tues, Jan. 14, 2 pm EST)

Don't miss the Sept. 24th Pizza Today Webinar: Best Social Media Practices

User-generated review Web sites can be frustrating. Learn how to get the most from sites like Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor. Tuesday, January 14 at 2 p.m. EST (1pm CT; 12 Noon MT; 11am PT), Pizza Today presents a free webinar “Social Networks Guide — Part 3: Tips and tricks for review sites.” The webinar isMore »

Greatest moments in pizza history from 2013

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It’s that time of the year when your news feed is filled with Year-In-Reviews. Huffington Post has counted down its list of “The 34 Greatest Moments in Pizza History From 2013″. Some of those featured you might remember from PizzaToday.com: Former Child Actor Star Macaulay Culkin Launches Pizza-Themed Band Macaulay Culkin may forever be etchedMore »