2009 May: Success!

2009 May: Success!

The state of the U.S. economy is no laughing matter, but pizzeria operators are serious about remaining profitable in the face of the recession. That’s the message that came out of International Pizza Expo 2009 this spring. Nearly 5,700 operators attended the 25th Anniversary edition of the show at the Las Vegas Convention Center MarchMore »

2009 May: Did You Know?

2009 May: Did You Know?

Americans spend approximately $1.55 billion a day dining out.” 58 percent of respondents to a recent PizzaToday.com operator survey say pizza accounts for 70 percent, or more, of their food sales. 91 percent of restaurants in the U.S. have fewer than 50 employees, according to the National Restaurant Association. New Mexico has 346 pizzerias. TheMore »

2009 May: Five Questions

2009 May: Five Questions

Russell J. Weiner is Chief Marketing Officer for Domino’s Pizza. Formerly Pepsi’s Vice President of Marketing, Colas, Weiner has been named one of Brandweek’s Top 10 Marketers of the Next Generation. Domino’s has 5,047 U.S.-based stores and 3,726 international locations. The company’s growth in recent years has come overseas, while domestic stores have struggled. PT:More »

2009 April: Commentary

2009 April: Commentary

These days, there are more ways to communicate than ever before. I don’t necessarily think that means we communicate better, but we at least communicate more — and there’s something to be said for that. With that in mind, Pizza Today recently launched accounts on Facebook and Twitter, two of today’s most popular and powerfulMore »

2009 April: Did You Know?

2009 April: Did You Know?

America’s restaurants are expected to generate $566 billion in sales in 2009, according to the National Restaurant Association. According to a PizzaToday.com Web poll, 38 percent of operatos say their “large” pizza is 16 inches in diameter. North Carolina has 1,880 pizzerias 69 percent of pizzerias offer catering. Carminuccio’s Pizza & Catering / Puget SoundMore »