Pizza Inn

Pizza Inn Begins 2014 with Record Growth

Flash Market Inc. added to its stable of Pizza Inn franchises in Alabama, Arkansas, and Tennessee by opening four new Pizza Inn Express locations last month. Three are in Arkansas (Brinkley, Trumann, and Wynne). The other is in Clarkton, Missouri.

A fifth Pizza Inn Express, owned by franchisee Yasin Mohammad, began operations in Jarrell, Texas, and Dave Gonzalez opened another unit in late January in Hebbronville, Texas. It was a record number of openings in a single month in recent company history.

Good Stock

Limited-service companies enjoyed a big year on the stock market in 2013.

Pollo Tropical parent Fiesta Restaurant Group topped quick serve stock prices.
Pollo Tropical parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group was the best performing quick-serve stock last year.

During any given year, a restaurant company that records a 50 percent increase in its stock price could expect to crow pretty loudly about the accomplishment. But even that type of gain wasn’t good enough to crack the top 10 among publicly held limited-service restaurant operators in 2013, as equities market soared.

“It’s been a very good year for the market and for many restaurant companies,” says R.J. Hottovy, a dining industry analyst at Chicago’s investment firm Morningstar. “There were some pockets of weakness, but most restaurant [stock] values have had good gains.”

Pizza Inn Opens Free Buffet to Veterans

Many of Pizza Inn’s international restaurants are located near military bases, and this Veterans Day, participating Pizza Inn buffet restaurants across the country are inviting active-duty, reserve, and retired service members to enjoy a buffet on the house. Guests can simply bring a valid government or military ID on Monday, November 11, to receive the offer.

Pizza Inn Makes Big Moves In the South, Arkansas

Flash Market Inc. has operated five Pizza Inn restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, and Tennessee since 2009. The experience has been so rewarding, they have decided to expand in a big way.


Pizza Inn Holdings announced that it has awarded 10 new franchise units to Flash Market. The new Pizza Inn Express restaurants will be located in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.


How is Pie Five So Successful? Learn at Conference

Pie Five Pizza Co., a fast-casual concept, will be front and center at the 2013 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference (MUFC) on March 28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc. senior vice president and chief development officer Madison Jobe will take the stage to share insights into how concept Pizza Inn successfully launched Pie Five Pizza Co.