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Blaze Pizza Receives PE Cash Infusion

2017-07-14 Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced that it has made a significant non-controlling investment i...

Fired Pie Unveils 2 New Pizzas for Summer

2017-07-13 Arizona-based Fired Pie is offering two new pizzas now through the end of the September.

Pizza Hut Has Donated Over 100 Million Pounds of Food

2017-06-26 Pizza Hut has reached the 25th year of its Harvest program and surpassed 100 million pounds of food donated to feed those in need.

Pie Five Pizza Opens Second Florida Unit

2017-06-16 Pie Five Pizza Co. is making its Estero, Florida, debut on Monday, June 19 at 22905 Lyden Dr., across from Coconut Point Mall.

Papa Murphy's Names Dunkin' and Starbucks Alum as CEO

2017-06-15 Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. announced that industry veteran Weldon Spangler has been named as CEO and director, effective July 17.

Bacon Stuffed Crust Pizza is Back at Cicis

2017-05-31 Cicis, the nation’s top family-friendly pizza buffet restaurant company, known for its unlimited pizza, pasta, salad, soup and dessert offerings, kick...

Former McDonald's CEO Invests in Pizza Fast Casual

2017-05-23 Cleveland Avenue LLC, a Chicago-based accelerator that strategically invests in innovative, consumer-focused restaurant, food, and beverage concepts, ...

Papa John's Kicks Off Summer with Two New Items

2017-05-23 Papa John’s International is kicking off summer and grilling season by introducing a new addition to the burger-pizza lineup—the Bacon Cheddarburger P...

How Pizza Hut's Tracker Differs from the Competition

2017-05-09 While Pizza Hut might not be the first major chain to launch a delivery tracker, the brand is doing something unique in the space.

Digital Sales Lift Papa John's to Solid Q1

2017-05-03 Papa John’s president and chief operating officer Steve Ritchie admitted that the pizza chain came out of the gate “a little softer” than planned in t...