Month: September 2009

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Pizza Inn Profits Decline

According to the Dallas Business Journal, “North Texas-based Pizza Inn Inc. this week reported a profit of $1.2 million for the year ended June 28 — less than half of what it was at the same time last year.”

Enhanced Carpet Cleaners for Restaurant Maintenance from Daimer Industries

Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a major supplier and worldwide exporter of commercial cleaning products, is now shipping 250 psi versions of its XTreme Power® XPH-9300 carpet cleaners. The new commercial-grade, steam carpet cleaners offer more pump pressure than the existing 9300s, while retaining the line’s most popular features, such as fast drying times and high-capacity solution tanks. This is particularly useful for restaurants and other food service facilities, where carpets are continually soiled by food and drink residues and traffic.

Finding a Niche Can Deliver Sales for Smaller Pizza Chains

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, even though the pie of pizza segment sales may not be growing, some specialized chains have been able to carve out a bigger slice of it thanks to their differentiation, according to the latest research from consulting firm Technomic.

Pizza Hut: 20% Off When You Order Via iPhone App

According to a report from consumerist.com, “Pizza Hut is giving a 20% discount on all orders placed via its new iPhone app. We found a user review on YouTube, and he likes it. Beyond the usual app gimmickry, pinching a pizza to make it smaller or larger and shaking the phone to make wings spicey, it also has the excellent function of storing all your coupons for easy use.”

Tick Nets Its First Five-Star Chef

The Heart Foundation Tick has netted its first five star chef, with northern Sydney gourmet chain Pizzacutters* launching six Tick approved pizzas today.

MenuPix.com Featuring More Than 500,000 Restaurants Nationwide

If you live in the U.S. you can forget collecting and organizing piles of menus. Thanks to MenuPix.com, the world’s largest menu website, finding a meal is easier than ever. MenuPix.com is already the most popular website for restaurant information and menus in Boston, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. and now, has launched their site nationwide with over 500,000 restaurants and 250,000 menus.