With limited in-store dining and curbside service now part of the “new normal” for pizzerias, it’s crucial to offer a top-quality carryout experience.
Marco’s Looks to the Future Same-store sales have soared during the pandemic for Marco’s Pizza, the No. 6 chain in the United States, but president and COO Tony Libardi knows there is plenty more work to be done. With 900-plus locations, Marco’s logged more than $600 million in system-wide sales … More
Getting your restaurant’s menu into your customers’ hands has never been more critical. With most restaurants moving their focus to takeout and delivery, it has become crucial to share your food offerings, pricing and specials through every means of communication. Menus are one of the most effective direct mail marketing … More
Editor’s note: This is an expanded long-form, digital-only version of the cover story appearing in the June-July issue of PMQ Pizza Magazine. Click here to read the print version of the article. By Stuart Meyer Meet the Nelson family from Wappingers Falls, N.Y., just over an hour up the Hudson … More
Click here for an expanded, long-form, digital-only version of this story. By Stuart Meyer Mike and Vicki Nelson left Wappingers Falls, New York, in 2009 to start a promising new life with their three young children in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. They had just sold the commercial snow-removal … More
Q: How long does it take to determine if I qualify for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness? A: At the time of this writing, the period to determine the forgiveness amount of a PPP loan is eight weeks, starting on the date of disbursement of funds from the lender. … More
How much business have you lost during the last couple of months because you didn’t have enough phone lines or staff? There’s only one way to find out and that’s to open the sales faucet all the way. That’s where Voice Teleservices, the support heroes of pizza restaurant carryout and … More
By Kristin Dyak The COVID-19 pandemic has put pizzeria operators in a unique position. On one hand, it has introduced diverse operational challenges, from supply chain disruptions to the sudden and complete loss of any revenue that would have come from events such as the NCAA basketball tournament and in-restaurant … More