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Our Town America: Get the Word Out about Your Pizzeria

By Brittany Johnson The past few months have thrown a curveball at restaurant owners. While your restaurant may still be open for business—feeding locals, healthcare workers and others on the frontlines—the way you’re running your restaurant right now is probably not “business as usual.” Dine-in has taken a back seat … More

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Is It Time to Audit Your Online Ordering Experience?

SpeedLine Solutions will help you identify the common friction points to ensure customer satisfaction. COVID-19 has forced us to reevaluate how we connect with each other, examining every interaction for the possibility of spreading germs. We’ve had to go through our businesses and look for ways to provide a contactless … More

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PDQ POS Helps Pizzerias Rise to the COVID-19 Challenge

The pandemic has upended the restaurant industry in ways unthinkable just a few months ago. PDQ understands the hardships owners are facing as COVID-19 continues to challenge us in myriad ways. As the No. 1-rated pizzeria POS, PDQ recognizes your current dependence on off-premises solutions like online ordering and contactless … More

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SmartMarket: Italforni Helps Reinvent C-Store Pizza

Pizza isn’t hard to find in a convenience store—high-quality pizza is a different matter altogether. But Dave Carpenter, president/CEO of J.D. Carpenter Companies, is working to change that with help from oven manufacturer Italforni USA. Carpenter’s company has partnered with 7-Eleven, Inc., to create a new type of convenience store—called … More

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SmartMarket: Unlock New Growth With Uber Eats

Are you ready to upgrade your delivery program? Uber Eats can take you to the next level, offering flexible delivery solutions that work with your restaurant, not against it, and potentially expanding your brand’s reach to thousands of new customers in your area. The demand for delivery is rising among all age … More

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SmartMarket: How to Win at Online Ordering and Delivery

Third-party delivery services like Uber Eats, Grubhub and others are taking the market by storm. But using them comes at a cost, to the tune of 20% to 30% in fees and commissions, which cuts into restaurants’ margins, says Larry Fiel, director of marketing for PDQ POS, an all-in-one, all-in-house … More

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La Nova Wings Still Clucking Good After 25 Years

Joey Todaro III, a.k.a. “The Wing King,” introduced wings to the pizza industry when he first exhibited at the International Pizza Expo in 1994 with his family. He had no game plan and not one distributor. But, due to his years of experience in the pizza industry, he had more … More