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Strategy INCREASE LUNCH SALES WITH CALZONES Calzones are a great menu option, but can be very labor-intensive with all the prep work they require. You have to make the shell, fill it, fold it and crimp it. PieMaster has a product that can help you speed the process of making … More

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Man Uses Baby Powder to Rob Pizza Store MassLive.com – Police said Darion Boxley, 31, of Springfield, threw white powder on the clerks of a Domino's Pizza store before breaking into the cash register, according to a report at MassLive.com. Boxley was apprehended, and a container of baby powder was … More

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The pizza doctor

Every year the cost of doing business goes up. Every year you lose customers. Every year you need to create a marketing plan that adds to your customer base and increases your gross sales and net profit. This year is no different. During one of my seminars in 2000, the … More

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Standing room only

Frank Cipriano has turned his love of acting into a successful marketing tool for his business. He's proved that you can offer customers more than great food – you can offer them a great experience as well.                                                Some of Frank's acting successes include a Weight Watcher's commercial, a Yellow Pages … More

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Who will be the $10,000 winner?

Who will win $10,000 in the Food Network Challenge: Pizza Battle?           This event will air March 20, 2005 10 p.m. ET/PT on the Food Network and again on at least four other dates (see pop-out box). The Food Network Challenge: Pizza Battle will feature five pairs … More

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Fast Food Obesity Lawsuit Threatens Consumers Washington, D.C. – Yesterday's (1-30-2005) reinstatement of the obesity liability lawsuit against McDonald's resurrects another trial lawyer campaign that undermines personal responsibility and jeopardizes consumer choice, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute.           "If obesity lawsuits succeed, they will turn all … More

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New York pizza show review

You did it! You helped make PMQ’s inaugural New York Pizza Show an astounding success. The entire PMQ and Infinity staff was there meeting with pizza operators who had traveled from as far away as Alaska and Singapore. More than 2,400 pizza professionals from 40 states and 12 countries attended … More

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Pizza ideas from Italy

Seventy thousand attendees from 104 countries visited six adjacent exhibit halls, including one just for pizza. The Italian Pizza Centre was where we spent most of our time, but pizza products where found throughout the 70,000 square meter complex. Attendees, exhibitors and management were all pleased with the pace and … More

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Pizza power

The numbers are in! Results: More pizzerias opened this year than last year, industry sales are up and fewer stores closed compared to last year. PMQ first started analyzing the pizza industry as a whole in 1997. We have made modifications to our analysis and information collecting processes to give … More

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Slicing up your profits

Spoilage, pricing and marketing are the big questions when deciding whether to offer slices. Here’s a look at how pizzeria owners across the country are selling slices and piling on the profits. Toni DeCarlo, owner of DeCarlo’s in Wheeling, West Virginia, says the best crust is one that can be … More

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Bionic pizza

With today’s world moving so quickly, we here at PMQ realize that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the new trends in restaurant technologies. For both our technologically handicapped and technologically advanced readers, this article will help you utilize the latest and hottest technology and obtain a thicker wallet. … More