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How to Keep From Going Broke: Managing a Pizzeria’s Cash Flow

By Tom Boyles Cash flow is the lifeblood of any restaurant. The first time you miss payroll, you’ll immediately understand the importance of managing a pizzeria’s cash flow. Managing cash flow is crucial to the health of your restaurant. That entails forecasting and totaling all significant regular cash inflows—including sales, … More

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10 Tips for Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

For many owners, negotiating a restaurant lease is extremely challenging. Tenants may go through the leasing process once or twice in their entire lifetime, yet they have to negotiate against seasoned professionals who negotiate leases every day for a living. In addition, the agent or broker is largely commission-driven; he … More

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How to Find the Perfect Location for a Pizzeria

Selling pizza is a dream come true for many small business owners. However, while plenty of pizza businesses are thriving, others are not doing as well. Why the difference? One explanation is location. In an increasingly competitive and value-oriented marketplace, having great food and outstanding customer service isn’t good enough. … More