Pizza

Operations

Pizza Hut makes a play for the late-night crowd

The pizza chain said that thousands of locations are now open until midnight or later as the brand eyes night owls.

Food

Domino's shifts its focus to menu innovation

The pizza chain is seeing some strong results with its Pepperoni Stuffed Cheesy Bread, its second new product introduction this year. Expect more from the chain.

The pizza chain, which saw another decline in same-store sales, expects sales to improve later this year and into 2024. But profitability is already better.

The Bottom Line: Casey’s has become a force in the pizza business with a selection of innovative items, delivery and a popular loyalty program. But we investigated its claim to be a top-five pizza concept. It has a good argument.

Domino’s is giving away a free “emergency pizza” to customers who order online through February, the latest indication of just how much value loyalty programs hold.

The pizza delivery giant and the technology company will join forces to develop AI strategies to improve operations and customer service.

The pizza chain has signed a memorandum of understanding with mobile tech company Magna to test last-mile delivery in locations in North America.

The bot, nicknamed Becky, was alienating customers and staff. “Everyone said, ‘Becky’s gotta go,’” said CEO Carl Bachmann.

The pizza buffet chain plans to operate as a virtual brand out of its fast-casual sister chain starting next year.

Price increases and slowing inflation have combined to improve cash flow among the pizza chain’s operators this year.

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