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Pizza Ranch

Pizza Ranch

This Western-themed pizza chain offers a daily buffet and other customizable pizza options

Family-friendly chain offering customizable and signature pizzas as well as an expansive daily buffet

DIY pizza is again a growth story, but still a relatively small piece of the pie (only Blaze Pizza has hit the top 200).

Why franchising feels like being a mother with 300 children.

A look at the burger wars, no-tipping tests and sales slumps 2016 ushered in.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

The action accuses three franchisees of underpaying employees because of miscalculations by their POS systems. It alleges the franchisor is also culpable because it is a joint employer of the staffs and knew of the systems' problems.

The chain plans to bulk up the presence of its DXP vehicles this summer.

The brand's largest franchisee revealed that 10 percent of the chain would be updated annually under a new remodeling plan intended to remake the chain.