Sbarro thrives, by accepting its own limitations

The venerable chain embraced what it is, a pizza-by-the-slice brand that does best in high-traffic areas. And it is growing nearly a decade after filing for bankruptcy.


Sbarro, the mall pizza chain, is taking on convenience stores

The pizza concept says it plans to open 100 company and franchise locations this year, thanks to deals with convenience stores and travel plazas.

A quick look at how small-cap restaurant companies are faring.

Pizza sales boomed during the pandemic. Technomic reveals consumers’ top picks.

Get Top 500 data: sales, units and YOY change, average unit volume, and company/franchise units, as well as Technomic’s analysis, growth forecast and more.

There are 283 companies on the list, according to the Wall Street Journal, which is current as of March 1. Peppering the list are several high-profile...

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.

Cafeteria-style chain serving premade pizza by the slice and other Italian favorites

Pizza Hut is a leader in the change, including adding more fresh ingredients, introducing new ovens, interactive ordering and by-the-slice sales.

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