Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Toppers Pizza on WXIX

We were featured on WXIX.  June 4, 2015, was National Cheese Day and to celebrate Toppers Pizza showed WXIX how to prepare our famous pizza using Cedar Valley cheese from Belgium, WI. The segment also features our “Toppers Classic” pizza and we show how viewers can make it at home.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Toppers Pizza on ABC 19

We were featured on ABC 19. Thursday, June 4, 2015, is National Cheese Day, and ABC 19 had Toppers Pizza on their show to talk about how we use local Cedar Valley Cheese on all our pizzas. As a bonus, find out how to properly stretch, sauce, and cheese their pizzas at home.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Toppers Pizza in the State Journal-Register

We were featured in the State Journal Register. ToppersPizza is looking to expand throughout Illinois, and has targeted Springfield to possibly bring three restaurants in the near future. The article discusses the incredible growth Toppers has seen and mentions how we’re currently looking for franchisees to bring the brand to Springfield.

Toppers Pizza's vice president of marketing Scott Iversen was quoted: "We're looking at real estate in Springfield and franchisees. We expect to have located both in a couple months."

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Toppers Pizza on QSRWeb.com

We were featured on QSRWeb.com.  Franchise Business Review recently released their Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises for 2015 special report and ToppersPizza landed in the report's Top 25 Brick & Mortar Opportunities category.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Toppers Pizza in Restaurant Facility Business

We were featured in Restaurant Facility Business. Toppers Pizza has grown sales and their franchise system by remaining innovative and keeping the brand fresh. We see 40 percent of sales through carryout today, whereas 20 years ago that number was closer to five percent. As a leader of the better pizza segment, Toppers makes sure that the visual appeal of their restaurant locations matches the appeal of their better ingredients, toppings, and approach to pizza.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Toppers Pizza in Franchise Times

We were featured in Franchise Times. In the current world of franchise construction financing, options abound. As we move farther away from the recession, more banks and lenders are offering a variety of ways to finance a franchise construction project. However, as lenders are becoming more willing to open their wallets, with the recession still a near memory, borrowers have to provide more documentation to secure financing. Toppers Pizza Director of Franchise Development Mark Cairns says, “A big piece of it is that the banks are comfortable with the concept. They know who Toppers is, and they are probably approving the brand as well as the franchisee at the same time.” 

Toppers Pizza opened 17 new locations in 2014 and has plans to open a dozen or more locations in 2015.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Toppers Pizza in the Omaha World-Herald

We were featured in the Omaha World-Herald. Jeff Pickering just opened a new Toppers Pizza in Omaha, and celebrated by giving away free pizza for a year to the first 50 people in line. Find out more about the daily operations of this new Toppers Pizza and about the giveaway here. 

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