Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pizza Restaurants industry has felt the heat over the five years to 2014. Operators have been substantially affected by changes in consumer spending, intense external competition and an increase in health consciousness. As the economy improves in the coming years, consumers will increase their purchases of nondiscretionary goods, such as restaurant pizzas. The industry will continue to be negatively affected by increased competition from grocery stores, however, as well as increased health consciousness from consumers.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in the Pizza Restaurants industry are distributed across the country in much the same pattern as is the US population. As is the case with most consumer-facing industries, this industry must locate close to its target market to maximize revenue and profit, while minimizing its costs. However, there are some discrepancies between establishment location and population density, based on consumer tastes and preferences.
The Southeast region of the country is home to the largest share of industry establishments at 20.9% of the industry's total. It is also home to the largest share of the United States' population at 25.4% of the total... purchase to read more