Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pizza Restaurants industry has risen slowly over the past five years while battling anemic consumer spending and changing preferences. Intense external competition from a variety of new food-services concepts and an increase in health consciousness among consumers have also worked against the industry. Despite these obstacles, many operators have performed well, adapting their menus and investing in advanced technology, including sophisticated web-based ordering systems, to boost efficiency and improve profit margins. In the coming years, the industry will continue to rise over the next five years as the economy improves and consumers spend more on eating out... 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. Of the states in this region, Florida accounts for the largest portion of pizza establishments at 5.8% o.. purchase to read more