In this FDD Talk post based on Blaze Pizza’s 2014 FDD, you will find the answers to the following questions:
- What was the average weekly net sales for Blaze Pizza restaurants in 2013? How large was the sample and what were the criteria for inclusion?
- What percent of the restaurants met or exceeded the reported average weekly net sales?
- What were the food costs and hourly crew labor costs for the sole Blaze Pizza restaurant whose cost information was disclosed in Item 19? How was this restaurant chosen? Why was the Irvine, California restaurant not included in this sample?
- How does Blaze Pizza define the terms “net sales,” “food costs,” and “hourly crew labor cost”?
- What are some of the factors that can affect sales and costs for a Blaze Pizza restaurant?
- What are Franchise Chatter’s latest views on Blaze Pizza’s financial performance representations?
- Was there an improvement or worsening in the financial performance of Blaze Pizza restaurants versus the results disclosed last year?