Congratulations on making the decision to open up a franchise! Now, one of the first steps is to pick a pizza franchise location. There are currently 550 Hungry Howie’s locations across the U.S., but there are still plenty of areas lacking in pizzerias.

Your local knowledge coupled with the franchisor’s experience and guidance can maximize your chance at success. The decision you make for a pizza franchise location should be well-researched, rational and systematic.

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There is an abundant number of franchises to choose from if you are making the decision to become a franchisee. If you are looking for a tried and true choice, you may be leaning toward a food franchise.

Pizza is an American staple, despite its roots in Italy. In fact, pizza has become so popular in the U.S. that Americans are officially eating more pizza than ever before.

Research firm Technomic’s...


The U.S. is home to an estimated 21 million college students. These students are usually thought to be young 20-somethings, but with today's ever-changing demographics, that market now encompasses adults between the ages of 18 and 30.

Reaching millennials, including college students, can be difficult due to the wide age range, often listed as between 18 and 34. Furthermore, not all college students are alike. While some may be teens fresh out of high school, others may have just returned to school in their early 20s, and some may even be parents.

One thing binding these...