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Sometimes it’s a Prize Fight

I’m average. I have tried to teach my kids that you don’t have to be the fastest, or the smartest, or the tallest, or the strongest, or have the best...

The Best Legal Advice I Ever Got

Over 25 years of doing business I’m pretty confident I’ve earned a law degree…and paid for it.  Attorneys are expensive, particularly bad ones, so I have settled in with a...

My 2016 Oscar Predictions

My crack staff and I have spent the last several weeks working through our nominees.  I’m proud to announce my picks for this years Oscars.  Drum Roll please…. BEST PICTURE:...

People Are The Main Ingredient

Pizza is the best food on earth! Unfortunately the big chains and every gas station on every corner are giving pizza a bad name. Great pizza has great fresh ingredients,...

The REAL First Toppers Store

The first Toppers Pizza store opened on August 9, 1991. My then wife Carol and I had lived like paupers for about 8 years saving nearly everything we’d made working...

Pizza IS a Growth Industry (for some)

This is the first article in a series exploring Toppers’ sustainable competitive advantage. Growth oriented business investors study various industries and their segments for emerging growth opportunities. Even casual business observers recognize...