Toppers to go on 1,500-person hiring spree

November 29, 2016 • Company Growth

The Toppers Pizza Inc. franchise is hiring and is planning to bring a swath of employees under its belt by year-end.

The fast-growing Whitewater-based pizza restaurant chain recently said it’s going to employ an additional 1,500 workers across its entire franchise system before 2017 begins. The company said it’s mainly focusing its hiring efforts in the fast-growing Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago markets.

Toppers currently boasts 80 stores up and running in 14 states and has its eye on robust growth for the long term. In 2016, the restaurant chain signed three multi-unit development deals that will add 41 new Toppers locations. In the last three years, the number of franchises has doubled.

Toppers Pizza was founded by Scott Gittrich in 1991.

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Toppers Pizza Ranks #45 in Pizza Today’s 2016: One Hundred Top Companies

November 3, 2016 • Company Growth

What’s happening with America’s largest pizza companies? Who added stores in 2016? Who pushed their sales to record highs? Who dropped off a bit?

Last month, Pizza Today published their list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, they present to you our yearly listing of America’s 100 largest pizza chains. Check out who’s winning big. And check out how Toppers Pizza ranks!

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