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Dickey's CEO Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

09 Jul 2015

Dickey's CEO, Roland Dickey, Jr., was officially named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Family Business category for the Southwest Region. For the full article, check out this link. ... Read More

Tech in a Box: How Dickey's Uses Big Data to Target Marketing Strategies

09 Jul 2015

Dickey's Director of Software Analysis and Development, Paula Suarez spoke at the ICX Summit in Chicago to discuss how we accumulate and utilize big data on a day-to-day basis. Check out this link for the full story.   ... Read More

QSR Names Best Franchise Deals for 2015

09 Jul 2015

We proudly claimed our place under the "Powerbroker" category. For the full list, check out this article link.   ... Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Rolls Out Data Collection Tech

12 Jun 2015

To stay competitive in the restaurant market, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is rolling out technology that amasses data from all 500 of its restaurants. Called Smoke Stack, the tech culls information around Dickey’s point of sale systems, promotions, food purchasing patterns and inventory. Having the data in one location will allow Dickey’s to look at what points of its business can be ... Read More

Forbes Interviewed Dickey's CIO, Laura Rea Dickey about Smoke Stack

02 Jun 2015

Forbes spoke with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. CIO, Laura Rea Dickey about how we're using Big Data to drive our restaurant's performance. Check out the full interview here.  ... Read More

The Wall Street Journal Spoke with our CIO, Laura Rea Dickey about our Advanced Analytics Solution, Smoke Stack

29 May 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Looks to Cloud for Edge Against Competitors Like Chipotle By: Steven Norton It used to take Dickey’s Barbecue Pit about a month to figure out if a new menu item met the five requirements needed to become a permanent fixture. With data from its 500 stores now in a standard format and location, the process now takes a single day. The ... Read More

Roland Dickey, Jr. Speaks at the National Restaurant Association Show

20 May 2015

Roland Dickey, Jr. was a panelist on the Franchise Operator's Panel at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago this weekend. Nation's Restaurant News featured the panel. Check it out here.  ... Read More

CNBC Names Dickey's Number Four in America's Fastest Growing Restaurants

25 Mar 2015

Dickey's beat out Chipotle in CNBC's list of America's Fastest Growing Restaurants with a unit growth of 28 percent in 2014. Check out the full list here.    https://twitter.com/RolandDickeyJR www.linkedin.com/in/rolanddickeyjr http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Dickey_Jr. ... Read More

Entrepreneur Featured Our Owner Operators in Colorado Spings

25 Mar 2015

Owner Operators, Bob and Barb Rusnak of Colorado Springs were featured in Entrepreneur's Franchise Players section. The full interview is available here.  ... Read More

Restaurant Business Names the Dickeys in this Year's Power 20

25 Mar 2015

Restaurant Business named the Dickey family in the magazine's second annual Power 20 list.This year's list focused on family dynasties leading restaurants into a new generation. Check out the full list here.  ... Read More