CiCi's will partner with Revention Inc. to optimize its point-of-sale technology and improve its competitive advantage
COPPELL, Texas, Jan. 13 // PRNewswire // -- CiCi's Pizza announced a new partnership with Houston-based Revention Inc., to provide state-of-the-art point-of-sale systems in all of its corporate locations and many of its franchises, beginning early this year.
"After an extensive search for a provider, we chose Revention as our POS partner," said Kyle Smith, CiCi's vice president of operations. "During the process, it quickly became very clear that the Revention team matched up well with CiCi's. They are talented and innovative and bring a willingness to do whatever it takes to deliver a great product."
CiCi's began the search for a new POS systems provider with several goals in mind, including:
The companies expect to begin installation during the first quarter of 2009.
Founded in 1985, CiCi's Pizza is a family-oriented restaurant serving guests fresh pizza, pasta, salad and dessert, all you want for five bucks and change. CiCi's mission then and now is to exceed each guest's expectation in food, service and cleanliness at an affordable price. Since opening its first restaurant in Plano, Texas, CiCi's has grown to 650 restaurants in 30 states.
Industry professionals have taken notice of CiCi's Pizza's continuous growth and success. Recently, Franchising Business Review ranked CiCi's fourth as a top quick service restaurant choice in franchising and first in the pizza industry. Nation's Restaurant News has ranked CiCi's number one for sales and unit growth in the pizza chain category for the past three years. In its recent 2007 ranking, Entrepreneur magazine designated CiCi's as the top brand in the Italian restaurant franchise category. StartupJournal.com, The Wall Street Journal's guide for entrepreneurs, ranked CiCi's as one of the top 25 highest-performing brands in the nation and Franchise Today placed the company in the top 200 of all franchise concepts. Other honors include "Best in Value" award among national pizza chains in Restaurants and Institutions magazine's 2006 Consumers' Choice Report and "Best Customer Service" from Corporate Research International in 2007, 2006 and 2005.
Revention is the leading developer of complete, customizable restaurant management solutions designed to streamline the way restaurants do business. Revention's offerings include point-of-sale solutions, HungerRush(TM) integrated online ordering, Revention University e-learning modules, and Revention Vantage(TM) enterprise management solution. Our experienced professionals are dedicated to assisting customers both before and after the sale. Our goal is to provide a complete solution that includes customized installation, training, technical support, and much, much more.