Business Name: Marco’s Pizza
Location: 2501 Dave Ward Dr., Suite A2
Web site: www.marcos.com
Date opened: May 7, 2012
Number of employees: 17
What type of business is it? Pizza, subs, wings, salads restaurant that has dine-in, carry-out as well as delivery.
What specifically does your business do? Serve high quality food with great service in a family-friendly environment.
Owner or Manager Name: Joshua and Tracy Fulcher, Owners – Adonte Anderson, GM
Why did you decide to open this business/location? A buddy opened the first Marco’s in Arkansas. We tasted it and immediately fell in love with the pizza. We also wanted to invest in Conway and our own future.
What is the best part about owning/operating this business? We are proud of the quality of our product. We also are able to help out by doing fundraisers.
What has been the biggest surprise that has happened since opening this business? The biggest surprise has been that we have the best employees in town! They show up early and work very hard for Marcos’s.
What is the best piece of advice you received before going into this business? Focus on P.S.O. That stands for product, service and image. Give each of these in an excellent manner, everything else will fall in line.
What is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone starting out in business? Do what you love and be prepared to work hard!
What makes your business unique to Conway and Faulkner County? We bring to the table many years of experience from the Marco’s corporate level that has fine-tuned the experience of owning a franchise. Marco’s brings high quality ingredients and all items are made on site.