5 trends in specialty pizzas

Specialty and gourmet pizzas are taking limited and full-service operators by storm.

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5 ways to protect your brand from food-safety crises

Industry execs discussed food-safety best practices at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas.

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

The commercial space chosen by a restaurant tenant can be a deciding factor in the success or failure of the business.

Knowing the pros and cons of DIY data warehouse, BI solutions

Stakeholders within restaurant companies of all sizes have begun acknowledging the value of having access to timely, accurate and actionable information. The value promised by implementing a BI /Analytic solution varies based on each company’s goals and objectives

Payment breaches to continue despite US EMV liability shift

With the adoption of EMV technology in full swing, two questions remain top of mind: will the transition to chip and PIN make credit cards and transactions more secure from attacks? What impact will this change have on other payment methods?

For the love of loyalty: How mobile drives customer engagement

Enabling the mobile channel — perhaps through loyalty, ordering, payment or other capabilities — is the next big step for restaurant leaders looking to remain competitive and build customer loyalty.

Enough of the 'why' on employee engagement, give me some 'how'

Creating engagement doesn’t need to be abstract, however, because the basics of engaging a workforce are commonly recognized business principles.

Why restaurants should ignore government’s delay on menu labeling

The real opportunity is to be a leader and put your nutritional information — all 11 of those pesky items, including consumer hot buttons like calories, fat, sugar and sodium — out there.

Commodities: Prices fluctuate

The price for cheese decreased; wheat, gasoline and natural gas increased; and pizza stocks were mostly down.

Bytes for bites: How disparate data can boost QSR franchise profits

QSR giants are not exempt from the rule that businesses should base product offerings on customer preferences. They arguably have the most access to data, yet many fail to translate that information into action.

It's time to break the pencil: What employees need to know about food safety

With multiple locations and an ever-changing labor force, how can restaurants be confident the food they sell is safe and that every employee is acting responsibly when it comes to food safety?

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The ROI of Paging Systems

Tried-and-true paging technology not only can help improve operations, it can improve the bottom line as well.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


4 Things All Restaurant Franchise Owners Should be Doing to Stay Competitive

Owning a restaurant franchise is a tough gig, especially in the limited service industry. It’s an incredibly fun and rewarding job, but there is tons of competition, cash-flow is tight and consumer demands are changing.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


LOYALTY PROGRAMS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGY: Reward Your Customers

Over the past few years, loyalty programs have become an increasingly vital marketing tool for businesses. While attracting new customers through advertising has always been a core element of the marketing mix, efforts to retain customers are equally important.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


Understanding the Secrets of Inventory Management: Restaurant, Retail and Grocery

Inventory management is an art form. It is finding the right balance between ordering costs, carrying costs and shortage costs, and managing all three proactively in order to benefit the bottom line. For SMB’s, in particular, inventory habits can make or break a business, and inventory management is one of the greatest areas for improvement.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


Intelligent Reporting: A Powerful Analytics Tool

This white paper provides a look at the foundation of intelligent reporting, explores best practices and outlines specific industry examples of successful usage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


10 Ways to Increase Sales with Digital Menu Boards

It takes a lot to run a QSR or Fast Casual restaurant and it takes even more to make it successful. One of the most powerful tools at your disposal is your menu board. Download our article that will give you 10 ways to increase restaurant sales using Digital Menu Boards.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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