OT regs? ACA compliance? New workforce company thinks it has answers

The benefits of the gig economy have been countered to some degree by ACA compliance requirements and new overtime regulations set to start in December. Now a California-based company says it has the answers to help everyone thrive.

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Video: Retailers dive into technology at Interactive Customer Experience Summit

The Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit featured almost three days of education, networking and tours.

GE sells off restaurant assets of lending arm in massive 3-way deal

GE Capital U.S. is selling the bulk of its restaurant financing assets, which are worth about $1.4 billion.

Friday's Brexit left most pizza stocks relatively unchanged

The week that ended with the market-shaking news of Brexit, seems to have left pizza stocks relatively unchanged, though wheat commodity prices dropped sharply on the week.

The start-up and the old-timer: A tale of 2 pizza chains

Longtime pizza chain, Hungry Howie's and relative newcomer, MidiCi, take very different approaches to the category but still have something very fundamental in common.

National Retail Federation asks U.S. House to put OT regulation 'on pause'

The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.

Check out highlights from ICX Summit in Dallas

The 2016 Interactive Customer Experience Summit featured almost three days of education, networking and tours.

Americans have lots of new-found love for fast food, but still smitten with full-service

Americans are feeling the love a little more these days for fast food, according to this year's customer satisfaction survey and index for the food service industry. But, as a nation, our true love is still heading out to a full-service restaurant for a meal.

Still need to fill some summer employee spots? Look for candidates with camp counselor qualities

Need some pinch-hitters to flesh out the spring hires that didn't work, or didn't last? Think about candidates who've had experience as camp counselors, or show those kinds of qualities because they are often both leaders and team players who work well in the restaurant setting.

Harris Poll forewarns of potential upheaval due to upcoming OT regulation

Americans have a hard time putting work away. In a new Harris Poll, most said it's at least partly because they have too much to do to in an eight-hour day.

Are you ready to 'pitch' your fast casual concept?

Fast Casual is now accepting entries for The Perfect Pitch — what we like to describe as a friendlier version of "Shark Tank."

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How to Get the Most From Your Store Systems Investment

The world of retailing is becoming increasingly challenging and fraught with competition. Merchants that invest wisely in store systems, make the most of these investments and lean on a knowledgeable, service oriented technology partner to get the job done and ensure they remain on a firm foundation in the short and long term alike.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mainstreet, Inc.




3 Ways Mobile Apps Can Help Restaurants Woo, Keep Employees

Ways technology is helping bridge the gap with recruitment, training and labor management.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules




[WEBINAR] Food transparency and simplified ingredient lists: Trends and tips for understanding the "clean" eating movement

Natural ingredients/minimally processed food is one of the top culinary trends in 2015 and 2016.The demand for a pared down ingredient list is being influenced by millennials and Generation Z, who crave authenticity and transparency.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods




Transitioning from Legacy POS Systems to New Generation Technologies

“Customers want to interact with retailers on their own terms even more now than ever before,” said Steven Hunter, EVP/CIO for Stage. “The retail system Mainstreet provided is more than POS. It provides an omni-channel experience for our customers.”

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mainstreet, Inc.




How Big Data is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry

This guide explains why tapping into the value of big data doesn’t have to be a colossal challenge, and stresses that it’s actually possible for you to use, collect and combine information from all aspects of your business.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: GoodData




Outdoor Digital Displays: The Next Iteration of Digital Signage

Digital signage in the restaurant industry is fast becoming the rule rather than the exception. Many brands have updated their digital menu boards in-store, and the next iteration — outdoor digital displays — is well underway.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HyperActive Technologies


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