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.

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Sponsor: GoodData




HotSchedules Helps Quick Service Franchisee Group Save X3 in Labor Costs

West coast quick service group found structure and savings with HotSchedules employee scheduling software and HotSchedules Logbook.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules




The Sky's the Limit with HotSchedules and Logbook

Celebrating its 22nd birthday in 2015, The Signature Room® shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, in January 2015, the management team took a step into the future by adding HotSchedules to their playbook.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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AI meets customer engagement: Creepy or necessary?

A new artificial intelligence platform promises to engage diners in a caring way with very little thought and effort from restaurant operators.

Cannabis quelling 'the munchies' fast casual style

One of the major players in the burgeoning legal marijuana business is lighting up a new franchising concept.

Foodtech key to tapping into growing Indian foodservice market

A new report from TechSci Research shows that over the next five years, India may be one of the most promising markets for food service investment, But you must be a leading-edge system for both online ordering and meal delivery.

The good, the bad and the ugly about those food holidays

Hamburgers ... Pinot noir ... peanut butter-and-chocolate: What do they all have in common? They all have specific U.S. days of celebration when the brands that sell them work for free media and other event-based marketing. But do they work?

Historic 1st FAA-approved food delivery? Of course, it's a Slurpee and a doughnut

Just how long do we have before these autonomous flying delivery trucks fill our skies like a perpetual "day of the locusts"?

Commodities: A mostly profitable week for pizza restaurateurs

The cheese stands alone as the sole item to go up in price last week. On top of that good news for pizza restaurateurs,all but one of the stocks QSRweb.com monitors gained in value last week.

Chick-fil-A app campaign analytics show just how big a win it was

You can drive consumers to your app, but you can't necessarily make them download it. This has been the perpetual problem for restaurants that want their guests to be intimately linked to their brands via smartphones. As difficult as it...

Six ways your restaurant's reputation is affecting your online orders

As technology makes it easier for your customers to order online, it also makes it more important than ever to manage your restaurant's reputation.

Fighting pesticides, pathogens, other brand-crushing problems

Produce is at the heart of most food borne illnesses attributed to restaurants, according to national statistics. What are your procedures for cleaning produce and other types of foods?

More please! Hungry American business people increase spending on food

American workers are clearly hungry. And today, another report from the business dining sector shows just how ravenous we are when we're on the road or just entertaining clients in town.

New report predicts the road ahead for food service market

A new analysis of the food service industry by Technavio shows that over the next four years the food service industry will grow almost 3½ percent overall largely due to a whole lot of action in the market around the fast casual restaurant sector, according to a news release.

Commodities: Markets fluctuating, pizza stocks down

Pizza commodities were a mixed bag of good and bad news last week.

Where in the restaurant world will Pokemon GO, go?

Computer code rarely lies, and the computer code inside  the Pokemon Go game for mobile devices indicates that the Niantic Labs product already has  McDonald's deeply embedded inside it. If it's true, McDonald's isn't ready to talk about it yet, though.

Boo(ze)-hoo! Restaurant liquor sales fall for 3rd straight year

A new industry report shows that on-premises alcohol sales have dropped again, and the cause might just surprise you.

Commodities: Pizza stocks improving

Overall, it was not a bad week for pizza restaurateurs on the market. While cheese and wheat prices continued to rise, that was offset last week by falling fuel prices nationally. Meanwhile, pizza stocks made healthy gains across the board.

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