New technology doesnt have to mean endless investment. POS systems are available now that integrate Web and mobile apps, offer real-time management tools and are scalable to meet the evolving needs of a restaurant.
Restaurateurs invest in point-of-sale systems first and foremost to improve speed and accuracy of service at the POS. But operators who learn to use their POS systems planning and reporting tools may find that the systems biggest impact on profits happens before the restaurant opens for the day.
Recent electronic intrusions in some of the most well-known retailers have caused business owners around the country to question
whether or not they are susceptible to cybercriminals, and what they can do to protect themselves.
The five major credit card brands (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB), joined forces in 2004 to create the Payment
Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Its sole purpose is to assist merchants in building a security program that meets the
requirements expected by the card brands.
Whether you are just starting up your first pizzeria or a long time veteran of the business, now is the time to start taking advantage of the many ways that technology can help you improve your connection to your customers, your employees, and your bottom line.
Smartphones, digital signage, kiosks and other technologies offer endless possibilities for enhancing the customer experience. The 2012 Customer Experience Technology Buyers Guide will help you find the right partners to implement the latest solutions in your business. From the publishers...
Savvy restaurant owners know that an effective online ordering solution can boost ticket averages, cement customer loyalty, and reduce costs while improving the customer experience. Once youve decided to implement online ordering in your restaurant, take advantage of these tips to make sure that your online ordering solution pays off.
More than 83% of pizzerias deliver. At many of those shops,
delivery is the primary source of revenue. Yet few outside the
delivery market understand the complexity of this business
modeland just how difficult it can be to operate an efficient,
profitable delivery concept.
What makes LeapfrogPOS.com unique is its ability to fully integrate all aspects of your business. It easly scales from a single store to multiple -- from a single business to complex multi-unit environments with multiple owners and franchisees. It's the...
How do you increase customer loyalty, maximize the
relationship with your customers, and compete against the
myriad of marketing messages targeting your clientele?
A well-designed customer loyalty program can help, and
when supported by the right technology tools, it can give
you a real leg up in the quest to build your business.
Running a pizzeria may have all the challenges of running any other restaurant with long hours and demanding customers. But when it comes to POS technology, your pizza restaurant has unique needs that cant be met by the software...
When you think of marketing your restaurant, are you still tied to the marketing techniques that worked 20 years ago? Advertising, door hangers, direct mail, and promotions are tried-and-true strategies that still work. But if you havent added online or...
In the pizza business, the tools you use to drive business profitability are as varied as the toppings you offer. And one of the biggest investments in business technology most restaurant owners make is a point-of-sale system.
Most SpeedLine users find that the POS has the biggest initial impact on their business results in the areas of cash control, loss prevention, labor cost management, customer service, and administrative efficiency.
With food costs on the rise, the most successful restaurant operators take great care to manage inventory and limit waste. Inventory is cash on the shelves, and waste, over-stocking, theft, and spoilage immediately impact a restaurants bottom lineoften to the tune of thousands of dollars per year.
Restaurants are at high risk of credit card fraud. Its a risk that many restaurant operators underestimate and many are too confused by the technical requirements to protect their businesses effectively. In fact, while the risk is real, you...