Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

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WEBINAR - Restaurant Tech 2020: What you need to know NOW to be ready

Duration:1 hour | The technology decisions you make for your restaurants today—and next year—will determine your ability to compete in 2020.

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Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie

Online ordering, and mobile ordering in particular, is no longer simply a nice add-on for consumers, it's an expectation.

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Researcher: Loyalty platforms a must for millennials

Though monetary value is crucial, millennials can incentivized to maintain loyalty participation through other means.

What is your restaurant's carbon footprint?

Countries and companies across the globe are making climate change high on their agenda.

Video: Smashburger founder discusses why old brands are struggling

Fast casual is pervasive, persistent and is starting to cover all categories, said Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan.

Merchants shift priorities to better serve today's consumers

At the National Retail Federation Big Show, London-based multinational retailer Marks and Spencer described how it created a new loyalty program.

Growing reception and use of restaurant self-serve POS

While rugged mobile tablets are making their way into the food services market, one element of the checkout experience that continues to be in demand for restaurant patrons are self-serve kiosks.

5 trends to make a pie-ority in 2016

No longer content with standard pizza, hungry consumers nowadays demand a higher quality pie that's worthy of their hard-earned dough and caloric budget.

Will restaurants work to meet new dietary guidelines?

There's a new food sheriff in town in the form of the federal government's new dietary guidelines, but many restaurants aren't going to find it difficult to offer menu items that meet those guidelines.

Loyalty applications and payments: Are consumers ready?

Loyalty applications are more popular than ever and as we shift to mobile payments there is a new opportunity to integrate rewards and payments.

Pizza buffet chains rise up to meet demand for healthful foods

While pizza is a favorite choice among diners eating out, a couple of buffet operators say some of their customers — especially parents — are asking for more healthful kids' options, and they're working to meet that demand.

Infographic: Economic considerations of eliminating tips

Amid concerns over whether compensation for back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house employees is fair and how the push for raising minimum wage will impact cost-cutting measures, the tip reform movement is stirring up controversy.

9 must-know menu trends of 2016

From consumers eating in food halls to ordering on-demand delivery services and burnt food, 2016 will feature a few unusual food trends.

10 fresh restaurant marketing ideas for 2016

Today there are marketing techniques that won't break the bank and will help you save time. Use these restaurant marketing ideas to take your business to the next level in 2016.

Video: Why COO describes Blaze Pizza as a technology 'fast follower'

Jim Mizes, COO of Blaze Pizza, shares insight how his company uses technology to reach customers.

Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Three of this year's top-10 stories revolved around the fast food industry: Domino's new emoji ordering option ranked as No. 7 and the availability of alcohol at fast food locations, such as some Starbucks and Taco Bell locations, came in at No. 9.

The countdown is on for FDA menu labeling

As of Dec. 1, 2016, menu labeling is back on the radar and the required date is back to being measured by months once again.

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