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

The Gravitational Pull of Fast Casual

This paper takes a closer look at how changing consumer sentiments and expectations gave rise to the star that is fast casual, and how it continues siphoning market share away from quick service and casual dining.

Type: Guide

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

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.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS

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.

Type: White Paper

Infographic: Think Mobile First

The impact of mobile on the retail and restaurant industries continues to grow. This infographic gives the key data points to explain why mobile is an investment worth making.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

The Top 11 Trendsetting Executives in Pizza

Who are the biggest trendsetters in Pizza in 2013?

Type: White Paper


Infographic: 12 Benefits of Digital Menu Boards

A survey of quick-service and fast casual restaurant operators revealed the top benefits they get from digital menu board systems.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions

Executive Summary: Restaurant State of the Industry Report 2011, Part I: Food and Beverage

This Executive Summary, written by Fast Casual editor Valerie Killifer, summarizes the findings of the new 109-page report "Restaurant State of the Industry Report 2011, Part I: Food and Beverage."

Type: White Paper

Infographic: Fast Casual Social Media Top 10

A look at how the largest fast casual chains in the U.S. stack up on social media.

Type: Infographic

Infographic: Top Mobile Apps for Restaurant Consumers

A look at some of the most popular mobile apps consumers are using when dining out.

Type: Infographic

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