Homeland Security isn’t just targeting the big businesses anymore…even small- to mid-sized businesses are under a watchful eye. Making sure every I-9 is accurately completed and verified can be a daunting task. And any and all mistakes could cost you, big time – in more ways than one.
PCI is about more than having the necessary hardware for compliance, it's about ensuring your network across all channels of your payment options. And the more time you spend setting up your network up now, the more you can take advantage of the new technologies emerging in the marketplace.
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.
There's a surprising amount of misinformation and confusion being sown about mobile payments. (Even by well-meaning news organizations and reputable tech sites.) Mobile Payments Today felt it was time to cut through the hype and clear things up... with an infographic.
In this webinar, sponsored by Vendor Safe Technologies, you will learn:
* What is PCI?
* Common PCI pitfalls and misconceptions...and how to avoid them.
* How recent changes to PCI standards will impact your restaurant operation.
An effective salesmanship training program can help offset declining customer counts and sales. Suggestive selling, add-on selling and up-selling of high profit menu items can add 5% to 10% to your check average.
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.
Having good employees makes the difference between a good business and great business, but the employee-selection process can be loaded with challenges. This special report, sponsored by College Station, Texas-based iiX Employment Screening Services, will highlight the services available for hiring and retaining quality employees.
Terri Fote needed an affordable, simple, quick and effective PCI-DSS
compliance solution. Additionally, she knew that the credit card industry had
created guidelines to protect credit cards against data breach. The challenge
was finding a way to quickly implement the standard which has many
Ghai Management Services was worrried about their network being breached
by hackers and customer credit card data being stolen. Burger King Corporation
made it clear, it’s up to the franchisee to create a safe environment for their
Jason Villmer, IT Manager for all Town & Country Grocers’ locations, needed
a comprehensive Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
compliance and security solution. Although Villmer possessed 10 years
of IT experience with the company, he lacked the time and manpower to
implement an effective plan to protect the network.
For several years, the company relied on a Point-to-Point Frame Relay network that terminated
to the corporate office and supported the individual stores. This allowed the IT support staff
to securely communicate to the stores for supporting technical issues while managing all
As a premier IT services and support company, APEX Digital Solutions, Inc.
was seeking a reputable partner to help them expand their offering into
wireless solutions. With future trends including mobile payment initiatives
and interactive loyalty programs, Jason Lambiris, CEO, saw a need to provide
wireless capabilities to his customers today.
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.
The Kingston Fryer program was developed utilizing over 40 years of benchmarking
what makes the perfect frying potato. Working with some of the
most successful multi-unit restaurant operators in the country Kingston has
refined the process for packing the best potatoes for
the FRESH CUT FRENCH FRY AND CHIP market.
This is the fourth edition of the color standards for frozen french fried potatoes dated August 1988. No changes have been made from the third edition dated 1972 in which colors No. 00 and 000 were added. These standards provide a series of references depicting changes that occur because of the french frying process.
Foodservice inventory typically covers inventory stock or consumables/food, beverages, cleaning, and disposable supplies. These products are stored in a designated storage room area or other secure locations of the building. For the purposes of this paper when we talk about...
A Group Buying Organization (GPO) is an organization that helps pool the buying power of
members to help get the best possible prices and quality on products and services. In the
consumer markets, these programs are comparable to Costco, Shoppers Warehouse, or