How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs

This report provides an in-depth guide for retailers, restaurateurs and other businesses that are considering installing ATMs on their premises.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Elan Financial Services




Success Story: BrightStar Care

FranConnect is helping BrightStar Care meet their growth goals for new franchise development, opening new stores, and in building local marketing awareness and lead conversion.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect




Introducing The Connected Pizzeria

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.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale


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Commodities: Let's just pretend last week didn't happen

It was an unfriendly week for pizza stocks last week, and commodity prices for those in the pizza game didn't provide much help either.

C-Speak: Is your audit program helping you attract customers?

Watch this video interview with a foodservice expert to learn why so many audit programs fail and what brands should know when searching for, designing and implementing their own plans.


Can Smashburger's former CEO put Pie Five back on positive path?

The last few years have been tough for Rave Restaurant Group, which owns Pie Five and Pizza Inn. Smasburger's former CEO, Scott Crane, however, stepped into the corner office this week and has plans to grow the brand.

A 'post mortem': Looking back at 2016's hard-learned lessons

Experts weigh in on the eight lessons they learned in 2016 about the fine art of running a restaurant.

Commodities Report: Thanksgiving week gives pizza traders a lot to be grateful for

Pizza stocks traders were clearly overjoyed at the news last week of a federal injunction halting enactment of the federal overtime pay laws that were set to take effect this Thursday. That eleventh-hour move by a Texas judge sent pizza stock prices soaring, truly giving the publicly traded brands in this business something to be grateful for.

Commodities: Pizza love at stock market, ingredients prices rising

It was a very good week for all but one of the pizza stocks monitored here last week, though the prices paid for essential pizza ingredients rose mostly.

Analytics ROI vs. the high cost of ignorance

It's best if restaurateurs approach analytics by first asking themselves what their highest value questions are and then consider the many ways those questions might answered.

Uncle Maddio's on franchisee failure: Lessons learned drive growth forward

When you build a brand, you are taking a chance on new franchisees. There will be failures, shares Uncle Maddio's. The trick is to turn those failures into successful strategy moving forward.

Commodities: A good week to be in the pizza biz

Despite all the doomsayers last week, predicting the beginning of a restaurant recession, pizza restaurateurs had a very good week last year at the market. Commodity prices -- aside from auto fuel -- all dropped, while the value of pizza stocks rose, particularly at the smaller take-and-bake Papa Murphy's chain.

To lease or not to lease: 5 tips, if that is your question (Part 1 of 2 on restaurant financing issues)

In a business that demands a steady and relatively liquid cash flow, leasing equipment can make a lot of sense. Here are five tips to help you decide what equipment to lease and how to prepare for the deal.

Commodities: Prices on the rise

The price of commodities were mostly on the rise last week, while the value of pizza stocks fell, making the holiday week less than happy one for those in the pizza business.

Commodities: A relatively rough week for most pizza makers

Last week was not the cheeriest for the pizza marketplace with most pizza stocks dropping.

Commodities: Markets fluctuating, pizza stocks down

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

Commodities: Savings to be had on gas, wheat

Cheese prices continued their ascent on the commodities market last week, but there were savings to be had on most other restaurant necessities.

GE sells off restaurant assets of lending arm in massive 3-way deal

GE Capital U.S. is selling the bulk of its restaurant financing assets, which are worth about $1.4 billion.

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