Locking Down Security

The National Restaurant Association estimates that US restaurants lose $2 billion each year to employee theft. Is it happening to you?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS




New York Fries

Philip and John Bourada, owners of three New York Fries locations in Ottawa, Canada, turn on the computer in their home office first thing every morning to view live video from the March Networks® video surveillance systems in their three food court outlets around the city.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: March Networks




Hideaway Pizza

Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: March Networks


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In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

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Loss-prevention technology and the fight against employee theft

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that 75 percent of all employees will steal from their employer at least once. That’s a big number, and the restaurant industry isn’t immune.

Payroll pains: The mistakes killing your restaurant’s bottom line

There are three main payrolls risks: errors, cheating and compliance.

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.

A winning recipe — 4 tips to reduce liability in restaurants

To reduce the risk of liability lawsuits, restaurants should adhere to four strategies — attention, prevention, cooperation and mitigation.

Charitable collections – Taking Scrooge out of the picture

Make sure your cash collection container is equipped with a lock with a controlled key.

How to protect your restaurant from a fire

Poorly cleaned hoods and ducts account for 21 percent of all restaurant fires.

When an obvious security issue wasn’t – but was indeed

Do you know the warning signs of gang presence, to avoid their infiltration into your operation?

The anti-Robin Hood approach to inventory control

If you are confronted with peculiar and unexplained issues with cash management or inventory control, look beyond the 'usual suspects.'

What your bad employees don't want you to know

Outline disciplinary procedures, which are necessary to change counterproductive behavior and put the violator on notice that future violations could result in suspensions and perhaps termination.

The Hokey-Pokey approach to security and safety

When business priorities require our attention, the security and safety priorities may slide down the list when they are not ingrained into the culture as core values.

Your tolerance for cash shortages – bearable or terrible?

When errors do occur and the cash handling performance is not within established guidelines, the appropriate action should be taken to correct the behavior or performance and get them in compliance.

The top 13 risks to restaurant operations

By having the correct equipment, protocol and training in place, a restaurant will limit its risk and perhaps even reduce Workers' Compensation costs.

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