Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Access to big data gives managers the insight they need to achieve their business goals like never before. Unlike complex and costly legacy systems, next-gen back-office systems can handle the demands of today’s competitive restaurant environments.  This guide explores in more detail.

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How Intelligent Restaurant Inventory Technology Helps Managers Hit Their Numbers

How Intelligent Restaurant Inventory Technology Helps Managers Hit Their Numbers

Explore the exciting new frontier of intelligent restaurant operating platforms, and how modern inventory management systems can make processes easier for your managers. Read to learn how intelligent inventory management can help carry your restaurant into a smarter future.

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The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

New intelligent technologies can take your inventory management to the next level. These systems can save managers time, cur food waste costs, and create opportunities to drive your bottom- and top-line revenue in more efficient and effective ways.

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Compostable pizza box promises restaurateurs cost savings

Compostable pizza box promises restaurateurs cost savings

It's round, like the pies it is designed to hold, costs more than cardboard boxes and is made of something that's usually thrown away. But PizzaRound may just be the answer to a whole list of problems created by traditional cardboard pizza boxes.

Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

There are many different kinds of employee theft – stealing food, abusing discounts, or giving extras to friends and family – but in my experience, a lot of these cases can be traced back to the point-of-sale (POS).

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

Audits can focus on loss prevention issues – such as a case of suspected employee theft – or operations, compliance and safety issues, or a mix of all of these things. As the business owner, you can determine the types of things you want to monitor.

Commodities: An 'up-and-down' week for pizza stocks, commodities

Commodities: An 'up-and-down' week for pizza stocks, commodities

Last week's commodities and brand trading results formed a hilly path of ups and downs across the board.

Pizza franchisors, meet your new competition - Jersey Mike's

Pizza franchisors, meet your new competition - Jersey Mike's

Pizza franchisors, heads up! Seems there is a new player in the pizza game —one that's eyeing pizza operators willing to venture into a little "out-of-the-[pizza]-box thinking," so to speak.

The perks for pizza operators in intelligent checklists

The perks for pizza operators in intelligent checklists

The pizza operator's indispensable checklist gets intelligent and brings big perks along for the ride.

Commodities: Clocks not the only things 'springing ahead'

Commodities: Clocks not the only things 'springing ahead'

Just as we reset all our clocks to "spring forward" over the weekend, pizza stocks also spent the last trading week moving up in value.

Pizza delivery brands: Prepare now for possible DOL delivery pay audit later

Pizza delivery brands: Prepare now for possible DOL delivery pay audit later

Increasingly, U.S. Department of Labor audits are uncovering restaurateurs' problems with mileage reimbursement. Is your business prepared because it could cost you big bucks if you're not.

Audiologist, deaf pizzeria owners wage war on diners' No. 1 in-restaurant complaint

Audiologist, deaf pizzeria owners wage war on diners' No. 1 in-restaurant complaint

Noise and an inability to hear comprise the No. 1 complaint from diners about their in-restaurant experiences. One audiologist has created a tool to help businesses that want to be more "ear friendly" to the customers they serve.

Commodities: Patriots aren't the only ones licking their wounds today

Commodities: Patriots aren't the only ones licking their wounds today

The end-of-week stock market plummet Friday took no prisoners, capturing pizza brands as well in its value-depleting trend.

3 big pizza trends bring bigger pizza kitchen concerns

3 big pizza trends bring bigger pizza kitchen concerns

By Charlie Lewis Culinary Supply Chain Specialist/Consolidated Concepts The rate of change in foodservice has always been swift, but technology is propelling the pizza restaurateur's rocket forward today at a pace that challenges the speed of light. It's not just...

11 ways to implement predictive scheduling without killing your bottom line

11 ways to implement predictive scheduling without killing your bottom line

Not complying with predictive scheduling mandates can quickly add up to significant penalties.

NYC all-digital pizzeria does all-online ordering, all the time

NYC all-digital pizzeria does all-online ordering, all the time

Newly opened Long Island City Pizza Factory is planting a flag, claiming it is the world's first "full-digital pizzeria," an accomplishment its owners hope will give it a direct connection right into customer hearts.

Commodities: Somebody must have hit replay ... but no complaints

Commodities: Somebody must have hit replay ... but no complaints

It was another nice week of pizza stock trading and largely lower commodity prices last week, almost an exact replay of the previous week's financial stats.

7 ways tech can ease managers' employee management efforts

7 ways tech can ease managers' employee management efforts

Some forward-thinking brands are already using comprehensive workforce management solutions to automate time-consuming, error-prone efforts related to time and attendance, scheduling, leave management and other employee-facing processes.

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You can't escape the daily operational challenges that come with managing a restaurant. Whether your biggest challenges are front-of-house or back-of-house, you'll find resources to help you manage them in this research center.

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