Improving Restaurant Operations with Artificial Intelligence

Improving Restaurant Operations with Artificial Intelligence

Restaurant operators often try to gather information about their businesses by seeking customer feedback, but the process is plagued by low response rates and limited insight. The combination of SMS and artificial intelligence can solve those challenges.

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Sponsor: Chatter Research


WiFi Marketing Case Study - World of Beer - Bloom Intelligence

WiFi Marketing Case Study - World of Beer - Bloom Intelligence

Discover how World of Beer used their guest WiFi to increase their customer contact collection by more than 700 percent, resulting in company-wide sales increases and more loyal guests enjoying the tavern's experience more often.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


WiFi Marketing Case Study - Atlanta Bread Company - Bloom Intelligence

WiFi Marketing Case Study - Atlanta Bread Company - Bloom Intelligence

Discover the secret of how the Atlanta Bread Company massively increased company sales, reviews and customer contacts using WiFi analytics and marketing from Bloom Intelligence. 

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Bloom Intelligence


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Commodities: Fuel prices fire up, most stocks slide down

Commodities: Fuel prices fire up, most stocks slide down

Fuel continued to push up in value, while most pizza brands tracked on this site trended down.

Making data make your pizza brand unlock customers' hearts

Making data make your pizza brand unlock customers' hearts

Though the basic dynamics of the dining experience are pretty much the same as they've always been, any competitive pizza brand today knows data is the difference now. But knowing how to use the data collected and integrate it optimally with your systems is key.

How well protected is your POS-connected tech?

How well protected is your POS-connected tech?

With the rapid addition of internet-connected technologies that touch the same network as the point-of-sale system, new opportunities for credit card data breaches are popping up. Vulnerabilities can be found in many network gateways such as self-ordering kiosks and other devices.

Commodities: Investors do a U-turn from last week in favored brands

Commodities: Investors do a U-turn from last week in favored brands

The tables turned this week in pizza stock trading as investors shifted their confidence in Papa John's from a week earlier to the three other publicly traded brands monitored here weekly.

Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Pizza operators got a break from most commodity prices last week, which turns out to be a particularly good thing since three of the four brands monitored here lost a chunk of value over the five days. The exception? Surprise! Papa John's.

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Changing weather, politics and consumer demand could foreshadow equally changing commodity and stock prices in the weeks ahead. This week though values for most pizza staple ingredients fell, though most brand values did too.

Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Growing a legacy brand into a lasting future is never easy and always time- and personnel-intensive. In this blog, Mr. Gatti's President Michael Poates shares some lessons learned from that process in the Mr. Gatti's household to take the nearly 50-year-old brand from what was, to what's going to be a very successful future.

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodity and stock prices gave pizza restaurateurs a very nice Labor Day send-off last week — the unofficial end of summer in the U.S.

Commodities: The 'dog days of summer' toss pizza operators a bone

Commodities: The 'dog days of summer' toss pizza operators a bone

The end-of-summer weather may be sweltering, but pizza operators had little to sweat last week.

Pizza profit-finder: What's hiding in your distributor invoices?

Pizza profit-finder: What's hiding in your distributor invoices?

Is your chain leaving money on the table in for form of mistakes, misquotes and other mishaps that could be discovered and recovered through an analysis of distributor and vendor invoices?

Pizza Ranch exec on making a buffet brand soar

Pizza Ranch exec on making a buffet brand soar

Pizza Ranch Director of Operations Al Pottebaum talks to Pizza Marketplace Editor Shelly Whitehead about the pizza buffet approach and winning best pizza brand in this year's Market Force survey.




Three Advantages of a Purpose-Built Recorder

There are some distinct differences between PC-based recording appliances and purpose-built NVRs. Knowing how these two options stack up can help you make the right choice and save you money in the long run.


Why a fraud solution that incorporates video is worth the investment

Video-based fraud detection solutions offer a unique advantage over other solutions, because they let you actually see what took place. They offer the same powerful ability to search through enormous amounts of transaction data, but with the added benefit of tying transaction data to video images.


Commodities: Papa John's in free fall

Commodities: Papa John's in free fall

The turmoil around the Papa John's brand expressed itself clearly on the trading floor last week when that chain's value continued to fall, while pizza restaurateurs got a break on auto fuel prices as the summer travel season winds down to a close.

How Wow Bao 'wows' 'em with cartoon-adorned cubbies

How Wow Bao 'wows' 'em with cartoon-adorned cubbies

Wow Bao's Geoff Alexander talks about how the brand uses kiosks, cubbies and cartoons to delight busy customers even when they are in a huge hurry to pick up and go.




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