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G&J Acquisitions Cuts Cost by 50% with SafePoint

G&J Acquisitions Cuts Cost by 50% with SafePoint

The SafePoint® solutions from Loomis are designed to save retailers time and money while enhancing the security of a store and its employees. SafePoint® eliminates 60% of the risk and labor associated with counting and handling cash manually.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis


Kwikee Mart  Grows with the Loomis SafePoint® Solution

Kwikee Mart Grows with the Loomis SafePoint® Solution

Kwikee Mart is a small chain of convenience stores throughout California’s San Jose and Napa Valley. When Kwikee Mart Owner Satindar Dhillon started planning for store expansion, he knew they would need a more secure way for owners to transport money from the safe to the bank.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis


Fast Food Operator Cuts Time, Improves Cash Management

Fast Food Operator Cuts Time, Improves Cash Management

After comparing different cash-handling options, Family Foods Inc. deployed Loomis’ SafePoint® solution at ten Taco Bell locations in December 2006. This immediately and dramatically changed the way they handled money, and they soon installed SafePoint in their remaining locations in 2007.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis


The Loomis SafePoint Smart Safe Solution: Combining a Valuable  Product with Superior Service

The Loomis SafePoint Smart Safe Solution: Combining a Valuable Product with Superior Service

With the right smart safe solution, the costs associated with managing the retail cash handling process are reduced, which can increase profitability. To find a successful smart safe solution, retail businesses must partner with a smart safe vendor who can meet their specific needs and provide a high quality level of customer service.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis


Visitors at Theme Park Spend More Time Playing, Less Time Waiting for Food with LRS Pagers

Visitors at Theme Park Spend More Time Playing, Less Time Waiting for Food with LRS Pagers

Andy Alligator's Fun Park was founded in 2007 as a family entertainment center. In 2015, Owner Kyle Allison bought LRS guest pagers for their onsite fast-casual restaurant, Andy's Cafe & Pizzeria.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


How HigherMe helped this Freddy's franchise scale their hiring

How HigherMe helped this Freddy's franchise scale their hiring

HigherMe worked with Joby Management to set up their 20 locations with the Full Suite Hiring Platform to find, assess and hire the right candidates across the different positions.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HigherMe


2017 Fast Casual Top 100

2017 Fast Casual Top 100

This year’s list of Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers recognizes 76 brands and 24 industry executives.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Taylor Company


[WEBINAR] 7 Keys to Delivery Profit

[WEBINAR] 7 Keys to Delivery Profit

Delivery performance can make or break a restaurant’s profit margin. Delivery is a critical part of the business in more than 80 percent of new restaurant concepts. In this webinar, restaurant systems pro, Sean Crocker, introduces new ways you can reduce delivery costs and grow delivery revenue and profit.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


[INFOGRAPHIC]: Why Food Truck Businesses Are Revving Up

[INFOGRAPHIC]: Why Food Truck Businesses Are Revving Up

Food trucks are the fastest-growing channel in today's foodservice industry. Download this infographic to find out why food trucks are so attractive.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: FoodTruckOperator.com


Pizza POS Buyer's Guide

Pizza POS Buyer's Guide

You specialize in pizza. So should your point of sale. Whether youre replacing your existing system or making your first purchase, knowing what a POS system can do for your specific business will guide your purchasing decision.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Social Media Marketing Guide for Food Truck Success

Social Media Marketing Guide for Food Truck Success

This guide is designed to give food truck operators an understanding of social media marketing.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FoodTruckOperator.com


Delivering Success: How Technology Makes Restaurant Delivery A Profit Center

Delivering Success: How Technology Makes Restaurant Delivery A Profit Center

If you are counting on delivery as a key part of your restaurants success, you need to count on the right technology to help.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale


Optimizing Franchise Development: Old School Principles Meet New School Tools

Optimizing Franchise Development: Old School Principles Meet New School Tools

Learn how to create a franchise sales organization of people and processes that runs like a well-oiled machine. Adding a few new school tools to your old school principles can make all the difference in the world.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FranConnect


Restaurant Delivery: Secrets to Success

Restaurant Delivery: Secrets to Success

The restaurant industry is continually evolving, and owners need to find ways to stay competitive. One of the fastest-growing trends is offering delivery service in addition to in-house dining. We talked to business owners that have successfully built a profitable delivery operation - and now were sharing their secrets with you! 

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale


Take the Bite Out of the FDA's New Menu Labeling Rules

Take the Bite Out of the FDA's New Menu Labeling Rules

The clock is ticking: applicable restaurants have only until Spring 2017 to comply with all new menu labeling rules.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


Drive-Thrus Driving Business

Drive-Thrus Driving Business

Time-starved diners are hungry for both greater convenience and good quality food, and they're converging on drive-thrus by the billions: 12.4 billion visits in 2014, according to The NPD Group, a market research firm.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


2015 Restaurant Survey Report

2015 Restaurant Survey Report

Get back to basics to get customers back to the table. In other words, restaurants that emphasize flavorful, quality foods served in comfortable, casual environments with convenient options will draw young diners.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


How Mobile Ordering Apps Stack Up

How Mobile Ordering Apps Stack Up

Mobile ordering apps are poised to be a major sales driver for fast casual restaurants, but not all apps are built the same.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fuzz Productions


Lessons on Hiring Better Employees: A Panera Case Study

Lessons on Hiring Better Employees: A Panera Case Study

Hiring is such a challenge, isn’t it? It takes time and money away from other critical things that you need to get done – but if it isn’t done right, your café will suffer!

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HigherMe


The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing a POS

The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing a POS

This Ultimate Guide includes insights for evaluating different point of sale solutions and practical guidance for making the right selection. It also includes pointers for maximizing the value of the investment once the system is implemented.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


The Ultimate Guide to Menu Design & Creation

The Ultimate Guide to Menu Design & Creation

The fundamentals and best practices of menu design. With these restaurant menu design ideas, you’ll be well on your way to benefitting from the strategic placement of your best sellers - with no dish left behind!

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


The Ultimate Guide to Staffing

The Ultimate Guide to Staffing

The fundamentals and best practices of menu design. With these restaurant menu design ideas, you’ll be well on your way to benefitting from the strategic placement of your best sellers - with no dish left behind!

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Restaurant Biz Plan

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Restaurant Biz Plan

This Ultimate Guide, walks you step-by-step through all of the sections to include in a restaurant business plan and includes a template and four important financial spreadsheets you'll need.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


The 7 Deadly Sins of Restaurant Management

The 7 Deadly Sins of Restaurant Management

From an indifference to how garbage is handled, to fear of the future, to a temper left unchecked, here are the seven deadly sins of restaurant management – and how to atone for them.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


5 Field Operations Secrets from 600 Franchise Brands

5 Field Operations Secrets from 600 Franchise Brands

We have outlined 5 basic premises that highly effective field operations teams embrace to make their organizations successful.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FranConnect


Success Story: BrightStar Care

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


Achieving Marketing Success: A Local Franchise Marketing Plan Handbook

Achieving Marketing Success: A Local Franchise Marketing Plan Handbook

Your franchisees’ success is dependent on their ability to successfully market to and engage their local customers. This handbook will help you and your franchisees create a strong and rewarding local marketing strategy.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect


Converting More Website Visitors Into Leads

Converting More Website Visitors Into Leads

The goal of an effective franchise website and landing page is to convert visitors into leads. For most franchise websites and landing pages, the conversion rate is 2.9 percent.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect


Restaurant Opening Master Checklist

Restaurant Opening Master Checklist

While opening a new restaurant is exciting it can also be very stressful. Making sure that you have all your 'i's dotted and your 't's crossed before the big day can feel overwhelming.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: TouchBistro


The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Restaurant Business Plan

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Restaurant Business Plan

Whether you’ve already opened your business, are dreaming of one day running your own restaurant, or have the wheels in motion and have begun making your foodservice idea a reality, you need a comprehensive business plan to keep you focused and on track.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: TouchBistro


A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

There are solutions emerging to maximize food safety efforts at the restaurant level, enabling operators to better communicate with their employees and to rectify any potential safety breaches immediately.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules


[WEBINAR] 7 Essential Strategies for Creating Recession-Proof Restaurant Systems

[WEBINAR] 7 Essential Strategies for Creating Recession-Proof Restaurant Systems

Join us and Speedline Solutions for a webinar to learn how to recession proof your restaurant systems.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


5 Best Practices for Turning Your Website into a Content Marketing Machine

5 Best Practices for Turning Your Website into a Content Marketing Machine

Does your website leverage the best in content marketing practices to ensure potential clients look to you for solutions? 51 percent of B2B buyers rely more on content to research and make purchasing decisions than they did a year ago.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Networld Press


A Slice of Digital Heaven: Enhancing the Entertainment Experience with Digital Signage

A Slice of Digital Heaven: Enhancing the Entertainment Experience with Digital Signage

Embed Digital works with a California restaurant operator to introduce a new Pizza Hut concept built on a foundation of digital signage.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Embed Digital


Samsung NBA Summer League 2016: Upping The Fan Experience With Interactive Digital Displays & Content

Samsung NBA Summer League 2016: Upping The Fan Experience With Interactive Digital Displays & Content

Interactive experiences, as those provided by EMBED DIGITAL at the NBA Samsung Summer League and Adidas Uprising Summer Championship, are transforming fan engagement and experiences by giving onlookers on-demand access to information and creating emotional stimulation throughout the game.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Embed Digital


5 Tried-and-True Technologies that Improve Restaurant Operations

5 Tried-and-True Technologies that Improve Restaurant Operations

New technologies appear on the market on a daily basis, but there are plenty of existing applications that can help operators deliver a superior experience.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Keys to Your Next POS Purchase: POS Advice from Restaurant Operators

Keys to Your Next POS Purchase: POS Advice from Restaurant Operators

When choosing a point of sale system for a pizzeria, hearing the experiences of other operators can be invaluable.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


Drive the moment: How the connected car can drive your business

Drive the moment: How the connected car can drive your business

OnStar recognizes the value of its connected driver base, and has created a group through OnStar Business Driver to address the opportunity for third parties wanting to make these connections.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: General Motors OnStar Business Driver


Creating customized 1:1 personal journeys for drivers

Creating customized 1:1 personal journeys for drivers

Driving has been one of the last areas of human activity to remain outside the reach of the internet. Now, with 4G LTE modems being deployed in cars, there are enormous opportunities for retailers, restaurants, hotels and other service providers to interact with drivers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: General Motors OnStar Business Driver


[WEBINAR] Food transparency and simplified ingredient lists: Trends and tips for understanding the

[WEBINAR] Food transparency and simplified ingredient lists: Trends and tips for understanding the "clean" eating movement

Natural ingredients/minimally processed food is one of the top culinary trends in 2015 and 2016.The demand for a pared down ingredient list is being influenced by millennials and Generation Z, who crave authenticity and transparency.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


The Food Safety Professional's Recall Checklist

The Food Safety Professional's Recall Checklist

If you think twice every time you purchase a jar of peanut butter, you’re not alone. The reasons for food recalls range from contamination with a pathogen, such as E. coli, a foreign object, such as glass, a nutrient imbalance or undeclared allergens.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FoodLogiQ


Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Natural ingredients and minimally processed foods are one of the top five culinary trends for 2015 and 2016. Major brands across segments have responded by simplifying their menus with cleaner, fresher ingredient lists.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


LOYALTY PROGRAMS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGY: Reward Your Customers

LOYALTY PROGRAMS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGY: Reward Your Customers

Over the past few years, loyalty programs have become an increasingly vital marketing tool for businesses. While attracting new customers through advertising has always been a core element of the marketing mix, efforts to retain customers are equally important.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


Understanding the Secrets of Inventory Management: Restaurant, Retail and Grocery

Understanding the Secrets of Inventory Management: Restaurant, Retail and Grocery

Inventory management is an art form. It is finding the right balance between ordering costs, carrying costs and shortage costs, and managing all three proactively in order to benefit the bottom line. For SMB’s, in particular, inventory habits can make or break a business, and inventory management is one of the greatest areas for improvement.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


Intelligent Reporting: A Powerful Analytics Tool

Intelligent Reporting: A Powerful Analytics Tool

This white paper provides a look at the foundation of intelligent reporting, explores best practices and outlines specific industry examples of successful usage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


The Official Guide: Choosing your Point of Sale

The Official Guide: Choosing your Point of Sale

Owning a business is not easy. Business owners rely on efficient tools to help run every aspect of their business, from finances to operations. These business tools can start from simple paper and pen to cash registers to tablet-based Point of Sale (POS) systems.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Revel Systems


The ROI of Paging Systems

The ROI of Paging Systems

Tried-and-true paging technology not only can help improve operations, it can improve the bottom line as well.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Social Media Is Running (Not Ruining) Your Restaurant…Why That’s A Good Thing

Social Media Is Running (Not Ruining) Your Restaurant…Why That’s A Good Thing

Watch the full session video of the opening keynote of the 2016 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit. Speaker: Andrew Gruel, Founder and Head Chef of Slapfish Restaurant Group

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit


The ROI of Table Tracking Systems

The ROI of Table Tracking Systems

The benefits of table tracking systems may not always be easy to see, but they can provide a significant boost to the bottom line.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


FSMA 101: The Must-Know Facts about the Food Safety Modernization Act

FSMA 101: The Must-Know Facts about the Food Safety Modernization Act

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the largest piece of food safety legislation in the last 70 years. What does that mean for you, as a restaurant operator?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FoodLogiQ


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