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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

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


[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


5 Ways to Optimize Waste Service Levels

If you manage waste hauling vendors, see how to maximize service levels without spending more.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cass Information Systems


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Olive VS Blended Oils: Application for Great Taste

When selecting an olive oil, you should base your decision on flavor and aroma, not on color and appearance. There are times when the flavor of 100% olive oil can overpower subtle flavors in foods. Blended oils offer the advantage of a less assertive olive flavor along with superior performance for high heat. Check out the comparison report.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Catania Oils


Quick Guide to Fry Oils: Cost, Heat Stability, Texture & Taste Comparison

While there are many characteristics to look for in frying oils, some of the most important are performance and cost, as well as taste and texture of your final product. Catania Oils have been put through industry approved tests to verify each oil’s fry stability.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Catania Oils


Appealing to Consumers’ Tastes for Organic: Over 30 Non-GMO Oils

Restaurant customers have the right and growing desire to know what’s in their food. The taste for organic and non-GMO products continues to grow and so does the line of non-GMO Project verified organic oils.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Catania Oils


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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


10 Ways to Make People Buy After You've Got Them Inside

While you are dependent in many ways on the activities of corporate marketing, no one knows your restaurants better than you do, so it's important you optimize your in-store signage and promotional areas to your advantage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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 Reasons Your Restaurant Isn’t Attracting Millennials

If you work in the limited service restaurant industry, you know how fierce the competition is, especially for millennials.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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

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

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

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


WEBINAR: How to be FDA Calorie Compliant and Still Create Killer Menu Boards

Join WAND Corporation as they walk through the finer points of the menu labeling requirement including best-in-class menu design tips and a case study from McAlister’s Deli. This webinar is a must-attend if you’re in the process of (or planning to) add caloric counts to your menus in the near future.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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


4 Things All Restaurant Franchise Owners Should be Doing to Stay Competitive

Owning a restaurant franchise is a tough gig, especially in the limited service industry. It’s an incredibly fun and rewarding job, but there is tons of competition, cash-flow is tight and consumer demands are changing.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


Thomas Printworks Enhances Market Position with Strategic Acquisition in Houston, Texas

Thomas Printworks is pleased to announce the acquisition of Seebridge Media in Houston, Texas from Steve Johns and Larry Vaughn effective February 1, 2016. Seebridge Media’s core business is offset printing and direct mail but also offers some large format printing.

Type: General

Sponsor: Visualogistix


6 Things Every QSR Restaurant’s Interior Design Should Include

QSR restaurant design is like none other in the restaurant industry. Locations must be built for speed, big crowds and rapidly produced menu items. It can be quite the challenge.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


11 FDA Menu Labeling Requirements for Restaurants

Make sure your restaurants are adding calorie counts on menus to follow the FDA restaurant menu labeling requirements. Download our checklist 11 FDA Menu Labeling Requirements for Your Restaurant. This simple one-pager will tell you everything you need to do to be calorie compliant an add calorie counts on menus.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


The Gravitational Pull of Fast Casual

This paper takes a closer look at how changing consumer sentiments and expectations gave rise to the star that is fast casual, and how it continues siphoning market share away from quick service and casual dining.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Mighty Fine Burgers Shaves One Minute off Wait Times with Table Tracker

Austin-based Mighty Fine Burgers is a counter-service fast casual restaurant unlike any ordinary burger joint. As a winner of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Mighty Fine Burgers strives for excellence beyond speedy service and just serving any regular burger.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Zankou Chicken Uses Paging Systems to Improve Speed of Service

Zankou Chicken is a mediterranean fast casual concept that began as a small family-owned business on a street corner in Lebanon in 1962. The restaurant serves healthy foods using high-quality proteins and locally sourced produce, and are known throughout Southern California for their family recipes.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


WEBINAR: Location-based marketing: A guide to strategy, deployment and successful return on investment

xAd will share new insights into consumers’ demands and expectations across path to purchase, and strategies for how marketers can use location insights to address the change in consumer behavior and influence a person at the moments of greatest intent and receptiveness.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: xAd


Plotting a Course for EMV Compliance

In this eBook, we’ll explain the facts and lay out a roadmap to follow so that your business is EMV-compliant AS SOON AS POSSIBLE—and is protected in the event of a security breach by being fully PCI compliant.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Touch Dynamic


WEBINAR - Restaurant Tech 2020: What you need to know NOW to be ready

Duration:1 hour | The technology decisions you make for your restaurants today—and next year—will determine your ability to compete in 2020.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


7 Ways Boba Businesses Conquer Customer Loyalty (And You Can Too)

We interviewed a slew of our most successful FiveStars customers and boba businesses where they share their knowledge for creating loyal fans and turning transactions into relationships.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FiveStars Loyalty


Performance Marketing 101: For Small Business Owners

PERFORMANCE MARKETING focuses on getting customers to take direct immediate action in response to your marketing.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FiveStars Loyalty


Pizza Point of Sale | Right the First Time

How understanding the critical requirements can help you avoid a costly mistake.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


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