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4 Reasons You Wish You Had a Kitchen Display System this Holiday Season November 9, 2017

Restaurateurs have a tool that can help them operate efficiently even during the busy holiday rush — the kitchen display system (KDS).  During the season filled with holiday parties, shoppers treating themselves to dining out after a day of searching for the perfect gifts, and families and friends gathering at your restaurant, a KDS is indispensable…

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Last-Minute Holiday Retail Strategies October 25, 2017

Are you tired of hearing “November is too late”? Everyone knows you need to prepare for the holiday shopping season early, but if you weren’t able to have all t’s crossed and i’s dotted by Halloween, here are three last minute tips that can help you champion the most wonderful time of the year: 1. Optimize…

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TCO: The Only Number You Need to Know When Buying a POS System October 13, 2017

Planning on buying a POS system? Congratulations! You’re making a great investment in your business. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the numbers and lose sight of which point of sale system is really the best choice for your business. Calculating total cost of ownership (TCO) is the best way to understand the…

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National Dessert Day: Treat Your Loyalty Rewards Customers October 9, 2017

National Dessert Day, which falls on October 14, is a reminder that it’s important to treat yourself once in a while. But you can also use it as an occasion to treat your best customers. Offering a treat for National Dessert Day to your loyalty rewards program members can be an unexpected delight for your…

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4 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic to Your Store Leveraging Your Point of Sale System September 12, 2017

Increased competition and the growing popularity of online shopping make it a necessity for retailers to take deliberate steps to increase foot traffic to brick-and-mortar stores. Rather than keeping digital channels separate from the physical world, use all channels — online, social, and mobile messaging — to drive traffic to stores. Here are four ways…

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3 Retail Trends That Can Increase Revenue — With the Help of Your POS System September 7, 2017

If you’re like most retailers, you’re always looking for ways to increase revenue. Strategies like expanding your product assortment and doing more to promote your store can help, but they aren’t enough. Keeping your finger on the pulse of retail trends and finding ways to capitalize on them is a smart strategy, especially when you…

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4 Tips for Running a Franchise Successfully September 6, 2017

Running a franchise is a great way to find success in the retail or restaurant industries, but it requires a different approach than operating an independent business. Here are four tips for optimizing your strategy as a franchise operator that can lead to increased revenues and customer loyalty: Use tools and materials provided by your…

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Sustainable Sourcing: 4 Reasons to Know Where Menu Ingredients Come From August 10, 2017

Increasingly, savvy restaurant operators make sustainable sourcing an important factor when selecting suppliers. They also make sure they know where ingredients come from. Although driven by social responsibility, restaurateurs can also find that sustainable sourcing leads to other positive outcomes such as customer loyalty and cost savings. Why Sustainable Sourcing? 1. Customer expectations. Environmental responsibility…

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Attract Summer Crowds by Managing Family-Friendly Menus with POS July 26, 2017

School’s out for the summer, and with no homework to worry about and extra leisure time, parents may be more apt to treat their kids to dining out. Restaurants that want to capitalize on this trend will be most successful by offering family-friendly menus, and your Point of Sale (POS) system can help you offer…

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Restaurants Going Green: 4 Ways Technology Helps You Make the Switch July 18, 2017

With consumers becoming increasingly focused on environmental responsibility, restaurant owners must become more conscious of their actions if they want to build and retain the loyalty of customers who are committed to sustainability. Restaurants going green face a lot of hard work and planning, but restaurant technology can be an enormous help. Here are four…

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