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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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Social Media and Restaurants: Creating an Authentic Brand Experience July 12, 2017

Since the first customers took photos of their food and posted them, social media and restaurants have been a perfect match.  It seems most people these days can’t enjoy a meal until they’ve snapped a picture and posted about it! Social media channels provide you with opportunities to solidify your brand image and engage with…

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How Line Busting Strategies Benefit Gift Shops During Tourist Season June 7, 2017

Summer is almost here, and with it, an influx of tourists at gift shops. While stocking your stores to make sure you have the inventory that your customers want, you also need to prepare for tourist season by putting processes and technology in place that will help provide the types of experiences shoppers demand. This…

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4 Ways to Support Summer Menu Changes with POS June 1, 2017

Summer is almost here, and with it comes a change in your customers’ dining preferences. Take advantage of their desire to make dining a part of their summertime activities by adapting your business to their warm-weather dining patterns. Here are some ways restaurants can refresh their menus and operations to boost sales this summer: 1….

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3 Retail Technology Trends to Watch Out For May 24, 2017

Change in the retail industry continues at full force in 2017. Many of the top retail technology trends this year reflect the industry’s move to a hyper-customer-focused model that can help retailers create all-around great shopping experiences for their customers. Here are three examples: 1. Making in-store shopping easier and quicker. As online shopping continues…

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