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3 Restaurant Trends that Provide a First-Class Experience at Fast-Casual Prices January 14, 2020

In the last 5 years, the fast-casual sector has seen a 6% increase in growth year over year. Its popularity continues to rise, and it’s no wonder: as people lead busier lives and become more accustomed to fast and convenient service, fast-casual is the obvious choice for customers looking to grab a quick bite to…

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The Best Restaurant Tech to Set You Up for the New Year January 10, 2020

As of 2019, there are over one million restaurants across the US, each competing for a limited pool of customers. Heading into 2020, competition is only set to increase. With seasonal fluctuations, changing laws around labor, and increased expectations for speed and service from customers, the pressure is on restaurant owners to find new ways…

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3 Ways Your Restaurant Merchants can Cash In on Online Ordering January 2, 2020

Today, on average, 60% of US consumers order delivery or takeout at least once per week. A majority of these orders are placed online, which showcases the sheer prevalence of online ordering. As more and more people turn to digital alternatives, restaurants need to be able to reach customers where they are—online. It’s clear that…

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What Merchants Need for Restaurant Success in 2020 December 18, 2019

The average American dines out close to 4.5 times per week. A fast-paced lifestyle is now the norm, so it’s no surprise that people are relying more and more on restaurants for their meals. This fast pace has bled into restaurant operations, and merchants relying on outdated technology are struggling to keep up. As we…

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What Restaurant Success Looks Like in 2020 December 10, 2019

  Restaurants play a vital role in our everyday existence. We spend our most critical moments surrounded by food—birthdays, holidays, celebrations, deaths— there isn’t a time when “Let’s grab a bite,” isn’t in some way applicable to our most basic interactions. The upcoming trends in restaurant success don’t just affect restaurant owners and managers, but…

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Restaurant Kitchen Efficiency: What You Need to Power Your Back of House October 24, 2019

As a restaurant owner or manager, you’re always looking for ways to cut costs while increasing productivity for your establishment. One of the ways in which you can do just that is to focus on your back-of-house procedures. By honing in on restaurant kitchen efficiency, you’ll be able to make everything run smoother throughout your…

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How Gift Card Marketing Can Boost Restaurant Sales October 1, 2019

For the last several years, gift cards have been one of the most popular and requested gifts for both shoppers and recipients. Offering gift cards for your restaurant can be a great opportunity to increase revenue—not only during the holiday season, but year-round, as people give them for birthdays, thank-yous, Mother’s Day, and all sorts…

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Three Ways Technology Can Improve Your Restaurant Management October 1, 2019

Restaurant managers have a lot to deal with behind the scenes: scheduling, inventory, reporting, evaluating performance indicators, and more. Technology can help to automate many of these processes for more effective restaurant management and stress-free operations. Point of sale (POS) solutions have evolved far beyond merely transactional functions and now offer features that boost efficiency…

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Retail Insights: What VARs and ISVs Can Expect in 2019 and Beyond September 23, 2019

From July 28th-31st, scores of retail industry leaders gathered in a conference room to discuss retail insights for the future. The theme of the conversation was “transformation”—a fitting motif that accurately describes what the retail industry is currently undergoing. While it’s truly impossible to know exactly what the future holds, at the RetailNow 2019 conference,…

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4 Things to Consider when Looking at KDS Total Cost of Ownership July 19, 2019

When you’re looking at which solutions to invest in for your restaurant, it’s easy to get swept up by what seems like a great deal. Don’t fall into the trap of investing in the wrong solutions just because the price is low. When it comes to technology like a kitchen display system, consider the total…

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