National Retail Federation asks U.S. House to put OT regulation 'on pause'

The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.


How to light up your brand: 4 innovative execs tell all

This four-part series looks into the successes behind Toppers, Mooyah Burger, Slim Chickens and Which wich.

Video: Pei Wei dishes on rebranding, CEO search

CMO Clay Dover gives Cherryh Cansler, editor of FastCasual, the scoop on the chain's rebranding efforts and its search for the perfect CEO.

Franchising Focus: Mooyah COO marching to beat of 'world-dominating drum'

COO Michael Mabry discusses the brand's future plans.

Video: Retailers dive into technology at Interactive Customer Experience Summit

The Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit featured almost three days of education, networking and tours.

GE sells off restaurant assets of lending arm in massive 3-way deal

GE Capital U.S. is selling the bulk of its restaurant financing assets, which are worth about $1.4 billion.

Why relationship building is critical for a successful franchise

Whether you're a franchisor or a franchisee there is one big common aspect tied to everyone's success: a supportive, collaborative, trusting relationship.

Branding local? Try these 3 strategies

Your restaurant may have a delicious menu, unique concept and four-star customer service, but in the current restaurant landscape, the only way to achieve success is by making yourself stand out to the locals.

Check out highlights from ICX Summit in Dallas

The 2016 Interactive Customer Experience Summit featured almost three days of education, networking and tours.

Structured interviews: Part of a recipe for hiring great people

By using structured interviews, you can gather four times the amount of accurate information compared to an inconsistent or conversational, unstructured interview.

To tip or not to tip?

Chef Christopher Koetke discusses how the industry and customers feel about tipping.

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How to Get the Most From Your Store Systems Investment

The world of retailing is becoming increasingly challenging and fraught with competition. Merchants that invest wisely in store systems, make the most of these investments and lean on a knowledgeable, service oriented technology partner to get the job done and ensure they remain on a firm foundation in the short and long term alike.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mainstreet, Inc.

3 Ways Mobile Apps Can Help Restaurants Woo, Keep Employees

Ways technology is helping bridge the gap with recruitment, training and labor management.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules

Cost Control in Food & Beverage

By sharing the findings of the research with food and beverage operators globally, Oracle Hospitality aims to show that managing labor, inventory, and loss prevention is a global challenge that can be met by putting cost-control technology at the very heart of your operation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle

Samsung Digital Signage Displays Transform Branch Banking Experience

See how Mountain America used digital signage to optimize their banking and financial services for their customers.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Samsung Electronics America

The Ins and Outs of Digital Signage

General learning on digital signage options and how businesses benefit. Download this ebook from Samsung.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Samsung Electronics America

Follow The (Digital) Signs [Infographic]

Review the infographic from Samsung to see survey results regarding the key use cases and the recognized benefits of digital signage.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Samsung Electronics America

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