Jan. 31, 2013
Improving Restaurants, a software technology company for the restaurant industry, and SpenDifference, a provider of supply chain support, have teamed up to provide clients with one solution for all their business intelligence and marketing software needs, according to a company press release.
Improving Restaurants is now lending its portfolio of point-of-sale-linked customer intelligence software, theft management and electronic marketing capabilities to SpenDifference, which provides purchasing and distribution support to more than 20 restaurant chain operators, including McAlister's Deli, Sizzler, Taco John's, Zoes Kitchens and Genghis Grill. It contracts with a wide variety of suppliers, giving small and mid-size restaurant chains a unique combination of buying power and expertise while maintaining their specifications, said Maryanne Rose, SpenDifference president and CEO. Seeking to continually provide unique solutions to its client base, SpenDifference is broadening its product offerings with this first foray into restaurant software services.
Dallas-based Improving Restaurants offers a SaaS model of services on a platform developed specifically with quick service, fast casual and fine dining restaurants in mind. Improving Restaurants is a premier provider of real-time Business Intelligence tools for the restaurant industry, said Hamed Mazrouei, CEO of Improving Restaurants.
"SpenDifference is a top quality provider of purchasing and distribution solutions to the emerging and large restaurant chain operator," he said. "Their ability to provide real buying power throughout the supply chain is well known. The fact that they are diversifying into new innovative offerings such as our Customer Experience Management services is a testament to the way they view their clients' business. They are strategic thinkers and want only the best for their clients and so do we."
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