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Recent partnerships and service launches show that consumers want convenience and are willing to pay for it.
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'How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs' delivers 40 pages packed with essential information about the business of owning, operating and earning revenue from ATMs.
Online ordering is the perfect way to remind students, parents and school administrators that you care about their needs by offering them a quick and value-oriented way to order their meals.
Boston Market leaders collaborated with managers, employees to develop a new Guest Service Excellence program aimed at lifting AUVs from $1.3 million to $1.5 million by 2016.
Restaurant efficiency experts cite the 7-second rule; a 7-second reduction in customer wait times increases a chain’s market share by as much as 1 percent.
The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling and upselling, according to restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider Ernest Koury, and when you have disinterested employees, no one is there to protect your brand. Digital signage mitigates the impact of undertrained or overwhelmed front line employees.
Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.
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Research has shown that people who place mobile and online orders have an average ticket 30 percent higher than in-store customers.
Also samples new smoothie offerings and offers discounts on special Maq7 juice blend.
To celebrate National Pizza Month fast casual pizza brand Pie Five Pizza has kicked off the Pie It Forward campaign that surprises one guest at each location with a free pizza every day in October.
A portion from every purchase at the store will go to Green Umbrella ChildFund Korea to support skills development for youth.
New research from network analytics and mobile intelligence company, wefi, explored WiFi connectivity trends at national coffee chains. The company considered WiFi speed and application usage patterns of customers at these restaurants, and found that Starbucks, Tully's Coffee and Dunkin'...
Louisville, Ky.-based QSR Automation announced the release of DineTime Host version 3.0, a browser widget that when added to a restaurant's website provides self-service reservation options that sync in real time.
OrderUp, a Baltimore mobile and online food ordering and delivery service, announced the company raised $7 million in funds for nationwide expansion and delivery technology.
CBS NorthStar announced an update to its NorthStar Order Entry technology that allows restaurants to provide a jukebox feature to table ordering.
Two Los Angeles Fatburger restaurants are teaming up with CurbStand to help Angelenos find and pay for nearby valet parking.
From now through July 31, Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation restaurants are hosting a "Sweet Insanity" promotion, inviting guests to make their own soft serve ice cream sandwiches. According to a news release, customers will have a variety of choices to...
Buzztime announced today it has reached five million player registrations on the company’s digital gaming platform, a gain of approximately 70 percent over the past year. Buzztime is also announced the integration of Buzztime LIVE gaming events with its BEOND...
In a recent study by Yelp of emerging concepts, build-your-own pizza brand, Project Pie, was named No. 1.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit at 11416 North FM 620 in Austin, Texas, will host Customer Appreciation Day on July 12. Customers will be offered a 10-percent discount and $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches will be offered all day, along with merchandise...
BusinessWeek.com reported recently that Noodles & Company is adding free-floating servers focused on upselling customers. The server will stop at guests’ tables when they’re nearly done with their meal, ask if they’d like to order anything else, and bring the...
Mindshare Technologies, which acquired Empathica in September 2013, announced that the two companies have united under a new corporate entity and mission: InMoment. According to a news release, InMoment provides a cloud-based customer experience optimization platform, called the Experience Hub,...
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Starbucks today announced a partnership with Duracell Powermat to rollout Powermat wireless charging stations in Starbucks locations. According to a news release, the rollout began in San Francisco and additional major markets will be added in 2015, with a full...