Live Webinar: How to Use Beacons and Geofencing to Grow Your Restaurant Business

What if you could reach out to a customer walking by your restaurant at lunch time and invite them in to sample your new summer menu item? Beacons can be powerful tools for reaching the customers who are literally right outside your front door, and getting them through your front door.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SplickIt


Infographic: 5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches

Recent retail data breaches have put a spotlight on the frequency of these incidents. This infographic shows us the lessons learned and what you can do to protect yourself.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's ninth annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, marketing campaigns, menu trends and technologies leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


How Mystery Shopping can Supercharge Your Marketing and Training

By dramatically improving product quality and the customer experience, mystery shopping could be called the ultimate brand insurance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Sentry Marketing Group


Webinar - Cash in on Hiring Tax Credits: How to get $1,200 back for 1 out of every 5 new hires

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Tax deadlines got you down? This tax season (or September), start getting money back instead of giving it all away.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


How to Become a Solid Online Pizza Business

Simply posting an Internet storefront isn't enough to satisfy consumers. Success of an online presence relies on a creative mix that features secure transactions, sales tools, mobile apps and social media integration.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Revention


Self-Order Kiosks for an Old-World Market

An Italian market and deli serves customers more efficiently with a modern technology solution from NEXTEP SYSTEMS.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


A Soup-er Restaurant Technology Solution for Zoup!

A growing restaurant chain built on hand-crafted soup taps technology from NEXTEP SYSTEMS to help it manage store operations.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


5 Factors in Using Customer Service to Stand Out from the Competition

Implementing a culture of service and hospitality can help fast casual restaurants excel.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: McAlister's Deli


Profitable Restaurants Turn More Tables

For fast casual operators, simplifying the process of delivering food can lead to happier customers and increased profits.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Webinar: Secrets For Connecting With the Mobile Customer: Apps Are Not Enough

More customers than ever have smartphones. They live on their phones and check Facebook and other social media 6-10 times a day. Getting their attention is tough, and getting them to love your brand is a lot tougher.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Punchh


Fast Casual 2013 Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's eighth annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, technology, menu trends and innovations leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Best Practices for Digital Signage Placement in Fast Casual Restaurants

Digital signage can be a key differentiator for operators in the fast casual segment. Learn how to use it most effectively.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Adding Customer-Facing Touchpoints with Kiosks

An innovative restaurant concept incorporates kiosks into its efforts to connect with customers.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Kiosks Increase Efficiency of Dining on College Campuses

How Sodexo and NEXTEP SYSTEMS partnered to create a reliable and flexible restaurant solution.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Boar's Head Deli Makes the Most of Self-Order Kiosks

Technology from NEXTEP SYSTEMS helps one restaurant increase ticket averages.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Check-In Technology Wins Big for Hard Rock Hotel Biloxi

Kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS use features such as texting to speed check-in and provide upgrades at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Self-service makes crowded counter lines a thing of the past

Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace, a grocery chain focused on produce and specialty products and services, wanted to give deli customers faster, more efficient service.“We were looking for a way to use this technology for delis in an effort to speed up the order fulfillment process,” said Ryan McWhirter, IT manager for Nino Salvaggio.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Better Guest Experience with Faster Service

Decrease wait time for food delivery and improve service efficiency to enhance the guest experience.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Grow your business with Table Tracker

Table Tracker is a table location system that identifies where guests are sitting so you can deliver food faster, create a better guest experience and operate more efficiently.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Restaurant of the Future: How Technology will Transform the Guest Experience

As new technology slowly creeps into the restaurant world, a picture of the future is emerging. No part of the guest experience will be unchanged, starting with the way hungry diners choose their destination and extending all the way through the way they pay their bill — and all points in between.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Can you Grow Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction at the Same Time?

Are your customers engaged? Are you connecting with customers through mobile technology? Do you have operational processes that include consumer measurement and marketing capabilities?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Blending Cell Phones and Guest Pagers: The Evolution of Paging Systems in the Hospitality Industry

In the hospitality industry, a paging system is as common as knives and forks. However, as cell phone technology became widely adopted, the need for a hybrid paging/texting system emerged, but implementing a new system or upgrading an existing one can be difficult and costly.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Managing the Front Door for a Better Guest Experience

It has been said that restaurants and other customer-service businesses rise and fall on their performance during peak hours – the few hours a day when customers are lined up and waiting.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Improve the Guest Experience with Guest Paging

Businesses understand the importance of communicating with guests. Increase operation efficiency and enhance the guest experience with guest paging systems in a discreet manner. Manage guests and deliver the service they need quickly and directly with notification or message-based paging system.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


On Cue Turns Wait Time Management into a Well-Oiled Machine

Alondra Hot Wings Restaurant & Grill is a full-service restaurant with four locations in Los Angeles County. The vision of Alondra Hot Wings is to serve quality food for families with exceptional service in a great atmosphere.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Check Point Guest Surveys Provides Real-Time, Actionable Insights

Alondra Hot Wings Restaurant & Grill is a full-service restaurant with four locations in Los Angles County. The vision of Alondra Hot Wings is to serve quality food for families with exceptional service in a great atmosphere.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Integrated Communication System Transforms Operations: How technology’s impact on customer service affects profits

The basics of delivering a superior customer service experience haven’t changed: Customers want friendly, fast, knowledgeable service from a salesperson interested in going the extra mile to close the deal. But technology has transformed, and, in some ways, has complicated communication with customers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Mobile Surveys & Reporting: Mobile Optimization For Managers On The Move

As the numbers above indicate, mobile device technology continues to advance and be adopted by people all over the world. The result is an empowered consumer phenomenon, which enables customers to shop online, compare brands and prices, read reviews and feedback, and share customer experiences via social media channels.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Location Engagement Doesn’t Come from Reading Reports: How to engage location managers to deliver great customer experiences

A cloud of economic uncertainty continues to hang over many consumers. They understand the challenges of the current economic climate and are changing how they behave as a result.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


How To Keep Fraud Far From Your Customer Experience Data

You may be surprised to learn that customers and competitors aren’t the only threat to good customer experience data. When it comes to collecting valid customer feedback, your own employees have considerable influence, as well. Fortunately, that just means the power to control your data lies within your organization.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Empathica Consumer Insights Panel: Analysis of U.S. Consumer Feedback Behaviors

The Wave 1 2012 Empathica Consumer Insights Panel surveyed more than 6,500 U.S. consumers, evaluating consumer perceptions on topics ranging from customer feedback behaviors to the use of technology in retail shopping experiences.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Putting The Customer At The Center Of Employee Engagement

If you hold a management position today, then employee engagement is important to you. It’s a challenging subject—difficult to nail down, tricky to influence—but well worth the effort.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Socialize Your Guest Experience in 3 Steps

To get in front of these consumer trends, brands need to move beyond “viewing” guest feedback and evolve their guest experience management programs into Social CEM (Customer Management Solutions) solutions that drive action and encourage positive staff behaviors.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


The Three Ways Today’s Review Sites are Failing Brands

Online reputation has always been important for brands – and this is even more critical in the social media age. In fact, according to Forbes1, a brand’s reputation was recognized as the number one driver for business value.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Customer Reviews:Retaining Integrity& Realizing Value

Online review sites are valuable resources for customers and corporations alike, but there’s a dark cloud that’s been looming over them since their inception: fraud.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Platform Features & Functionality

The diagram within this download addresses most of the top-level requirements for a comprehensive Remote Order & Pay or Mobile Commerce strategy. Some industry segments, e.g. pizza, may have additional specific requirements. The diagram is presented at a summary level. View now.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


Six Critical Elements of the Mobile Commerce Process

Because the reliability and responsiveness of Mobile Commerce is critical to customer satisfaction, the management system must provide real-time monitoring of every system element, order type, number of users, response times, and transaction outcomes. In addition, the Mobile Commerce solution...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


Brand in the Hand

You’ve built a successful QSR brand and it didn’t happen overnight. Developing the brand took many years, including continuous marketing campaigns, loyalty programs, and quality service offerings. From your first store, the brand has developed a nickel at a time....

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


What Do Your Customers Really Want from Mobile Commerce?

What do your customers really want from mobile commerce? Familiarity - convenience - speed - ease of use: these are the four key benefits your customers seek from your Mobile Commerce application.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


Is Mobile Commerce Ready for QSR?

The widespread adoption of the smartphone has triggered a growing reliance on technology to enhance or expedite daily purchasing events. The average consumer has become increasingly comfortable with eCommerce purchases. This, combined with an ever-present focus on convenience within the...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


Why Is Mobile Commerce So Important?

Consider the most likely, most frequent purchase occasion… perhaps you want to grab a cup of coffee on your way to work, or maybe you need a quick bite in the middle of your day between meetings.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


Avanti's Remote Order & Pay Platform

Avanti Commerce Inc. provides restaurants with a white label, fully customizable platform that enables the end customer to Remote Order & Pay directly from their smartphones, tablets or desktops, enhancing interaction with customers and providing a new, convenient way to Remote Order & Pay.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Avanti Commerce Inc.


15 Reasons Your Customers Might Be Jumping Ship

Are you noticing your small business’s foot traffic beginning to dwindle? Are you losing customers who used to be regulars? We know 15 reasons why this may be happening.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FiveStars Loyalty


Infographic: Think Mobile First

The impact of mobile on the retail and restaurant industries continues to grow. This infographic gives the key data points to explain why mobile is an investment worth making.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Isis


The Why & How of Choosing the Right Restaurant Loyalty Program

Consumers increasingly use mobile devices to make dining decisions. Offering a run of the mill paper loyalty program won’t cut it anymore.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FiveStars Loyalty


Instant Feedback that Matters

Get real customer reactions to your restaurant before they go with Check Point surveys.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Generation With Huge Spending Power

Learn why restaurants need Gen Y-ers and how dismissing them can be fatal to their business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Manage your reputation before customers leave

Management in the restaurant industry isn’t just about managing a physical location: it also involves managing customer perceptions. Skip Cass, chief executive officer of Long Range Systems, has an editorial in Restaurant Hospitality, explaining how technology and data can be...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems



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