Digital Menu Boards 101

We've all heard about the promise of digital menu boards. Here are some things to know when it comes to getting the most from a digital menu-board deployment.

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The Benefits of Digital Signage in Fast Casual Restaurants

With menu-labeling regulations on the horizon, digital menu boards may be the best option for managing change.

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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.

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How to lead your brand into menu labeling

Now that menu labeling has passed and everyone knows the rules and expectations, it is important to address the best way restaurant leadership should handle nutritional analysis.

Make every year count

At the start of 2014, I was heavily anticipating the final FDA menu labeling regulations and its subsequent impact on the restaurant industry. While it took longer than expected for the FDA to make its ruling, I am thrilled that...

Bigger isn't always better: the case for limited menus

Limited menus for QSRs and fast casual restaurants have financial and operational benefits.

The wait is over: FDA issues final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's 395-page document includes menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pizza, a ruling applauded by the restaurant industry.

MAD Greens maximizing menu boards by integrating social

Lucas Clarke, director of marketing for the Colorado-based salad concept, shares some insights into MAD Greens' integration of digital signage and social media.

Four reasons digital screens are more than menu boards

Engaging digital signage can be a key differentiator in the customer experience by educating guests about menu items, driving craving, reducing perceived wait times, and more.

Panasonic bets on growth of drive-thru digital menu boards

Because of the heavy traffic volume at the drive-thru, Panasonic's Jeff Pinc said the industry is in the beginning stages of wide adoption of outdoor digital displays.

A confluence of factors pushing digital signage into the mainstream [infographic]

Such technology decreases a customer's perceived wait time by up to 40 percent.

Doing digital signage right

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.

Putting customers in the driver's seat: Which Wich adds drive-thru

Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.

Video walls, drive-thru kiosks hot menu items at NRA14

Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

What Panera 2.0 means for all operators

Panera 2.0 is two new customer experiences in one.

Why Bruegger's launched a new design, menu

Along with the new physical design, the chain has updated its logo, point-of-purchase materials, to-go packaging and is now in the process of updating the catering packaging.

Digital signage provides ambiance and marketing enhancements

Fast Casual Executive Summit panelists share their quick ROI stories from installing digital menu boards.

Commentary: What you can learn from Panera's 'hidden menu'

Does having a secret menu make sense? The answer is, possibly.

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As restaurant operators adapt to changing times, many are turning to digital menu boards as a way to promote their offerings.

Digital menu boards allow restaurant operators to: Incorporate full-motion video into their menu display, instantly update content to account for last-minute product changes, make changes and update prices for a single location or multiple locations, from anywhere in the world.

Visit the NEC company showcase to learn how you can take advantage of their full line of digital menu board solutions.


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