Digital Dollars: Choosing a web ordering partner & driving online sales

Web ordering is driving sales for pizza and delivery restaurants: more than 50% of sales for some leading chains, In this guide, find expert tips on web ordering promotion, best practices to upsize online orders and increase frequency, and tips for choosing the right provider.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


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: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


2015 Fast Casual Top 100

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

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


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Why your loyalty program is failing and how to fix it (Part 2)

Over the course of the next two blogs, Gillian Jones, loyalty expert, will look at 10 lessons for improving loyalty.

Why your loyalty program is failing and how to fix it (Part 1)

In comparison to other industries, hospitality is limping behind in the loyalty stakes, so how exactly have operators gotten themselves into this state of digital despondency?

Dunkin' Donuts loyalty app stirring up trouble for Starbucks?

With the DD Perks Rewards program, guests earn five points for every dollar they spend on qualifying purchases at Dunkin’ Donuts when they pay using an enrolled Dunkin' Donuts Card, either plastic or via the Dunkin' Mobile App.

Wingstop, Pizza Hut, Cici's Pizza execs debate importance of mobile apps

The customer experience at a restaurant is paramount to a restaurant's success. Mobile apps have become increasingly part of that experience, but how important are they?

Benefits of a technology billfold: Why the mobile wallet is here to stay

There will be more than 200 million mobile-wallet users across the U.S. by the end of 2016.

Hispanics play huge role in Super Bowl online pizza orders

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day for online pizza ordering across the U.S., and Hispanics are a big part of it.

Panera exec: Payment, mobile innovations achieving major success

Panera's still full throttle in expanding payment strategies to reduce consumer friction points and enhancing the customer experience.

sweetgreen's tech team focused on 'Innovation, impact, sustainability' to design mobile app

The chain recently launched a mobile app with seamless integration and single sign-on for mobile ordering, mobile payment and a rewards program.

5 ways to boost the fast casual mobile experience

The most successful fast casual establishments are leveraging mobile technology to forge stronger relationships with their customers.

Saying no to digital: Why haven't all restaurateurs embraced new POS systems?

A new study looks at why many restaurants haven't implemented a digital POS system.

10 fresh restaurant marketing ideas for 2016

Today there are marketing techniques that won't break the bank and will help you save time. Use these restaurant marketing ideas to take your business to the next level in 2016.

Video: Pie Five VP shares strategy on connecting with millennials

Christina Coy, VP of marketing for Pie Five, discusses how the brand uses social media, YouTube and mobile marketing to connect and engage millennials.

FCES2015: Going mobile no longer ‘if’ or ‘when’ but ‘now’ for the restaurant industry

Mobile is the most effective way to serve the millennial segment.

CONNECT: Restaurants finally embracing mobile wallets, ordering?

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

CONNECT: Does your mobile experience offer 3 crucial things?

Three components are necessary for a successful mobile experience.

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Online ordering has grown exponentially in recent years as consumers increasingly turn to their mobile devices and computers for quick, convenient order placing. Larger chains are starting to see digital sales reach 40-plus percent and are pushing the ever-changing platform through various promotions.

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