Jamba Juice adds electronic gift card

Customers can customize a digital design, personalize a message and digital share a Jamba eGifting electronic gift card.

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Revention launches ordering platform with integrated POS systerm

Revention has released an online ordering solution called Hunger Rush, which runs on an HTML5  Platform, also has POS capabilities, explains Laura Gaudin, product manager for Revention. She also chats about how the system is PCI compliant and why restaurant operators will benefit from using the solution.

Mobile ordering puts service into customers' hands

Noah Glass, founder of OLO, an online and mobile ordering platform, discusses why mobile ordering is quickly gaining popularity among restaurant customers.  

3 trends hitting foodservice

The next big thing to hit foodservice is gamification, especially in marketing.

'Save As' is the new 'Print' Part 1

What if I told you there was a secret HR weapon that could increase your overall efficiency, satisfaction and profit…and it wouldn’t cost you any arms, legs or first-borns? You’d stop reading this and start using it, right? Wrong. There...

10 must-have iPad apps for restaurant operators

Restaurant owners are discovering the power of iPads and have started using them to make their operations efficient. The good news is that you, too, can use them to help make your business more productive; the iPad can be an invaluable and powerful tool for your restaurant business. The iPad has more useful and free apps than laptops and netbooks.

Mobile website or app: Which is better for your business?

The one thing I always get asked about going mobile is whether a restaurant should build a mobile site or mobile app. Before I begin telling you which one you should focus on, let's first find out the differences between...

New concept matches franchisees to lenders

Boefly has attracted many big-name chains as they seek various funding options for growth.

Leverage social media outlets for your new hires

How did most of your applicants find you? Did they use a job board or did they walk in and ask one of your team members for an application? More and more employers these days are leveraging their social media...

Four options for menu labeling

For weeks I have wanted to write this blog; the one that lets you know options and choices for finally getting menu nutritional information on your menu/from your recipes and where to turn. Certainly, I will miss some of the...

Using online video ads to reach new customers

With more people than ever watching video on their computers, online video ads can offer some of the highest engagement metrics around.

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill launches new website

Firebirds' new site includes streamlined reservations, click-to-call capabilities, directions, simplified gift card ordering and location-specific content.

ChowNow partners with Yelp for online ordering

Online ordering and marketing platform ChowNow now integrates with the Yelp Transaction Platform to allow restaurants to take orders directly from their Yelp business page.

Buffalo Wild Wings launches iHeartRadio's first branded radio station

The streaming radio station features contemporary hits blended with exclusive sports content.

MOOYAH snags spot on HealthyDiningFinder.com

Salads, turkey and vegetarian options land the better burger chain on HealthyDiningFinder.com.

Dickey's ramping up holiday offerings with online ordering

The day before Thanksgiving is the biggest sales day of the year for Dickey's, with a more than 80 percent increase for the 2013 holiday season.

YP teams up with GrubHub

Partnership will add online and mobile ordering to YP's local search.

Amazon rolling out takeout service

Amazon is rolling out a food takeout service to directly compete with the likes of GrubHub, Seamless and DeliveryHero. TechCrunch reports: The offering is initially going to be part of Amazon Local, the company’s Groupon-style service and app that offers people daily deals, coupons and discounts from merchants in their neighborhood.

Restaurant delivery service expands to Chicago

DASHED, a restaurant delivery service based in the Northeast, announced that it has added more than 50 restaurants to Foodler's delivery options in Chicago. To celebrate the launch, DASHED is offering free delivery on all Chicago orders placed today through Feb.

EMN8 acquires Snapfinger to accelerate digital ordering growth

EMN8 Inc., a provider of digital ordering and engagement platforms for the limited-service restaurant industry, announced this morning that it has acquired Snapfinger Inc., a provider of remote ordering platforms for the casual dining industry. EMN8 raised $50 million to...

NRA announces new partnerships to help restaurant operators

Just ahead of its annual show this weekend in Chicago, the National Restaurant Association has announced multiple new partnerships designed to help restaurant operators. Among them is a partnership with GuestMetrics LLC to help members with business intelligence solutions designed...

Food ordering service begins accepting Bitcoin payments

Foodler, an online food ordering service, has started accepting Bitcoins to pay for delivery and takeout orders. The company claims it is the first service to accept the decentralized digital currency, which has become an increasingly popular form of payment...

Jack in the Box adds online college courses for employees

StraighterLine announced that Jack in the Box Inc., which operates and franchises the Jack in the Box and Qdoba restaurant chains, is adding StraighterLine's self-paced online college courses as an option for its employees. The incorporation of StraighterLine's courses allows...

Mark Cuban becomes eThor investor

Tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban has invested an undisclosed amount in Calgary, Canada-based eThor, the company has announced. "Over the next few years we are going to see a major shift in the way the world finds and pays for products," Cuban said. "eThor has a breakthrough technology that is going to transform the way the world shops.

ONOSYS recognizes chains for online ordering sales growth

ONOSYS, a LivingSocial company, has announced the winners of its 2012 Spark Awards. In its second year, the Spark Awards honor ONOSYS' clients for outstanding online ordering sales and continued growth. To be considered for an ONOSYS Spark Award, clients...

MAD Greens adds MonkeyMedia Software's catering platform

MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of complete catering solutions for multi-unit restaurant operators, has announced a partnership with Denver-based MAD Greens Inspired Eats to grow the concept's revenue base through catering sales. MAD Greens will deploy MonkeyMedia Software's Get Catering and...

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