YP teams up with GrubHub

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

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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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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...

Bruegger's proves there is 'such a thing as free lunch'

Bruegger's bakeries throughout Minnesota have launched an incentive to spark online reservations. Customers will get a free Panini when they log onto the bakery's Facebook page to reserve a visit time between Sept.

Capriotti's: Can you do the CAPpy?

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop fans can dance for free food. A new application on Capriotti's Facebook page allows customers to upload a 35-second video of them doing a CAPpy Dance which is defined as "the sudden, primal and rhythmic exuberance one...

Starbucks launches redesigned e-commerce site

Starbucks has re-launched its digital storefront StarbucksStore.com with a complete redesign to make shopping for coffee, tea and merchandise more convenient. The updated site is part of the company's growing digital presence focused on connecting with customers through digital channels....

GrubHub launches new Android App

GrubHub, a Web and mobile service that simplifies online ordering for restaurant delivery and pickup, has launched a revamped Android app. The GrubHub Android app allows diners to order food on the go from more than 5,000 restaurants in 13...

Sodexo launches Jazzman’s mobile ordering app

Sodexo's launch of the company's latest m-commerce solution — two new mobile apps — will eliminate wait times, increase customer engagement and build brand loyalty for two Retail Brand Group restaurants, Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery and SubConnection. The apps were...

Saladworks responds to customer feedback in real-time

Saladworks today announced that its guest relations website, SaladworksListens.com, will now include real-time customer feedback. Guest relations team members will immediately respond to customer submissions on weeknights and weekends. Each franchisee’s picture is displayed on the website to further establish the relationship with customers.

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