Intelligent Reporting: A Powerful Analytics Tool

This white paper provides a look at the foundation of intelligent reporting, explores best practices and outlines specific industry examples of successful usage.

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Sponsor: Revel Systems


The ROI of Table Tracking Systems

The benefits of table tracking systems may not always be easy to see, but they can provide a significant boost to the bottom line.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The ROI of Paging Systems

Tried-and-true paging technology not only can help improve operations, it can improve the bottom line as well.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


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FEATURES


Why restaurant ordering kiosks won't replace employees

As QSR giants begin to deploy order-taking kiosks, some people are asking whether the devices will replace employees. With questions like this, it's important to keep the role of the restaurant kiosk in mind.

Domino's wage theft suit could have big implications for chains

The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.

Why 'locally sourced,' 'organic' aren't just buzzwords

QSRs need to pay heed to the increasing movement of consumers toward all things healthy and natural, and they need to be authentic about it.

Industry leaders weigh in on labor regulations

FastCasual interviewed a variety of industry leaders hoping to find a consensus regarding the labor ruling. Instead, we learned that the issues sparked a variety of passionate opinions.

Ohio ice cream shop launching pad for new overtime regulations

VP Joe Biden said the ruling, which extends overtime protections to 4.2 million more Americans, who are not currently eligible under federal law, will help to strengthen and expand the middle class.

Uncovering 4 secret ingredients of 'the modern brand'

Modern brands, including Panera, Starbucks, Shake Shack, are more than restaurants or food products. They represent the lifestyle of modern consumers today.

The pre-shift meal: Sometimes simple is best for team building

One of the easiest and most effective options for "team building" is the pre-shift meal.

Consumers rank Panera, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, DQ as favorite brands

Results are in from a study created via a mobile insights platform that captures customer impressions of some of the nation's premier QSR brands.

3 ways to enhance franchise performance with distributed analytics

Restaurant chains should learn how to better leverage their data to improve efficiencies and increase the revenue impact from each franchise.

Time's up: FDA takes final step toward menu labeling

Menu-labeling expert Betsy Craig discusses some of the FDA's newest requirements.

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

The commercial space chosen by a restaurant tenant can be a deciding factor in the success or failure of the business.

Payment breaches to continue despite US EMV liability shift

With the adoption of EMV technology in full swing, two questions remain top of mind: will the transition to chip and PIN make credit cards and transactions more secure from attacks? What impact will this change have on other payment methods?

Panera CEO: Q1 growth proves digital strategy is working

Sales are up 6.2 percent at Panera Bread's nearly 500 company-owned stores thanks to the rollout of the chain's digital operations, ordering and payment system.

Negotiating the operating costs as rent for restaurant tenants

There are aspects of the operating costs that can be changed to the tenant's favor, although most commercial real estate professionals may explain that operating costs are not negotiable.

Kitchen design and technology: 5 ways to improve foodservice operations

A successful foodservice operation must incorporate three elements: food, people and equipment.

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You can't escape the daily operational challenges that come with managing a restaurant. Whether your biggest challenges come from the front-of-house or back-of-house, you'll find resources here to help you manage them.

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