The upswing in the economy means competition for talent will heat up in 2015. That means employers need to up their game when it comes to attracting and retaining the best team members.
A handful of businessmen and women have come up with new concepts specifically to solve restaurant operators' biggest problems.
Restaurants are opting for fully integrated digital menus, which speed up service, educate customers easily and tap into inventory and POS systems.
Technology in food engineering and processing equipment coupled with better logistics has given companies the ability to specialize.
Based on customer research and feedback, Buffalo Wild Wings invested significantly in defining, delivering and enhancing its brand experience using technology.
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.
Au Bon Pain reduced its carbon footprint, looks to shave up with 13 percent off its energy bill by monitoring and analyzing its energy usage.
#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.
It is our concern that merchants have not been properly educated about these changes, and it will be a rude awakening when they discover that they are required to implement them.
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Smartphones are the "remote control for life," especially for Millennials.
California-based Healthy Dining has added two information technology professionals to help the company's growth. Steve Palmer and Alex Kang will further the development of Healthy Dining’s new software and digital platforms. Additionally, the team will develop new software applications designed...
The computer-assisted text analysis was more accurate at predicting restaurants' demise than ratings alone (although it is most powerful when used in combination with numerical ratings).
SafetyChain Software announced it is offering a complimentary Return on Investment calculator report for food and beverage companies looking to build a business case to implement food safety and quality assurance automation solutions in 2015. According to a news release,...
The conference will focus on technologies such as digital signage, self-service kiosks, mobile and tablets, as well as emerging technologies like beacons, virtual assistants and augmented reality.
Tariq Farid, founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements, announced the launch of a new technology company, Naranga. According to a news release, Naranga offers software solutions designed to help franchise companies and small businesses take advantage of emerging technologies to...
ShopKeep, a cloud-based small business technology provider, today unveiled its new ecommerce site, shop.shopkeep.com. To celebrate the launch, ShopKeep is giving new customers a free credit card reader that supports Apple Pay and chip cards. According to the company, the...
Datum's IT help desk initiative allows restaurants to support multiple vendors, with one point of contact for all system-wide support issues.
Through a partnership with TISSL, Fourth offers integration of its Analytics tool with POS data.
Revel Systems, an iPad Point of Sale provider, announced it has secured a $1.2 million grant from Invest Northern Ireland to open a UK sales and operations center in Belfast. According to a news release, Invest Northern Ireland aims to...
Tillster Inc. announced today it will now integrate mobile marketing provider Kahuna Inc.'s product suite into its core list of product offerings (ordering, loyalty, couponing, payment).
According to a news release, Kahuna invented the world's first Customer Engagement Engine.
Syrus Restaurant Information Services has added an Android app to its restaurant management solutions portfolio to complement its already existing iOS app. According to a news release, the app offers restaurant operators with historical and real-time information on store performance...
The cloud-based point-of-sale solution tracks sales and manages items and inventory.
The new offering automatically syncs sales, payments, inventory, CRM and payroll data to QuickBooks.
Business insights provider Swipely is managing over $4 billion in annual sales on its cloud-based platform for restaurant, hospitality and retail brands. In the last six months, Swipely said it has doubled sales under management and provides insights on more...
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Plaintiffs are seeking unspecified damages and free credit fraud monitoring for three years.