A Good Business Should Blame Its Tools

As our world advances and develops, technology is becoming a great differentiator. Sure, technology’s only as good as the people who use it, but having the best tools in the business doesn't hurt either.

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Sponsor: InMoment


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.

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Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


Beer Selector Touchscreen Kiosk

Need a better way to communicate all your beer offerings to patrons? Visual Impressions has created a beer selector touchscreen kiosk, creating an interactive experience for your customers! Don’t overwhelm guests with a thick menu - allow them to search information on their own and try more beers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Impressions


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What is your restaurant's carbon footprint?

Countries and companies across the globe are making climate change high on their agenda.

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.

Video: What fast casuals can learn from Chick-Fil-A

Maureen Donahue, Chick-Fil-A's manager of franchising selection, believes one big reason for the brand's success is that the chain doesn't target a specific customer as it believes Chick-Fil-A is for everyone.

Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Three of this year's top-10 stories revolved around the fast food industry: Domino's new emoji ordering option ranked as No. 7 and the availability of alcohol at fast food locations, such as some Starbucks and Taco Bell locations, came in at No. 9.

Get with the compliance program: A 4-step, mobile process

Formalizing a process isn’t about adding an extra step to bog employees down, it’s about creating a proof point to measure compliance with assorted regulations.

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.

Business intelligence spurs 'future lab' innovation at McDonald's Corner Café

The latest data trends continue to show a consistent and predictable migration to, "better for you" healthier meal options. These trends are on McDonald's radar and their approach was to both upscale the menu and design a great café as opposed to an evolved McCafé.

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.

5 ways restaurants can keep up with industry changes

Restaurants must be constantly evolving if they are to maintain, grow and in some cases reclaim their market share.

3 ways restaurants can optimize labor efficiencies to cut costs

Outdated and inconsistent scheduling practices are running rampant in the majority of restaurants, which is taking a toll on their bottom lines.

Video: Why, how data drives Dickey's BBQ

Dickey's BBQ CEO Roland Dickey Jr., discusses his three-prong approach to the guest experience and the chain's use of technology.

Going beyond the discount with new approaches to spur brand loyalty

Fast casual operators want to reward guests with more than food. There are new loyalty program trends to attract new customers, boost revenues and provide memorable experiences for guests.

Email marketing is far from a dead marketing tool

Email is ubiquitous personally and professionally, which means email marketing is far from dead.

FCES15: The evolution of restaurant technology

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology within the past decade, the past five years — and even within just the last year. There are no signs of that evolution of technology use slowing, including in the fast casual restaurant industry.

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From point-of-sale (POS) systems to digital menu boards to online ordering, and more...Learn about the latest innovations in restaurant technology and how they can have a positive impact on your bottom line.

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