Unemployment Tax Case Study

A prominent national restaurant chain needed to consolidate 3 legal entities into 1 and required help in managing compliance, tax rate, financial risks, and related unemployment tax costs.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Equifax Workforce Solutions


MOOD + BIKAS DRIVE IN

After meeting with our Greenville, SC area Account Executive, Eric Bikas learned that Mood could not only meet his drive-thru needs, but also enhance his dining room experience and help build lasting brand loyalty throughout the communities his businesses serve.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mood Media


Digital Signage for K-12 Schools

Today's students, aptly dubbed "digital natives," grew up in a digital world and are used to constant stimulation and instant gratification. In this whitepaper by Mvix, you will explore how their entire existence is wrapped up in digital devices; from television, mobile, and video games to the Internet and social media.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mvix


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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.

NRA 2016 focuses on sustainability, technology

Sustainability and technology were two hot topics this year as a variety of sessions discussed both topics, and a multitude of vendors presented products to help restauranteurs tackle sustainability or to use technology to enhance their customer experiences.

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.

Big data: Can it help you build a better restaurant?

Big data can be a game-changer for restaurateurs, helping them understand the unseen drivers behind sales.

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.

Knowing the pros and cons of DIY data warehouse, BI solutions

Stakeholders within restaurant companies of all sizes have begun acknowledging the value of having access to timely, accurate and actionable information. The value promised by implementing a BI /Analytic solution varies based on each company’s goals and objectives

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?

How many software solutions does your restaurant need?

No brand needs every system, but most need most of them, according to Dave Bennett of Mirus.

Kitchen design and technology: 5 ways to improve foodservice operations

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

How Smashburger, Billy Sims BBQ, East Coast Wings get franchisees to be social

Marketers have been touting the benefits of digital marketing for years, but motivating franchisees to carve out time to learn the ropes can be difficult.

At the Summit: Are you embracing the Internet of Things in your franchise?

Everyone seems to be talking about the "Internet of Things," or IOT, but what does that have to do with restaurants?

Restaurant, retail customer experience leaders headline ICX Summit

Gurus from Smashburger, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Detroit Red Wings, Domino's Pizza and Wingstop are among a hefty list of speakers and panelists offering expert insight at the annual event being held June 1 – June 3 in Dallas. Registration is open.

At the Summit: How to create a franchise-friendly supply chain

The supply chain is often the thorn in the side of franchisors, especially those that have brands spread nationwide or globally.

Wingstop, Pizza Hut, Cici's Pizza execs debate importance of mobile apps

The customer experience at a restaurant is paramount to a restaurant's success. Mobile apps have become increasingly part of that experience, but how important are they?

How to improve restaurant employee productivity: Part 3

To control labor costs, you need to look at several different metrics individually and collectively to get the most accurate picture and to make effective changes.

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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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