How to Run a Restaurant in the Digital Age: Your Guide to Restaurant Technology

1 in 4 dining establishments are going to fail in the first year. At ShopKeep, we’re big believers in helping small business owners Take Back Main Street by using the technological tools that have previously been the preserve of big-box retailers and chain restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ShopKeep POS


2015 Customer Experience Trends Report

In November 2014, InMoment launched a survey to consumers and brands alike. In it, we asked them to rank six developing customer experience (CX) trends in order of importance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


Infographic: Digital Signage: Drive-thru Technology for the Next Generation

This infographic explains why going digital is good for customers and great for restaurants.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Panasonic


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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.

Now trending: 10 ways the smoothie is evolving in 2016

The smoothie has evolved — again.

Video: Smashburger founder discusses why old brands are struggling

Fast casual is pervasive, persistent and is starting to cover all categories, said Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan.

Researcher: Loyalty platforms a must for millennials

Though monetary value is crucial, millennials can incentivized to maintain loyalty participation through other means.

Lobster clawing its way onto fast casual menus

Lobster is quickly clawing its way onto limited-service menus as its appearance has doubled over the past 12 months.

Will restaurants work to meet new dietary guidelines?

There's a new food sheriff in town in the form of the federal government's new dietary guidelines, but many restaurants aren't going to find it difficult to offer menu items that meet those guidelines.

9 must-know menu trends of 2016

From consumers eating in food halls to ordering on-demand delivery services and burnt food, 2016 will feature a few unusual food trends.

Year in review: Top 10 headlines of 2015

In no particular order, here are 10 headlines that received the most attention from our readers.

Now trending: Restaurants will continue to make 'cage-free egg' pledges in 2016

Restaurants serving cage-free eggs turned out to be one of this year’s top trends, and it will also be a popular move in the coming year.

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.

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.

Inescapable ingredients (Part 3): Egging on the egg

This is part 3 of a series exploring how chefs are using common ingredients to innovate menus.

Inescapable ingredients (Part 2): Keeping steak on the menu despite high beef prices

Part 2 of our series, which explores how chefs are using common ingredients to innovate menus, focuses on how restaurateurs are keeping steak on the menu despite higher beef prices. .

Fast Casual's top execs revealed

This year's Top 25 list turned into the Top 26 after judges couldn't bring themselves to make a final cut.

Inescapable ingredients (Part 1): How the spud is innovating on traditional menu favorites

Part 1 of a multi-part series explores how and why potatoes are no longer known as only a base for French fries.

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