Getting your 2015 plan together is probably getting put on the back burner, with the holiday rush starting to set in. But to be successful in the new year, you can’t wait until you’re in it to plan for it.
The shift to mobile payments is underway, especially now that Apple is encouraging customers to pull out their smartphones instead of their old leather wallets every time they pay. But the possibilities for brands to capitalize on the mobile wallet revolution extend far beyond payments.
Homeland Security isn’t just targeting the big businesses anymore…even small- to mid-sized businesses are under a watchful eye. Making sure every I-9 is accurately completed and verified can be a daunting task. And any and all mistakes could cost you, big time – in more ways than one.
Words possess the power to lift you up and break you down. Especially the words of your customers.
Is your company equipped to listen and act upon the messages your customers are sending about your brand?
What if you could reach out to a customer walking by your restaurant at lunch time and invite them in to sample your new summer menu item? Beacons can be powerful tools for reaching the customers who are literally right outside your front door, and getting them through your front door.
For many restaurants, having a branded mobile app is fairly new and it is often underutilized or forgotten when planning traditional marketing campaigns. This can cause frustration for customers who expect mobile and online ordering, payment, loyalty programs and promotions to be a fully integrated part of a unified brand experience.
With a push towards mobility, business owners are capitalizing on wireless technology to provide their customers with new customer loyalty and couponing programs. However, creating a mobile interface for your customers to interact with can create vulnerabilities in your system.
Market forces, rising costs and physical constraints have pushed the foodservice industry to develop entirely new equipment solutions to meet their needs. To this extent, large effective technology gains have emerged from a repeating pattern of cooperation and invention. Relative...
PCI is about more than having the necessary hardware for compliance, it's about ensuring your network across all channels of your payment options. And the more time you spend setting up your network up now, the more you can take advantage of the new technologies emerging in the marketplace.
In this webinar, sponsored by Vendor Safe Technologies, you will learn:
* What is PCI?
* Common PCI pitfalls and misconceptions...and how to avoid them.
* How recent changes to PCI standards will impact your restaurant operation.
An effective salesmanship training program can help offset declining customer counts and sales. Suggestive selling, add-on selling and up-selling of high profit menu items can add 5% to 10% to your check average.
Its no secret that building a strong culture in your restaurant can strengthen your brand, but in the high-volume, high-churn environment of the service industry, it can be hard to keep employees engaged and excited about your organization. Create a...