Franchisees talk do-over: What they wish they knew before opening their franchise

Managing employees is a major aspect that new franchisees often don’t realize or prepare for when signing a franchise agreement. That, and the fact that running your own shop means dozens of daily decisions, are big eye openers.

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Can being 'too accurate' hurt your business?

If you believe in the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule), you may think that trading off a little accuracy to dramatically reduce costs and effort is a worthwhile exchange.

Free Webinar: How to get your brand all wrapped up in that 'transparency thing'

Can consumers really see your brand? Do they really see how you're "being transparent" about your ingredients, their sources and quality? This free webinar gives expert advice on what restaurants must make clear today to build their customer base for tomorrow.

Interactive customer technology: How to achieve employee buy-in

Achieving employee buy-in needs to be part of the project from the beginning when introducing customer interactive technology.

NRA applauds Trump's apprenticeship order, while critics say it's full of holes

The National Restaurant Association and its educational foundation have been pushing for more love from the feds for apprenticeships and this week they got their wishes.

Mazzio's CEO: 'Today's generation wants to learn in a new way'

Millennials have changed the way Mazzio's trains employees.


Is your brand addicted to growth?

Growth in the restaurant industry is always top of mind for franchisees, franchisors and company-owned restaurants, and there is nothing wrong with that. Growth is fantastic for a concept.

London street food: US brands now embracing similar marketplaces (part 2)

U.S. brands could learn a lot by studying how private marketplaces have helped to grow London's street food scene.

London street food: How US food trucks influenced UK's historical street food scene (Part 1)

The opportunity to serve favorite recipes from mobile kitchens is trending worldwide, and in many countries, food trucks are simply the latest addition to what's long been considered "street food" — food sold from stalls to passersby.

Why we can stop freaking out over the 'decline' of fast casual growth

If I were to only read the headlines published over the past few months about the fast casual industry, I would probably start looking for another job. A quick Google search brings up the following, "Why fast-casual chains are struggling"...

C-Speak: How Hopdoddy relies on tech to customize training, showcase brand culture, streamline openings

Hopdoddy Burger Bar has taken every aspect of workforce management digital to enhance its in-person training, onboarding, and management procedures.

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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6 Potential Technology Gaps in Your Restaurants

Limited service restaurants are typically ahead of the curve when it comes to technology; early adoption means increased customer experience and improved operational efficiency. But there are some potentially big technology gaps that still exist within restaurants. Download our article to learn six potential gaps in your restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation




15 Reasons Your Customers Might Be Jumping Ship

Are you noticing your small business’s foot traffic beginning to dwindle? Are you losing customers who used to be regulars? We know 15 reasons why this may be happening.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FiveStars Loyalty




Hideaway Pizza

Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: March Networks




The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Reporting & Analytics

This guide will teach you tactics to effectively read your POS data so that you can turn that data into decisions, a better customer experience, and more sales.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro




The Complete Guide to The FDA's Menu Labeling Rule

In this guide, we’ll clarify the FDA’s current Menu Labeling Final Rule, its pros and cons, the politics that have thrust its future into uncertainty, and how restaurants can prepare for the new rule.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro




[LIVE WEBINAR] From pushcart to powerhouse: How loyalty helped fuel The Halal Guys’ growth

Date: July 13, 2017 | Time: 2:00 PM EST | Duration: 1 Hour Join us for a live webinar with The Halal Guys and Paytronix Systems as we discuss how loyalty programs can help fuel your brand's growth. Register now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.


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