Working with an independent research firm, we surveyed 521 participants across the U.S. of varying ages, geographies, and life stages to find out what’s getting people in the door... and what’s pushing them out.
In today's highly competitive market, your customers have more choices than ever before. Customers visit your foodservice establishment because they desire a certain brand experience, but they wouldn’t step foot in the door if the food was considered unsafe.
Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.
Understanding the applicability of sound business practices such as cash flow management, benchmarked gross profit margins or salaries to scale can be just as important to the success of a restaurant as the food it serves. Given this, here are five points every restaurateur should consider when starting a new restaurant.
Many restaurant owners who offer free meals to their employees are unaware that they are entitled to a minimum wage meal credit for each employee. Specifically, an employer who customarily furnishes meals to employees may reduce the cash wages paid...
Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft. Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.
We all know that our friends and families influence us if they give us a recommendation…or a ‘stay away!’ …for a vendor or business. And those recommendations have proliferated in the social media sphere through sites like facebook and Yelp....
In my last blog, we discussed why your restaurant should be franchised. I will assume that you have listened to what I said and you have now made the decision to become the next McDonalds or Dunkin Donuts.
Ninety five percent. That’s right, 95% of all consumers are on Facebook, according to our latest research findings across both North America and the UK. We asked more than 12,000 consumers from all age and income groups to tell us about their social media usage last month.