Shake Shack Overview

The Shake Shack iPhone app, featuring online ordering, was realized through a partnership of best-in-class technology providers and UX specialists.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Fuzz Productions




The Loomis SafePoint Smart Safe Solution: Combining a Valuable Product with Superior Service

With the right smart safe solution, the costs associated with managing the retail cash handling process are reduced, which can increase profitability. To find a successful smart safe solution, retail businesses must partner with a smart safe vendor who can meet their specific needs and provide a high quality level of customer service.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis




Visitors at Theme Park Spend More Time Playing, Less Time Waiting for Food with LRS Pagers

Andy Alligator's Fun Park was founded in 2007 as a family entertainment center. In 2015, Owner Kyle Allison bought LRS guest pagers for their onsite fast-casual restaurant, Andy's Cafe & Pizzeria.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


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FEATURES


In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

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.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

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.

Webinar download available: What Which Wich learned on its quest for perfect CRM

Experts offered insight on how to choose the best customer relationship management partner and technology from the enterprise retailer perspective and the vendor viewpoint.


NRA 2012: LevelUP

Michael Hagan, COO of LevelUp, discusses the company's mobile payment and loyalty app during the 2012 NRA Show. The app is the second largest of its kind geared toward the restaurant industry.


Is social media part of your marketing mix?

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....

NRA 2012: Front Flip

Front Flip founder Sean Beckner talks about the new customer engagement platform created to help restaurant operators attract and retain guests. Front Flip was an exhibitor at the 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago.


The CEO apology: A new kind of brand booster?

How CEO apologies suit the tenor of the times and satisfy consumers' desire for connection with a company.

Geo-based marketing essential to restaurant growth

Modern restaurants must incorporate geo-location and geo-targeting into multiple communications channels to grow revenue and boost loyalty.

The ROI in empowering front-line employees

Fast casual operators should focus on building customer relationships, and the sales will follow. Part II.

The ROI in empowering front-line employees

Fast casual operators should focus on building customer relationships, and the sales will follow. Part II.

Why opportunities for fast casuals go up when guests buy down

Operators should focus on the new opportunities that abound during the current economy. Part I.

Why opportunities for fast casuals go up when guests buy down

Operators should focus on the new opportunities that abound during the current economy. Part I.

2009 Fast Casual Summit: MonkeyMedia Software

Catering programs have become a big part of fast casual operations over the past few years. Erle Dardick, founder and CEO of MonkeyMedia Software, discusses their catering software platform during the 2009 Fast Casual Executive Summit in Dallas. MonkeyMedia Software was one of several sponsors of the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Dallas.


Fast casuals leverage the power of Twitter

How brands are finding value in real-time communication via the microblogging site.

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)-related articles and material on Fast Casual.

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