Survey: Consumers spending less at restaurants

Americans are looking to not only spend less during restaurant visits, but also hope to dine out less frequently this year, according to a survey by AlixPartners. It polled 1,000 consumers about their current and planned frequency of dining occasions...

Chipotle rolls out delivery via DoorDash

Chipotle Mexican Grill has tapped DoorDash to provide delivery from more than 1,500 restaurants across the country, the company's largest delivery footprint to date. "Delivery is an important way we are making Chipotle even more convenient and accessible to our...

Blaze, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A, Krispy Kreme win big in Harris Poll

Blaze Pizza, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A and Krispy Kreme took home top honors this year in the 30th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study of favorite brands. Here's the breakdown for the limited-service restaurant category by food type: Pizza: Blaze Mexican: Taco...

Paytronix app gives brands more control over mobile experience

Paytronix Systems Inc., a provider of mobile loyalty and online ordering applications, as well as mobile payment and digital communications tools, has announced the next version of its branded mobile app with native online ordering, a self-service content management system...

NPD reports 20 percent boost in restaurant delivery sales

Despite the overall weakness in the U.S. restaurant industry, foodservice delivery posted sizable gains in both visits and sales over the last five years, according an NPD Group news release.

Einstein Bros' cheese and bacon hair care products sold out?

Einstein Bros. Bagels said today that is has released a line of Cheesy Shampoo and Wakin' Bacon Conditioner, but considering that its website reports it's already "sold out" we are wondering if this is an early April Fool's Day joke....

LevelUp teams with FullContact to improve customer segmentation

LevelUp has partnered with FullContact, an identity resolution provider, to power precision marketing programs by providing foodservice operators with a detailed understanding of their guests' interests and social networks, according to a press release. By matching a customer's email address,...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit testing delivery

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is testing delivery, straight from the store, in Minneapolis and Colorado Springs, according to a company press release. At Dickey's, we pride ourselves on catering to our guests' needs and our new delivery option does just that,"...

Tender Greens going cashless

Tender Greens is going cashless by Jan. 29, according to an open letter published on its website. "To continue paying our team members a living wage, partnering with incredible farmers and ranchers who grow with integrity, and using high-quality ingredients...

Chicken Charlie's upgrades mobile concession stand with LED video system

Chicken Charlie's, a fast casual restaurant owned by Charlie Boghosian, recently teamed up with Hitch-Hiker and PixelFlex to upgrade its FryBQ mobile concession stand with an LED video system. PixelFlex provided the company with two FLEXStorm 6-millimeter LED displays built...

Little Big Burger adds online ordering, cryptocurrency-based loyalty program

Little Big Burger has added online ordering at all 12 of its locations, according to a company press release. The company also announced it has expanded stores hours in three Little Big Burger locations in Portland, Oregon, that are now...

Naf Naf launching Naf Perks App

Naf Naf is bringing the flavors of the Middle East to guests everywhere on Jan 17 with the launch of its mobile app and rewards program — Naf Perks. To celebrate the launch, the chain is offering guests a free...

Food, beverage experiences top 'intangible gifts' this holiday season

Food and beverage experiences topped the list of "intangible gifts" that consumers plan to purchase this holiday season, according to a recent survey by the NPD Group.

Wingstop testing delivery in Chicago

Wingstop is testing delivery of its wings, fries and new sides in Chicago following a successful trial in the Las Vegas market, according to a company press release. On-demand restaurant delivery platform DoorDash, a partner in the Las Vegas test,...

HuHot trying to attract customers with price breaks on sake, beer, wine

HuHot Mongolian Grill has begun testing aggressive beer and wine pricing in its 13 company-owned locations. The "1-2-3-4" promotion, aimed at increasing value and repeat visits, allows guests to purchase a cup of sake for $1; domestic beers for $2;...

Can Pie Five deliver on delivery?

Pie Five Pizza Co. is is adding in-house delivery to all U.S. locations, the chain announced today.  "We were thrilled to learn from our consumer research that our fans would order from Pie Five more often if we offered delivery and online ordering," Pie Five Pizza Co.

Air Canada serving Freshii meals on flights

Freshii will serve passegners aboard Air Canada as of Oct. 1.

Saladworks selects POS system as its omnichannel digital platform

Saladworks, the nation's largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, has chosen Dovetail Systems Inc.'s Gusto POS system as its omnichannel digital platform, according to a press release. The system is designed to provide a cross platform customer engagement solution, leveraging a...

Acrelec and Glory to introduce self-ordering, cash- and credit-accepting kiosks

Acrelec, a provider of digital kiosk solutions, is partnering with Glory, a provider of cash technology solutions, to introduce a self-ordering kiosk that allows both cash and credit payments. Self-service kiosks are gaining momentum to take the pressure off QSRs...

How Jason's Deli boosted e-gift sales by 50%

Jason's Deli has reported a nearly 50 percent increase in egift sales since moving its platform to Paytronix, according to a press release. Last year, the fast casual chain based in Texas switched gift card providers with a goal of...

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