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...

Business intelligence platform offers restaurants analytics to influence customer behavior in real time

Bloom Intelligence offers advanced tracking metrics for the hospitality industry to attract, engage and retain customers through its cloud-based business intelligence platform.   The company mixes the digital and in-store experience to give restaurants analytic tools to act on consumer behavior in real time.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit fires up delivery partnerships

Dickey's Barbecue Pit has partnered with more than 50 delivery services across the United States to ensure guests receive their orders without leaving home. Dickey's Barbecue Pit franchises have partnered with several vendors, including GrubHub, DoorDash, UberEats, Postmates and Amazon,...

Ex FOCUS Brands exec to open 6 Tropical Smoothie Cafe units

Tropical Smoothie Café will open in Snellville on Aug. 19 under the leadership of the former president of FOCUS Brands International, Michael Shattuck, according to a press release. "I am a strong proponent of the franchise business model and believe...

Wingstop debuts SMS text ordering platform

Wingstop fans can now place orders via SMS text, according to a press release. "Texting has become one of the leading methods of communication today, so what's more natural than inviting our fans to feed their flavor cravings by placing...

MobileBytes adds mobile payments options for counter, table service restaurants

MobileBytes, a point-of-sale system provider for iPad, has launched mobile payment options for counter and table service restaurants and announced two additional major new features. "The goal at MobileBytes is to provide restaurateurs with a POS system that helps manage...

Dickey's debuts $99 tailgate food pack

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is now offering a Tailgate Party Pack to kick off tailgate party season, according to a press release. The pack costs $99 and includes four pounds of meat as well as topping, enough to feed twelve adults....

Captain D's debuts new meal deal promoted by D-Gulls

Captain D's is launching a series of commercials featuring the D-Gulls, Dave & Desmond, according to a press release. The promotions coincide with the release the concept's $4.99 Full Metal Deals, which include shrimp and catfish. "Who knows seafood better...

Project Juice to open Berkeley unit

Project Juice announced the grand opening of its location in Berkeley on Aug. 12, according to a press release.

Tin Drum to launch 10th Atlanta-area location

Tin Drum Asian Kitchen will open a Georgia unit in Johns Creek on Aug. 20, according to a press release.

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