Five Benefits of Hardware-driven Innovation

Five Benefits of Hardware-driven Innovation

Today’s hardware devices do much more than process orders.A new set of criteria exists for hardware: Will it accelerate service? Open new channels? Improve efficiency? Customize orders? Increase loyalty?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle


Seven signs that it’s time to upgrade your POS hardware

Seven signs that it’s time to upgrade your POS hardware

In challenging times, replacing point-of-sale units is hardly appealing. For many hospitality operators, it can seem like an unnecessary expenditure – especially if current units appear to be perfectly functional.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle


It's All About the Customer Experience

It's All About the Customer Experience

Great experiences keep customers coming back time and time again. Give your customers a “wow” experience and they will tell their friends and colleagues and share on social media.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Interactive Customer Experience Summit (ICX Summit)


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Wow Bao becomes 1st chain to leverage Eatsa technology

Wow Bao becomes 1st chain to leverage Eatsa technology

As the first licensee of Eatsa's self-service technology, Wow Bao's newest unit allows guests to pick up their orders from cubbies that alert them to the status of their orders.

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

5 Crucial Considerations When Deploying Digital Signage

5 Crucial Considerations When Deploying Digital Signage

When taking the next step into the digital age of marketing, your organization will need coherent and consistent direction on a few essential topics. Here are a few key factors to consider when deploying digital signage for your business.

The future of digital communications in restaurants: Touch, signage, entertainment

The future of digital communications in restaurants: Touch, signage, entertainment

With restaurants' constantly changing menu offerings, promotions, FDA regulations, and beyond, digital communication is key as it allows restaurants to quickly and easily change or tweak content in real-time.

The Changing Face of Fan Experience in Sports

The Changing Face of Fan Experience in Sports

Everybody is connected, anxious for information, poised to give their status/update, and worried about what’s going on in their network. Unfortunately, if you’re an old school venue, the evolving fan base is just not as comfortable in your ballpark, stadium, or arena.

The Obsolete Truth About Grocery Shopping

The Obsolete Truth About Grocery Shopping

Retailers need partners that help communicate their brand and promotional messages before consumers get to the stores and once they are in the stores.

6 Steps to Transform the Traditional Fan Experience

6 Steps to Transform the Traditional Fan Experience

The opportunity with the evolution of optimized Digital Menu Boards and integration between Digital Signage and POS systems will transform the traditional fan experience in stadiums & arenas while increasing ROI and overall revenue.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

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.

Innovation on display at NRA (part 2)

Innovation on display at NRA (part 2)

It's almost impossible to see the two-miles of products and services at the NRA show, so in this two-part series, FastCasual highlights several that made their debuts at the show.

From wobbly table fixes to herbal refrigerators, innovation was on display at NRA (Part 1)

From wobbly table fixes to herbal refrigerators, innovation was on display at NRA (Part 1)

More than 45,000 buyers in the restaurant industry hit Chicago this week to check out the thousands of products and services on display at the National Restaurant Association show.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

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.

Will menu-labeling requirements be delayed — again?

Will menu-labeling requirements be delayed — again?

It seems seven years weren’t enough for members of The National Association of Convenience Stores and the National Grocers Association to become compliant with the federal menu-labeling requirements, scheduled to take effect May 5.

3 execs describe how to take on the world without losing your brand

3 execs describe how to take on the world without losing your brand

Taking a brand to another country is one of the most complex challenges a brand's leadership can undertake. At the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas last month, three divergent brands shared some of the lessons they've learned on the road.

10 reasons to attend the 2017 ICX Summit

10 reasons to attend the 2017 ICX Summit

If you are responsible for improving customer engagement for your organization, here are 10 reasons you should make your way to Texas for the ICX Summit.

How technology communication will spark a restaurant revolution

How technology communication will spark a restaurant revolution

Connecting POS systems, apps and ordering systems with one another is now possible, but very few systems can integrate smoothly. That's where the concept of a universal access point — known as an application program interface, or API — comes in.

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Display technology moves at the speed of light — literally. New innovations enable brighter displays, better interactivity, and an improved relationship between your business and your customers.

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