The Tipping Point for Self-Service Kiosks in Restaurants

As more and more restaurant chains explore the use of self-order kiosks, the technology may be on the road to widespread acceptance.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




Connectivity for Content Delivery

Connectivity is the ‘unsung hero’ of digital signage, enabling the inherent benefits of the medium, delivering the right message at the right time, in the right location, to the right audience. Media delivery, file forwarding and system monitoring all depend on taking a reliable, scalable and cost-effective approach to connectivity.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Microspace Communication Corp.




How Screens Can Revolutionize the Restaurant Industry

With sales in the restaurant industry forecasted to reach $799 billion in 2017, there’s a huge opportunity for digitized solutions in any type of eatery, from QSR to fine dining.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


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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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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?

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

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

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

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.

Using technology to comply with menu-labeling legislation

There is simple and intuitive software out there that provides access to calorie counts and nutritional information at the click of a button, empowering the industry to tackle the new legislation head on.

Kids these days: Using digital signage to engage millennials, Gen Z

Strategically incorporating digital signage into your business plan and brand experience will enhance marketing efforts and engage younger customers — ensuring repeat business and future success.

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