Cost Control in Food & Beverage: How Technology Can Help Maximize Profits

Cost Control in Food & Beverage: How Technology Can Help Maximize Profits

The research findings are designed to help quantify the significance of back-office functions and, more importantly, shed light on the ramifications they have on so many other facets of the operation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle


Hideaway Pizza

Hideaway Pizza

Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: March Networks


Boost Profitability by Automating Cash

Boost Profitability by Automating Cash

Automated systems can eliminate cash loss with speed and accuracy, allowing your staff to focus on building sales and profit.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fiserv


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Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

There are many different kinds of employee theft – stealing food, abusing discounts, or giving extras to friends and family – but in my experience, a lot of these cases can be traced back to the point-of-sale (POS).

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

Audits can focus on loss prevention issues – such as a case of suspected employee theft – or operations, compliance and safety issues, or a mix of all of these things. As the business owner, you can determine the types of things you want to monitor.

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.

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.

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.

Can BOGO cocktails entice consumers to go back to Chipotle?

Can BOGO cocktails entice consumers to go back to Chipotle?

Chipotle’s E.Coli outbreaks and recent allegations against its leadership have caused the brand to go on a mission to gain back consumer trust. It tried free burritos and is now tempting customers with free booze. The Fresh-Mex concept has launched...

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.

Why my employees won't steal from me: 5 myths

Why my employees won't steal from me: 5 myths

Studies on workplace behavior, criminal investigations on employee fraud, and anecdotal stories have proven that the workplace environment must be controlled to avoid theft.

Redecorating with loss prevention

Redecorating with loss prevention

A good loss prevention program starts with an assessment of the current processes in operation.

Credit Card Skimming – A business and customer nightmare

Credit Card Skimming – A business and customer nightmare

"Hey man; how do like your job at that fast food place?" "It’s alright. It gives me a bit of cash for some bills, and I get to eat for half price." "So, do you work much in the drive-thru?" "Yeah, I work the drive-thru cash quite a bit.

Feds charge a suspected major cyber thief

Feds charge a suspected major cyber thief

Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft.  Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.

Employee hotline – Avoid passing in the no passing zone

Employee hotline – Avoid passing in the no passing zone

Employee Hotlines encourage employees to report incidences when they observe unsafe conditions or inappropriate behavior, and promotes a culture of ethical behavior and honesty.

The most important issue facing restaurant owners today: tip reporting

The most important issue facing restaurant owners today: tip reporting

I’ve worked many years for tips. I began my restaurant career when I was 14 (don’t tell the Labor department).

NRA 2012: Cintas

NRA 2012: Cintas

Cintas launched its new floor care program at the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago. The company's floor-care solutions were created around three central themes: protect, maintain and deep clean.




Is it real or counterfeit? Practical tips in detecting counterfeit currency

Is it real or counterfeit? Practical tips in detecting counterfeit currency

Recognizing fake bills comes down to training that is easy to comprehend and makes sense, yet doesn't slow down the operation.

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