The Future of Digital Signage and Advertising

The Future of Digital Signage and Advertising

A quick-service restaurant can enhance customer engagement, increase sales and boost its brand image by focusing marketing efforts on four trends in digital signage and advertising: self-service kiosks, free Wi-Fi via mobile hotspots, simplified digital menu boards and implementing data-driven technology.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Restaurant Customer Loyalty Hacks: 20 Best Practices

Restaurant Customer Loyalty Hacks: 20 Best Practices

Turn customers into regulars and boost profits, one order at a time. 

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale


[WEBINAR] From pushcart to powerhouse: How loyalty helped fuel The Halal Guys’ growth

[WEBINAR] From pushcart to powerhouse: How loyalty helped fuel The Halal Guys’ growth

Andrew Eck, the Director of Marketing at The Halal Guys, and Stephen Stone, Marketing Manager for Paytronix Systems, discuss the importance of creating a culture that embraces technology and innovation to increase brand awareness and improve the overall customer experience. Download this presentation now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.


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Eatsa CEO: 'Our long-term goal is to change the fast casual industry'

Eatsa CEO: 'Our long-term goal is to change the fast casual industry'

Eatsa, both a restaurant and technology provider, faced a difficult choice in deciding the best way to revolutionize the fast casual dining experience. The company has switched its focus from running restaurants to offering other brands its technology.

CoreLife Eatery, Balance Grill,  I Love Bacon leaders on crazy vs innovative

CoreLife Eatery, Balance Grill,  I Love Bacon leaders on crazy vs innovative

These were all successful restaurant ideas that were once considered just a little bit crazy, according to a panel of restaurant leaders, who shared some of their best and worst innovations with fellow restaurateurs last month at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville.

'Tis the season for LTOs

'Tis the season for LTOs

The holiday season, for many, means decorating, shopping and wrapping gifts, but for people working in the fast casual industry 'tis the season of the LTO.

Chuck E. Cheese 'schools' fast casuals on appealing to millennials

Chuck E. Cheese 'schools' fast casuals on appealing to millennials

Chuck E Cheese feels like a safe place for my family, and that's saying a lot these days.

How digital signage can boost customer dwell time at restaurants

How digital signage can boost customer dwell time at restaurants

Use of digital signage in the restaurant space has been growing exponentially as operators realize the flexibility, marketing and branding opportunities it provides. But there is another important reason to deploy digital signage for your brand: It increases dwell times and encourages increased spending while in the restaurant.

Restaurants honoring vets with freebies

Restaurants honoring vets with freebies

A variety of restaurant brands are thanking vets for their service with free meals.

Millennials: 'Give us big discounts, cut the small talk'

Millennials: 'Give us big discounts, cut the small talk'

One of the more eye-opening sessions at this Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville this month was a quick, question-filled hour-long chat with a varied panel of millennials about what gets their restaurant business and what does not.

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 Golden Rules of a Digital Signage Installation

5 Golden Rules of a Digital Signage Installation

With the advent of technological advance in the world of marketing and business, it comes as no surprise that digital signage is the modern go-to for boosting sales, creating a seamless customer service experience, directing traffic, and converting useful data into advertisements that reach the consumer.

Some fast casuals still pumped for pumpkin, others heating things up: part 2

Some fast casuals still pumped for pumpkin, others heating things up: part 2

While some fall LTOs are heavy on pumpkin-flavored everything, others include big, bold and spicy flavors inspired by Asian, Hispanic and African dishes.

McAlister's, Moe's, Schlotzsky's VP: 'How fast casuals can win in college markets'

McAlister's, Moe's, Schlotzsky's VP: 'How fast casuals can win in college markets'

he college market demographic is a prime testing ground to perfect what consumers need and want

Study shows 'anytime eaters' here to stay: Are you ready?

Study shows 'anytime eaters' here to stay: Are you ready?

The anytime eater is upon us and many chains have found that feeding "the new normal" requires a shift away from traditional meal packaging, both in portion size and time of day and lots of other issues worth considering now to capitalize on the trend in the future.

Show and tell: Coolgreens demonstrates how 'picturing' community health can be profitable

Show and tell: Coolgreens demonstrates how 'picturing' community health can be profitable

Oklahoma-based Coolgreens defines itself through community health, and as the chain expands, it will spread that idea in a very visual way.

Franchise Focus: The Flame Broiler founder discusses combining community with commerce

Franchise Focus: The Flame Broiler founder discusses combining community with commerce

Before opening The Flame Broiler in 1995, Young Lee was a sickly insurance salesman in need of a healthier diet. The lessons he's learned since then have helped shape his franchise and his mindset.

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.

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