5 Decor Trends - Tips for Creating Memorable Brand Experiences

5 Decor Trends - Tips for Creating Memorable Brand Experiences

A successful branded environment is the most powerful physical extension a brand can have to maximize connection with customers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: D|Fab, Design Fabrications Inc.


Mystery Shopper Program Overview

Mystery Shopper Program Overview

Mystery Shopping allows organizations to improve their bottom line by monitoring and positively impacting customer satisfaction. View a summary of the program and its benefits.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Goodwin Hospitality


Essential Elements of Fast Casual/QSR Customer Feedback Programs

Essential Elements of Fast Casual/QSR Customer Feedback Programs

The essential guide to designing or enhancing a customer feedback survey program. 

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Second To None


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How targeting only lapsed visitors helped HuHot increase sales

How targeting only lapsed visitors helped HuHot increase sales

HuHot relied on Paytronix scoring tool to entice only its infrequent visitors with freebies.

Valentine's Day LTOs include $500 Pizza from Firenza, KFC's chicken scratch-and-sniff cards, sweet treats from Starbucks

Valentine's Day LTOs include $500 Pizza from Firenza, KFC's chicken scratch-and-sniff cards, sweet treats from Starbucks

Hoping to attract Valentine's Day customers, limited-service brands around the world are offering a variety of sweet deals.

How restaurants can use popularity of online dating, Netflix to increase sales

How restaurants can use popularity of online dating, Netflix to increase sales

Ecommerce, social media and ubiquitous mobile devices are driving cultural changes that restaurants should use to their advantage.

Foodservice industry's Top 7 social media campaigns of 2017

Foodservice industry's Top 7 social media campaigns of 2017

From Wendy's to Coke, check out seven foodservice companies that won the internet this year.

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

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