Five Trends Impacting Fast Casual and Quick Service Restaurants

Five Trends Impacting Fast Casual and Quick Service Restaurants

Increased use of technology in the retail space has seeped into the world of restaurants and completely altered how fast casual and quick service chains operate today.

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Sponsor: Gusto POS


[WEBINAR] Online Brand Makeover: Winning the Restaurant Delivery Race

[WEBINAR] Online Brand Makeover: Winning the Restaurant Delivery Race

In this webinar, Speedline Solutions digs into the online side of your restaurant business and maps a strategy to engage your customers, increase loyalty, and win more delivery business online. Download now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


Design Tips for Online Ordering Sites

Design Tips for Online Ordering Sites

Offering the ability for customers to order online can help increase sales, but how those sites are designed can have a major impact on their effectiveness.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: DineEngine


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5 free ways to get customers talking about your brand

5 free ways to get customers talking about your brand

Word of mouth is the most cost-effective way to grow your restaurant because when your current customers tell their friends, you get new customers at no additional cost, which is why Jay Baer, a six-time New York Times best-selling author, has compiled five ways to get your customers talking.

Podcast: Protecting restaurant mobile apps & mobile ordering from fraud

Podcast: Protecting restaurant mobile apps & mobile ordering from fraud

Host Will Hernandez discusses protecting mobile apps and mobile ordering services from fraud, with Kount VP of Marketing, Don Bush. Will also chats with Judy Mottl, editor of Retail Customer Experience, about Amazon Prime Day trends.

Getting the most out of your Instagram presence

Getting the most out of your Instagram presence

Having the right type of presence on any social media site is rough, but Instagram takes a certain finesse.

Is Wow Bao changing the meaning of self-ordering kiosks?

Is Wow Bao changing the meaning of self-ordering kiosks?

Wow Bao's Geoff Alexander reveals customer acceptance of the brand's self-ordering kiosks and use of pick-up cubbies.




Danny Meyer pens blog about why he believes in cashless restaurants

Danny Meyer pens blog about why he believes in cashless restaurants

Union Square Hospitality Group CEO Danny Meyer talks about the future of cashless restaurants.

Hank and Harry's Delicatessen CEO explains how his mobile app wins with millennials

Hank and Harry's Delicatessen CEO explains how his mobile app wins with millennials

Buzzy Sklar, CEO and co-founder of Hank and Harry's Delicatessen, talks about winning over the millennial market.

Webinar: How to give your brand an online makeover

Webinar: How to give your brand an online makeover

A free, hour-long webinar focuses on the intricacies and benefits of giving your brand's online presence a "makeover."

3 mobile marketing campaigns that will send your traffic blasting off

3 mobile marketing campaigns that will send your traffic blasting off

One expert discusses three types of blasts that can help restaurants maximize customer outreach.

Cowboy Chicken, Newk's, La Madeleine execs dissect the many faces of mobile payments

Cowboy Chicken, Newk's, La Madeleine execs dissect the many faces of mobile payments

The adoption rate of mobile payments is rising as customers become more comfortable with the technology. Restaurants that haven't jumped on the payments bandwagon can still find a seat but should understand that the technology is always changing.




Quiznos VP: 'Big data key to growing brand'

Quiznos VP: 'Big data key to growing brand'

Big data is where it's at when it comes to must-have marketing technology, said Chris Ruszkowski, VP of marketing for Quizno's.




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.

4 ways to find new customers via social media

4 ways to find new customers via social media

By Erik Swain, president of Respondology Restaurant companies of all sizes are debating the most effective way to find new customers using social media. With so many tools, apps and strategies available, it can be daunting to figure out which ones are the best fit.

Be like Amazon to win the 'Great Restaurant Market Share War'

Be like Amazon to win the 'Great Restaurant Market Share War'

The only way for restaurants to grow is to optimize every single aspect of their businesses.

Restaurateurs: 'Don’t hesitate to offer mobile payments'

Restaurateurs: 'Don’t hesitate to offer mobile payments'

While mobile orders represent a minority of orders, panelists said the ratio is shifting in their favor. A panel of restaurateurs tackling the issue at the Fast Casual Executive Summit drew an overflow audience.

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.

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