Visitors at Theme Park Spend More Time Playing, Less Time Waiting for Food with LRS Pagers

Andy Alligator's Fun Park was founded in 2007 as a family entertainment center. In 2015, Owner Kyle Allison bought LRS guest pagers for their onsite fast-casual restaurant, Andy's Cafe & Pizzeria.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems




Fast Food Operator Cuts Time, Improves Cash Management

After comparing different cash-handling options, Family Foods Inc. deployed Loomis’ SafePoint® solution at ten Taco Bell locations in December 2006. This immediately and dramatically changed the way they handled money, and they soon installed SafePoint in their remaining locations in 2007.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis




The Loomis SafePoint Smart Safe Solution: Combining a Valuable Product with Superior Service

With the right smart safe solution, the costs associated with managing the retail cash handling process are reduced, which can increase profitability. To find a successful smart safe solution, retail businesses must partner with a smart safe vendor who can meet their specific needs and provide a high quality level of customer service.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Loomis


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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

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

Duncan Hines Amazing Glazes -- old technology in new packaging

What makes Duncan Hines' new Amazing Glazes so "amazing?" Does it represent new technology? Or do the glazes represent a new application of an old technology? First of all, the new vanilla and chocolate glaze products are amazingly simple to...

Coffee innovation from Starbucks

Darrel Suderman, founder of the Food Innovation Institute, gives Starbucks' VIA ready-brew offering a 5-star salute.

Planning store layouts? Consider the recycling and composting trend

As I travel the country, I see more and more operators, universities, airports and hotels collecting recyclables and compostables. If you’re planning new stores – or renovating existing ones – think about how collection of recyclable or compostable items could...

A four-step approach to expanding recycling and composting

Without consistently available infrastructures to support recycling and composting of foodservice packaging products, the vast majority of these products end up in landfills. You want to be greener, but with the infrastructure hurdles, what’s a foodservice operator to do?  Here are a few tips to get you started: 1.

Making the right choice from the single-use ‘menu’

Ever stare at a menu for an eternity and still find yourself unable to make a decision? Maybe you weren’t sure of your own priorities that day or maybe you simply didn’t have enough information. Making the right choice on...

I’d like the ‘green’ packaging please

I’m often asked by foodservice operators and consumers: What sustainable single-use foodservice products should I use to serve food and beverages? Which products are the greenest? The short answer is that there isn’t an easy, one-size-fits-all solution, and green is just a color. “Sustainable” and “green” mean different things to different people.

NRA to showcase top industry trends

Building, kitchen design and more create exhibit hall of more than 2,100 booths.

To-go packaging: Top 5 trends

When it comes to takeout containers and packaging, fast casuals lead the way.

NRA Show Blows into Windy City

Hotel-Motel Show offers trends, insights and more.

Marketing to small fries isn't child's play

Fast casuals don't need to compromise to market to children.  

Pretty in plastic

Move over metal, disposable tableware is stepping up.

Earth-friendly fare

As restaurants go green, options for operators grow in numbers.

Boston Market is changing

A few things are different for the chain that started the "home meal replacement" trend.

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Packaging Trends to watch on Fast Casual.

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