Interactive retail opens the door to market growth

Virtual reality (VR), wearables and connected technology offer unique opportunities for retailers. The development of interactive retail opportunities is opening the door to market growth and a host of new deployments.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




Opportunities for Self-Service Technology in 2017

The upcoming year promises to be an active one for kiosks and similar self-service devices.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




Kiosks Take on Non-Traditional Roles

Self-service kiosks have moved beyond their typical roles and are performing functions that were unheard of just a few years ago.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.


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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.

Special Report: 'tipping point' on the way for restaurant self-serve kiosks

A special report explores the growing interest by restaurants in self order kiosks. While determining return on investment poses challenges, the market is changing and restaurants must consider their options.

Check out Panera To You

The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.

McDonald’s automated cashier: Will it win with millennials?

Using self-service kiosks will provide the chain with customer data to enable more personal engagement and purchasing suggestions.

Tableside POS is a game changer

Higher sales, fewer servers, faster table turns, and happier, more loyal customers – Tableside Point-of-Sale offers all this and more. I foresee that it is going to profoundly change the customer experience for the better. Make POS mobile Typically, a server spends less than 20 percent of his time interacting with customers.

SmartMenu offers diners customized meals based on dietary needs

Restaurant operators are pleased with the efficiency, customer response and ROI.

NRA 2011: nClosure and the iPad as kiosk

nClosure spokesman Dan McCain and Poslavu's Travis Kellerman discuss the challenges and benefits of employing iPads as self-service devices.


NRA to showcase top industry trends

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

Fast casuals opt for interaction

Self-service technology finds little support from fast-casual operators.

FS/Tec, NAFEM to hold co-located event

Foodservice technology and equipment come together Oct. 10-13 in Atlanta.

NRA Show Blows into Windy City

Hotel-Motel Show offers trends, insights and more.

Minimum wage, maximum impact

With the Senate passing its own version of a bill to increase minimum wage, where the issue will land is anybody's guess.

Fast-casual restaurant uses self-service kiosks to attract tourists

Bytes, an England fast casual, sets itself apart from the 200 restaurants in this tourist trap.    

Prime time for online ordering in fast casual

Tossed and Camille's are among those generating sales via Web-based ordering.

2006 restaurant show wraps up

The 2006 National Restaurant Hotel & Motel Show offered big-time speakers and trendsetting technologies. Even if you attended, you probably didn't see everything.   

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