How Diners Choose Restaurants [Restaurant Insights Report]

Working with an independent research firm, we surveyed 521 participants across the U.S. of varying ages, geographies, and life stages to find out what’s getting people in the door... and what’s pushing them out.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


Steps for Figuring Out Your Restaurant's Prime Cost

Manage costs, increase sales - at a basic level, these are the pillars of a successful restaurant. In this infographic, we break down the prime cost calculation. By monitoring your prime costs weekly, you'll break through your break-even plateau and increase your restaurants profits.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Predictive Scheduling: What You Need to Know and How to Be Ready

Issues with workers not receiving enough hours, being asked to be "on-call" but are never actually called in, and being scheduled at the last minute have gained the attention of lawmakers across the country. Predictive scheduling may be coming to your area soon. Find out what you need to know and how to be ready.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: HotSchedules


4 Things All Restaurant Franchise Owners Should be Doing to Stay Competitive

Owning a restaurant franchise is a tough gig, especially in the limited service industry. It’s an incredibly fun and rewarding job, but there is tons of competition, cash-flow is tight and consumer demands are changing.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


Taming the EMV Monster: What's to fear?

EMV is barreling into the doors of your restaurant, whether it has a reservation or not, and demanding VIP treatment. But does it deserve it?

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: swipely


How to Run a Restaurant in the Digital Age: Your Guide to Restaurant Technology

1 in 4 dining establishments are going to fail in the first year. At ShopKeep, we’re big believers in helping small business owners Take Back Main Street by using the technological tools that have previously been the preserve of big-box retailers and chain restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ShopKeep POS


The Evolution of Fast Casual

Fast casual restaurants, with their upscale ambiance and promises of higher quality food, continue to be the driver of restaurant industry growth, but as more brands enter the segment, industry stars will have to modify their model to continue that impressive growth.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


2015 Fast Casual Top 100

FastCasual.com's tenth annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, marketing campaigns, menu trends and technologies leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


Infographic: Digital Signage: Drive-thru Technology for the Next Generation

This infographic explains why going digital is good for customers and great for restaurants.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Panasonic


Infographic: Think Mobile First

The impact of mobile on the retail and restaurant industries continues to grow. This infographic gives the key data points to explain why mobile is an investment worth making.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT: The Mobile CX Summit


Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT: The Mobile CX Summit


Using Data to Transform the Fast-Casual Customer Experience

Fast casuals need new ways to keep up with the growing demand. Today, consumers are becoming increasingly responsive to high-quality foods and an improved dining experience. Fast-casual restaurants, or food service establishments that offer high-quality food without full table service, are meeting these demands and growing rapidly.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems



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