Freshii marketing VP chats about the brand's love of technology, social media and Drake
Melissa Gallagher, Freshii VP of marketing, chats about the variety of marketing techniques that the chain uses to get stand out among its competitors.
"I'm really excited about this idea of the social platforms' integration with remote ordering," she said in an interview at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville with Jeff Bradbury of Hughes. "Facebook just announced that they will be supporting — in the US — remote ordering through their platform, and Snapchat has started to get into that as well. And that's really exciting."
Topics: Systems / Technology
Companies: Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES)
Charlie Guzzetta from BurgerFi talks about the success of the brand since opening its first location in 2011, and the technology that will drive the brand through to the future.
Wow Bao's Geoff Alexander reveals customer acceptance of the brand's self-ordering kiosks and use of pick-up cubbies.
The Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit brought together 200 restaurant industry execs for networking, learning and giving back to the community.
Wendy Meadley, social media expert, teaches restaurateurs how to vet social influencers and how to inspire them to create content for their brands.
During the 2017 Fast Casual Executive Summit, execs taught attendees about building a customer retention and loyalty program that drives real revenue.
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Amanda Cohen, founder of NYC's Dirt Candy, chats with Fast Casual about why she doesn't allow tipping in her restaurant.
Carla Hall shares with FastCasual what she wishes she would have done differently and if she'll give the fast casual business another try.
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.
Susan Taylor, director of franchise operations at Jamba Juice,
Jeff Bradbury- Hughes interview with Brian Bailey- Ichor
Big data is where it's at when it comes to must-have marketing technology, said Chris Ruszkowski, VP of marketing for Quizno's.
About 500 leaders of the fast casual industry gathered in October in Nashville for the annual Fast Casual Executive Summit.