Zoup CEO talks growing pains
Eric Ersher, founder of Zoup, talks with Hughes' Tom Tang about the challenges of growing and success as the brand celebrates 20 years.
"It used to be really easy when there was just us, and we were running the commissary, and we were delivering soup out to the restaurants, but with more locations and distribution centers — thank God for really smart people and technology," said Ersher during the interview at the 2018 Restaurant Franchisee Innovation Summit in Louisville, Kentucky.
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FAT Brands CEO Andy Wiederhorn talks with Cherryh Cansler of Fast Casual about his push for delivery in his keynote speech at the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Europe.
MOD Pizza CEO Scott Svenson sits down with Pizza Marketplace Editor Shelly Whitehead to provide some background on how some of society's most marginalized people have ended up making MOD one of the most successful U.S. pizza brands.
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.
Doug Reifschneider, Pita Pit vice president of marketing, discusses the challenges of making the right technology choice for your fast casual brand.
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.
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.
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.
Melissa Gallagher, Freshii VP of marketing, chats about the variety of marketing techniques that the chain uses to get stand out among its competitors.