The Restaurant Review Dance: Four steps to a better reputation

The importance of both knowing, and fiercely protecting your restaurant’s reputation online, is integral to business success today in any area of food service. For proof, look no further than the following three research findings: The addition of a single...


Yum! Brands okays separation, increases dividend and appoints board member

Lots of high-level action occurring this week at Yum Brands with its board of directors giving the go-ahead to the previously announced separation of the company from its China business. Yum China begins trading Nov. 1, on the New York Stock Exchange as YUMC.

McDonald’s hits upon big dollar-saving solution to desk-less worker dilemma

When it comes to communicating with and training for the desk-less workers of food service, McDonald's may have hit upon a big dollar-saving solution with a little fellow named "Fred."

Rooting out today's top culinary trends

Root vegetables are the food service trend of the moment, according to research on the top plant-based edibles in restaurant kitchens and menus from market research publisher, Packaged Facts.

Texas groups join NRF to sue Labor Department over new overtime rule

A group of Texas chambers of commerce has joined the NRF to file suit on behalf of the "millions of employers and employees" that the groups say the new rules will negatively affect.

RetailMeNot's latest marketing approach is one restaurateurs might want to consider

RetailMeNot is taking an interesting approach to product promotion that restaurateurs might not only find fun to review, but might also consider for themselves. The retail savings and promotion site’s new campaign revolves around a special big data-type of report...

Pokemon GO ... away? Restaurants liable if distracted diners are hurt

By Nicholas Resetar/ Attorney Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that the mobile-based augmented reality game, Pokemon GO, has taken the world by storm. This manifests itself daily in oblivious players with their heads glued to...

Self-order kiosks gain fans among restaurants, consumers

The quick service and fast casual restaurant formats may offer their customers different experiences, but both are starting to leverage self-order kiosks to improve customer experience.

3 steps to better restaurant food safety

The focus on food safety throughout the nation's food supply chain is at all-time high. Between consumer health issues brought about by the ingestion of unsafe products, and the outbreak of diseases that impact the food supply, it's imperative that operators continue to focus on protecting the lives and health of their guests.

McDonald's fails, White Castle wins PETA's new grading system

Iconic slider brand, White Castle, takes top honors in a new burger restaurant grading system by the animal advocacy organization PETA.

Franchise Focus: Go Brit serving up British favourites, 'jolly good time'

The Delaware-based fish-and-chips brand claims to serve "British favourites and jolly good time."

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The right promotional approach can lift coffee, tea profits even higher

There’s a reason so many brands are shining their spotlights on coffee and tea platforms - beverages are the holy grail of profit margin.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: S & D Coffee

Cloud POS: Trending Now at Fast Casuals & QSRs

POS is the engine of a restaurant. CloudPOS makes that engine more dynamic than ever, giving operators the tools they need to drive sales and loyalty now and in the future.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PAR Technology Corporation

Seven signs that it’s time to upgrade your POS hardware

In challenging times, replacing point-of-sale units is hardly appealing. For many hospitality operators, it can seem like an unnecessary expenditure – especially if current units appear to be perfectly functional.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle

Five Benefits of Hardware-driven Innovation

Today’s hardware devices do much more than process orders.A new set of criteria exists for hardware: Will it accelerate service? Open new channels? Improve efficiency? Customize orders? Increase loyalty?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Oracle

The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems

Everything you need to know about next-generation food and beverage service technologies – and how to select the right ones for your business.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Oracle

[WEBINAR] How to create loyal guest behavior

Restaurant chains across the country are continuing to build and execute loyalty programs that provide sustainable results. Imagine if you had the power to create loyal customers who choose you first, visit often, talk about you and spend more. Sign up for this webinar today!

Type: Webinar


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