Top leaders from On the Border, Taco John's, Nestle, Arby's added to franchising summit agenda

Several of the restaurant industry’s heaviest hitters will share tips and best business practices at this year’s Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, slated for March 29-31 in Dallas.

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Video: Former NFL star shares how football experience shapes his restaurant business

John Offerdahl, former Miami Dolphins linebacker and owner of Offerdahl’s Café Grill, discusses how the lessons he learned from playing in the NFL helps him run his business.

6 ways to attract millennials to your restaurant

Attracting this picky generation now — before the stubbornness of old age sets in — is crucial.

Mobile is affecting commerce decisions for retailers

At the NRF Big Show, a panel discussion about what's next in payments focused on the role technology has played in consumers' expectations as they interact with their favorite brands.

Growing reception and use of restaurant self-serve POS

While rugged mobile tablets are making their way into the food services market, one element of the checkout experience that continues to be in demand for restaurant patrons are self-serve kiosks.

Video: Smashburger founder discusses why old brands are struggling

Fast casual is pervasive, persistent and is starting to cover all categories, said Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan.

Merchants shift priorities to better serve today's consumers

At the National Retail Federation Big Show, London-based multinational retailer Marks and Spencer described how it created a new loyalty program.

Win millennials with QSR kiosks

It is no secret that millennials prefer customization and digital experiences. Quick serve restaurant kiosks can deliver these two elements and can help you appeal to this much sought after demographic.

How to efficiently train your staff about food allergies

Very minute or even trace amounts of a food can cause a reaction in a highly sensitive patient. However, these are often all preventable with the proper education on how to work with food allergies in your kitchen environment.

Chick-fil-A recycles cups into benches

In 2012, Chick-fil-A became the first quick serve restaurant company to recycle polystyrene drink cups.

Will restaurants work to meet new dietary guidelines?

There's a new food sheriff in town in the form of the federal government's new dietary guidelines, but many restaurants aren't going to find it difficult to offer menu items that meet those guidelines.

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Improving QSR with Digital Signage

If your quick service restaurant is seeking to increase sales and improve your customer experience, digital menu boards offer a dynamic and engaging solution. In this white paper, we outline just a few of the ways in which digital menu boards can help your QSR save time and money.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mood Media


Trends in QSR Technology

Quick service restaurants (QSR) are light years ahead of the minimal variety, low-quality “fast food” franchises of the ‘70s and ‘80s. The QSR sector today serves up a wide variety of fresh, delicious foods made to customer order, typically delivered in two minutes or less.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mood Media


The Digital Signage Pot of Gold for Commercial Integrators

Digital signage has found its place in providing business value. The digitization of the marketplace is pushing enduser enterprises to invest in the technology. Consumers expect dynamic yet personalized information delivery, prompting business to reexamine how they’re communicating with and marketing to their audience.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mvix


Developing Your Digital Content Strategy

The need to create and deliver focused, relevant digital signage content to your clientele cannot be underestimated. In fact, your audience demands it – which means your brand image depends on it! It’s easy to abandon strategy when faced with the attraction of new technology.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mood Media


eBook: The Ultimate Guide to the FDA Caloric Count Menu Labeling Requirement

This ultimate guide contains everything you need to know about the labeling requirements and what you need to do about them in your restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


6 Things Every QSR Restaurant’s Interior Design Should Include

QSR restaurant design is like none other in the restaurant industry. Locations must be built for speed, big crowds and rapidly produced menu items. It can be quite the challenge.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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