Chick-fil-A app campaign analytics show just how big a win it was

You can drive consumers to your app, but you can't necessarily make them download it. This has been the perpetual problem for restaurants that want their guests to be intimately linked to their brands via smartphones. As difficult as it...

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3,000+ Japanese McDonald's location giving out Pokemon Go loot in Happy Meals

This Wednesday, the craze that is Pokemon Go here in the U.S. got a lift from the McDonald's chain in Japan, where the game has still not launched. McDonald's has begun a co-marketing tie-in with the Niantic mobile-based game when it began giving away Pokemon Go-related toys with Happy Meals.tie-in with the wildly popular game.

Why your app isn't appealing to your customer base

Not all apps are created equal, and consumers don't have the patience to wait while you to get it right.

Fighting pesticides, pathogens, other brand-crushing problems

Produce is at the heart of most food borne illnesses attributed to restaurants, according to national statistics. What are your procedures for cleaning produce and other types of foods?

More please! Hungry American business people increase spending on food

American workers are clearly hungry. And today, another report from the business dining sector shows just how ravenous we are when we're on the road or just entertaining clients in town.

Early bird gets the worm: Top 5 reasons to meet us in Cali for Fast Cas Exec Summit

Although our 11th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit isn't until Oct. 9-11, you can get in at $595 as opposed to the regular price of $795 if you register by Friday. If that's not enough incentive to join us in sunny California for the summit, below are top five reasons you need to put his amazing event on your calendar.

Why the streets outside Los Angeles are suddenly bleeding pink ...

Irvine, California says "Hello Kitty" to Sanrio's first U.S. cafe. The company wants its famous kitty to take a bite of the U.S. food service market.

New report predicts the road ahead for food service market

A new analysis of the food service industry by Technavio shows that over the next four years the food service industry will grow almost 3½ percent overall largely due to a whole lot of action in the market around the fast casual restaurant sector, according to a news release.

Pizza Hut's digital guru talking all-things tech

Baron Concors, Pizza Hut's global chief digital officer, will share insights about the chain's digital strategy Aug. 17 at this year’s CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit in Dallas.

3 steps to cutting 1 huge expense

Legal hacks of credit card fees may seem complicated at first, but once understanding the three basic components of payment processing statements, they become as easy as swiping the card.

Where in the restaurant world will Pokemon GO, go?

Computer code rarely lies, and the computer code inside  the Pokemon Go game for mobile devices indicates that the Niantic Labs product already has  McDonald's deeply embedded inside it. If it's true, McDonald's isn't ready to talk about it yet, though.

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How to Get the Most From Your Store Systems Investment

The world of retailing is becoming increasingly challenging and fraught with competition. Merchants that invest wisely in store systems, make the most of these investments and lean on a knowledgeable, service oriented technology partner to get the job done and ensure they remain on a firm foundation in the short and long term alike.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mainstreet, Inc.




5 Tried-and-True Technologies that Improve Restaurant Operations

New technologies appear on the market on a daily basis, but there are plenty of existing applications that can help operators deliver a superior experience.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems




Turnkey Digital Signage Solutions

Mvix, a digital signage provider, offers web-based solutions that are robust, scalable, and easy-to-use. Use them in a doctor's waiting room, school, retail store, hotel lobby, airport, restaurant, and more.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Mvix




5 Ways to Ensure Customer Experience is Consistently Awesome at Your Restaurants

Creating and maintaining an awesome customer experience consistently across all your restaurants is no small feat.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation




Keys to Your Next POS Purchase: POS Advice from Restaurant Operators

When choosing a point of sale system for a pizzeria, hearing the experiences of other operators can be invaluable.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS




Drive the moment: How the connected car can drive your business

OnStar recognizes the value of its connected driver base, and has created a group through OnStar Business Driver to address the opportunity for third parties wanting to make these connections.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: General Motors OnStar Business Driver


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