A Good Business Should Blame Its Tools

As our world advances and develops, technology is becoming a great differentiator. Sure, technology’s only as good as the people who use it, but having the best tools in the business doesn't hurt either.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: InMoment


Digital signage puts the power into “power shopping”

Looking to maximise its assets at the London shopping centre, Westfield’s Brand Partnership Division looked for a world class digital signage network to complement the scale of the site and the consistently high number of domestic and international visitors.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Scala


Socialize Your Customer Experience in 3 Steps

If there are any doubts about the influence consumers now have over a brand’s success, all one needs to do is take a peek at social media and view the conversations happening. They’re not only getting louder, they are happening far more frequently—thanks to the enabling technology of the day: smartphones.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


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Restaurants wooing customers on Valentine's Day

Restaurant brands are trying to entice lovers on Valentine’s Day to show them a little love.

Researcher: Loyalty platforms a must for millennials

Though monetary value is crucial, millennials can incentivized to maintain loyalty participation through other means.

6 ways to attract millennials to your restaurant

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

10 fresh restaurant marketing ideas for 2016

Today there are marketing techniques that won't break the bank and will help you save time. Use these restaurant marketing ideas to take your business to the next level in 2016.

Restaurateurs celebrate the season with holiday promotions: Part 2

Along with Santa Claus, bustling stores and visiting relatives, the holidays bring promotions — lots of them. Here's a look at Part 2 of our holiday promo round-up.

Restaurateurs celebrate the season with holiday promotions

Holiday promotions abound at restaurants nationwide. Restaurant operators are offering tasty treats, hot or cold beverages, while helping people in need.

Tips, advice on preparing the brand for unit expansion

Brand unit and location growth requires capital and resources, but there are some other critical aspects as well, according to several successful franchise and restaurant leaders.

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

Building the brand culture: It’s all about empowering employees

Establishing a 'cult' philosophy in building a robust brand culture isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's one of several valuable and viable approaches.

Going beyond the discount with new approaches to spur brand loyalty

Fast casual operators want to reward guests with more than food. There are new loyalty program trends to attract new customers, boost revenues and provide memorable experiences for guests.

Email marketing is far from a dead marketing tool

Email is ubiquitous personally and professionally, which means email marketing is far from dead.

FCES15: Top 10 PR do's (and a few don'ts)

"Whatever I present to you is my PR moment," Nick Powills, CEO of No Limit Agency, said in opening his session at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Miami.

Restaurants scaring up Halloween promotions

Several chains are celebrating Halloween with various promotions.

Black-bun Whopper, green poop, big mess

Many restaurants have been ditching artificial colors, including Panera, Noodles & Company and Starbucks, so it’s surprising that Burger King would actually be adding them.

Franchise focus: Can Captain D's hook fast casual market share?

While many may still consider the seafood restaurant a quick service restaurant, CEO Phil Greifeld said that in 2011 the chain began transitioning from a QSR to a “fresh, contemporary, affordable seafood restaurant.”

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