Digital Display Technology: An Introduction to Digital Signage

Digital signage is a viable and effective communications tool, but companies taking the first step in signage deployment will be much more successful on the playing field if they understand the basics of what digital media is and how it operates. Learn the basics of digital signage and how to make it most effective.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.

Cradlepoint Solution Allows Retail Jewelry Store to Open, Saving $50,000

PANDORA, an international jewelry retailer, was almost delayed opening one of its unique concept stores in Lancaster, PA because of an ISP strike. However, its outsourced IT expert, eMazzanti Technologies, packaged a technology solution that allowed the store to open on time.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Cradlepoint

Healthier workplace snack options enabled by Cradlepoint powered kiosks

Cradlepoint IBR600 and MBR1200 provide quick and easy deployment and ensure kiosks remain up and running.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Cradlepoint

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Duncan Hines Amazing Glazes -- old technology in new packaging

What makes Duncan Hines' new Amazing Glazes so "amazing?" Does it represent new technology? Or do the glazes represent a new application of an old technology? First of all, the new vanilla and chocolate glaze products are amazingly simple to...

How company culture drives organic food innovation

Can new food product innovation be driven through changing the corporate culture? Yes ... if it’s the right cultural change. I am writing this blog after spending a week inside the corporate headquarters of Organic Valley Foods in La Farge, Wisc., and meeting with executives, department managers and farmers.

Planning store layouts? Consider the recycling and composting trend

As I travel the country, I see more and more operators, universities, airports and hotels collecting recyclables and compostables. If you’re planning new stores – or renovating existing ones – think about how collection of recyclable or compostable items could...

Fro-yo concept 16 Handles relies heavily on customer interaction

Manhattan-based store ready for franchise growth.

Burger King goes pop

New packaging initiative emulates Andy Warhol-inspired art.

Top 10 food product innovation workshop requests

What new food and beverage product innovation workshops would research chefs and food technologists most like to attend? This question was recently posed to almost 800 research chefs and food technologists in a survey sponsored by The Food Innovation Institute™....

Making the right choice from the single-use ‘menu’

Ever stare at a menu for an eternity and still find yourself unable to make a decision? Maybe you weren’t sure of your own priorities that day or maybe you simply didn’t have enough information. Making the right choice on...

I’d like the ‘green’ packaging please

I’m often asked by foodservice operators and consumers: What sustainable single-use foodservice products should I use to serve food and beverages? Which products are the greenest? The short answer is that there isn’t an easy, one-size-fits-all solution, and green is just a color. “Sustainable” and “green” mean different things to different people.

The future of compostable packaging for QSRs

Could a Seattle ordinance requiring eco-friendly packaging spark industry-wide change?

The future of compostable packaging for QSRs

Could a Seattle ordinance requiring eco-friendly packaging spark industry-wide change?

Western Expo: Technology on tap

Trans-fat-free products, web-based POS solutions attract attention on the show floor.

QSRs go green

Chains moving beyond recycling to energy conservation, cooking oil conversion.

To-go packaging: Top 5 trends

When it comes to packaging, QSRs have a lot to learn.

Marketing to small fries isn't child's play

QSRs lead the way when it comes to marketing to children. 

Trans-fats, lawsuits and E. coli dominate 2006 headlines

For some operators, 2006 was a year to forget.

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