Live webinar to teach operators how to master location-based marketing

As consumer usage continues to shift to mobile, location-based advertising is becoming one of the fastest growing strategies for restaurants when it comes to digital advertising.


Raising the bottom line: Why restaurants should reduce packaging footprint, increase recycling

New advances in technology and a more general awareness of the sustainability movement has resulted in a greater emphasis on the social-responsibility aspect of re-use, recycling and reducing food waste.

Loyalty at the center of Sionic Mobile's proposition

In many ways, Sionic Mobile is the anti-Pay when it comes to today's mobile payments marketplace. Mobile Payments Today recently conducted a Q&A with Ronald Herman, the company's founder and CEO, to get his thoughts on the current state of the industry.

Location-based marketing: Why QSRs should get on-board

Thanks to built-in GPS capabilities, smartphones have the ability to determine a user's location, and restaurants are learning to use that to reach their customers through notifications, which ultimately increases their bottom lines.

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.

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.

3 ways mobile technology can streamline restaurant operations

As new tasks approach, mobility ensures everyone that needs to be updated of new jobs receives notification, as well as the clear list of priorities and goals for the day.

FCES15: The evolution of restaurant technology

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology within the past decade, the past five years — and even within just the last year. There are no signs of that evolution of technology use slowing, including in the fast casual restaurant industry.

ICX Symposium: Intel talks the responsive revolution in retail

The ICX Symposium in Atlanta later this month will feature a session featuring an Intel executive addressing the transformation of retail through responsive stores. ICX Association Executive Director Scott Slucher interviewed him about the interplay of tech and CX.

Supply chain: How Millennials have changed everything

Caught in a vise, squeezed from one side by cut-throat competition and rising consumer demands — particularly those of the millennial generation, and from the other by increased costs and supply chain complexity, restaurant chains are pressured as never before to manage volatility and maximize profits.

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Dunkin' Donuts testing on-the-go ordering, delivery service

Dunkin' Donuts is testing mobile ordering in Portland, Maine, and delivery service in Dallas.

New dining app to launch in DC

A Washington, D.C., startup company will soon launch a mobile dining app designed to give customers and restaurants more control, choice and convenience.

Cinnabon rolls out new POS system

Revel System, a point-of-sale system made for the iPad, announced that Cinnabon has selected it as its POS strategic partner.

Revention releases self-service ordering kiosk

Revention announced the release of its self-service ordering kiosk application.

Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream opens in Jacksonville

Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream, a mobile franchise specializing in Hawaiian shaved ice and ice cream, announced it has partnered with Jacksonville, Florida, husband-wife team Robert and Virginia Hocking to bring the "Coolest Truck On Earth" to the area.

SpeedLine POS adds support for mobile gift, rewards, payment

Restaurant point-of-sale developer SpeedLine Solutions announced a new payment and guest-rewards integration with Mercury StoreCard.

Henny Penny celebrates opening of new training center

Henny Penny, a designer and manufacturer of cooking, holding and display equipment, is expanding again. The company has added 46,000 square feet for a training center within its Wagner Building located west of the company’s headquarters in Ohio.

KFC franchisee group names Restaurant Technologies its 'Vendor of the Year'

The Upper Midwest Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisee Association presented Restaurant Technologies with the 2015 Vendor of the Year award at its Fall Super Regional Meeting in Denver.

Revention releases secure EMV payment solution

Revention, which provides point-of-sale solutions to the hospitality industry, announced the release of its new EMV Secure Payment software solution.

NCR Silver boosts functionality for franchises, small business operators

NCR Small Business is upgrading its tablet point of sale system, NCR Silver, to give small business and franchises new marketing, inventory and communication features.

Food sensor that reveals unwanted ingredients now available

6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.

Registration open for free webinar: 'Restaurant Tech 2020: What you need to know NOW to be ready'

Log in to at 2 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22 for this 60-minute webinar sponsored by SpeedLine POS.

McDonald's Canada adding digital kiosks to compete with fast casuals

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. is introducing digital kiosks at its restaurants to allow customers to order premium hamburgers from almost 30 options.

US EMV effort raises hackles of fraud watchdog

Consumer advocate ProtectMyData argues that the chip-and-signature implementation favored by US financial institutions lacks teeth.

QR-scanning app helps restaurant owners find employees

ZippyApp enables job seekers to complete one common job application online and submit it in on a smartphone, tablet or computer to apply to any restaurant in ZippyApp’s employer network.

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From point-of-sale (POS) systems to digital menu boards to online ordering, and more...Learn about the latest innovations in restaurant technology and how they can have a positive impact on your bottom line.