A Microspace Digital Signage Case Study

When your digital signage or kiosk application has network security, bandwidth, or infrastructure challenges, choosing the right networking technology and technology partner is critical. Eric Kriemelmeyer, owner of FASTSIGNS® of Waldorf, Maryland, had this exact challenge with a project being proposed by a Maryland State Committee.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Microspace Communication Corp.




Connectivity for Content Delivery

Connectivity is the ‘unsung hero’ of digital signage, enabling the inherent benefits of the medium, delivering the right message at the right time, in the right location, to the right audience. Media delivery, file forwarding and system monitoring all depend on taking a reliable, scalable and cost-effective approach to connectivity.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Microspace Communication Corp.




The Official Guide: Choosing your Point of Sale

Owning a business is not easy. Business owners rely on efficient tools to help run every aspect of their business, from finances to operations. These business tools can start from simple paper and pen to cash registers to tablet-based Point of Sale (POS) systems.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Revel Systems


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A 'post mortem': Looking back at 2016's hard-learned lessons

Experts weigh in on the eight lessons they learned in 2016 about the fine art of running a restaurant.

Is it time for restaurateurs to really talk turkey?

Thanksgiving, when you think about it, is the celebration of eating out with friends. Why then, doesn't the restaurant industry claim it and give restaurateurs and weary cooks everywhere something really to be grateful for?

Hot diggity dog: The weiner is finally getting some respect

An award-winning chef shows that even the lowliest of foods can make a menu hit when done with creativity and an eye toward the trending taste preferences.

Yelp-foodjunky.com partnership gives restaurateurs a front seat at the corporate catering table

A new tech partnership pairing Yelp with foodjunky.com could offer a nice inroad to new source of business for restaurants nationwide.

Ask the experts: Is your brand ready for catering?

Franchisors and their franchisees must understand what they're getting into before deciding if catering should be a part of the business model.

Heard at the Summit: Memorable quotes from Day 1

Any time you gather some of the industry's brightest CEOs, franchisors, chefs, franchisees and vendors, there is sure to be some insightful quotes. We've gathered a few memorable moments from sessions during the opening day of the inaugural Franchising Restaurant & Innovation Summit in Dallas.

Catering checklist: 4 must-dos before serving customers offsite

Before any restaurant brand jumps into catering, there are a many thoughts to consider in order to ensure success.

Adding catering as a revenue channel: What QSRs and fast casuals should consider

One major incentive to catering that it helps extend the brand - customers love convenience and if your company offers an outlet for this, it will lead to higher satisfaction.

Beyond technology: 5 keys to managing menu updates

While many restaurant operators may be in good shape when it comes to meeting the caloric-labeling deadline of Dec 1, not all have considered the (print) execution efforts for menu boards, to-go menus, catering menus and related signage

Catering to success with menu labeling

Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.

The importance of educating your team about catering

Only through a commitment to education will we have the ability to help others meet a proper standard that can help catering and restaurant leaders adapt to the market changes.

Why catering is a good idea for Taco Bell and QSRs

QSRs have ecosystem advantages to add catering, such as fixed assets and real estate, as well as media power.

Eliminate complacency to build a thriving enterprise

People, products, markets, customers and processes are dynamic and must change in order to adapt and grow.

Five steps to creating a successful catering platform

Having a plan is crucial to the success of catering within your organization, and it includes timelines, teams, locations, the menu and marketing.

The importance of online ordering when it comes to catering

Research has shown that people who place mobile and online orders have an average ticket 30 percent higher than in-store customers.

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As the restaurant industry becomes more crowded, operators are turning to new services to compete and differentiate. Among the fastest growing services is off-premise catering. It is estimated that restaurant locations can add $1,000 to their daily sales by adding this channel.

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