Drive-Thrus Driving Business

Time-starved diners are hungry for both greater convenience and good quality food, and they're converging on drive-thrus by the billions: 12.4 billion visits in 2014, according to The NPD Group, a market research firm.

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Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative




8 Ways to Drive Sales Growth with Digital Menu Board Technology

This complimentary eBook outlines the top 8 ways digital menu board technology can be used to drive sales growth for QSR and Fast Casual restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation




Take the Bite Out of the FDA's New Menu Labeling Rules

The clock is ticking: applicable restaurants have only until Spring 2017 to comply with all new menu labeling rules.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


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5 Crucial Considerations When Deploying Digital Signage

When taking the next step into the digital age of marketing, your organization will need coherent and consistent direction on a few essential topics. Here are a few key factors to consider when deploying digital signage for your business.

The Changing Face of Fan Experience in Sports

Everybody is connected, anxious for information, poised to give their status/update, and worried about what’s going on in their network. Unfortunately, if you’re an old school venue, the evolving fan base is just not as comfortable in your ballpark, stadium, or arena.

Mobile Order Ahead and Digital Signage: Friend or Foe?

Mobile order ahead is becoming “table stakes” in the Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) industry and for a good reason. Brands are investing in technology to enable mobile order ahead because customers that use the technology spend more.

The Obsolete Truth About Grocery Shopping

Retailers need partners that help communicate their brand and promotional messages before consumers get to the stores and once they are in the stores.

6 Steps to Transform the Traditional Fan Experience

The opportunity with the evolution of optimized Digital Menu Boards and integration between Digital Signage and POS systems will transform the traditional fan experience in stadiums & arenas while increasing ROI and overall revenue.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

How digital drive thru menu boards can boost QSR sales up to 8 percent

Digital menu boards at the drive thru offer the complete package and an excellent ROI, with QSRs recouping their investment between 9 and 18 months.

10 reasons to attend the 2017 ICX Summit

If you are responsible for improving customer engagement for your organization, here are 10 reasons you should make your way to Texas for the ICX Summit.

Subway and Dairy Queen share digital signage lessons

When Subway and Dairy Queen set out to upgrade their locations with digital signage menu boards, they found the process more difficult than anticipated. The restaurants shared some lessons learned to help others craft successful menu board deployments.

McDonald's shares menu board lessons

When McDonald's upgraded its digital menu boards, it ran into a number of challenges. Rich Cook, senior manager of U.S. IT restaurant solutions at McDonald's, shared a few digital menu board lessons.

Gutting the 'gut feelings' from hiring: 2 restaurant companies' $40M story

Who knew technology could help restaurateurs get the right human touch tableside? Two large restaurant companies tell their highly profitable story.

6 hacks to optimize restaurant digital tech

You can invest in the best digital technology, but you'll only be getting mediocre results unless you employ techniques like the six hacks explained in this article.

Free Webinar: Pilot Testing Restaurant Digital Signage - The Only Way to Fly

Invest an hour of time in the free webinar, Pilot Testing Restaurant Digital Signage: The Only Way to Fly. It's chock-full of checklists, proven testing rules and a discussion with one brand about the lessons its leadership learned through testing for a signage system that has been game-changing for that chain.

Series Part III: Digital signage software beyond the order counter

By Stuart Armstrong/ ComQi Group President For many working in food service today, their work  is strictly a "job," not a career. That fact is proven in the industry's employee turnover rates alone, with a typical fast-food restaurant fully replacing its entire staff of employees annually.

Series part II: 5 key questions to ask about digital signage software

By Stuart Armstrong/ ComQi Group President When it comes to selecting a digital signage system and software for your food service operation, some features really should not be compromised. The fact is that every restaurant is different and has some...

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Digital signage gives restaurant operators a powerful tool to engage customers. Learn how many restaurants are implementing digital signage and how it's enhancing both the customer experience and their bottom line.

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