Learn, Communicate & Measure: How to Future-Proof Your Learning Ecosystem

Learn, Communicate & Measure: How to Future-Proof Your Learning Ecosystem

Learning & development has become a core organizational priority. More than 80% of HR managers consider learning an important component of organizational health, which explains why more than 3/4 of companies use a learning management systems. Is your LMS ready for the future of learning? Get ready now with this guide!

Type: Guide

Sponsor: PlayerLync


[WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

[WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

In this webinar, hear from HotSchedules, for an in depth discussion of how a labor management platform can help you stay competitive by optimizing your labor costs and helping you to become the employer of choice. Download now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: HotSchedules


How to Maintain Brand Consistency While Growing Your Restaurant

How to Maintain Brand Consistency While Growing Your Restaurant

Using the right technology can help increase your overall brand consistency when growing your restaurant. Your brand is what your customers associate your restaurant with: your reputation, your habits, and the various elements that make up your brand and make you recognizable no matter what store your customers visit. Get the guide now!

Type: eBook

Sponsor: PlayerLync


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Study: Road to foodservice growth paved with cafe concepts, healthy food

Study: Road to foodservice growth paved with cafe concepts, healthy food

A recently released Coca-Cola/Technomic study on sources of foodservice growth finds big potential in cafe concepts, off-premise eating and "healthy food," though the world does not agree what that last term means.

Cowboy Chicken, Walk-On's, Nothing Bundt Cakes discuss franchisee marketing stressors

Cowboy Chicken, Walk-On's, Nothing Bundt Cakes discuss franchisee marketing stressors

Growth is a great thing in the restaurant business, but if it's based on a franchising model, it's also a stressful thing, particularly for your marketing team that is working hard to keep everybody on the same "virtual" page.

Chicken Salad Chick, Dippin' Dots, Chatmeter relay (restaurant) 'field notes'

Chicken Salad Chick, Dippin' Dots, Chatmeter relay (restaurant) 'field notes'

A trio of restaurant and digital communication leaders gave some quick but important lessons during the Three:15 at the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Louisville.

Corner Bakery, Dickey's, Uncle Smoke give tips for tapping $77B US catering market

Corner Bakery, Dickey's, Uncle Smoke give tips for tapping $77B US catering market

Business dining is booming to the tune of $77 billion in the U.S. annually, but to tap into this deep pool of restaurant revenue you first better know how to swim.

QSR operators: Are you getting a good deal on your financing?

QSR operators: Are you getting a good deal on your financing?

Leasing and financing are critical tools for QSR brands as they open locations, expand existing ones or even refresh equipment for new menu items or better efficiency. But when single-digit rates are the norm, it's tough for QSR operators to know if they're getting a good deal on financing.

Freshii founder tells how missteps can be key teachers on path to success

Freshii founder tells how missteps can be key teachers on path to success

Although Freshii has reported one of the industry's highest same-store sales for the last four years, CEO Matthew Corrin told a crowd at this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Louisville that he had a few missteps along the way to growth. Hard lessons, he said, are key to any brand's path to success.

Jersey Mike's keeps its eyes on the people behind the pies

Jersey Mike's keeps its eyes on the people behind the pies

Sometimes a brand's best potential franchisee "pickings" are already operating entirely different — though operationally similar — types of restaurants.

Top loyalty program pain points to know before you press 'Go'

Top loyalty program pain points to know before you press 'Go'

As businesses look for ways to build closer relationships with customers, the use of loyalty programs can be an effective strategy. But it's important to find out what consumers really want in your program.

Women in the Lead: 4 QSR leaders improving the industry

Women in the Lead: 4 QSR leaders improving the industry

Sage words from four female QSR leaders in the wake of Thursday's International Women's Day event, including leaders from Checkers & Rally's, Cousins Subs, Subway and White Castle.

Garbanzo 'rolls' out roving approach to new market entry

Garbanzo 'rolls' out roving approach to new market entry

Garbanzo's approach to entering a new market's competitive fray takes a decidedly mobile bent in St. Louis.

A&W: Growing again by returning to its 'roots' and root beer

A&W: Growing again by returning to its 'roots' and root beer

For the first time in recent memory last year, longtime QSR brand, A&W, began growing again and thriving and much of the credit goes to the man who embodies the brand, CEO Kevin Bazner.

Airports still hot venue for limited-service brands

Airports still hot venue for limited-service brands

Airports are the No. 1 non-traditional expansion market for QSR brands, and Austin, Texas, has positioned itself to be right in the center of the action.

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

Worldwide expansion: Where to go and who to know

Worldwide expansion: Where to go and who to know

The old adage of "getting to know the locals" is more relevant today than ever for restaurant chains. Here, Euromonitor's Stephen Dutton spells out three guiding principles proven in global restaurant market research.

Key QSR delivery take-outs from wider world of retail ecommerce

Key QSR delivery take-outs from wider world of retail ecommerce

The growth of third-party delivery services both threatens and provides opportunities for the dramatically changing QSR industry. But the good news is that ecommerce and the larger retail industry have already blazed a trail filled with key teachings.

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