Although a variety of technology is being used to enhance the customer experience, restaurateurs are missing a huge opportunity to learn about their customers, said Mike Lukianoff, chief analytics officer for Fishbowl. FastCasual Editor Cherryh Cansler interviewed Lukianoff in a four-part video series to learn how brands can offer an upgraded experience while also gaining valuable insights to help them market to customers.
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Topics: Customer Service / Experience
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