Restaurant And Hospitality News – May 2, 2016
Restaurant And Hospitality News – May 2, 2016

In news this week, Pizza Hut is the first national chain to give customers an estimated time of delivery before ordering; new research shows that delivery outside pizza is growing quickly; and a Cornell study demonstrates the impact of Revinate surveys on hotel occupancy and revenue rates.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 11, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 11, 2016

    In news this week, local family leave provisions proliferate; Starbucks is poised to open a second Roastery and Café in New York City; and Big Data ownership is about as clear as mud.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 4, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – April 4, 2016

    In news this week, merchants still think credit card swipe fees are too high; one analyst predicts that raising minimum wages will force menu prices to rise; and the U.S. corporate travel market continues to be optimistic.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 28, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – March 28, 2016

    In news this week, Starbucks is launching a Visa Prepaid Card tied to its loyalty program; Turnover rose yet again in hospitality; and QSRs are being challenged by the sale of prepared foods in grocery outlets.

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  • Big LP Issues Facing QSRs: A Q&A With Joe Verber, RLPSA President
    Big LP Issues Facing QSRs: A Q&A With Joe Verber, RLPSA President

    Quick-service restaurants (QSRs) face unique challenges when it comes to loss prevention. We caught up with Joe Verber, president of RLPSA (Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association) and senior manager of loss prevention at Yum! Brands for his expert insight on how LP professionals in the QSR space can address these challenges and where they can turn to for guidance and support.

  • The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association
    The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association

    Loss prevention is essential to the success of any business operation and that critical responsibility is no different to those in the restaurant industry.  The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA) offers restaurant LP professionals the opportunity to become involved in strengthening education, best-practices, legislation, services and technologies benefiting those whose responsibilities are to protect company employees, customers and assets.


  • EMV At The 2015 NRF BIG Show
    EMV At The 2015 NRF BIG Show

    I attended the 2015 NRF BIG Show in New York a few weeks ago, and while retailers made up the bulk of the 33,000 attendees, solutions providers and industry professionals alike filled the halls of the Javits Center to learn more about the various topics facing retailers today. Chief among those topics — EMV adoption — also affects hospitality. Here’s a recap of a session we attended that provides insight into what small to midsize retailers can expect from EMV. I think you’ll find it helpful as the October deadline approaches.

  • Hospitality In 2015: Baby Boomers, Technology, And Differentiation

    Deloitte’s recent insightful report, Hospitality 2015: Game Changers Or Spectators?, is a crystal clear look at what the hospitality industry should be doing in 2015 and beyond to bolster customer engagement. Deloitte reports that there are new rules to the game, and those companies that want to win had better restructure their bench.

  • Winning Diners’ Wallet Share During The Holidays

    The 2014 Holiday shopping season is in full swing. For the next few weeks, consumers will invade retail stores, and in addition to retailers, restaurants will reap the benefits of holiday shopping.

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  • 5 Reasons Why Merchants Should Use An Embedded POS System

    For merchants, the need for a reliable POS system is irrefutable. They speed up the check out process, efficiently manage inventory, and monitor sales so that business owners can keep a pulse on what is happening within their daily operations. Unfortunately, POS Systems can also potentially require a good amount of costly upkeep. With the myriad of POS options available in today’s marketplace, selecting the right POS system to meet your business needs can be a daunting task.

  • Health Care Reform Act Orders Healthy Dose Of New Menu Standards

    Digital Menu Boards Prove to be the Necessary Solution.

  • Dynamic Signage In Food Services Guidebook

    Food services is a high growth area of dynamic signage use in quick service, fast casual, food court, cafeteria and dining halls for digital menu boards, promotional boards and displays in waiting area, lounge, dining room, self-ordering, line-busters and play-areas.

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  • Odawa Casino Resort Boosts Efficiency And Guest Service With Comprehensive Agilysys Suite

    Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, recently announced that Odawa Casino Resort in Petoskey, Mich., has selected an industry-leading solution suite — including Visual One PMS, InfoGenesis POS and rGuest Pay — to streamline efficiency and optimize guest service at the 137-room property.

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