Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 29, 2016
Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 29, 2016

In news this week, another POS data breach hits the hotel industry; Pokémon Go is helping fuel hotels; and McDonald’s announced a voluntary recall of its children’s fitness trackers.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 8, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 8, 2016

    In news this week, Disney has a new patent on foot-cameras to track guest traffic; McDonald’s is ready to roll out its “Experience of the Future” to U.S. locations; and Subway breaks new ground with an agreement with the Department of Labor that some say opens franchisees up to other issues with the NLRB.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 1, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 1, 2016

    In news this week, Ruby Tuesday loses its largest franchisee; Cicis Pizza is the latest chain to be hit by malware; and TableSafe’s RAIL 2 gains PCI Certification.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – July 25, 2016
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – July 25, 2016

    In news this week, Omni Hotels suffered a Point-of-Sale data breach affecting 50,000 customers; Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay usage is heating up; and Chipotle launches its new “Chiptopia” loyalty program to draw back its loyal customers after the E Coli scare.

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ARTICLES FROM THE RLPSA

  • 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.

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

  • 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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