Restaurant And Hospitality News – October 5, 2015

Starbucks has unveiled a new app that supports mobile ordering at 7,400 of its stores nationwide, allowing customers to order and pay for their drinks before they arrive at their local Starbucks, according to ABC News.  The app also provides an estimated pick-up time.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – September 14, 2015
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – September 14, 2015

    In news this week, restaurants feel the pressure from patchwork minimum wage requirements, Cuba provides great opportunities and obstacles for the hospitality industry, disruption spells opportunities for techies, and Amazon moves into food delivery in Seattle.

  • Hospitality And Restaurant News, September 8, 2015
    Hospitality And Restaurant News, September 8, 2015

    In news this week, McDonald’s prepared to test all-day breakfast to boost sales, and new legislation regarding franchises is heading to the California governor for signature.

  • Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 31, 2015
    Restaurant And Hospitality News – August 31, 2015

    In news this week, the NLRB hands McDonald’s some disappointing news; Travelers prefer free WiFi over Free Breakfast, Wingstop’s sales are being boosted by online ordering, and tiered bandwidth can help monetize WiFi.

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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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  • Qiri App & Star Micronics Wows Audiences With A Unique Dine-in Theater Experience At Movie Grille

    Movie Grille is a new, intimate, dine-in movie theater residing in the heart of downtown Ogden, Utah. Its mission is to offer a richer movie-going experience to the local residents of Ogden by pairing plush amenities such as leather reclined seating with gourmet food and drinks. As a new venue, Movie Grille wanted a modern point of sale system that could manage their physical operation while providing robust analytics.

  • Wendy's Franchisor Ensures Cardholder Security And Brand Integrity With Payment Processing Solution

    When it comes to payment data security, what you don’t know certainly can hurt you. And when you operate several retail stores—each with multiple payment and other network-attached devices—there’s plenty you don’t know at any given point.

  • Integrated Payment Solution Sparks New Life At An Old Restaurant

    Bratta’s Piano Bar and Ristorante is a table service restaurant with live entertainment that serves a wide array of signature entrees and Italian dishes handed down from new owner Michael Bratta’s family recipes.

  • Hungry Bunny Hops To It With New POS Solution

    In 1987 the first Hungry Bunny™ restaurant opened in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company’s vision is to provide the families with a total restaurant experience, to create a feeling of a “home away from home”. Most of the stores have comfortable sections designed for families to enjoy their meal where parents can privately talk while children enjoy playing in the “play place”. From the first store that opened, Hungry Bunny has put product quality first. Hungry Bunny’s objective is to serve each customer the same delicious and safe food no matter what outlet they visit. Today Hungry Bunny has 35 Branches throughout KSA with franchisees in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Yemen.

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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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  • Novaux Bundles Epson Printers With Its Windows POS Solution For Restaurants

    Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, recently announced that Novaux, developer of Sabor POS, a restaurant POS platform for Windows 8 and 10, has certified Epson’s OmniLink® TM-T88V-i and TM-T20II-i smart printers, and the TM-T20II POS receipt printer.

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