Restaurants can win big on Superbowl Sunday with online ordering; and Starbucks prepares to launch a new co-branded credit card and new loyalty card.
Starbucks announces new benefits and pay increases to employees that spur in part from the new tax law changes that were recently passed; and a British robotics company creates a Robotic bartender inspired by the theme song to the iconic Doctor Who.
In news this week, a data breach impacts as many as 2 million customers of Jason’s Deli, while Starbucks faced down a major social media challenge that threatened to damage its good reputation.
In news this week, Hilton announces further upgrades to its loyalty program to create greater member flexibility; and Taco Bell announces some significant leadership changes that underscore its commitment to All Access technology and expansion of the global brand.
In news this week, Papa John’s replaces John Schnatter with Steve Ritchie as CEO; and the new Tax Bill may mean some good news for restaurant renovation and growth.
In news this week, a new report finds that C-Suite Execs are no longer caught off guard by tightening labor markets; and the NPD Group forecasts that restaurants will turn to a variety of tactics to win over diners as traffic is anticipated to remain constant.
In news this week, Starbucks opens its second Roastery, located in Shanghai China and featuring immersive AI technology; and a new report shows that 44 percent of hotels plan to create a comprehensive guest mobile experience in 2018.
In news this week, Dave & Buster’s reimagines a new down-sized unit for smaller markets; while the Department of Labor publishes a draft of a new rule that will allow for tip sharing with back-of-house employees to help reduce the wage disparity between staff.
Report Underscores The Value of Gift Cards For Businesses To Drive Sales
In news this week, Dunkin’ Brands invests and considers rebranding to boost sales; while loyalty programs draw U.S. travelers but still have work to do to leverage big opportunities.