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13 Questions to Ask your Pizza POS Vendor
You’re in the market for a pizzeria point of sale and you have started to do your due diligence comparing options online with features and product reviews. Worst case scenario: you spend a lot of time and money on a system that neither your employees or your customers enjoy. The trick is that many ...
13 Questions to Ask your Pizza POS Vendor
Get Your Restaurant Great American Eclipse Ready
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will traverse its way across America, East Coast to West Coast, for the first time in almost 100 years. "From about 10 a.m. on the west coast until nearly 3 p.m. on the east coast, the Moon's shadow will plunge portions of 14 states into total darkness ...
Get Your Restaurant Great American Eclipse Ready
5 Keys to Restaurant Marketing to Millennials
With so many headlines buzzing around with claims that "Millennials are killing restaurant chain XYZ" and "Millennial Dining Trends are Changing How we Eat Out", you may be wondering...what the heck is going on with these Millennials? Who are they, and how does their market influence affect my ...
5 Keys to Restaurant Marketing to Millennials
3 Red Flags to Consider when Shopping for a Restaurant Delivery POS
Your customers (and your potential customers) now have the ability to order a meal from dozens restaurants around them from the palm of their hand. As the restaurant technology landscape continues to evolve, delivery is becoming a mainstay alongside loyalty and mobile apps. You're likely ...
3 Red Flags to Consider when Shopping for a Restaurant Delivery POS
Refund Isn't a Four Letter Word: The Case for Customer Feedback
It's a tale as old as time. I recently had my husband pick up dinner from a popular fried chicken restaurant on his way home from work. The food that made it home was nowhere near what we had ordered. If you have ever had a hangry spouse waiting for dinner at home after an exhausting day, you ...
Refund Isn't a Four Letter Word: The Case for Customer Feedback
4 Easy Marketing Ideas for Your Pizza Restaurant
There are about 75,000 pizzerias in the U.S., making it one of the most competitive food industries in the country. Independent operators are being pushed out of business by rapidly expanding pizza chains that are wooing customers away with online or mobile ordering, third-party delivery ...
4 Easy Marketing Ideas for Your Pizza Restaurant
Are You Wasting Money on Loyalty Programs?
The days of punch card loyalty programs have come and gone. Membership in a loyalty program doesn’t automatically translate into repeat business, but a proactive approach will ensure that customers feel like their purchases are valued and appreciated. So how do you know if your loyalty program is ...
Are You Wasting Money on Loyalty Programs?
4 Ways to Crush Your Pizza Delivery Competition
Not so long ago, food delivery was synonymous with pizza, delivered hot and fresh. In the last few years, however, the delivery landscape has broadened significantly thanks to third-party delivery services that will bring every culinary whim — ranging from sushi to BBQ — right to your door. Food ...
4 Ways to Crush Your Pizza Delivery Competition
How to Handle a Third-Party App Mess Up Like a Pro
Earlier this week, a couple in Toronto ordered two delicious, fresh pizzas from their neighborhood mom and pop pizzeria via UberEats. What they received, however, was anything but what they wanted. Their delivery driver, who has a 4.8 out of 5 star rating and received no complaints in the past, ...
How to Handle a Third-Party App Mess Up Like a Pro
5 Things to Consider Third-Party Restaurant Food Delivery
Third-party delivery services are becoming a new force in the restaurant industry. Pizza delivery has always been popular, but with the rapid growth of third-party services, a variety of restaurants have been adding these additional delivery options to help boost their brand awareness. Third-party ...
5 Things to Consider Third-Party Restaurant Food Delivery
4 Reasons to Demand Restaurant POS Integration
Restaurants need to find ways to operate efficiently and cost-effectively to keep up with tough competition and increasing customer demands. If your POS system isn’t integrated with other technology, it can hold you back from reaching those goals. There are plenty of ways POS integration can help ...
4 Reasons to Demand Restaurant POS Integration
4 Tips That Will Change the Way You Think About Staffing
Employee retention can be difficult. The restaurant industry’s turnover rate is higher than the national average, and it’s been steadily rising over the past five years. With the National Restaurant Association estimating that industry turnover is about 63%, it’s important to determine what ...
4 Tips That Will Change the Way You Think About Staffing
Amazon's Prime Now: Good or Bad for Your Restaurant?
People can order nearly anything from Amazon.com, the online retailing giant that delivers everything from paper towels to designer shoes. Amazon expanded its offerings even more two years ago, when they added restaurant food delivery to their list of services. Amazon Prime members in participating ...
Amazon's Prime Now: Good or Bad for Your Restaurant?
How to Bring in the Customers This Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day weekend has become a staple in consumer’s shopping calendars, using the abundance of sales to stock up on everything they could need for the upcoming summer months. While a majority of sales are offered both in-store and online, lots of people choose to hit the shops at least once ...
How to Bring in the Customers This Memorial Day Weekend
Does Your Pizza POS Vendor Take Quality Seriously?
Everyone talks a good game, but you’d be surprised how many pizza point of sale vendors take shortcuts when it comes to quality. Unless you ask the right questions up front, you might end up paying your POS vendor for the privilege of testing their software for them. While it might sound like a lot ...
Does Your Pizza POS Vendor Take Quality Seriously?
Is Spending Too Little on Technology Costing Your Restaurant Profits?
When it comes to spending money on your restaurant’s technology - like point-of-sale software, online and mobile ordering, and customer loyalty programs - how much should you budget for? Should you save money by choosing one of the so-called “free” systems out there, or does spending more really ...
Is Spending Too Little on Technology Costing Your Restaurant Profits?
Are You Ready for the New FDA Calorie Counting Regulation?
With Americans consuming about one-third of their calories away from home, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hopes their new menu labeling requirements will help combat the nation’s obesity epidemic. The law, which will be enforced starting May 5, 2017, aims to help Americans make more ...
Are You Ready for the New FDA Calorie Counting Regulation?
4 Ways to Compete with Papa John's Expanded Rewards Program
Members of Papa John’s Rewards Program got a surprise in their inbox today. The loyalty program is expanding, allowing for more instant gratification. Customers can now start spend their rewards at just 10 points, claiming an order of breadsticks or a dessert rather than having to save up for a ...
4 Ways to Compete with Papa John's Expanded Rewards Program
Thr!ve POS Debuts New Mobile App at Pizza Expo
Grapevine, Texas - Your local pizza restaurant’s menu is about to make its way onto your smartphone screen. At the 2017 International Pizza Expo, pizza and delivery restaurant point of sale system Thr!ve debuted their new mobile app that will help bring leading edge pizza technology to clients. The ...
Thr!ve POS Debuts New Mobile App at Pizza Expo
Recap: 2017 Pizza Expo
The 2017 International Pizza Expo has come and gone and, along with the resonating excitement from the World Pizza Games and full bellies from all the delicious samples, attendees are thinking over all the advice and information given at the booths and seminars. Between conversations heard on the ...
Recap: 2017 Pizza Expo