Is 2019 the Year You Need to Rethink Your Restaurant POS?

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Your restaurant point of sale (POS) system is supposed to be a tool that helps you handle both front of house (FoH) and back of house (BoH) tasks in an automated and streamlined manner. If you’re like many other restaurants, you also use it to maintain and integrate your other technology systems such as the customer loyalty program, inventory control, food delivery and more. 2019: The Year for a New POS Here are some questions to …

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Christmas Sweater Marketing for Restaurants

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In the restaurant and hospitality business, there’s always a need to keep things fresh and give customers one more reason to visit. Here are a few ideas on how to turn a holiday fad into a way to make the cash register ring. As marketing guru Seth Godin says: Your promotions have to be: “Worth noticing. Exceptional. New. Interesting.” In other words, as Godin puts it: “It’s a Purple Cow.” The Purple Cow gets noticed! …

Fast Casual Restaurant Design: Standing out from the Crowd

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There are more than 660,000 restaurants in the U.S. and more than 190,000 quick-serve franchises. That’s a lot of competition for consumer dollars. With so many choices and similarities in offerings, it’s harder than ever to distinguish yourself in a way that connects with customers. When it comes to fast casual restaurant design, fast food restaurant design, or quickservice restaurant design, there are concrete ways to stand out from the crowd. Start with a Vision It …

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5 Things You Must Have in Your Bar POS System

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It’s a simple fact. If you are not using a POS system in your place of business, you are literally losing money. A bar and nightclub POS system can track your inventory better, manage your ingredient costs, and cut down on employee theft or waste. Bar Tabs Your customers are used to running tabs, but not all bar and nightclub POS systems allow for bar tabs. Your POS systems should not only be able to …

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Market Trends Point to Cloud POS as the Future

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If you are not using the cloud for your POS system and reporting, chances are you will be in the near future.   New research reported in Reforming Retail shows that cloud POS has achieved significant penetration within the U.S. restaurant market, exceeding 20% in all categories of restaurants except for cafeterias. Market Penetration of Cloud POS by Category QSR 25% Café 25% Food Trucks 95% Cafeteria 15% Fast Casual 25% Full Service 35% That …

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How to Increase Profits by Maximizing Your Restaurant’s Outdoor Space

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Are you trying to find new, exciting ways to bring more customers into your restaurant? Perhaps you’re already doing well and would like to give your existing customers a new experience. Even if the space in your restaurant building is full, you might have access to a garden or outdoor space that you can clean up and make the most of. Try the following tips to maximise the use of your outdoor space and increase …

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How to Personalize the Restaurant Customer Experience

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When you operate a restaurant, there are hundreds of questions you will encounter. One of the most important questions, which many restaurateurs neglect to ask: How am I making my guests feel special? Whether you are running a QSR or a four-star fine dining restaurant, it is your job to make every guest feel special and provide the best possible dining experience. An excellent way of doing this is by adding personal touches. Three Ways …

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White Label POS | Benefits for Resellers and Merchant Services

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Attracting new clients for your merchant services business isn’t easy. However, retaining the very best of the customers you already have is even harder. With all of the options business owners have today for merchant services available, retail and hospitality companies demand more from their service providers. Therefore, to attract and retain clients, your business needs to continually look for new ways to add value to the services you already offer. One of the most …

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Top QSR Restaurant Management Blogs

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With so many restaurant blogs out there in practically every niche, quick-serve owners have an abundance of advice available to them from every corner of the industry. But it’s exhausting to go through each one to find the QSR blogs that speak to you, which is why we did some of the legwork for you. For a little clarity and lot of insight, check out the following top restaurant blogs. The Tip Jar Stay up …

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3 Tips for Restaurants Handling Bad Reviews

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While bad reviews are not as inevitable as death and taxes, they indeed land somewhere in the top ten things a business will have to face. Restaurants are no different. While you may do your very best to deliver great food, pleasant ambiance, and excellent service, eventually your establishment will either fall short or come across a customer who just wants too much. Whatever the reason, knowing how to handle a bad review is critical …

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UAE Special: Is Your Point of Sale System Ready for the VAT Tax?

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Special notice for restaurants and merchants using POS  and ERP systems in the UAE: Making sure your Point of Sale (POS) system is compatible with the UAE’s new  Value Added (VAT) Tax is critical.  Effective January 1, 2018, a 5% tax was added onto the purchase of goods and services as a new source of income.  Still, many small and medium sized businesses have failed to meet the deadline to comply with VAT Tax law.  The Federal …

Linga POS Software Earns Awards from Platform for SaaS Software Reviews Site

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Financesonline.com recognized Linga POS as a Rising Star and Great Usability in restaurant technology category Linga POS was recently reviewed by FinancesOnline, a popular B2B software review platform. The review touted the breadth of features, ease of use, and always-on reliability of the restaurant and bar software system. In evaluating Linga POS for its 2017 Great User Experience award for top POS software alternatives, FinancesOnline’s team of software experts examined and compared Linga point of …