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How Technology Can Foster an Employee-Centric Company Culture in Your Restaurants

Restaurant company culture has come to the forefront of the labor shortage conversation as restaurant owners and managers wrestle with the fallout from a diminishing […]

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Keep “IT” Pumping with Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Forrester reports that 45% of senior decision makers are looking at external expertise to help them with their MDM (Mobile Device Management) solution. When mobility […]

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3 Technologies that Cut Restaurant Labor Costs

Restaurant labor costs are big problem for restaurants of all types and sizes and with competition for good employees, labor regulations, minimum wage bumps and […]

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Restaurant technologies, 7 solutions you can’t afford to miss

79% of diners agree that restaurant technologies make their dining experience better (Source: Toast 2016 Restaurant Technology Report) With labor, operations, supply chains, and food […]

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5 Restaurant Trends You’ll Want to Know About

Our blog series on restaurant trends. Much like retail stores, traditional restaurants are experiencing disruptive factors more than even before. We interviewed some industry veterans […]

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TreeHouse Transforms Home Improvement Retail Stores

Part of Mainstreet’s series on exceptional brick-and-mortar retail stores Beautiful, sustainable & healthy home improvement TreeHouse is built on the foundation that all homes can […]

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Why America Still Needs Brick and Mortar Retailers

A Half Year Check Up on the State of US Brick and Mortar Retail It’s been a tumultuous and eventful first half of 2017 as […]

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Retailers Are Investing in Brick & Mortar Stores

More validation that brick & mortar stores are an essential part of the retail shopping experience As others are closing their doors, here are some […]

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Retail Technology Improves the In-Store Shopping Experience

4 Ways to Leverage Retail Technology Take a moment to think about how your store looks from the customer’s perspective. What are they experiencing when […]

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U.S. Department Stores: Seeds of Extinction

Department stores have been declining for decades Can they return to relevance? The plight of department stores is representative of far-reaching changes in our society: […]

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Essentials of Successful Technology Deployments, part 2

Gain better control of your technology deployments Part 2 of 2: Why technology deployments fail. Importance of Life Cycle & OnSite services. What to look […]

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Essentials of successful retail technology deployments

Best Practices from Solution Experts First of two parts 2017 is shaping up to be a year of retail technology deployments as retailers invest in […]

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