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Pay at the Table Technology from Your Customer’s Perspective

It’s been like a slow-moving locomotive just pulling out of a station but pay at the table technology adoption at fine dining and quick service […]

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How to Enhance Retail Customer Experience with Digital Signage and Self-Service Kiosks

With a goal of differentiating their brands and winning loyalty in the current climate of industry disruption, businesses are turning to technology solutions such as […]

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Convenience Store Profit Margins Get a Boost from Food Sales

As owners keep an eye on shifting market trends, they see an opportunity to improve their convenience store profit margins by offering a wider, healthier […]

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Experiential Retail at NRF 2018: MMLaFleur

Over the past few years, the National Retail Federation (NRF) has done something innovative with its annual Big Show technology conference. They curate the top […]

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The Cutting Edge of Retail Technology: Top 6 NRF 2018 Recap Blogs

Buffeted by strong holiday sales and a projected 3.7 to 4.2% retail sales growth in 2018, The National Retail Federation (NRF) kicked off the year […]

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Make Your 2018 Retail Strategy More Manageable

Disruption, interrupters, apocalypse – those buzzwords from 2017 are probably on the list of things you’re sick of hearing about. Now that Business Insider has […]

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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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