The coronavirus altered business for everyone. Use every tool at your disposal to succeed in the new environment.
Like most businesses, restaurateurs threw their 2020 plans out the window after pandemic shutdowns shuttered locations. But restaurant operators aren't the only ones who altered their plans. As they adapted to new business imperatives, so did their suppliers, including tech providers.
They too began upgrading products and developing new features to help small business owners survive when business turned anything but usual.
Here are six new product features available today you might want to consider when deciding to upgrade your point of sale.
Imagine running a franchise with 20 locations - COVID has driven online and delivery sales, but you still have excess capacities in your kitchens. There’s a new food concept you have been wanting to get off the ground, and you see online and delivery as the perfect channel. How do you take advantage of this opportunity?
Virtual brands seem to be flavour of the moment in the world of hospitality. But what is a virtual brand, and why the explosion in popularity? Should you be considering a virtual brand for your hospitality business and if so, what are the benefits for your franchise?
Time spent managing employee shifts, PTO, overtime, and full and part time status is time away from customers and coaching the crew. As every operator knows, labor hours are one of the biggest costs in the business, usually accounting for 25%-35% of all restaurant expenditures. And the complexity of managing workers’ time inputs—keeping track of hours worked and breaks taken, scheduling shifts, approving paid time off and translating all of that into accurate paychecks—can swallow a lot of a manager’s time, too. Software available today can greatly simplify time management tasks, improve accuracy and regulatory compliance, and help you...