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- Tabletop Tablet Ordering Systems
- Restaurant Employee Scheduling plus a Virtual Assistant
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Include the Echo “Tablet Killer” POS
and Elite II Traditional POS Terminal
Harbortouch the no upfront fee provider of POS systems for retailers and restaurants made several hardware, software and policy announcements today.
Let’s take a look at the new Echo “Tablet Killer” POS solution first. Instead of using a consumer grade Apple or Android tablet, Harbortouch has unveiled a sleek, built-for-purpose POS terminal. The Echo terminal includes a large 13.3″ screen and powered USB ports to take advantage of traditional POS receipt printers, bar code scanners, keyboards, cash drawers and a customer facing rear display.
and Mobile Marketing
Restaurant Social Media and Mobile Marketing must be your restaurant’s marketing focus starting today. Social Media and Mobile Marketing is where and how new customers and guests find you. The days of looking for a restaurant in the Yellow Pages or calling the 411 operator are long gone!
95% of consumers are turning to the Internet to find local businesses and most of these consumers are searching from their smartphone. New restaurant customers searching the Internet are looking for the following information regarding restaurants:
Tabletop Tablet Ordering Systems
A Casual Dining Must Have!
Restaurants are undergoing a tech-based makeover with hungry customers using tablets and smartphones to get involved with all phases of their dining experience. Tabletop Tablet Ordering Systems are a big part of the casual dining restaurant industry makeover and mobile revolution. And this is a makeover, after their initial test of 5,000 tabletop tablets, Applebee’s is installing 95,000 more units! Chili’s has ordered 45,000 units and Buffalo Wild Wings is installing units in all their stores. This is not a fad!
plus a Virtual Assistant
Restaurant scheduling is a time consuming job that involves a number of employee related functions. The Restaurant Employee Scheduling plus a Virtual Assistant solution combines all these functions into one simple application.
If you are still scheduling with paper or are using an Excel spreadsheet, this article is for you! Let me explain what a Restaurant Workforce Management System can do for you. Yes this applies to all restaurants and No it is not expensive!
Lets talk about employee scheduling and why you should be using an automated system. Under-staffing costs Restaurants 5 to 6% of revenues according to an in-depth study by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Over-staffing according to the same study decreases profitability by about 2%. Lets agree that both over and under scheduling are not good!
Find the Best Restaurant POS System Free E-Book
Find the Best POS System for Your Restaurant in 3 Easy Steps is a Free E-Book guide for restaurant owners and managers considering a restaurant POS system.
The Ebook is written by Bob Frazier, an experienced POS industry professional with over 20 years of hands on POS experience.
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