Millennials are Using Re-loadable Debit Cards
as a Budgeting Tool!
Encourage Millennials to Use Your Prepaid Re-loadable Gift Card Like a Debit Card and Increase Your Profits! A TD Bank Survey published in April shows Millennials are using re-loadable debit cards as a budgeting tool. This is the generation facing mountains of student loan debt and double-digit unemployment.
BEFORE You Shop for a Restaurant POS"Before You Shop for a Restaurant POS" will save you time, money and aggravation! The restaurant POS system is a critical investment for your restaurant. It is important that you understand "How Restaurant POS Systems are Sold" so you can make an informed purchase decision and maximize the return on your POS investment. Before You Shop for a Restaurant POS will give you the details on how the Restaurant POS industry operates and teach you the questions to ask so you can make the right decision for your business.
Why Loyalty Programs Matter
Why Digital Loyalty is a Must
Why Loyalty Programs MatterThe punch card loyalty concept still works and has for years! Restaurant Loyalty has always been the foundation of restaurant marketing programs. Restaurant Loyalty Programs build brand loyalty and drive repeat business, currently 30% of all restaurants offer some form of loyalty program. According to the National Restaurant Association, 56% of family restaurants and 69% of fine dining restaurants utilize a loyalty program.
Solutions Differ GreatlyCustomers love restaurant online and order ahead solutions for many reasons! They don't have to wait for someone to answer the phone or spend time on hold waiting for someone to take their order, they are able to place their order when they want and confirm that the order is entered exactly they way they want it and they can pay for their order online so there is no hassle when their delivery arrives or they can just walk in and pick-up their order without dealing with a cashier. Customers can quickly reorder items previously ordered and they can order from either their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop PC and in many cases from Facebook, pretty easy to see why customers love restaurant online and order ahead solutions!
Include the Echo "Tablet Killer" POS
and Elite II Traditional POS TerminalHarbortouch 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.
plus a Virtual AssistantRestaurant 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!
Restaurant Resource Guide Recommendations
The RIGHT Products and Services
For All Your Restaurant NeedsThe Restaurant Resource Guide connects restaurateurs with recommended business partners eager to help the restaurant succeed. The Internet is full of information, but the Restaurant Resource Guide provides preferred solutions you can trust. These established partners are experienced suppliers with proven track records providing special online offers and exclusive discounts for both start-up and established businesses.
Free POS System - Really?
Free POS System - No Purchases - No Leases - No Payments
Free Hardware - Free Software - Free Programming - Lifetime WarrantyDoes that sound too good to be true? Marketing is one thing but misleading advertising is the worst kind of marketing. We all know there is no Free Lunch and hard to believe but there is no Free POS System either! This is not an offer for a Free POS System, this is an offer for a no money down POS System. Big Difference, Don't You Think? Would a Free POS System include Monthly Support Payments, Quarterly Support Payments, a Delivery Fee, a Five Year Contract, a Cancellation Fee and an Unconditional Personal Guarantee? Those terms don't sound like something Free! One more little thing, the Free POS System people process your credit cards on an exclusive basis for five years.