From July 27th, 2012

Enterprise POS Drives Restaurant Profitability

For many years, one of the key advantages of the largest pizza and delivery chains over smaller multi-unit companies was their IT expertise. Enterprise data warehousing, central administration, and analytics helped these larger companies scale their business operations and manage rapid growth. Today, the best pizza point of sale providers are equipping chains of all sizes with enterprise reporting and management tools that help them react to market shifts and competitive situations with a new agility. Read more

How not to choose the wrong pizza POS: learn the critical point of sale requirements for pizza and delivery restaurants

Pizza POS; right the first time

Pizza POS

Pizza point of sale is different. Restaurant operators are often surprised to learn that the popular pizza POS systems that they use in other quick service and dine-in restaurants just don’t translate to their pizza and delivery concept restaurants. Operational differences—from create-your-own pizzas and complex coupons to web and mobile ordering and delivery dispatch—add a complexity that most pizza POS software systems can’t handle.

For Rascal House Pizza owners Mike and Niko Frangos, a point of sale application that didn’t align with their business concept proved a costly choice. It became obvious right away that they would need to retrofit all of their restaurant locations with brand new software systems. In Pizza Point of Sale: Right the First Time, find out more about their experience and how to avoid this all too-common mistake. Learn about the critical POS capabilities for pizza and delivery restaurants.

Cash Control: Protect Your Liquid Assets

cash control

The cash a restaurant generates daily is a valuable asset—and it’s also vulnerable. Do you have strong internal processes in place to protect cash from theft and fraud?

Secure cash control depends on your operating procedures for cash handling in your store—and how well you train staff to follow them. Read more

Coupons: Accurate Tracking for Profitable Deals

coupons

Tracking coupon performance is a science. An effective coupon strategy builds both sales and profit, so knowing what’s working (and what isn’t!) is integral to your bottom line. So how do savvy restaurant marketers decide whether to coupon, what to offer, and how to distribute coupon deals? Read more