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Why the Restaurant Industry is the Most Important Industry in Today’s America
2015. Is this the year of the restaurant? Not in terms ‘cool new openings’ but in recognizing and achieving potential impact on the country…
10 Reasons to Join the Restaurant Industry
During recent participation at SXSWedu, in Austin, Texas, and the National Association of Workforce Boards Forum, in Washington, D.C., the NRAEF shared restaurant industry employment and workforce...
10 Stories of Inspiring Women From the Restaurant Industry You Need to Know
How Restaurant Owners Are Uniting Amid Coronavirus Crisis
COVID-19 has brought dark times to the restaurant industry, and has hurt it to a point of no return. This is our time to help and give back. To shine a light...
Why Independent Restaurants Are Closing
The restaurant industry is a penny business. You must constantly find ways to save money and stay competitive while maintaining the quality of cuisine and service that guests are accustomed to, or else you'll find yourself broke, out of a job and laying people off.
State of the Restaurant Industry: U.S. and Georgia Trends and Forecast
By: Christine Ratliff, Smith & Howard The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast predicts that restaurant industry sales will reach $783 billion this year....
How delivery is disrupting the restaurant industry
Going out to eat was an experience that people adored. Not so much anymore because it seems foodies enjoy their favorite fares in the comfort of their homes. Many restaurants…Read MoreHow delivery is disrupting the restaurant industry
How Alice Cheng Is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry
Alice Cheng left a successful career at IBM to launch her own start-up. Today, Culinary Agents is revolutionizing the restaurant industry.
Mobile POS Trends in the Restaurant Industry
· Successful restaurant operators understand that squeezing out a one or two percent profit margin depends mostly on the level of customer service. Although many restaurant operators devise ways to enhance customer service, they inevitably create more steps for their servers. The goal of a restaurant operator should be to minimize service steps, whether the operators eliminate running sidework or update seating charts to consolidate server…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Restaurant Industry
In honor of the one-year anniversary of the release of the award-winning NRAEF publication, Advance, we’ve rounded up some fun facts for you about the restaurant industry. • The restaurant industry...
How could Apple Pay impact the restaurant industry?
Here's how Apple Pay has been received by the restaurant industry since its rollout in September.
How Will These Business Trends Impact the Restaurant Industry?
2018 was a good year for the economy, which is always a great thing for the restaurant industry. But what will 2019 bring? The U.S. Federal Reserve predicts that the gross domestic product will grow by 2.5 percent. The unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop too. But when i
Restaurant Industry Trends 2019: What You Can Expect
Whether your company will be up, down, or skidding sideways depends on a variety of variables and restaurant industry trends in 2019 that we touch on here.
How Technology is Changing the Restaurant Industry and the Way We Dine
Let’s take a walk-through of the guest’s experience in a restaurant before the advent of restaurant technology: guest is seated based on whichever table is open, guest orders as waitress writes items on a notepad, guest eats, guest pays and gets change from a cash register, guest leaves cash tip. The only part of the …
Restaurant industry divided over who should get aid
The restaurant industry is criticizing one sector of it, a coalition of independent restaurant owners, for requesting a specific stabilization fund to provide relief for its workers.
The pandemic's toll on the restaurant industry, and more trends in this week's data
Find out how the pandemic has impacted the restaurant industry, plus the importance of the holiday season for retailers, and more trends from this week's data with these seven charts.
4 ways McDonald's execs say the pandemic will forever change the restaurant industry
McDonald's executives predict the pandemic will permanently change certain things in the restaurant industry.
The growth menu: How the U.S. restaurant industry is negotiating a challenging environment
A survey of the big trends impacting the U.S. restaurant industry — including deals, disruption, technologies, and consumer trends.
How Smart Dining Is Changing the Restaurant Industry
Here's how technology is already making big changes to the restaurant industry and what it could look like in the future.
How Technology Will Impact The Restaurant Industry
Technology surrounds us, impacting every part of our daily lives. From communicating with friends and family to paying for groceries, technology is being used to simplify processes and make them more convenient. It’s been used with great success in the restaurant trade too. Things like POS systems, tabletop tablets for self-ordering and inventory tracking systems …