Can digital signage boost your restaurant's sales?
Quickservice chains have reaped rewards from installing digital signage and menu boards, but it's less clear whether investing in digital signage is right for full-service and fast-casual operations. Digital signage can help restaurants modernize their look without complete remodels and help upsell and develop repeat business, said consultant Lyle Bunn, whose free e-book aims to help restaurateurs decide if digital is right for them. Restaurant-Hospitality.com
Dining Out For Life turns 20
Restaurants in cities around the country will celebrate the 20th annual Dining Out For Life event on April 26, vowing to donate the day's proceeds to local HIV/AIDS causes. Spokesman, cookbook author and "Chopped" host Ted Allen was drawn to the cause in its early days, he said. "A fundraiser like this is so great because it allows anybody to make a meaningful contribution with a completely minimal amount of time and doing something we have to do anyway, which is eat." St. Louis Post-Dispatch
|Building Workplace Trust 2015|
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.
Some burger chains court gluten-free guests
While many burger chains offer celiac sufferers and others who avoid gluten the option of a lettuce wrap instead of a bun, some are going further. Hopdoddy Burger Bar bakes gluten-free buns in-house, and The Counter has created a separate menu that includes gluten-free appetizers, beer, wine, shakes and a build-your-own burger option. BurgerBusiness.com
|Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning|
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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