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4 ways to increase productivity in your restaurant chain with the right POS design
By Eric Miller -
4 ways to increase productivity in your restaurant chain with the right POS design

As restaurants start to recover, the main focus is on attracting guests while keeping costs down. For many operators, the question is a tough one: how to increase efficiency without losing ...

3 ways to lower food costs using your restaurant management system
By Giada Pezzini -
3 ways to lower food costs using your restaurant management system

In the low-margin restaurant industry, it is essential to consistently monitor food costs. As restaurants struggle with rising price of ingredients, bottlenecks in the food supply, and ...

4 tips from successful restaurateurs to avoid costly mistakes
By Giada Pezzini -
4 tips from successful restaurateurs to avoid costly mistakes

In the restaurant business, change is a constant. From swapping ingredients in a recipe to rearranging a floorplan layout for social distancing, restaurant pros are quick to adapt to ...

8 tips to build a successful restaurant experience in times of crisis and beyond
By LS Retail -
8 tips to build a successful restaurant experience in times of crisis and beyond

Digital transformation is no longer a choice. That’s the key message from the experts who spoke at “How to build a successful restaurant experience in Covid times,” an online event ...

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Kitchen Display System (KDS): what it is, and why you need it in your restaurant kitchen
By Giada Pezzini -
Kitchen Display System (KDS): what it is, and why you need it in your restaurant kitchen

How do you run your kitchen operation today? If you’re still using handwritten paper notes or printed tickets to process orders, then you’re not alone. But you could be missing out on a ...

LS First new releases 2019
By LS Retail -
LS First new releases 2019

We have released two new versions of LS First. Let’s take a look at what is new and improved in the system.

Five top tips to managing a successful POS implementation in a large restaurant chain
By Eric Miller -
Five top tips to managing a successful POS implementation in a large restaurant chain

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘new point of sale (POS) system implementation’? Does the idea fill you with dread, or have you had a positive experience?  As one of our ...

The top Key Performance Indicators every restaurant CEO should track
By Giada Pezzini -
The top Key Performance Indicators every restaurant CEO should track

As a restaurateur, tracking your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is a necessary part of daily business – and a key process when it comes to accelerating your success. KPIs allow you to ...

Open restaurant franchises faster using technology
By Eric Miller -
Open restaurant franchises faster using technology

A large fast-food restaurant chain is in the process of opening up a new franchise. It’s a big upfront investment for the franchisee owners, and everybody wants to get the restaurant open ...

7 tips to select the right restaurant management software for your fast casual or quick service chain
By LS Retail -
7 tips to select the right restaurant management software for your fast casual or quick service chain

As food service customers become more and more accustomed to using technology that speeds up and simplifies the ordering and paying processes, a growing number of quick service (QSR) chains ...