Easy Steps to Help Your Company Succeed in the AI Business World

AI has transformed into a lucrative market for the business world. According to recent reports, it is predicted that the AI industry will be worth over ...
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Coniq’s loyalty programme serves up repeat custom for Cabana

The loyalty programme has been so successful that Coniq has now reinvigorated the Cabana Club, with the launch of a digital card, the migration of Cabana’s entire database to the Club...
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Top Tips for QSR’s looking to purchase environmentally friendly packaging

Don’t forget when sourcing packaging that any benefits to the environment are also joined by a public appetite for eco-conscious, caring packaging and practices. Multiple studies have shown that consumers actively...
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Creating Culinary Concepts

You need to provide an additional value that serves a strong strategy, making your experience different and clear in each encounter with your customers. Starting with your...
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The Virtual Chef Bringing Restaurant Food to Life

The show is beamed onto the table through hidden high-definition projectors in the restaurant’s lampshades. Once guests are seated, a book and their crockery is placed in front of them -...
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IntelliCUP Converts Bar Queues In to Sales

IntelliCUP™ is a high speed, cashless, “perfect serve” beverage dispensing system that significantly increases profitability and improves the customer experience....
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The “Pizza-Checker”: Domino’s High-Tech Solution for the Perfect Pizza

The “Pizza Checker” has multiple functions; it can distinguish different types of pizza, and can also check if the pizza is at the correct temperature. The camera will be installed just...
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Mexican Cuisine Hub Coming to London

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca are set to open a new eatery in East London that will act as a hub to experiment with Mexican cooking. The Shoreditch restaurant will provide a platform...
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SPOONFED ADDS ‘GROUP ORDERING’ UNLOCKING CORPORATE CATERING MARKETS

Caterers are set to boost revenues and efficiency with the latest update to Spoonfed’s global catering management software....
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The Future of Restaurants and Technology

46% of restaurant owners questioned openly said that they expect...
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A helping hand for a modern kitchen.

Safe Chef is a smart Web and Mobile platform that aims to become an all-in-one solution for managing a commercial kitchen....
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S4Labour & Barons Pub Company Case Study

We don’t see S4Labour as a stick to beat managers with, rather as a tool to help...
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How Paytronix is helping restaurants with their guest engagement

Paytronix drives incremental sales through loyalty for global restaurant chains...
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How can customer feedback make you money?

One of Buzzer Feedback’s clients, a burger restaurant, implemented our tablet feedback device. Immediately, they found that ...
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Shortlist for the 2017 Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards Announced

The Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards has celebrated some amazing entrepreneurs over the years, many of whom are now household names. Past winners include ...
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The First Nightlife Operating System

How the Smart Nightlife Company reimagined the POS for the digital age to deliver to all of the demands of nightlife. ...
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elementsuite continues to grow – launches next version of Workforce Management Module at RTL17

elementsuite workforce management addresses the need for a...
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DSE stands for Display Screen Equipment.

The HSE state that DSE Training is a legal requirement for all staff who look at desktop computer screens, laptops, mobile phones, tablets and any other appropriate display screen equipment ‘for...
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Introducing a Consumer-Facing Loyalty & Payment Platform

Introducing the loyalty platform has been beneficial for us on many fronts. Firstly, it’s...
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Tossed sees success after going cashless

The business, which was founded in Paddington in 2005, saw turnover increase by...
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Why queue when you don’t have to! Order and pay for drinks directly from your smartphone!

Viva also provides a detailed and insightful analytics system which allows venues to...
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Shake Shack set to launch chatbot

Phil Crawford, Vice President of Information Technology at Shake Shack, has said...
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Why QSRs are investing in in-store tech

As a result, consumers are turning to...
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How technology is helping restaurants to establish long-term customer relationships

In response to this, Griffin believes that restaurants will have to adapt by ...
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Experience Control, Experience Simplicity, Experience ‘SmartServe’

SmartServe, simply gives diners full control of their dining experience whilst unlocking establishments true revenue potential with ground-breaking technology ...
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Freerunner help South East England’s Costa Franchise deliver ‘Safe Wifi”

Freerunner are delighted to support Goldex in bringing this accreditation further into the high street, and hope one day it becomes the standard and benchmark for public WiFi. ...
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How to reduce staff turnover through onboarding

Why first impressions of your business are as important for staff as for customers, and how to make sure your onboarding training gets the best results....
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Engaging customers with artificial intelligence

Interact, engage and get chatty with customers and brand advocates using a chatbot on Facebook or in store display. ...
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Order. Pay. Enjoy. Value your time

With the help of a unique QR code placed on each table, the app automatically detects the...
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Identity Document Checking with an Expert’s Eye.

If the business takes on high volumes of new starters it’s only a matter of time before that small yet extreme costly mistake is made...
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Seatris Set to Take Smart Tables to Thailand

Seatris also reduces no-shows by helping restaurants to...
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Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group Serves Up an Enhanced Customer Experience

Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group is looking to future-proof its point of sale system by selecting the...
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Nando’s Steps Up its Digital Transformation Strategy

Currently, Nando’s is in the process of updating itself in terms of how it incorporates technology, migrating to...
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World’s First Robotic Bartenders are Here to Disrupt the Industry

The 2,500 square foot bar will have two robotic arms, enabling it to be able to ...
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Bringing Payment Linked Loyalty to Restaurants across the UK

By linking payment cards and loyalty cards within a single app, PLL enables shoppers to seamlessly collect or spend loyalty points at their favourite retailers and restaurants, simply by using their ...
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Your Bespoke Digital Loyalty Restaurant App

Introducing our digital loyalty platform that enables you to engage, retain and understand customers, effortlessly....
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AI is Set to Form the Future of Dining

A new global study by Oracle, the California-based multinational computer technology corporation, entitled Restaurant 2025, has found that...
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Are You Ready for the Robot Revolution?

Recent studies have shown that up to 50% of jobs could be automated in the next 20 years, creating ...
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Digital Signage is Here to Disrupt the Restaurant Industry

Given that people tend to stand around menu boards for minutes at a time, while they decide what to order or whether or not the menu takes their fancy, there is...
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Health-Driven Tech Restaurant Secures £1.5m of Crowdfunding in Just 24 Hours

Vita Mojo is benefiting from providing an increasingly personalised customer experience, through offering their guests the choice of over...
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Consumers Would Spend More if They Could Order From Their Smartphones

The number of consumers using their smartphones for mobile ordering and payment is rising sharply, says the latest GO Technology report by CGA and Zonal....
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Join The Revolution - UrAppPro

In a world where mobile applications are becoming one of the main portals of communication Ur App Pro are looking to revolutionise the restaurant and takeaway industry....
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The Importance of Having a Highly Available, Highly Secure Technology Platform That Can Easily Scale

Underpinning each area of your operations and an element that has the potential to make or break whether your customers have that great experience and remain loyal is your chosen technology....
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Finance Solutions for Restaurants

Small businesses across the UK are struggling to secure the funding they need to grow. Fortunately, new, online lenders such as Merchant Money have stepped in, providing SMEs with easy-access finance...
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Flexi Concierge App to Launch at Hotel Tech Live

When apps first hit the market, every business of every kind raced to put an app in store. It didn’t matter what the app did or whether it was even useful,...
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Technology is Transforming the Back Office

The benefits include greater environmental consciousness, reduced cost of operations and reduced human effort....
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Vardells V-Serve Hospitality

With over 100 business integration applications that include accounts, payment and reservation systems, V-Serve can provide a total solution for your business....
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Do You Know How to Innovate Successfully?

Innovation and technology are at the pinnacle to survival these days, yet it may be questioned that hotel businesses don’t actually know how to innovate successfully. ...
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Preferred Hotels launch Customer Loyalty App

Personalised apps for hotels are filling the customer interaction gaps. Preferred Hotels and resorts have launched iPrefer - a mobile app and member rate programme, focussing on their points-based rewards programme....
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Innovation, Tradition and Training; is this the Golden Triangle?

Tradition, training and innovation the golden triangle of the hotel industry Innovation has become a considerable focal point for the hotel industry, yet there may be argument that it is receiving...
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Five Hospitality Startups to Look Out for in 2017

The startup has already got off to a flying start, managing to secure partnerships with the likes of the Louvre, the Pantheon and the MuCEM ...
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Starbucks is Upping its Tech Game

Not content to rest on its laurels, Starbucks is continuing to improve its digital customer service ...
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Subway Launches Food Ordering on Facebook Messenger

Plans to the launch the ground-breaking sandwich ordering bot, founded by Subway Digital, were announced at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference ...
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Nutrition Information on Menus is Popular with Customers in a Variety of Catering Outlets

With rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes consumers who eat out are expressing a desire to know more about the nutrition in their meals....
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Mobile Payment Means Millions of New Customers

As more consumers accept and appreciate direct carrier billing, merchants need to make some necessary changes if they want to capitalise on this payment method's potential and its rise in popularity....
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German Restaurant VA Startup Seatris enters UK to expand

Seatris, a German startup company offering a web-based restaurant management software with machine learning technology to help restaurants be more profitable through secure bookings, smart match-making waitlist and automatic table reseating...
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Testo’s guide to food safety

Testo offer a wide range of equipment for food safety which will help you meet your HACCP requirements and give you the reassurance you are storing and cooking your food safely. ...
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Let Mobile Apps Boost Your Business

If you don’t have a mobile app, isn’t it time you followed the other 62% who do?...
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The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Hospitality Experience

It is noted that consumers are more likely to engage with brands that use technology that they feel comfortable with. They want to be in control of their experience and hospitality...
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Recommendations for upgrading your management capabilities

Starfleet Research, the leading provider of best practices IT research for the hospitality industry, has released of the 2017 Smart Decision Guide to Hospitality Revenue Management. Here is a brief outline....
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Restaurant Automation with Mobile Order Apps and Kiosks & Integrated Table Localization

Order solutions on kiosk or smartphone automatize guest orders. PLS system is able to locate guests at the table accurately. Easy integration in existing solutions....
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LaLiT London Hotel Opts For CHARGit’s Pioneering Wireless charging

LaLiT London, located in the heart of London near Tower Bridge, has chosen to bring in CHARGit’s wireless charging capabilities, as it looks to offer an additional luxury service to its...
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5loyalty Client Friska Expands Mobile App with New Click and Collect Functionality

Bristol-based 5loyalty client, Friska has expanded its mobile app functionality by offering the restaurant’s customers the ability to click and collect their food order through their smartphone before they’ve arrived at...
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UK named as the top European target for Hotel Investment

European hotel investors have named the UK as the top European target for hotel investment in 2017. Global property advisor CBRE conducted a recent survey, revealing that respondents considered the UK...
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The New Standard for Restaurant Experience

With the imminent arrival of McDonalds self-ordering kiosks to Europe, restaurant business owners and managers seek to enhance their service and customer experience to fit the newly discovered market needs. Is...
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FairCloud Platform By FairBridge – A case study!

FairCloud is an industry leading cloud based hospitality platform developed with ease of use in mind. FairCloud is a powerful and intuitive platform developed by FairBridge Hotels International....
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Fall in love with Airbnb and TripAdvisor

Tech disruptors are here to stay. We can’t beat them, so why don’t we make them work for us?...
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Bar + Block Steakhouse Win Big at Menu Innovation and Development Awards

The awards, now in its 8th year, was held at London’s Cumberland hotel and was founded in order to celebrate the creative talents of menu development managers and group executive chefs...
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Hot Off The Press: New Ventures April 2017

Lucy Pedder and Natasha Cooke, dynamic duo and founders of the catering events company, The Cooking Collective, are set to open this quirky new offering in Flat Iron Square, under Seven...
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UK Food Industry is in Favour of Sugar Reduction Target

“The new government recommendation to reduce our intake of free sugars… is very challenging and action across all sectors, including out-of-home food outlets, is going to be key to any success....
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Finnish Packager Launches High Tech Heat Sensitive Cup

Huhtamaki have explained the reasoning behind the concept, stating that it had the potential to make good use of food-to-go packaging, as customers can actively interact with their cup whilst they...
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Starbucks Tests Mobile Ordering

This latest development follows hot on the heels of technology powerhouse, Amazon, who launched its Amazon Go stores in Seattle only last year....
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Wait Lists, Loyalty and Marketing are the Latest Consumer Trends

Upon gauging that millennials invest more of their time using Youtube than watching the TV, the company’s first move was to invest their spending in the digital video platform....
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Domino's Pizza Inc’s Digital Innovation Drives 2000% Growth

Several factors can be said to have contributed to the multinational company’s astronomic success, as the takeaway chain strategically chose to focus on producing better-tasting food, a highly effective marketing campaign...
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New Study Finds That Restaurants are Prioritizing Omni-Experience in 2017

As restaurants across the board are looking to allow their guests to order and interact where and whenever they want, several technologies have become to dominate the market, particularly in comparison...
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Beekeeper connects and empowers entire workforces anywhere, anytime

Communicating with every single employee in an efficient way that inspires and informs is a complicated task for organizations. Solving this challenge is the passion of Swiss-based startup Beekeeper. ...
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Why is 70% of the Global Workforce Less Productive [Case Study]?

70% of the global workforce is less productive because they are disengaged from management and company culture. ...
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How to Handle Hotel Guest Reviews

Find out how Smart Hotel Management Firms Actually Handle Guest Reviews...
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Marriott launch pop-up hotel of the future

The Marriott International have launched its first pop-up hotel innovation lab, creating an interactive model hotel experience in downtown LA. ...
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8 top tips to increase direct bookings for your hotel

With the rise in the number of online travel agencies (OTAs) many hoteliers face the dilemma of how to increase the number of direct bookings their hotel receives. If you find yourself...
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