New Research: Improving Patron Experiences With iPad POS

Our friend Justin Guinn, market researcher at Software Advice, a company that offers insights on restaurant POS systems, has completed a new study on iPad POS systems. Below you will find a Q&A session with Justin, as well as a link to the study. Q&A with Justin Guinn: We know that iPad POS gives a server … Continued


Redundancy

Operational availability of the POS system is crucial to every restaurant. A “down” POS results in angry customers, leading to a loss of customers, and finally, a decrease in profit. So why not fault proof your POS? What is redundancy? Having a redundant system makes sure that you can resume POS operations quickly in the … Continued


The Millennial Generation

The Millennial Generation is now the largest population group in the United States, comprised of  over 80 million people ages 18 to 34. To put that into perspective, Millennials have already spent $247 billion on dining out, and will quickly surpass the total by the Baby Boomer Generation. Looking at these numbers, the Millennial Generation … Continued


The Future of Payments

Traditionally, restaurants have had three ways to accept payments: cash, credit card, and debit card. Changes are coming to the payment industry through the creation of mobile payment methods such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet, PayPal, NFC, 1D and 2D barcodes; not to mention the new integrated circuit cards  (IC cards or “chip cards”) for … Continued


Compeat Advantage Interfaced with Restaurant Manager POS

      Since 2012, Broders’ Cucina Italiana has been utilizing Compeat Advantage for their back office and accounting in their restaurant, deli, and catering operation along with Restaurant Manager for their POS System.  According to the owners, “Communication is reliable between Compeat and Restaurant Manager POS.  We have never had a glitch.”  Read more about their experience here.


RM Monitor Helps Watch Over Killarney’s

Killarney‘s Publick House in Hamilton, NJ provides a perfect spot to watch a game and enjoy a pint while dining on traditional Irish fare. That kind of atmosphere keeps the crowd coming in, the staff hopping and the management focused on ensuring smooth operations. For owner Jack Manousos, this task has been made a great … Continued


Heartbleed Bug May Impact Your Restaurant

Restaurant owners are busy people who don’t always have time to keep up with news from the technology sector. But restaurants that do ANY social media marketing could be affected by the Heartbleed Bug that’s been in the news lately. If your restaurant does social media marketing, be sure to change the password you use … Continued


Fifer’s Seafood: a family tradition with a modern twist

Managing a fresh seafood market and restaurant near the Chesapeake Bay is no easy task for Tracy Fifer, a third-generation Marylander whose grandfather opened a seafood carryout in the heart of Baltimore in 1950. After learning the trade from their father, Tracy and his two younger brothers opened the door to Fifer’s Seafood in 2001, … Continued


US Foods uses Restaurant Manager iPad POS Solution

As the only POS System in the US Foods Resource Advantage Program, Restaurant Manager POS has been chosen as the iPad POS solution for the US Foods Mobile Kitchen at the Indianapolis Colts American Family Insurance Touchdown Town, the Colts premier pre-game party. “We wanted to do this right all the way around which meant … Continued


Restaurants Talk About Purchasing Better POS Systems

Software Advice recently concluded a survey of thousands of businesses who were looking to purchase a new POS system, and published their findings in the “Point of Sale Software BuyerView 2013.”  The restaurant industry ranked in the top 5 market segments that they sampled, and over a third of the buyers were looking to upgrade … Continued