The Deep Dish: 7 Must-Have Pizzeria POS Features

From thin-crust to deep-dish and brick oven to wood-fired, people all over the globe will agree that pizza is one of their favorite foods to eat. Delicious pizza is no longer the food that exclusively belongs to New York (although New Yorkers may argue that point) and pizza sales and consumption prove that the industry … Continued


3 Ways Your Restaurant Could Benefit from Going Cashless

A number of restaurant owners have stated that 85% of their transactions use plastic to pay instead of cash. In fact, there is more of a simplicity in restaurants when dealing with credit or debit cards. Cashless restaurants throughout the country have said that they are able to create more opportunities as well as a … Continued


How to run a profitable restaurant using real-time data

Whether you are a big-time operation like Amazon or Google or a smaller independent restaurant, you can use real-time data from your business to gain insights and make smart, quick decisions that will ultimately make your restaurant more profitable. So where do you get this data? Whether it’s information about staffing schedules, table turns or … Continued


3 Questions to Ask Your POS Provider about EMV

October 1, 2015 is now behind us, and the EMV liability shift is now in effect. That means restaurants that have not implemented an EMV-enabled credit card terminal and POS solution can now potentially be held liable in the event of certain fraudulent card-present activity. In spite of the recent liability shift, some restaurant owners … Continued


3 Ways Cloud-Based Services Can Enhance Your Restaurant POS

If you’re like most restaurant owners and operators, often times, you probably wish you could be two places (or more) at once. There’s always something to do: from communicating with staff and customers to checking in on sales and everything in between. And, if you’re like most restaurateurs, updating your restaurant point-of-sale software is one of … Continued


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


A Revolution in Payment Processing

A revolution is underway in the world of payment processing.  Card brands are requiring consumers to use a new kind of “EMV” credit card that has an embedded smart chip.  And Apple has released a  “digital wallet” (ApplePay) that’s created sufficient consumer demand that businesses, including restaurants, are feeling the need to start accepting mobile … 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 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.