• Are Restaurants Ready To Let mPOS Solutions Serve Them?


    PMNTS.COM – Change appears to be on the menu at more local restaurants as more small establishments are finally getting on board with mobile point-of-sale systems. For the January mPOS Tracker™, PYMNTS spoke with Mani Kulasooriya, CEO of restaurant manager systems and POS solutions provider CAKE, about how recent events are prompting restaurant owners to shed old attitudes about technology to improve their business operations.

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  • How Millennials Are Changing Holiday Dining


    EATER – Why more restaurants might be staying open on Christmas and New Year’s. Independent restaurants that stayed open on Christmas and New Year’s Day last year increased profits by 40 to 50 percent compared to average days, according to CAKE data.

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  • POS Checklist: 6 Must-Haves of a Solid Solution


    FAST CASUAL – Even with the rapid evolution of technology, many restaurant owners think of cash registers as serving only two basic functions: calculating purchases and storing money. A recent Gartner-owned company conducted a survey, finding that a full 55 percent of restaurant owners were not currently using any restaurant management or POS software at all. However, point of sale has evolved into much more than the ability to carry out transactions.

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  • Building Your Restaurant Brand’s Identity Through Social Media


    R MAGAZINE – Social media is a great marketing channel for restaurants to utilize, as it helps to build brand awareness among new customers and engage with existing customers. The food industry can take advantage of many major social platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to foster brand loyalty and even improve sales.

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  • Streamlining Restaurant Operations Through Customer Service


    FSR MAGAZINE – With the technology available today, there is no reason why the next generation of customer service hasn’t taken off. Restaurants are already implementing next-generation customer service that preempts the need to call and sit on hold after an issue has already disrupted the flow of business.

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  • Restaurant Owners Can Get CAKE and Data, Too


    SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS – “CAKE was built on the vision of changing the restaurant industry through its platform, including changing and enhancing how operators interact with their customers. We are combining processes, from searching to ordering to payment, into one platform, allowing for the connection of the entire restaurant ecosystem.”

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  • How Today’s POS Technology Can Improve Your Restaurant


    QSR MAGAZINE – From determining menu items to hiring staff, using data to make decisions is key to running a successful business. As an independent quick service restaurant owner, you have a lot of decisions to make. From determining your menu items and managing inventory to hiring staff and adjusting schedules, you are constantly on the go, making decisions that will ultimately affect your bottom line.

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