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Create your most profitable menu yet. Learn how to analyze the popularity and profitability of your menu with restaurant menu engineering.
Get step-by-step instructions for getting your restaurant off food delivery apps and replace them with an online ordering system.
The right restaurant marketing campaign can drive business and sustain a loyal following. Here's how to craft it.
Make money on online orders. Learn how to keep your profits, control order flow, and capture guest data—without per-order commissions.
Learn how to increase sales, boost productivity, and keep customers coming back with intuitive technology for small businesses.
See what it takes to get your concept up and running successfully with this comprehensive 12-step playbook for opening a restaurant.
Learn the importance of a restaurant point-of-sale system and how it can help you manage table turnaround time, sales, and more.
Implementing a gift card program can benefit your business with an instant cash infusion while also giving your customers a reason to come back.
Spend more time with your staff and guests by implementing restaurant management software. SpotOn's Manager Toolkit will show you how.
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In most jobs, you probably feel a little sore at the end of the day. Perhaps the heavy boxes give you an aching back, or the seemingly endless steps make your feet tired, or the blue light strains your eyes until the numbers start dancing on the screen. But Derek...
We talked to five restaurant operators about inflation. Here's their advice on cutting costs, thoughtfully raising prices, and staying ahead of the inflation curve.
With Federal grants off the table, funding solutions like SpotOn Capital are helping restaurants meet ongoing challenges.
What does going the extra mile mean to you? Is it working a double shift because someone called in sick? Is it helping with close-out even though you’re tired, or is it organizing inventory when a big shipment arrives? At SpotOn, we see local business owners and restaurant operators...
Since launching SpotOn Capital in late 2020, SpotOn has loaned more than $11 million to 500+ small business owners like Karen and Jose Cabrera of La Chiva Loka.
Here Former Major League Baseball player, Owner of Loma Brewing Company, and SpotOn Restaurant Advisory Council member, Kevin Youkilis [https://spoton.com/blog/50-questions-kevin-youkilis/], talks about getting people to interact with each other, in real life, through the magic of craft beer. At Loma Brewing Company, my overall goal is...
SpotOn Unveils SpotOn Retail, the Industry’s First Omnichannel Solution Built from the Ground Up for Independent Retailers to Sell Online, In-Store, and On-the-Go
SpotOn Retail enables small businesses to compete with big-box stores, meet changing shopper expectations and capture more business from record retail sales * 72% of Americans would prefer to buy from an independent store rather than a national retailer if they were equally convenient and reliable * Simple, integrated business management solution...
A new Harris Poll consumer study commissioned by SpotOn reveals that people prefer shopping at local independent retailers over big-box retailers, but they also want the convenience of an omnichannel customer experience that makes it easy to shop in store, online, and on the go.
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Consumers now live in a world of convenience. They can purchase an item online and have it arrive at their doorstep the next day—if not the same day, in some cases. For larger retailers, providing same-day or expedited shipping options is now table stakes, and many of them have...