“We love doing the inventory!” said absolutely no-one who works in food and drink service. It may be a vital task for keeping costs down but, back in the days when taking stock … Continue reading Manage your food and drink inventory better
The challenges that come with running an independent store on the High Street are numerous and, in some cases, relentless. It’s no wonder that, even some of the most successful smaller retailers find … Continue reading Be a multi-store success story!
With the recent birth of the Royal baby, the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on 19th May and then the 2018 World Cup taking place in June and July, the next … Continue reading Have you got Royal or Footie Fever yet?
It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges in retail is managing the ever ‘revolving door’ of workers. One study suggested turnover in retail averages at 25% (behind only the hotel, catering … Continue reading All-Star Team (The Retail Edit)
Standing in line at the checkout might once have been an everyday thing that people accepted with a bit of huffing and puffing – but clearly that’s no longer the case. Used to … Continue reading Creating a better checkout experience
If you’ve created a buzz around your restaurant, bar or café, what would you say is the key to that success? An enticing menu? Fantastic customer service? A great marketing campaign? … Continue reading 3 ways to improve efficiency in your hospitality business
With labour shortages, rises in business rates, rises in food and transportation costs and an inflation-driven tightening of belts, many hospitality businesses are anticipating some tough times ahead. For owners of restaurants, … Continue reading Take control of food costs
When the first cashier-less, checkout-less grocery store, Amazon Go, opened in Seattle last month, some heralded this as the ‘store of the future’. But is this really going to impact the high street … Continue reading Does automation kill the personal touch?
With the holiday period well and truly over, we’re curious to know how business is going in your restaurant. Maybe you’re battling through a bit of a natural slowdown? Or, perhaps you … Continue reading Keeping your restaurant customers coming back for more
It’s the same old story every year. As the clock turns from 31st December to 1st January, out come the New Year’s Resolutions. At a personal level, these resolutions are often about giving … Continue reading Can a New Year Resolution work for you?