For most restaurant or bistro owners, the burning question has got to be how to turn over more profit.
There are lots of suggestions that can be made in response to this question – everything from creating the right atmosphere to adding a take-out offering. But, broadly speaking, the top answers seem to fall into three categories:
All pretty obvious really! And very easy to say but perhaps less easy to put into practice.
So, is there something else that can help?
What about the technology that supports your business? Can something like a Point of Sale system also do its bit to improve profitability? Isn’t it just a till, that piece of hardware that processes sales and does a bit of inventory work?
Well, that might have once been the case but times have changed. Innovations in modern iPad based POS systems and inclusive software has made it possible for this ‘piece of hardware’ to become one of the best and most powerful management tools your restaurant could have.
Probably the biggest innovation offered by these new POS systems lies in their reporting capabilities, which can now provide you with clear insights into areas such as how your sales breakdown, what are the running costs and gross profit, what are your best-selling items, what is underselling and much more. All of this comes in real time so you can know your numbers at any given moment, make comparisons with the past week, month or year, make projections for the future – and crucially adapt your business according to easily identifiable trends.
But, what about those three key areas for your restaurant – the menu, the stock and the staff?
The good news is that the modern POS system actually supports all of these priorities:
Time to leverage the technology of a modern POS system to your restaurant’s advantage? Contact us at The Good Till company to find out more.
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