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Shake Shack Beat its Q1 Profit Expectations. The Key Was Technology, LTOs, and Efficient Operations.

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  Shake Shack's Q1 performance has been nothing short of spectacular, showcasing a brand that understands its market and is not afraid to innovate. The fast-food giant has Read more


The Potential of COW Water Reuse in Dairy Industry Shows Promise for System Management and Plant Maintenance
December 7, 2023

For the latest episode of ChemAqua’s Water Solutions podcast, the focus was on an innovative approach to water conservation in the dairy industry. The show examined the potential of reusing Condensate of Whey (COW) water, a byproduct of dairy processing, and highlighted some of its economic and environmental benefits. Hosted by Dani Waddell, the informative […]

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Best Practices for Implementing Venue Management Software into FECs
December 6, 2023

The implementation of venue management software is a pivotal step for businesses in the entertainment and leisure industry. Kalyn New from Roller Software shared her expertise on this subject in a soundbite from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA). Her insights focus on two main aspects: scalability and integration. New underscores […]

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Closing the Loop: Our Sustainable Commitment to Circular Economy
December 6, 2023

This video focuses on EcoLOK4, a groundbreaking product by CONTROLTEK that exemplifies innovation in sustainability. It highlights the process of transforming landfill waste into new deposit bags, with 90% of each bag’s material being repurposed trash. This initiative not only reduces waste but also closes the sustainability loop, demonstrating CONTROLTEK’s commitment to environmentally friendly […]

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Shake Shack Beat its Q1 Profit Expectations. The Key Was Technology, LTOs, and Efficient Operations.
May 11, 2023

Shake Shack’s Q1 performance has been nothing short of spectacular, showcasing a brand that understands its market and is not afraid to innovate. The fast-food giant has returned to pre-COVID numbers, proving its resilience in the face of adversity. What can the larger QSR industry learn from Shake Shack and its business model, use […]

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Subway’s Electric Vehicle Chargers: The Sustainable EV Solution for QSRs?
March 10, 2023

Subway is sparking change in the fast food industry with their plans to electrify their parking lots. In a statement made in late February, Subway said that it plans to partner with Florida-based EV charging infrastructure company GenZ EV Solutions to add electric vehicle chargers at select locations this year. The larger goal for […]

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Fast Food Foot Traffic is Dipping While Net Sales Remain Up. Can QSR Keep This Dynamic Up?
February 23, 2023

It’s been a tough couple of years for restaurants and QSRs. The pandemic, supply shortages, and inflation have done the notoriously tight-budgeted industry no favors. But as those issues fade into history, what does the future hold for the restaurant and QSR industry? Recent Revenue Management Solutions quick-service restaurant (QSR) data for January 2023 […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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Where Did All the Breakfast Traffic Go?
December 29, 2022

Breakfast traffic is slowing. Revenue Management Solutions said breakfast traffic in the QSR segment dropped 7.4% in a year-over-year comparison from November 2021 to November 2022. Yet dinner traffic for the same month dropped less than 1% from the previous November, and lunch was down 3.9% from 2021’s figures. Morning commuter traffic is up, but […]

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QSR Franchise “JARS” Creates a Delicious Opportunity for Restauranters
December 9, 2022

Are jars the next big trend in dessert-themed QSR restaurants? QSR magazine reported Orange County, California, joined Texas in expanding a new QSR franchise, JARS, by Fabio Viviani. Viviani, the noted chef and restauranteur is set to open his flagship location in Chicago this fall, followed by ten locations in Texas and the newly […]

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Shake Shack Kiosks Are the Latest Innovation for 35 Locations
December 2, 2022

Shake Shack kiosks are the path forward with the company announcing 35 locations under construction for the digital ordering system, as reported by QSR. A total of 10–15 drive-thrus, walk-up windows, core buildings, food courts, and disruption of typical fast-food giant real estates such as roadside pull-offs and stadiums, have been planned. Sam Oches, Editor […]

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The Drive-Thru is Pivotal for QSR’s But How Can They Be More Efficient?
August 17, 2022

The pandemic accelerated many aspects of the restaurant industry, including the ways in which consumers interact with QSR’s. Bringing in the Global Head of Technology for Xenial, host Barbara Castiglia spoke with Chris Siefken about the changing nature of QSR’s and the technology that is here to address them. Restaurant technology is, and always has […]

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How QSR’s Have to Navigate Shortages & Inflation
April 18, 2022

Wing It On! is a QSR brand focused on providing chicken lovers with better wings and sandwiches in a takeout and delivery model. Matt Ensero, Wing It On’s CEO, launched his first location in 2011 in Waterbury, CT. Today, Wing it On! is in ten locations with one food truck and nine brick & mortar […]

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