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Domino’s EV Fleet: The Worlds Largest Pizza Company Goes Electric

There’s an electric revolution happening at the world’s largest pizza company. A total of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs will be added to Domino’s EV fleet starting in 2023, making the company the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the US. Clyde Boyce, Advisory Board Chairman, EV Chargers and Installation LLC, gives his analysis on […]

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Domino’s EV Fleet: The Worlds Largest Pizza Company Goes Electric

There’s an electric revolution happening at the world’s largest pizza company. A total of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs will be added to Domino’s EV fleet starting in 2023, making the company the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the US. Clyde Boyce, Advisory Board Chairman, EV Chargers and Installation LLC, gives his analysis on […]

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Is Cash Still King for Restaurant Goers? Exploring the Trend of Cashless Payments

Key Insights: 60% of people believe society will go cashless in their lifetime. Restaurants that don’t offer various cashless payment options could miss out on business. Not offering cash payment options could be a discriminatory practice. Is the world reaching the apex as a cashless society? Perhaps, not yet, but more and more, people are […]

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

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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Why Restaurants Are Historically Slow at Adopting New Technology

The restaurant industry has historically been slow to shift and adopt new technology. Ben Simmons, Co-founder and COO of Table Needs recalled a meeting in 2012 when a restaurant owner was considering building a website. Websites were pretty mainstream, but it shows an example of generalization. Today, as reported by Restaurant Dive, 77% of […]

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Loyalty Programs Should Maximize Customer Value Not Discounts

Groupon has it wrong. Or at least partially. Taking a deep dive into customer data and analytics, Zach Goldstein, CEO & Founder of Thanx, a loyalty, CRM, and guest engagement platform shares his insight on what it means to build customer loyalty with The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia. Our understanding of what loyalty […]

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Jollibee Has the Mission to be a Top Five Restaurant Group in the World

Barbara Castiglia interviews Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee North America, to discuss Jollibee and its presence in North America. Jollibee is on the fastest growing Asian restaurant companies in the world. Cruz has been with the Jollibee company for thirty years and has worked her way from shift manger to her current role as […]

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US Inflation Expectations Extend Retreat, Buoy Consumers’ Mood
January 30, 2023

(Bloomberg) — US short- and long-term inflation expectations improved at the end of January, helping to once again boost consumer sentiment. Respondents said they expect prices to advance 3.9% over the next year, the lowest since April 2021, the University of Michigan’s final survey reading showed Friday. The sentiment index climbed to 64.9 from earlier […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insight
January 30, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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Domino’s EV Fleet: The Worlds Largest Pizza Company Goes Electric
December 1, 2022

There’s an electric revolution happening at the world’s largest pizza company. A total of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs will be added to Domino’s EV fleet starting in 2023, making the company the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the US. Clyde Boyce, Advisory Board Chairman, EV Chargers and Installation LLC, gives his analysis on […]

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Is Cash Still King for Restaurant Goers? Exploring the Trend of Cashless Payments
September 6, 2022

Key Insights: 60% of people believe society will go cashless in their lifetime. Restaurants that don’t offer various cashless payment options could miss out on business. Not offering cash payment options could be a discriminatory practice. Is the world reaching the apex as a cashless society? Perhaps, not yet, but more and more, people are […]

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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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Why Restaurants Are Historically Slow at Adopting New Technology
August 8, 2022

The restaurant industry has historically been slow to shift and adopt new technology. Ben Simmons, Co-founder and COO of Table Needs recalled a meeting in 2012 when a restaurant owner was considering building a website. Websites were pretty mainstream, but it shows an example of generalization. Today, as reported by Restaurant Dive, 77% of […]

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Loyalty Programs Should Maximize Customer Value Not Discounts
August 1, 2022

Groupon has it wrong. Or at least partially. Taking a deep dive into customer data and analytics, Zach Goldstein, CEO & Founder of Thanx, a loyalty, CRM, and guest engagement platform shares his insight on what it means to build customer loyalty with The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia. Our understanding of what loyalty […]

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Jollibee Has the Mission to be a Top Five Restaurant Group in the World
June 27, 2022

Barbara Castiglia interviews Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee North America, to discuss Jollibee and its presence in North America. Jollibee is on the fastest growing Asian restaurant companies in the world. Cruz has been with the Jollibee company for thirty years and has worked her way from shift manger to her current role as […]

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Coffee Entrepreneur Discusses How He Has Helped Establish One of the Most Popular Chains in the Midwest
June 20, 2022

The co-CEO and co-founder of Biggby Coffee, Mike McFall, talked with host Barbara Castiglia of the podcast “The Main Course,” about the rise of his coffee chain. Founded in Lansing, Michigan over 27 years ago, today Biggby Coffee is one of the most popular coffee chains in the Midwest region. McFall said decades ago […]

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The Retired CEO of YUM! Brands Has the New Goal of Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
May 23, 2022

David Novak was the first of his family to graduate from college. He studied journalism at the University of Missouri and started working in advertising. After a few turns in his career, Novak found joy in working in the restaurant industry. He eventually co-founded Yum! Brands and acted successfully as CEO for many years. […]

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Burnout is a Concern in the Hospitality Industry But How Does Your Team Address It?
May 16, 2022

Healthy Pour is a consultancy whose mission is to improve the mental health and well-being of individuals, communities, and organizations within the hospitality and adjacent sectors through education, coaching, intervention development, and research. Laura Louise Green, Founder of Healthy Pour, joined Barbara Castiglia to talk about this critical concern in the restaurant and hospitality […]

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