As I sit on the plane flying to the 2014 NRF Show in New York City, I can only imagine what the vendors have thought up to introduce to the retail and grocery vertical. You may be asking yourself “Why are the Restaurant Technology Guys – the Internet-renowned gurus of restaurant technology – going to a retail show?” The reason is simple. Most technology that arrives in the restaurant space has already been launched and vetted in the retail space. Our goal is to give you a sneak peak at what is coming next. For those of you who have been watching the newsfeeds and following the announcements from CES this past week, you saw that almost everyone is eagerly vying to be the
So you’ve made the decision to install a POS system… Now what? There are many factors that go into a successful POS implementation, not the least of which is the partner and products you choose. A myriad of resources will talk about how to choose a system and what hardware will work best to achieve your goals. Not as many discuss the next steps. Here are seven important tips for a successful implementation after your company has made the important choice of partner and system. 1. Define the “point people” for your organization, your POS partner and any other vendor companies involved. Often the person who made the POS system purchase decision is not the same person responsible for implementation out to the restaurants.