Good Morning! This is the Restaurant Technology Guys reporting Live from New York. Jeremy and I have been here all week at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show, the largest retail show in the country. The show has been going on for 103 years! Why are we here? Typically retail groups adopt this technology before the restaurant groups do. Be it because their volume is higher or the profits are higher, usually, we’ll see retail adopt the technology first then it comes to restaurants. We’re here on a scouting mission and we want to cover some of it and report it to you.
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
We’re heading to New York City for “The Big Show” that is the National Retail Federation’s annual convention January 12-15. http://bigshow14.nrf.com We’ll be roaming the aisles to see and talk with people on the leading edge of retail technology in a number of areas that are relevant to restaurant operators. These will include Mobile Payments, Digital Menuboards, POS Terminals, Tablets, PCI Compliance, Data Tools and a whole lot more. Join us for our “Live from New York” Webinar Thursday January 16 when we’ll talk about the “Top 5 Things We Like the Best at NRF”. We’re hoping to have one or two special guests from retail technology companies join in for a live Q&A along with fresh video interviews from the NRF show floor.
Today’s Webinar about the NorthStar Order Entry Guest Self-ordering Features was a lively discussion. If you missed it, here’s the video. The Restaurant Technology Guys want to know what you think about our webinar series. Please feel free to share your thoughts in a comment below. Tell us what topics you would find valuable for upcoming webinar events and we’ll take it from there. And here’s a link to our upcoming webinar schedule.
The Restaurant Technology Guys take a look some of the new iPad POS systems and talk about 5 questions restaurant operators must answer before they jump into an iPad POS system. Plus, there is a Preview look at NorthStar Order Entry, the innovative new iPad-based POS system from Custom Business Solutions.
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