In 2015, to assist in driving culinary excellence and 9021PHO’s multi- location growth, CEO, Co-Owner and serial entrepreneur, Alfred De Carolis, surrounded himself with a newly hired, but proven team in the kitchen with Asian Fusion Master Chef Kimmy Tang and Chef Kevin Hee as Executive Chef - formerly Executive Chef at Gordon Ramsay’s Steakhouse and a food judge for “Masterchef” on Fox.
As a new, lighter POS approach emerges, Point of Sale (POS) solutions no longer have to depend on PCs to operate. Depending on a system’s configuration, the new POS model can leverage thin clients such as tablets and handhelds, giving the cashier the freedom to transact business at the point of decision.
Food safety is an important issue that can make or break your restaurant business. The problems plaguing Chipotle Mexican Grill and its 2,010 locations across the United States underscore just how critical responsible food handling and carefully constructed supply chains are to ensuring that the delicious dishes that define your brand are safe and healthy choices for your customers.
The ability to get customers in and out in fifteen minutes – as opposed to 30 minutes or longer – has tremendously increased a gastropub's business and cinched more repeat business.
Today, electronic payments represent a significant percentage of transactions for even the smallest retail and restaurant operations. The U.S payment industry is undergoing one of the biggest changes in the past 40 years: EMV, a set of global standards for electronic payments, including specifications for point of sale hardware, software, and systems, as well as the payment cards themselves.
As mobile payments go mainstream, ISVs have a unique opportunity to capitalize — provided they can assure the security of the mobile payments infrastructure. Understanding the use cases for mobile payments before building the secure mechanics that drive them is the key to cashing in on mobile payments mayhem.
Here are three approaches to payment processing service sales and the advantages of aligning strategically with a payment processing services provider.
Amid revolution in payment security, merchants are wringing their hands and losing sleep over the safekeeping and functionality of their point of sale (POS) environments. VARs are poised to gain merchants’ trust — and their business — by positioning themselves as security experts.
If you think credit and debit cards are about to displace cash for retail transactions, think again. Legal tender remains the most commonly used form of payment, accounting for about 40 percent of U.S. transactions overall, up to two-thirds of purchases under $10, and half of transactions valued at less than $50. “Cash accounts for about 85 percent of global consumer transactions,” according to MasterCard. “In most countries the cashless journey has only just begun.” So while plastic and electronic payments have been hailed as the currency of the future, there is a long way to go.
Since the EMV liability shift, IT solutions providers have been searching for solutions that are EMV capable, but also help your merchant clients minimize costs and the scope of PCI compliance. So, what are the best options?