Food and Beverage Industry Insights

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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

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Quick Service Restaurants (QSR)

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Payments & processing

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The COVID-19 Customer Engagement toolkit

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Keeping your sales safe & sanitary

In the midst of the COVID-19 emergency, we discuss three areas of business ... Read more
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Boosting staff morale

In the mad rush to keep orders filled, bills paid, and customers happy, ... Read more
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Biz ops

How to increase ticket size at your restaurant

Any successful restaurant owner knows that, in order to thrive, they need to ... Read more
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5 types of restaurant employee theft, and how to prevent them

Employee theft is a major problem in the restaurant industry. From unlicensed snacking ... Read more
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Money management

Clover Rapid Deposit: Get your money instantly

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Biz ops

Walk-ins or reservations—what’s the right mix for your restaurant?

It’s one of the trickiest questions in the restaurant business: should you take ... Read more
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How secure are NFC payments?

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