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Understanding restaurant profit margins and their importance

More specifically, net profit is the difference between: Utilities, rent, wages, inventory,...

Money management

Average restaurant revenue and what it means to your business

As a restaurant owner, calculating your average revenue is vital for numerous...

holiday2020

Holiday promotions that won’t break the bank

Smart and effective marketing starts with a strategy. Before planning out any...

holiday2020

How to make the 2020 Holiday Calendar work for you

Due to social distancing measures, Halloween is expected to be much more...

Meet the Merchant

Sushi Lab

In this installment, we speak to Jeremy Poon of Sushi Lab in...

Crisis support

Silver linings in the age of COVID

Months later, some states have allowed restaurants to reopen at reduced capacity,...

SMB

10 ways to reduce anxiety for yourself and your employees

With more Americans showing signs of depression or anxiety, odds are, you...

holiday2020

Clover Restaurant Holiday Guide 2020

Holiday season 2020 will look very different from years past because of...

Crisis support

Scan to Order helps make dining in safer—and enjoyable again

This Scan to Order feature creates a fully contactless ordering and payment...

Run your business

Using memberships and subscriptions to grow your business

There’s nothing new about membership and subscription models. The newspaper industry was...

Meet the Merchant

Beak Restaurant

Our Meet the Merchant series features Q&As with real-world Clover merchants. Read...

Covid-19

Why your seasonal business needs an online presence

It’s the peak season for summer seasonal businesses. While many states have...

FSR

Clover Online Ordering: Solutions for restaurants

Starting in late May, all 50 states began the process of reopening...

Covid-19

COVID-19 Restaurant Survival Guide

The restaurant industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurant...

Payments & processing

How to give restaurant guests more control over getting the check

58% of frequent restaurant diners say a slow payment process has ruined...

Marketing

10+ Spring holiday promotional ideas to help your restaurant business flourish

The holiday season isn’t over just because it’s January. Here are three...

Meet the Merchant

Ludwig’s German Table

Running a successful local business is difficult. Introducing our Meet the Merchants—a...

Crisis support

Recession-proof your business: Mixing it up

What kinds of goods and services could you offer if your best-sellers...

FSR

Business refresh: Creating a resolutions menu for your restaurant

Local, plant-based, gluten-free—is your menu ready for the 2020s? Check out these...

FSR

How restaurants can attract families

You don’t have to overhaul your business model in order to become...

Marketing

6 events to pack your bar with customers

A consistently slow weeknight in your bar isn’t a drag, it’s an...

Clover apps

Clover apps to make your business more fun

These apps add a splash of fun to the customer experience and...

FSR

Hosting a class to grow your restaurant & bar sales

Designed strategically, classes can be used to drive sales, reward loyalty, and...

New & Notable Apps

New & notable in the Clover App Market: August 2019

Each month we’re pleased to bring you new ways the Clover App...

Marketing

How to market your restaurant space for special events

Succeeding in the event-planning world takes more than just a special table...

Customer service

How to handle difficult customers effectively

Whether it’s because someone on your staff made a mistake or because...

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...

Biz ops

How to increase ticket size at your restaurant

Any successful restaurant owner knows that, in order to thrive, they need...

FSR

Make “Kids Eat Free” work for your restaurant

Kids-eat-free is seductive, family-forward, and a no-brainer for parents. Making it work...

Staffing

How smart restaurants deal with rising labor costs

Hourly wages in the restaurant industry are on the rise. For merchants...

FSR

How to make an unbeatable in-restaurant experience

Today’s consumers have more options to choose from than ever for dining...

Marketing

Happy hour overhaul: Rethinking your drink special (Part 2)

Ready to upgrade your Happy Hour? We asked top-shelf industry experts to...

Marketing

Happy hour overhaul: Rethinking your drink special (Part 1)

Ready to upgrade your Happy Hour? We asked top-shelf industry experts to...

Money management

4 cash flow management strategies for bars

For bar owners, managing cash flow is key to keeping the business...

Insights

The Most Head-Turning Things We Saw at the 2019 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show

Walking the halls of the annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) trade show...

Customer service

Win the waiting game: How to keep customers from leaving when tables are full – Part 2

Want your restaurant’s popularity to last? There is a right and wrong...

Customer service

Win the waiting game: How to keep customers from leaving when tables are full – Part 1

Want your restaurant’s popularity to last? There is a right and wrong...

Biz ops

5 reasons restaurants fail & how to avoid them

If you’re in the restaurant business, somebody’s probably told you that most...

Clover apps

4 awesome apps full-service restaurants need now

When you run a restaurant, you need to bring your A-game. Managing...

FSR

Launching your restaurant right

You’ve spent months of your life, and thousands of dollars, working towards...

Clover apps

5 awesome Clover apps every bar needs

Clover can help take your bar to the next level with amazing...

New & Notable Apps

New & notable in the Clover App Market: March 2019

Each month we’re pleased to bring you new ways the Clover App...

Philanthropy

Build your business by tapping into your community

Community involvement is not only personally rewarding, it can be good business...

Staffing

Cultivate a stellar restaurant staff with these hiring and management tips

In a tight labor market, finding and keeping great employees will give...

Inspiration

Top 5 YouTube channels every full-service restaurant owner should watch

Tune in to YouTube for quick, on-target tips about how to run...

Marketing

QSRs, it pays to get creative with food promotions. Here’s how one Clover merchant did it.

Matthew Ling runs three restaurants in downtown Newark. Clover’s promo’s calendars have...

Staffing

5 types of restaurant employee theft, and how to prevent them

Employee theft is a major problem in the restaurant industry. From unlicensed...

Clover apps

5 Apps that will transform restaurant management

Nothing ruins the perfect meal like bad customer service. Now with these...

Enterprise behavior

Enterprise behavior: Streamlining order delivery

Restaurants that don’t have systems in place to deliver food to customers...

Clover apps

6 tactics for unifying the front and back of house for restaurants

To ensure a steady flow and a positive communication between the front...