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sales forecasting

3 Reliable QSR sales forecasting tools you already have

Experience is invaluable when making sales predictions, but there are more reliable ways to forecast your QSRs' sales - and you have them at your disposal.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency, Restaurant reporting
drive thru success

Slow down! Why speed isn’t the only key to drive-thru success

Speed of service is an important metric, but the number of cars and the average ticket may be better indicators of your customers' drive-thru experience.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency, Restaurant reporting
menu board

How do the new menu labeling regulations affect my QSR?

How does the FDA's May 2018 regulations for menu labeling affect you? Here's everything you need to know about the FDA's menu labeling regulations.

Jason Tober
Blog, Restaurant reporting
data breach

4 ways to prevent a data breach at your QSR

Without the right prevention measures, data breaches can affect your customers, your employees, your credibility, and your profitability.

Neal Lefebvre
Blog, Restaurant reporting
Parents and a child in restaurant smiling

Voice of customer: what the numbers tell you

What are your customers really thinking? Knowing your voice of customer is essential as a QSR operator, but you can't read their minds. Or can you? You probably already have most of the data you need to be a "mind reader." Let's dig into how you can use the data you already have to know more about your customers.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency, Restaurant reporting
QSR analytics

5 reasons to monitor your QSR analytics every day

In the QSR world, smaller goals are your daily operations. Measuring things like your sales, check average, and other key numbers on a daily basis can be extremely helpful to winning the sprints that lead to long-term wins. Here are five reasons to monitor your QSR analytics every day.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Restaurant reporting
above store reporting

What features to look for in an above store reporting solution

Above store reporting allows you to analyze your most important numbers all on one dashboard. Different reporting solutions offer different features, so it’s important to understand which numbers are most vital to making your restaurant more efficient and profitable.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Restaurant reporting
customer experience

How above-store reporting can identify customer experience opportunities

Looking at the numbers in your QSR can help you measure the differences in customer experience restaurant by restaurant. Above-store reporting also gives you the power to test changes in a small set of restaurants to see if they're worth rolling out to the rest.

Jason Tober
Blog, Restaurant reporting

Should I expand? 3 QSR benchmarks to monitor

Approaching expansion with caution is smart, because there are a lot of considerations, investments, and projections that must be made before taking such a big step. Before you start bidding on additional restaurants, make sure you understand the following three QSR benchmarks to monitor.

Jason Tober
Blog, Restaurant reporting

4 ways your POS reporting isn’t cutting it

No matter how much information you pull from your POS systems, it's still limited. There's so much more data available in your other systems, which is why above-store reporting is necessary to get the complete picture. Here are four ways relying on POS reporting alone just isn't enough.

Neal Lefebvre
Blog, Restaurant reporting