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Are Your Holiday Hours up-to-date?

Are Your Holiday Hours up-to-date?
Who can remember a holiday that involved showing up to a pizzeria, coffee shop or restaurant just to see a piece of paper taped to the door saying "Closed for the Holidays"?  All of the business's online listings still said they were open and even their website didn't mention anything about being closed! The hardship of finding an open restaurant during the holidays can be avoided if business owners maintain their online listings to accurately reflect the updated holiday hours.
Every year, from the months of November to January, there are (at least) four holidays that businesses could potentially close their doors. No matter what they decide, business owners have to make sure their customers are aware of their decision. The easiest way to reach their customer base and potential customers is to update their online listings accordingly. That said, updating all of a business' listings can take an inordinate amount of time and ensurin…
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Cloud-Based POS's - They're Here to Stay

Cloud-Based POS's - They're Here to Stay


In the late 90’s, as the general manager of the Oakland Athletic's baseball team, Billie Beane introduced an unprecedented management style that relied more on data and statistics than on intangibles like athleticism and passion for the game. In those few years, he changed the landscape of how owners and GMs managed their baseball team and their respective rosters in today's game. In the movie, Moneyball, Beane tells one of his doubters to "Adapt or die". In the service industry, we are starting to see a paradigm shift as businesses have started using cloud-based POS's.
In July of 2018, Toast secured a $115M round of funding led by T. Rowe Price. Toast is currently valued at $2.7B. The emergence of cloud-based tech in the restaurant industry could no longer be kept a secret and the adoption of this type of thinking has been evident as cloud-based POS's have become ubiquitous. While Toast is the unofficial innova…