Category Archives: DCRS Solutions

Retain employees at your restaurant with DCRS Cloud and SpotOn

21% of restaurants list employee retention as one of the top 3 challenges they expect to face in the industry in the coming years. This mass exodus from the restaurant industry results in overworked employees with a demanding schedule and minimal incentive to stay. To combat this, the restaurant must not only give their employees […]

Leveraging Google integrations at your restaurant with SpotOn

SpotOn POS

In a world where consumers are more aware of the tight margins restaurants operate on and how costly third-party commissions can be for them, it makes sense why 63% of people would instead order directly from an establishment. But as a restaurant, how can you move away from those third parties you’ve spent years with? […]

5 Reasons to Improve Your Restaurant’s Email Marketing

Email marketing might be almost as important to a restaurant as the kitchen equipment. However, some restaurants disregard the benefits of engaging in email marketing. Restaurant operations expert Christopher Wells says restaurant operators tend to neglect marketing efforts like email because they concentrate so much on the people aspect of the business. “They know customers […]

5 Ways to Beef Up Your Menu Designs

As part of a massive brand makeover, fast-casual restaurant chain Panera is revamping the design of its menus. Next-generation Panera locations will feature fully digitized menus both in the cafe and in the drive-thru lane. Panera’s partner in this effort is branding agency ChangeUp. While you might not need to enlist a design agency or […]

Credit Card Processing 101

The process that occurs from the time a customer swipes or enters their credit card information to the completion of the purchase is an intricate one. It involves many players and features many stages that help ensure a valid transaction has occurred. On the merchant side, it entails paying fees, reconciling authorizations regularly, and often […]

4 Reasons You Should Work With a Value-Added Reseller

Gaining a competitive advantage in your business is more important than ever. Working with a value-added reseller (VAR) can help give you the leverage you need to outperform your biggest rivals. If this term is new to you, it’s helpful to understand what a VAR is. As the name implies, a VAR is a business […]

How modern restaurant technology appeals to next-generation guests.

A survey in late 2020 by tech giant Panasonic revealed a belief shared by every one of the food industry executives who were questioned: 100% of the respondents said COVID-19 had accelerated the urgency to adopt “transformational” technologies. In no customer segment of the restaurant industry is that more apparent than the so-called “digital native” […]

How to Use Visual Content to Enhance E-Commerce

Research shows just how vital imagery is. Did you know that the human brain processes visual data 60,000 times faster than text? And that 90% of the information our brains process is visual? In light of that research, it’s critical to step up the visual content, such as photos and videos, that you incorporate into […]

How Cloud-Based Technology Can Help Your Restaurant

You understanding of cloud-based technology might be, well, a little cloudy. And that’s understandable. If you’re not a techie, you might not grasp the nitty-gritty of cloud-based technology. It’s not as tough to comprehend this technology as you might think, though. For a restaurant, a cloud-based point-of-sale system can be an important component of day-to-day […]