Lee Holman, lead retail analyst for IHL Group shares with HT his predictions for POS trends that will continue to have an impact on the foodservice industry over the coming year. Holman and IHL Group identify workforce, environment among top POS concerns for restaurant operators.
Installs point-of-sale system at destination properties in Ireland and Austria; system chosen to streamline F&B operations
Home-Grown Industries makes selection based on franchisee recomnedations; cites reporting capabilities as a driving factor
Franchisee Olayan Food Services Company selects Aloha QuickService POS, Aloha Kitchen Display System
System installed to correct 40% variance between theoretical and actual liquor costs
AccuPOS Food Services 2008 keeps table management, bookkeeping in mind; geared for counter and full-service restaurants
Touchscreen phones integrate with Renaissance Montgomery POS, PMS; guests can book reservations, check stocks and weather, view city maps and more
Are you in the market for a new point of sale system? A sneak peek at Hospitality Technology's 10th annual Restaurant Technology Study tells us that one in five restaurant operators will look to replace their POS system within the next 12 to 24 months, with a keen eye to systems that can offer accounting and financial solutions, labor management, and business intelligence capabilities.
In June of last year, Panasonic Information Systems, a division of Panasonic System Solutions Company (www.panasonic.com/pos
), expanded its presence in the QSR and hospitality markets with the introduction of purpose-built stand, alone software, geared for independent hospitality operators.
In the summer 2003, American Express aired a commercial with celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito purporting that "nine out of 10 restaurants fail in the first year."