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Putting the “Quick” in QSR: 4 Tips for Improving QSR Speed of Service

  • Laura Johnson
  • 04.08.2021
  • Blog
They call it a Quick Serve Restaurant for a reason. Customers enjoy great food, fast transactions, and speedy service from your restaurant. Your goal is to make the experience efficient and enjoyable so customers can get on with their busy lives. What can you do to make sure they have a pleasurable ...


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Restaurant Upselling Techniques: Data-Driven Strategies to Increase ...

  • Laura Johnson
  • 02.13.2020
  • Blog
Savvy restaurant managers understand the key to increasing profits is upselling to the customer. Additional drinks and food will increase the customer’s enjoyment and their bill, resulting in more profits to the restaurant.


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5 Ways Restaurants can Increase Average Check Size

  • Laura Johnson
  • 06.06.2019
  • Blog
Multi-location restaurant operators know how important it is to track sales figures and profits.  These essential metrics can be used to quickly identify problems, benchmark location performance, and measure progress towards established goals.   Also known as sales per cover or sales per head, ...


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Taco Bell's FRANMAC 2018 Recap

  • Laura Johnson
  • 10.09.2018
  • Blog
Our team had a great time at the 2018 FRANMAC convention in Las Vegas! FRANMAC is the Taco Bell Franchise Management Advisory Council and their annual convention offers all Taco Bell franchisees the opportunity to come together along with industry operators and vendors to strengthen sales, profits, ...


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QSR Is Dead

  • Laura Johnson
  • 05.08.2018
  • Blog
The Restaurant Leadership Conference has come and gone, and as first-time attendees, we were very impressed. The sessions and speakers were captivating, attendees were engaged, and the topics were eye-opening. Many of the sessions at the conference seemed to focus on three large concepts: ...


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2018 MURTEC Recap - The Shift Towards Vertical-Focused Data Insights

  • Laura Johnson
  • 05.01.2018
  • Blog
Another MURTEC has come and gone from sunny Las Vegas, and I think we can all agree that this was a great one.  Technology has always existed in the restaurant world, but this year’s multi-unit restaurant technology tradeshow marked an interesting shift in how technology is being utilized.  Of ...


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Agilence featured on Modern Restaurant Management

  • Laura Johnson
  • 10.04.2017
  • Blog
Recently, Agilence's own Restaurant team has had their analytical insights featured on Modern Restaurant Management. We wanted to make sure members of the Agilence community didn't miss out on these two recent posts, so check out the links below to learn more. The Call Was Coming From Inside The ...


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The Moneyball Approach to Restaurant Operations

  • Laura Johnson
  • 06.12.2017
  • Blog
  How Restaurants Are Using Data Science to Climb Up the Standings Whether or not you are a fan of baseball, you have likely heard the term “Moneyball” referenced at one time or another.  The term originates from a 2003 book of the same name (turned hit movie with Brad Pitt) about Billy Beane, ...


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5 Tips to Improve Restaurant Performance

  • Laura Johnson
  • 12.08.2016
  • Blog
Table-service restaurants serve as a reunion or gathering spot for family, friends and coworkers alike, while quick-service establishments keep shoppers energized and moving as they search for holiday treasures.


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How to Thwart Restaurant Employee Theft: The ‘Wagon Wheel’ Scheme

  • Laura Johnson
  • 08.04.2016
  • Blog
As a restaurateur, you’d like to believe that all of your employees are honest people.  While many of them are, industry surveys continue to indicate that most restaurants will experience some form of employee theft.  This could range from hourly employees snacking on French fries, or managers ...


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