Monitor the Effect of the New FDA Labeling Rule

Monitor the Effect of the New FDA Labeling Rule

The Food and Drug Administration has passed a new labeling rule requiring–chain restaurants, vending machines, and retail establishments offering food, to put the calorie information for food items on their menu.  The new ruling is the FDA’s latest effort to curb U.S. obesity. According to the article posted on Bloomberg.com, obesity affects, “one-third of American adults and […]

New Feature: FANS

New Feature: FANS

Fans aren’t just for professional athletes and rock stars, your restaurant can have them too! According to the infographic posted last week, most successful small businesses get 60 to 70 percent of their customers to return on a monthly basis. However, how can you find when they’re coming or what they’re ordering; if you’re restaurant doesn’t […]

Customer Lifetime Value

Customer Lifetime Value

FiveStars covers what customer lifetime value is and how it affects your business.

How to Go Green

How to Go Green

According to a survey conducted by Technomic, 63 percent of consumers are likely to visit food services seen as socially conscious. While 53 percent of food operators believe that having “an actionable social responsibility strategy is needed to compete in the next 2 years.” Today the restaurant industry is the largest energy user, and on […]