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High Fuel Prices & Consumer Behavior

In the past when consumers had to pay more for gas they cut back in other places. That typically meant they ate out less. This time around many restaurants offer online ordering with curbside pickup or drive-thru and delivery options as a result of trying to maintain business during the COVID pandemic. Those restaurants areContinue reading “High Fuel Prices & Consumer Behavior”

Serving Customers That Have Furry Friends

Our operators have told us a lot of stories about why people cannot or will not leave their cars to go into their restaurants for pickup. These operators know that a huge majority of customers prefer to order from their local restaurant instead of a mega-chain but need a curbside option. So for someone whoContinue reading “Serving Customers That Have Furry Friends”

Why & How to Change to Online Ordering

Some restaurant owners are still taking orders by phone. Maybe you don’t want to lose the personal feel of greeting each customer when they call. Maybe you’re uncomfortable with technology. Heck, maybe you just don’t think you have time to weed through all of the possible solutions, pick one, and then implement it. But here’sContinue reading “Why & How to Change to Online Ordering”

The Complexity of Marketplace Facilitator Laws

SWIPEBY helps businesses by using our technology platform to sell their products to their customers (food, coffee, Snickers bars, and the like). That makes us, by definition, a marketplace facilitator. Other marketplace facilitator examples are Amazon, Etsy, and even Walmart. Traditionally, the sellers were responsible for collecting and remitting the sales tax. Platforms, like SWIPEBYContinue reading “The Complexity of Marketplace Facilitator Laws”

Connected Retail for Restaurants & C-Stores

Restaurants know & c-stores are beginning to recognize that staying relevant to customers involves making investments in technology that deliver a top-notch customer experience. They need to provide the customer with the ability to decide when and if they will go in-store or choose an experience that allows for curbside or delivery for whatever reasonContinue reading “Connected Retail for Restaurants & C-Stores”

Enticing Customers to Return

Running a restaurant isn’t easy. You truly appreciate the customers you have, and getting them to return – and return often – would be ideal. Having great food, great service, online ordering, flexibility to dine-in, get delivery, or curbside pick up definitely drives new customers. But you need them to come back to be successful.Continue reading “Enticing Customers to Return”

The Lunch Rush is Back

People are returning to offices, and students are back in school. Activities outside the house have driven the return of the lunch rush for restaurants. And not just lunch, sales during breakfast and morning snack dayparts have also been growing. This trend can be a great thing for restaurants that are prepared to take advantageContinue reading “The Lunch Rush is Back”

What You Need For the Restaurant of the Future

Consumers want convenience, digital, and safety.  We’re not surprised. Are you surprised? Didn’t think so. Deloitte’s latest The Future of Restaurants Survey shows that consumers are continuing to want more of what they want when they want it and how they want it. That’s the new normal with or without yet another Covid variant. Here’sContinue reading “What You Need For the Restaurant of the Future”

How a C-Store Can Offer Ultimate Convenience

So many convenience stores have a Part A: A quick serve restaurant and a Part B: The traditional gas station with a convenience store If a customer wants a sandwich from the restaurant they have to make one stop in Part A to order, pay, and pick up the sandwich. If they also want aContinue reading “How a C-Store Can Offer Ultimate Convenience”

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