Comparing merchant services and POS systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many far-reaching impacts on foodservice and hospitality. One of them is the proliferation of POS systems. The industry was already trending towards technological innovation in both front and back of house before the last 18 months, but revamping POS systems has become an increased focus for many operators since the […]

Bringing foodservice operations into the 2020s

Integrated POS solutions like Lightspeed offer success for operators in the current climate, but the ability to pivot is also vital.

Better Data, Better Summer: Smart use of smart tech can help maximize your restaurant’s seasonal revenue

By David Hopkins The technology landscape is rapidly changing underneath restaurateurs’ feet, and with that shift comes a number of opportunities to not only improve their guest experience, but also their bottom line. Restaurateurs’ physical landscapes have expanded too, if only temporarily. Patios bring more seats, more people and more chances to make money — […]

Lightspeed launches point-of-sale system with Intuit QuickBooks and Planday

Press Release Lightspeed, a powerful cloud point-of-sale system, has teamed up with financial software provider Intuit QuickBooks Online and workforce management platform Planday to bring a full suite of powerful iOS apps to businesses in the retail and restaurant space, empowering them to grow and thrive. Together, these three Apple mobility partners provide an integrated service offering that supports better business management, from […]

Innovating the Industry: New technology and techniques for 2018

From the winter 2017 issue of CRFN By Alex Fraser The Canadian foodservice industry continues to see innovating new technology that’s having a positive impact, creating efficiencies for restaurants across the country. As we quickly approach the new year, we’ll touch on some of the new technology that could impact restaurant operations in 2018 and beyond. Table […]