Three easy marketing tactics to establish your restaurant online

By Mark Goren There’s no doubt that running a restaurant has its challenges. Whether you’re opening your doors soon or running an established business, you should seriously consider how a few simple online marketing tactics can help you drive traffic, phone calls and menu views. Follow these simple yet critical steps to build a solid […]

How does a business broker help in selling a restaurant?

By Greg Kells Most restaurant owners focus on a business broker’s ability to find buyers but spend minimal time discussing strategy, documentation, marketing, creative structuring, value enhancement, financing, diligence, confidentiality or executing a professional sale process — yet that’s where the real value of such services to restaurant owners is captured. So what value does […]

The dos and don’ts of online menu management

By Sean Beckingham For years, the relationships between restaurateurs, menu selections and hungry patrons remained mostly unchanged, various exceptions always included. Enter social media, an online voice of fandom, frustration and customer-on-keyboard justice; food photos, on-site selfies and reviews, both positive and scathing. Before the golden age of the Internet, consumers had to go in-house […]

Why the latest social media trends may not benefit your business

By Sean Beckingham Social media applications today have a very similar story to the smartphones they find themselves downloaded onto: You finally learn how use it, you get used to its features and then three months later, a shiny newer version comes out with features both new and old. Meanwhile, popular photo sharing application Instagram […]

A&W plans to open over 10 new urban franchises in Montreal by 2020

Press release An opportunity for Montrealers looking to be their own boss A&W Food Services of Canada, Inc. is pursuing its strategic expansion in Quebec through its Urban Franchise Program. This initiative, a proven success in major Canadian cities, enables Montrealers looking for a new career opportunity to be their own boss by becoming an A&W franchise owner. The Urban […]

Only in Canada, poutine delivered to your door is a thing

Press release As Canada Day approaches, JUST EAT shares poutine stats and facts When it comes to true patriot food love, Canadians really do crave poutine. According to JUST EAT, in the past year alone, Canadians ordered close to 100,000 orders of restaurant-quality poutine –- far exceeding the demand in other parts of the globe. […]

MediaEdge Communications is proud to announce the launch of RestoBiz.ca and RestoBiz Bytes

MediaEdge Communications, one of Canada’s leading print and digital media publishers and event producers, is proud to announce several exciting updates and developments for its foodservice and restaurant industry print and digital media products. MediaEdge is proud to launch its new website, Restobiz.ca and e-newsletter product, RestoBiz Bytes. RestoBiz.ca provides the foodservice industry with a […]