Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Jason Kealey, Vice President of Strategy, FranConnect

Jason Kealey is Vice President of Strategy at FranConnect, the leading provider of franchise management solutions. Jason became VP in January 2021 following FranConnect’s acquisition of FranchiseBlast, a software company Jason founded in 2007 and […]


Forget the Labor Shortage. Your Restaurant is Definitely Overstaffed.

If you’re a restaurant operator, one thing has likely taken root at the front of your mind: the industry’s labor shortage. For months, news and statistics about this labor shortage have dominated headlines. You’ve read […]

Market Research

Research: 48% of Consumers Now Use Restaurant Loyalty Programs; 42% Have Used At Least One Aggregator

A new research report from Paytronix Systems, in collaboration with PYMNTS, highlights how ease-of-use, convenience are the top drivers when consumers make restaurant purchasing decisions. What’s more, even in on-premises situations, restaurants that offer digital […]


ItsaCheckmate Expands Partnership with Grubhub to Help Restaurants Improve Digital Ordering and Menu Management

ItsaCheckmate, the world’s leading technology provider for streamlining digital orders and menus, has expanded its partnership with Grubhub, a leading online food delivery marketplace. As part of the improved experience for restaurant owners, ItsaCheckmate added […]