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iPad POS | A night of Revelry Thank You

A Night of Revelry Recap

A Night of Revelry was a smashing success, and we at Revel Systems would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsors, and to everyone who attended the event. You all made A Night of Revelry a night to remember! In particular, we would like to thank our sponsors: Epson, APG Cash Drawer, Mercury, USAePay, PayPal™, Merchant Warehouse, FARE, Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren, Vantage Point, Lappert’s Ice Cream, and Darn Good Food. For...

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Trends in Pizza Restaurants

“When the moon hits the sky like a big pizza pie that’s amore!” With apologies to Dean Martin, Americans love our pizza to the tune of close to 70,000 pizza restaurants, and around $38 billion in annual sales according to Whether it’s a national pizza chain; a franchise pizza restaurant; or a small mom and pop pizzeria on a quiet corner in the city, the pizza business is changing and there are many challenges...

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Top 5 Creative Ways for Menu Creation

Organizing a menu can be a challenging and complicated process, however, you have the power to create the perfect menu for your restaurant. Menu creation with Name, placement, and presentation all factor into a customer’s decision to purchase an item. Let’s look at the top 5 creative ways to display your menu to its full potential. 1) Interactive Menu Using advanced technology such as an interactive menu is a smart way to attract new customers....

iPad POS | Personalized data on Revel POS

Personalized Data

Personalized data is gaining traction in our already tech-oriented society. One such trend is in fitness data tracking–with devices such as Fitbit or the Nike FuelBand. These wearable devices track how many steps you take, calories you burn, and distance you go in the course of a day. This data is added up over the week, and you are given personalized reports on your progress, as well as how to achieve your fitness goals. Fitbit...

iPad POS | Printed or Emailed Receipts

Receipts: Printed or Emailed?

Receipts can come in different shapes and sizes, and, as mobile commerce increases, this is no longer limited to the size and type of the paper. Now many merchants have the option of offering printed or emailed receipts–some offer both, while others choose one option. Are there benefits to offering one option over the other? Here is a brief breakdown of the benefits for each option: Emailed Receipts: Convenient: Businesses can easily email receipts with...

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The End of Windows XP Could be the End for Your POS System

Will your point of sale system be ready for the end of Windows XP? Microsoft has announced that Windows XP will reach the end-of-life on April 8th 2014. The retirement of XP means Microsoft will stop providing support services to customers, such as security patch updates. Without updates, POS systems running XP are no longer PCI Compliant and will become susceptible to viruses and fraud. Without the proper PCI security measures, your data could be lost, stolen,...

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iPad POS | Split bill capability

New Feature: Split Bill Capabilities

Splitting the Bill Going out to eat with friends is fun, but what about splitting the bill? If your group of friends is anything like mine, splitting the bill can be a huge hassle. Few of us carry cash, and those that do prefer to use it (but also will then need change). Or, those that have cash can give it to someone with a card, who then needs to put a specific amount on...

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Improving Wi-Fi for Restaurants and Retail

Have you ever noticed that sometimes a Wi-Fi signal is better on one side of your house than another? Or perhaps you are borrowing Wi-Fi from a neighbor and can only get a connection on the far side of your building. Walls, appliances, and other obstructions can affect your Wi-Fi connection, which is why we’re improving Wi-Fi for restaurants and retail. Revel’s hybrid architecture uses Wi-Fi to communicate with the cloud, and we take service...

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Know Your Customers: Gluten Intolerance & Your Restaurant

Food allergies are on the rise—now more than ever, restaurant patrons with food allergies need to be aware of what they eat. Celiac Disease and gluten intolerance are especially prevalent, and many restaurants are tailoring certain menu items to suit these customers. Gluten-free bread is often an option, as well as gluten-free pasta. It’s obviously within a restaurant’s best interests to offer items that cater to the gluten-free set–doing so increases customer satisfaction, while simultaneously...

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Top 5: Updates for Revel POS Version 1495

The Revel engineering team has been hard at work to bring you the latest and greatest updates to our iPad POS software. Below are the top 5 updates for Revel POS Version 1495, and as always, remember to contact your account manager for questions regarding the update. 1. Supporting linking class based discounts to customer groups If you set up class for your products, you can discount that whole group. 2. Printing suggested tips on...

iPad POS | Football season promotions

Touchdown: How To Get Football Fans Into Your Restaurant

It’s that time again:  it’s fall, the leaves are changing, and the air is getting crisp. More importantly, it’s football season, and denizens across the United States are gathering to cheer their favorite team to victory. As a business owner, it’s in your best interests to attract these football fans to your establishment. Unless you’re a sports bar boasting 20+ flat screens, how can you hope to compete? Let’s take one example of a business...

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