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iPad POS | How to start a restaurant

How to Start a Restaurant: Build & Open Your Business

How to Start a Restaurant If food is your passion, there’s a chance you’ve thought about how to start a restaurant business. Food is an excellent concept for a business: though certain trends come and go, the desire to have great food and share it with other people is a timeless human tradition. Many Americans don’t have the time or inclination to cook, and in pre-pandemic times, they averaged dining out 5.9 times a week....

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iPad POS | Operator calculating inventory turnover

Inventory Turnover Ratio: Simple Formula & How to Calculate

Inventory Turnover Ratio: What It Means For Your Business  In any industry, inventory management is a key business operation. For one, knowing your inventory turnover directly impacts sales, business costs, and financial projections. It helps you price your products correctly, make production more efficient and streamline warehouse operations. On the other hand, a business that stays on top of inventory management is more successful in the long run because of the trust established with its...

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iPad POS | How to calculate labor costs

How to Calculate Labor Cost: A Formula for Restaurants

How to Calculate Labor Cost: A Guide for Restaurant Owners Business owners have to deal with a number of major operational costs: rent or mortgage payments, inventory costs, labor costs, and a few others depending on the industry. This post will focus on the last item in the list, and explore all the steps involved in how to calculate labor cost.  In the restaurant industry, average labor is about 30-35 percent of business revenue, making it...

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iPad POS | Customer using mobile pay

Mobile Payment Systems: What They Are & How They Work

What is Mobile Pay? Digital payment methods continue evolving with every new technology introduced, and the hottest trend today is mobile pay. The idea of using your mobile phone to make payments is especially attractive to today’s connected consumers. But what is mobile pay, and is your business ready for it? Today we’ll talk about mobile payments and why you need to offer them to your customers. We’ll also talk about how you can quickly...

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iPad POS | Wendy at work with the product engineering team

Product Engineering Expert: Revel Employee Spotlight

How Wendy Helps Lead Product Engineering at Revel At Revel we often refer to ourselves at the “People POS,” meaning people—specifically our clients—are at the heart of our mission. In this blog series, we’re spotlighting just a few of the talented team members who help bring the technology fueling the “People POS” to life. In case you missed our first spotlight, we shared how Patrick helps lead SMB services at Revel. Check out the post...

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iPad POS | cross-selling strategy

Use Cross-Selling Strategy to Boost Your Ecommerce Store Income

Leverage a Cross-Selling Strategy with These Quick Tips Smart marketing experts think not only about how to attract new customers but also about how to increase the value of every single customer. A cross-selling strategy is a perfect option for increasing the value of each customer transaction.  Image Source: https://blog.calltouch.ru/ So, How Does Cross-Selling Work? When a customer buys something, you can suggest that they consider also purchasing related items or complimentary products. This tactic...

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iPad POS | PCI compliance and your business

What is PCI Compliance? A Guide to Requirements & Standards

PCI Compliance Explained PCI compliance is one of the most important things you need to know as a business offering credit card services. Unfortunately, not all companies know about it, or if they do, they may fail to follow it. The reality is that non-compliance leads to severe consequences that can impact your bottom line. More importantly, you’ll also be putting the privacy and security of your customers at risk. Today, we’ll talk about Payment...

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iPad POS | cash register

Cash Register Selection: Basic or Cloud-Based

How to Choose the Right Cash Register for Your Business Cash registers are an integral component of any business. After all, at the heart of a business is the monetary transaction that takes place—the exchange of goods or services for currency. Historically, a manual cash register required cashiers to enter numbers and total calculations by hand. These days, less math is required, and even the most basic cash registers rely on technology for efficiency and...

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iPad POS | Customer using mobile pay

Mobile Payment Systems: What They Are & How They Work

What is Mobile Pay? Digital payment methods keep on evolving with every new technology introduced, and the hottest trend today is mobile pay. The idea of using your mobile phone to make payments is especially attractive to today’s connected consumers. But what is mobile pay, and is your business ready for it? Today we’ll talk about mobile payments and why you need to offer them to your customers. We’ll also talk about how you can...

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iPad POS | Customer using nfc mobile payment

NFC Mobile Payments: What They Are & How They Work

What Are NFC Mobile Payments? NFC is seen by many as the future of contactless payment. In fact, it’s already in use in other applications like train stations and office buildings. If you want to know more about NFC and the impact it will have on the future of business, read on as we answer, “what is NFC and payment?” We’ll discuss this new technology, how it works, and why you want to use it...

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iPad POS | Patrick- SMB Services Team Lead

SMB Services Expert: Revel Employee Spotlight

How Patrick Helps Lead SMB Services at Revel At Revel, we often refer to ourselves as the “People POS.” But what does that mean, exactly? To our team it means keeping people—specifically our clients—at the heart of everything we do. And in light of a rapidly changing business environment, we realize that driving innovation and bringing new, time-sensitive products to life is critical to help our clients stay open for business.  This post is the...

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iPad POS | omnichannel

Omnichannel Marketing: Business Model for Retail Data

The Ultimate Guide to Omnichannel Retail Marketing  A hundred years ago, it would have been impossible to imagine the hold technology would have over the entire world. Today, the world never seems to sleep. One way or the other, it is always online. In such times, businesses are faced with the challenge of providing their customers with a fool-proof experience. The omnichannel approach holistically works to develop business techniques from the consumer’s point of view....

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