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Hospitality industry trends, best practices, events and more

Tips to Help You Run "Smart" Restaurant Contests

March 04, 2014 | By Avero Team

If you've ever worked in the front of house of a restaurant, you're probably familiar with the idea of contests. Contests are generally used to drive sales and incentize servers, and they tend to be a key strategy for corporate management,.

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Best Practices for Handling New Tax Legislation

March 03, 2014 | By Avero Team

New legislation on food and beverage operations for 2014 will impact your business. As the leading provider of restaurant software and analytics, Avero wants to make sure you're not setting yourself up for unnecessary penalties or missing out on.

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Super Bowl 2014: Las Vegas Restaurants See a Large Traffic Boost, Other Major Cities Struggle

February 21, 2014 | By Avero Team

Major cities in the Super Bowl equation saw a significant decline in restaurant sales on the day of the big game this year. From Denver to Seattle to New York, there was a noticeable decline in bar and dining sales on game day compared to other.

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Valentine's Day 2014: What Contributed to the Jump in Restaurant Performance in Major U.S. Cities?

February 20, 2014 | By Avero Team

From coast to coast, Valentine's Day restaurant performance has been growing exponentially since 2010. Avero restaurant software data shows that 2014 was no expception, with YOY gross sales up 27.9% in Miami, 19.8% in Los Angeles,  15.1% in.

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Tips & Tricks Tuesdays: Drive Accountability & Save Time

February 18, 2014 | By Avero Team

Running a restaurant is a never-ending job. There is only one of you, but you have a huge, often ever-growing, team below you. Wouldn’t it be great if you could leverage this team to help you drive success in your operation? Avero understands.

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3 Ways to Run Smart Promotions in Your Restaurant

February 04, 2014 | By Avero Team

In a restaurant world where competition is fierce, differentiation is key. One way to stay top of mind and gain interest is through promotions. Historically, promotions have had a negative connotation associated with half-priced entrees and.

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Tips & Tricks Tuesdays: Score an Operational Touchdown

January 21, 2014 | By Avero Team

Whether you're in the New York metropolitan area, hosting Bronco fans in Denver or Seahawks fans in Seattle, or any restaurant playing the Super Bowl game, there's a lot of planning that can impact your success on such a big day. Super Bowl.

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Theft Thursdays: The Auto Gratuity Abuse Scam

January 16, 2014 | By Avero Team

Costs associated with employee theft in the restaurant industry are estimated at $3 to $6 billion. When we think about theft in the restaurant industry, we think mostly of employees stealing from the restaurant – pocketing cash that should go in.

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Drive Restaurant profits in your In Room Dining

January 14, 2014 | By Avero Team

In-room dining is a hot topic among full-service hotels as operators battle with the exponential costs associated with keeping the outlet functioning -- the Hilton Midtown's recent decision to stop in-room dining services created headlines across.

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Theft Thursdays: The Tip Inflation Scam

January 09, 2014 | By Avero Team

According to a research study highlighted in a Nation’s Restaurant News article, 18% of restaurant workers admitted to pocketing cash that should have gone in the cash register. Most fraud detection efforts focus on cash transactions because it’s.

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