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Avero Index: How Women's Marches Affected Nearby Restaurants

February 02, 2017 | By Isa Gomez

On Saturday, January 21st, 3.5 million demonstrators took to the streets of over 300 American cities to march for equality and to stand up to President Donald Trump’s new legislation. While both the media and the government have had difficulty.

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How To Make the Best Restaurant Website Design

January 17, 2017 | By Avero Team
The following is a special guest blog post from Daniela Momo, Marketing Associate at BentoBox

From the moment a guest walks into your restaurant until after they’ve paid the bill, you do everything you can to ensure they have a great experience..

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Avero Index: 2016 Year in Review

January 10, 2017 | By Isa Gomez

While 2016 was a roller coaster of a year laden with controversial politics and reports that the restaurant industry is dying, restaurant sales across the United States still managed to grow. According to Avero’s extensive restaurant data, on a.

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Food, Wine & Tech: Magical Combinations

December 29, 2016 | By Avero Team

There is a famous saying from prolific wine merchant and writer Andre Simon: “Food without wine is a corpse; wine without food is a ghost; united and well matched they are as body and soul, living partners.” This is one of many key reasons that .

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Avero Index: How Brexit Affected UK Restaurants

December 13, 2016 | By Isa Gomez

Since June 23, 2016, when 52% of British voters voted in favor of leaving the European Union, the British economy has seen some serious fluctuations. The pound has reached its lowest point since 1985, falling drastically against the dollar and.

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Advice on Kickstarting Your Culinary Career from C-CAP Chefs & Alumni

December 08, 2016 | By Avero Team
The following is a special guest blog post from Jill Lloyd, Director of Development at C-CAP

With the beginning of a new year approaching, C-CAP wanted to take a step back and look at another kind of beginning: first jobs. Whether with a cringe.

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Avero Index: How Trump Protests are Affecting Restaurants

November 16, 2016 | By Avero Team

Since the announcement of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, the area surrounding Trump Tower on 5th Avenue and East 56th Street in New York City has become quite the security stronghold. Traffic blocks, security checkpoints, bag searches,.

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Avero Index: How the Presidential Election Affects Restaurant Sales

November 15, 2016 | By Isa Gomez

Since the start of the presidential campaigns 18 months ago, the election has strongly impacted the national and international markets. Dow futures dropped more than 900 points as the surprising results of the election came out last week, and the

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Fraud Fridays: The Transfer Web

November 03, 2016 | By Avero Team

We recently explained how to spot a transfer scam in a restaurant. An even more sophisticated and complicated version of this scam is the “Transfer Web” or “Wagon Wheel” scam, just one of several “watches” that Avero Loss Prevention automatically.

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Fraud Fridays: The Coupon Issue

October 13, 2016 | By Avero Team

Coupons are great tools for attracting new customers to your restaurant and hopefully turning them into longtime regulars. Unfortunately, some restaurant employees use coupons to take advantage of their employers and increase their take-home pay..

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