On Foodable- Loyalty Science In the Restaurant Industry

In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss the challenges of creating an effective loyalty program in this evolving industry. Learn more about the importance of big data collection and how properly analyzing this data can enhance loyalty programs significantly. In this episode, industry experts Adam Reed, Regional Director of Marketing of Raising Cane's and Stowe Shoemaker, Dean of William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, UNLV give their insights on how to increase consumer loyalty in this technology era. 

On Foodable- Restaurant Innovation Series: Emerging Social Networks

In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss consumer's expectations of mobile apps and the trending social networks with industry experts Lara Nicotra, 16 Handles and Caleb Mitsvotai, Panda Restaurant Group. Watch the full episode to see how the emerging social platform, KIK is being used to engage with customers and how apps can be used to enhance loyalty programs. 

Restaurant Innovation Series: Technology and Restaurant Industry Growth on the Rise

In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we sit down with Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President of the Research & Knowledge Group at National Restaurant Association. Riehle discusses how recent research shows that technology is going to be imperative to a restaurant's success in the competitive landscape of the industry. The industry growth for 2014 is projected to reach $683 billion in annual sales. Learn more about the potential in the restaurant industry and how advanced technologies are not only being used by brand moguls, but also by smaller independent operators to enhance their customer's experience.

On Foodable- Restaurant Innovation Series: Are Restaurants Ready for Mobile Payments?

In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss the hot topic of mobile payment and if it is a game changer in the industry with Phil Kumnick of VISA, Sarah McCrary of Leaf and Brad Brodigan of PayPal. Watch the full episode to see the advantages and the challenges for both consumers and restaurant operators while adopting to this form of payment. Learn more about how mobile payment providers are implementing levels of security to reassure consumers to transition to these forms of payment.  

On Foodable- Restaurant Innovation Series: Creating Value Proposition with Mobile Technologies

In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we sit down with Annica Kreider, Vice President of Brand Development at Mellow Mushroom and David Bloom, CEO of Ordr.in and discuss what makes mobile apps valuable to consumers. Watch the full episode to see how brands are using mobile web and mobile applications differently and what the future potentially holds for these technologies.