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Case Study: Dairy Queen® Franchisee

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Terri Fote needed an affordable, simple, quick and effective PCI-DSS compliance solution. Additionally, she knew that the credit card industry had created guidelines to protect credit cards against data breach. The challenge was finding a way to quickly implement the standard which has many complex requirements.

Erik's DeliCafé featured on Healthy Dining website

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Erik's DeliCafé is now featured on HealthyDiningFinder.com.

Big Apple Bagels opens new store in Indiana

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The new location at 2049 Veterans Memorial Parkway in Lafayette is two miles away from the previous location.

Case Study: Burger King® Franchisee

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Ghai Management Services was worrried about their network being breached by hackers and customer credit card data being stolen. Burger King Corporation made it clear, it’s up to the franchisee to create a safe environment for their guests.

Case Study: Town & Country Grocers

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Jason Villmer, IT Manager for all Town & Country Grocers’ locations, needed a comprehensive Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance and security solution. Although Villmer possessed 10 years of IT experience with the company, he lacked the time and manpower to implement an effective plan to protect the network.

Case Study: Sinclair Oil

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Sinclair, a recognized brand at more than 2,500 convenience stores, needed to secure its dealers’ POS systems to achieve Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance.

Case Study: Fast Food Security Breach

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
This franchise relied upon the POS software reseller to be their de facto IT department. The reseller performed a standard installation of the POS software and associated hardware at each location.

Case Study: Corporate Office Becomes Point of Failure in Network Topology

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
For several years, the company relied on a Point-to-Point Frame Relay network that terminated to the corporate office and supported the individual stores. This allowed the IT support staff to securely communicate to the stores for supporting technical issues while managing all communications centrally.

Case Study: Apex looks to better serve customers by providing secure wireless solution

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
As a premier IT services and support company, APEX Digital Solutions, Inc. was seeking a reputable partner to help them expand their offering into wireless solutions. With future trends including mobile payment initiatives and interactive loyalty programs, Jason Lambiris, CEO, saw a need to provide wireless capabilities to his customers today.

Top 100: People – Anthony Pigliacampo, Modmarket

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Anthony Pigliacampo, founder of Modmarket, is number 10 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: People.

Snapshots from the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2014

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The 2014 Fast Casual Executive Summit brought together more than 300 industry leaders representing 121 different restaurant concepts from eight different countries.

Panda Express opens first restaurant in Dubai

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Gourmet Gulf will open a second branch at The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence later this year, according to the report.

Want to influence customers? Listen up, say marketing experts

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Listening to customers can yield key insights into what customers like, what they don't like, what's working and what's not. Those insights yield actionable intelligence that can be used to shape messages and strategy.

HR director provides tips for discrimination claims

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Director of Human Resources David Peasall at FrankCrum, a professional employer organization, spoke out about why companies should prepare for the possibility of discrimination suits

'Discover Fresh' campaign includes new leadership hires, messaging

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The campaign, which involves corporate and restaurant-level changes, supports Garden Fresh's commitment to farm-fresh food and made-from-scratch menu items.

Zaxby's secures sponsorship of Heart of Dallas Bowl game

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The game will be called the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl, and the sponsorship will be for four years through the 2017 bowl game, with an option to extend for a longer period.

Tropical Smoothie Café adds turkey club options, 'Naughty' and 'Nice' smoothies to holiday menu

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Tropical Smoothie Café is adding six new holiday-themed options to its menu nationwide through late December.

Slapfish adds 'Little Sharks Menu' for kids

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Slapfish is introducing a "Little Sharks Menu" for kids under 12 at its Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach locations in Southern California.

Costa Vida set to open first Seattle store

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Costa Vida will break into the Seattle metropolitan market when it opens a new restaurant at 1900 S. Commons, Suite A in Federal Way on Nov. 17.