The Key to Balancing Tech and Human Interaction in Retail

Papa John’s Customer Complaint Reflects Common Issue Faced By Franchise Businesses

3 Preventable Problems That Set Up Franchisees for Failure

How Domino’s Plans to Stay Ahead

There's a Better Way for Global Franchises to Communicate

Effective vs. Ineffective Franchise Operators. Where do you fall?

How McDonald’s Can Make New Menu Item Execution More Manageable

For That Person Who Needs to See the Value of Mobile Tech in Retail Operations:

What McDonald’s Needs to Learn from Starbucks’ Mobile App

How to Stay on the Winning Side of Digital Disruption

How to Spot a POS Vulnerability Before It Becomes a Security Breach

How to Get Your Store’s Litter Problem Under Control

How Employees Can Help Prevent Costly Restaurant Repairs

How to Stand Out in a Gas Station Cluster

Where Yelp Doesn't Help: How to Stop Restaurants from Failing Health Inspections

How C-stores Can Turn Social Media Interaction into Employee Action

The 3-Part Call-to-Action Against Rising Convenience Store Operating Costs

Operating in ‘The Now’ with Mobile Technology

Can an Organic Fast-Food Restaurant Play the Value Game?

Omnichannel is Here to Stay: 3 Ways Conventional Retailers Can Adapt

5 Musts for Every Restaurant Inspection

Contactless Payments: A Passing Fad or Slow Adoption?

Using Technology to Preempt the C-store Customer’s Path to Purchase

It’s Time for Mobile Technology in Store Operations - here's why

5 Standards to Uphold for a Clean Restaurant

Healthy Food in C-Stores: The Transformative New Trend

Rethinking Product Placement for CPG Vendors

The Future of Convenience Store Foodservice

The Evolution of Drive-Thru Dining

Payment Skimming: An Old Battle in Need of a New Solution

Food Delivery: The New Frontier

Restaurant Cleanliness vs. Customer Service: Which Is More Important?

Starbucks vs. McDonald’s: A Fair Fight for Breakfast Dollars?

3 Reasons Why Your C-store Pricing is Wrong

What Restaurants Considering Third-Party Delivery Need to Consider

Is Less Really More on Fast-Casual Restaurant Menus?

The Rewards of Restaurant Employee Training and Culture

Menu Pricing Matters in Fast-Food Segment

Hidden Menus Build Customer Loyalty

Why Pizza Hut’s ‘Easy Beats Better’ Philosophy Works

Healthy Food Promotions: A ‘Must’ for Retailers

Today’s Forecourt: Opportunities to Convert Customers from the Pump

Wanna ‘Pizza’ Your Restaurant Competition? Customization and Technology Are Key

Managing by Checklist: NASA Does It and So Can You!

Zenput Moment: Optimize Operations to Increase Sales, Save a Sandwich

Brand Auditing for Convenience Stores

Your Sales Are Falling: What Next?

Time to Reject the Status Quo in the C-store Workforce

McD's Channel Blurring with All-You-Can Eat Fries

Bottom Line: Car Washes Increase Revenue

FDA’s New Rule on Sanitary Transportation Drives Home Importance of Technology

The Minimum Wage is Rising… As Should Employee Accountability

Donating Unsold Food: It’s All in the Process

Norovirus Prevention Can Be Measured

First USDA-Certified Restaurant is Well-Timed Alternative

Brand Auditing for QSRs

Learning from Subway’s Sandwich Compliance Lawsuit

McDonald’s ‘Create Your Taste’ Borrows from C-Stores’ Playbook

Successful Marketing Programs are Living, Breathing, and Changing

The Hidden Advantages for Multi-Unit Franchisees

Raising the Bar on C-Store Restroom Cleanliness

Coca-Cola’s Big Strides with Smaller Packaging

Your Out-of-Stock Problem Runs Deeper Than an Empty Shelf

5 Things to Check Before Closing a Restaurant

Auditing Hardware Inventory for Smarter Kitchen Operations

5 Things to Remember Before Opening Your Restaurant Today

How CPG Rebate Verification Grows Your Brand

Cage-free Eggs: It’s Time to Give a Cluck

Green Box and the Future of Pizza & Recycling

5 Ways to Get More from Your Merchandising Audits

Fast-Food Giants Battle for Consumers’ Breakfast Bucks

Performing Regular Delivery Driver Audits Protects Employees and Customers

Pizza Hut’s $5 Flavor Menu Raises Stakes in QSR Competition

The ‘Healthy’ Fast Food Debate

The Case for Routine Hardware Security Audits and Inspections

Drone vs. Ground Delivery: Where Does Convenience Retail Stand?

McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast: A Glimmer of Hope in Uphill Battle

3 Things to Remember When Managing Seasonal Staff

7-Eleven's Mobile Delivery Is Brand-Focused

Alon Brands Chooses Zenput to Streamline C-Stores: Why ‘Flattening’ is Still the Future

Zenput’s ‘Tech Temperature’ at the 2015 NACS Show

Bar Pizza Can Be Hot for Bottom Line

Franchises Expanding into Non-Traditional Spaces

What Chipotle and Qdoba Can Prevent After Recent Health Scares

Buying Local and the Importance of Retail Signage

Yelp Testing Consumer Alerts for Dirty Restaurants

Store Associates are the Biggest Influence on Customer Loyalty

Zenput Moment: Taking Wegmans’ Temperature

To Close or Stay Open on Black Friday?

C-Stores Need to Compete in Health & Beauty Care

Halloween Whopper: Weird for All the Wrong Reasons

Raise a Glass to Darden’s Secret Weapon

Duane Reade: A New Foodservice Player Must Know the Rules


4 Crucial Elements of Verifying In-Store Promotions

The Rise of ‘Micro-Patisseries’ and Specialty Bakeries

How Fresh is Your Retail Cold Case?

Why Sustainable Packaging Is a Must

Why Retailers Should Consider Private-Label Products

Bridge the Gaps in Planogram Verification With Zenput

How to Calibrate A Kitchen Thermometer

Why Pumpkin-Flavored Everything is Here to Stay

Wahlburgers Bets Big on Brand

Bluetooth Thermometer Probe: The Next Generation of Food Safety

How to Make the Most of Fall Coffee Promotions

Energy Savings Lessons from Arby’s

The Growth of Fast & Casual on College Campuses

The NLRB Ruling Presents Opportunity for Franchises

McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast: The Golden Goose for the Golden Arches?

3 Tips for Operating a Buffet Foodservice Operation

Another Supermarket, Another Devastating Price Auditing Stumble

California Drought Calls for Self-Audited Water Conservation

Growing Specialty Grocery Industry Puts Whole Foods Against the Ropes

Franchised Restaurant Operations vs. Corporate-Owned Operations

CPG Industry: Do You Know The Status of Your $300B?

Supermarkets are Becoming QSRs

Prevent C-store Robberies With Regular Security Audits/Inspections

Optimizing Your Drive-Thru for Increased Sales

Whole Foods’ Pricing Error Shouldn’t Have Been a Scandal


The Case for No-Fee ATMs

What Went Wrong With A&P?

Fight C-store Shrink With Your People

Domino’s Transformation and The Importance of Brand Auditing

‘Zenput Opportunity’: A Broken Mic Stand and a Fallout With Guitar Center

C-store: Tobacco Products vs. Healthy Future

If C-store Food Sales Are Up, Why Is Industry Optimism Down?

Restaurant Monitoring Done Right

Back-to-School Shopping 101: What Retailers Should Know

How a Major C-store Retailer Used Zenput to Unlock Hidden Potential

Is a Restaurant REIT the Right Move for Darden’s Olive Garden?

The Secret to Cutting Energy Costs in Restaurants

How to Hire & Retain the Right Retail Employees

EV Charging Stations: The Next Frontier for C-stores

Auditing Branded Gas Station Forecourts Can Increase Supplier Payments

Rewinding the Clock in Packaging

How Much Time Should You Spend at Your Franchises?

Restaurant Operations Lessons from In-N-Out Burger

What Supermarkets Can Learn from Costco

3 Reasons Why Mystery Shopping is Dead

Improving Restaurant Labor Productivity with Mobile Technology

Gas Station Restaurants Cater to Classic American Fare

Motivating Your Retail Employees

5 Lessons from C-store Mergers & Acquisitions

How to Optimize C-store Cold Vault Sales

The Impact of Food Delivery Apps on Operations and Brand Image

The Changing American Mall Landscape

Dollar Store Operations: 3 Lessons from Dollar Tree and Family Dollar

Converting Your Forecourt into a Moneymaker

Amusement Park Inspections and the Importance of Picking up Trash

Why Movie Theaters Need to be Audited

Bowling Alley Operations & The Upscaling of an American Pastime

Trend Watch: The Upscaling of Airport Restaurants and Retail

Tracking Competitor Promotions With Mobile Technology

What’s the Beef? Restaurants Consider Other Protein Options

How to Audit Your Gym Like a Boss

Trend Watch: Food Courts

Lessons from Listeria: Food Safety for Multi-Unit Operators

How to Perform Efficient Restaurant Line Checks

The Hospitality Industry’s Love-Hate Relationship with Social Media

Why Hasn’t the Stockout Problem Been Solved?

How to Better Manage Your Field Sales Team

What Makes a Successful Beverage POS Promotion?

Why a C-Store Rack Jobber is Like a TV Showrunner

How Frozen Yogurt Became a Mainstream Hipster

Preparing Your Restaurant for Outdoor Seating

Command & Control: Lessons from Cruise Ship Operations

How to Prepare a Hotel for Summer Guests

How to Improve Discount Retailer Operations

How to Improve Hotel Operations ‘Hotel Impossible’ Style

Boutique Hotels: Quality Before Quantity

So, You Want to Open a Hotel Restaurant

A Pizza Chain’s 3 Slices of Success

How Retail Reports Can Grow Exponentially

The Most Important Weekly Report for Restaurant Owners & Operators

How Hotel Night Auditors Should Spend Their Time

3 Lessons from Managing Partner and Vendor Relationships

Starting a Mobile Strategy in the Retail Space

Preparing Your Convenience Store for Summer Promotions

How to Improve Operations at a Home Furnishings Store

Utilizing Bluetooth Technology In Restaurants & Retail

The Key to Successful Department Store Operations

How to Perform a Pizza Franchise Inspection

What the FDA’s Menu Labeling Rules Mean for Food Retailers

How to Improve Category Management Efficiency

The Secret Sauce to Fast Casual Restaurants’ Success

Digital Menu Boards: What Foodservice Operators Need to Know

What Online Grocery Ordering Means for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Think of Adobe FormsCentral as Your High School Ex

To Franchise or Not to Franchise Your Retail Business?

Top 3 Franchised Restaurants Trends for 2015

How a Retail Store Manager Should Spend Their Day

Using Retail Digital Signage to Boost Your Brand

Retail Metrics That Matter to CXOs

Why Mystery Shopping Data Isn’t Enough

You've Been HACKED! What a Retailer Should Do Next

Beyond the ATM: The Next Innovation to Drive Retail Foot Traffic

How to Conduct a Retail Employee Performance Review

5 Things C-Store Operators Should Know About Apple Pay

Building vs. Buying Software for Your Business

How to Onboard a New Retail Employee

3 Ways to Increase Retail Execution

5 C-Store Technology Trends for 2015

The Biggest Difficulty in Managing Multiple Store Locations Is...

Conducting a Food Safety Audit: 7 Principles of HACCP

How to Simplify Franchise Management

5 C-Store Trends for 2015: Foodservice & Snacks

Conducting ATM Inspections to Increase Usage and Decrease Cash Loss

How to Conduct a Property Inspection

Why Regularly Inspecting Your Franchise is Important

How to Conduct a Gas Station Audit

4 Tips for Performing a Supermarket Audit

Using Mobile to Improve Retail Store Quality

Using BYOD to Empower Your Retail Employees

Is Your C-Store Ready for the Holiday Season?

How to Implement and Verify a Planogram

Going Paperless is Worthless Without a Process

5 Steps for Conducting a Retail Sales Audit

Why Real-Time Exception Reporting is Critical to Your Business

10 Ways to Use Mobile Forms In Retail Stores

The 5 Reasons Your Retail Sales Are Down

Zenput at the NACS Show 2014

Walmart, Conveniently Set to Fail

Do You Know About Submission History?

4 Tips to Running a Successful Promotion

New Web App Design Supports Mobility

4 Tips You Need to Create a Retail Storage Evaluation

Don’t Settle for Sheet

Restaurant Audit Checklist

The Big Picture: Check Out Zoom View

Eyes on Efficiency: Tips on How to Really Look at your Retail Store

5 Tips on How to Ask Better Questions

Zenput has a new look

Mobile Reporting - Directly From Your Workers to Your Spreadsheet

How Security Guards Can Write Incident Reports In 5 Easy Steps

Zenput's integration with Dropbox

Nextpunch is now Zenput!

Where Will the Jobs be in 2020? [Infographic]

8 Simple Ways to Reduce Labor Costs

7 Rules for Managing Labor Costs

4 Steps for Onboarding a New Employee

6 Steps to Becoming a Software Developer