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January 7, 2019

10 Ways to Prepare Your Restaurant for a Potential Recession

Written by Kerry Carney, CFO of Compeat for Fast Casual Economic times are good right now. According to Trading Economics, consumer spending reached an all-time high this fall, which makes sense based on CNN’s report that unemployment fell to 3.7 percent in the … Continued


December 18, 2018

Bridging The Generational Gap Between Managers And Millennials

Written by Carol Dunnigan, SVP of People and Culture for Compeat, for Learning how to work with the new generation is crucial  Millennials have been making their mark on the restaurant industry since they surpassed Gen Xers in 2016 … Continued


December 12, 2018

Six Ways Technology Can Elevate Your Restaurant Operations in 2019

Written by Jeff Stone, CEO of Compeat for Hospitality Technology. Restaurants are constantly battling one thing or another: food and labor costs, turnover, changing consumer preferences, etc. But with the support of sophisticated technology, restaurants can make smart decisions that … Continued


December 5, 2018

Why Our 50/50 C-Suite Gender Split Makes Us A Better Company

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for Young Upstarts Gender equality has become a hot topic, particularly with regard to the scarcity of female leadership in the technology industry. As more companies acknowledge that their C-suite is one-sided, many … Continued


November 21, 2018

10 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Help for Your Restaurant

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for QSR Magazine Knowing that the crowds are temporary, you may find that seasonal help is just what you need. The holidays are right around the corner. If your restaurant is located near a … Continued


November 16, 2018

Holiday Help: Seven Tips for Hiring Rock Star Seasonal Staff

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for Modern Restaurant Management The holiday shopping season is right around the corner, and consumers will soon be heading out in droves to snatch up great bargains on must-have gifts. With the strong … Continued


November 15, 2018

Compeat CEO On High Growth In An Evolving Restaurant Space

Written by Gabriel Perna for Chief Executive Magazine In his 25-year career, Jeffrey Stone has been a software savant. He’s been the chief of software companies that were focused on both market research and federal and state public safety. In … Continued


November 13, 2018

8 Restaurant Strategies to Survive the Post-Holiday Slump

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for FSR Magazine   RESTAURANTS CAN OVERCOME THE POST-HOLIDAY SLUMP BY BEING PROACTIVE AND CREATIVE.   The holiday season is a great time for restaurant sales. Diners are out shopping and ready to splurge while visitors … Continued


October 30, 2018

7 Reasons to Augment Your Menu for the Holidays

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for  Restaurant sales can be hard to predict around the holidays with so many factors contributing to growth or decline. Generally, holiday restaurant sales tend to mimic retails sales. If that is true … Continued


October 9, 2018

Sprinkles Cupcakes Takes Control of Inventory

Written by Anna Wolfe for Hospitality Technology How many pounds of flour does it take to bake 12 million cupcakes a year? Sprinkles Cupcakes knows, thanks to its use of restaurant management solution Compeat to manage its inventory and accounting. … Continued


October 5, 2018

How To Beat The Post-Summer Slump And Get Motivated

Written by Laurence Bradford, Contributor for Forbes. Featuring Jeff Stone, CEO of Compeat Once we’re out of school and in the workforce, summer vacation is technically a thing of the past. However, summer still retains its connotation of fun and … Continued


October 3, 2018

Using Business Intelligence to Drive Hotel Restaurant Profitability

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Lodging Magazine As managing a hotel restaurant grows increasingly complex with ever-changing labor laws, high employee turnover, and slim margins, operators are turning to technology to increase profitability, manage their workforce, and drive … Continued