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What Is a POS System for a Restaurant?

What Is a POS System for a Restaurant?

Historically, cash registers in restaurants served one purpose. They managed customer payment and provided change when needed. Over time, these registers became more advanced,…

7 Key Features You Need in a Bar POS System

7 Key Features You Need in a Bar POS System

A reliable bar POS system makes running your business easier by helping manage your sales, staff, and inventory. But, most importantly, it can help…

Cash Discounting for Restaurants: A Guide to Getting Started

Cash Discounting for Restaurants: A Guide to Getting Started

One of the biggest expenses a restaurant has is credit card processing fees. Each month, restaurants pay somewhere between 3-8% of their sales on…

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Food Service Industry Trends

5 Key Restaurant Industry Trends to Know in 2022

5 Key Restaurant Industry Trends to Know in 2022

We already know how quickly the restaurant industry can change. Rapid changes in consumer behaviors during COVID-19 introduced widespread disruption in the food service industry. And each year,…

5 of the Most Influential US Restaurateurs

5 of the Most Influential US Restaurateurs

When making this list, dozens of wonderful restaurateurs were considered; yet these five stuck out for having made significant changes to the American dining industry, or for being…

Will Mobile Ordering Overtake POS?

Will Mobile Ordering Overtake POS?

In a world where every second counts, mobile POS is experiencing exponential growth in the restaurant and fast casual industries. Mobile ordering continues to rise, and some predictions…

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Restaurant Management Insights

Using Restaurant POS Analytics to Guide Business Decisions

Using Restaurant POS Analytics to Guide Business Decisions

Using data from restaurant POS analytics can help managers and restaurant owners make informed decisions and implement profitable strategies. With restaurant data and analytics, it is possible to…

The Ultimate Guide to Using Self-Service Restaurant Kiosks

The Ultimate Guide to Using Self-Service Restaurant Kiosks

If you want to learn how to cut long lines and decrease customer wait times, you should consider bringing the self-service restaurant kiosk to your business.  What are…

Ultimate Guide to Choosing Restaurant Accounting Software

Ultimate Guide to Choosing Restaurant Accounting Software

In the competitive restaurant world, owners have to understand both the operational and administrative activities of their business. Among the most important administrative activities is restaurant accounting, which…

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Menu Ideas, Marketing and More

Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Food and Wine

Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Food and Wine

Pairing food and wine with a specialized menu and keeping up with wine trends will help boost your restaurant sales all-year-round. Believe it or not, any kind of…

2 Simple Ways to Boost Productivity

2 Simple Ways to Boost Productivity

Your staff is hard-working and diligent—but tensions are high, and sales are lower than expected.  Is it your staff? Or could it be the systems in place? If…

Your Guide to Social Media Engagement for Restaurants

Your Guide to Social Media Engagement for Restaurants

Are your restaurant’s social media pages lacking the engagement you need to drive more sales? Now more than ever, your customers are indulging in social media consumption. There’s…

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Lavu in the News

Lavu Announces Free Software Hosting for Restaurants Affected by Coronavirus

Lavu Announces Free Software Hosting for Restaurants Affected by Coronavirus

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading restaurant management platform, Lavu, is preparing to help customers who may be impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus by waiving software hosting fees for those affected. As…

Lavu Acquires MenuDrive to Help Restaurants Succeed in the Online Ordering Space

Lavu Acquires MenuDrive to Help Restaurants Succeed in the Online Ordering Space

The acquisition will allow Lavu to provide seamless online ordering alongside their comprehensive restaurant management platform April 24, 2019 11:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lavu, an…

Lavu Acquires Sourcery, a Y Combinator-Backed Startup Focusing on Accounts Payable Automation

Lavu Acquires Sourcery, a Y Combinator-Backed Startup Focusing on Accounts Payable Automation

The acquisition complements Lavu’s restaurant management platform with end-to-end payment automation solutions August 07, 2019 03:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading mobile point-of-sale and payment processing…

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Surviving Covid-19

Set up Delivery for your Restaurant

Set up Delivery for your Restaurant

Did you know with Lavu’s partnership with MenuDrive, you can partner with premier delivery services for free? If you haven’t taken advantage of this free online ordering and…

Create Email Campaigns for your Restaurant that Convert Even if You’re Not Tech Savvy

Create Email Campaigns for your Restaurant that Convert Even if You’re Not Tech Savvy

If you’ve been stalling on creating email campaigns for your restaurant because you don’t think you have the tech skills you need to get your campaigns to convert…

Market Your Restaurant with a $0 Budget

Market Your Restaurant with a $0 Budget

Restaurants are looking at marketing from a new perspective in today’s uncertain times, and need a way to spread the word about offers without a marketing budget. With…

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