Restaurants have a technology wish list…what does yours look like?

As the restaurant industry slowly…but surely… becomes more and more technology focused, it’s apparent that from the recent NRA study that restaurant owners are developing their own technology wish list. One area you might expect restaurant owners to focus on, is improving the engagement and customer service with their clients.  With that in mind, here [Read More…]

How Planning For Attribution Sets Up Holiday Season Success

The fourth quarter is always the busiest time for consumer marketers. They spend more on media and, in theory, they drive more money through increased holiday sales. This may result in high ROI, but in today’s fractured media landscape, a marketer needs to go much further to better understand how each channel affected the affluent [Read More…]

Webinar: Enable Easier Rules Management with InterConnect

  For many years, organizations across the globe have relied on InterConnect®—a leading cloud-based, modular decision management platform from Equifax—to help them move quickly and efficiently from initial business strategy to measureable results in the marketplace. Now Equifax has teamed up with Sparkling Logic to strengthen one of InterConnect’s core products. The result is the [Read More…]

The Container Store: Supporting Compliance for Employee’s Sake

The Container Store opened its first location in 1978 and has grown to 80 stores, with plans to open more stores across multiple states in the near future.  With one of its major principles ‘employees come first’, it’s very important to The Container Store to focus on hiring great talent and creating an environment where [Read More…]

ACA Update: IRS Extends Distribution Deadline for 1095 Forms

Were you greeted at work today by news of the IRS extending the distribution deadline for 1095 forms? The Equifax ACA team has reviewed the official documentation from the IRS to provide you with the important details you need. Following consultation with stakeholders, the Department of the Treasury and the IRS have determined that a substantial [Read More…]

National Restaurant Association’s technology report focuses on ‘slow adoption’ theme

The NRA ran a comprehensive survey of the industry, in an effort to map the restaurant technology landscape which uncovered some interesting points and statistics.  One highlight from this survey focuses on ‘key buying considerations when purchasing technology’… and you may be surprised to find out that there is more to it than just cost. [Read More…]

Restaurants want to do better, but slow to adopt technology solutions

As stated in our earlier blog post, the NRA recently released a restaurant technology report that highlights the fact that the industry is characterized by ‘slow adoption’.  So ‘why’ are restaurants moving slowly on the purchase and adoption of technology that could support their business? From the report: Restaurants want to do better – 25% [Read More…]

Black Friday Brings A Spike in Credit Card Account Openings

For the past four years, the Sundays before and after Black Friday have seen a fairly consistent 50% increase in the opening of retail credit card accounts over an average day in November or December. New retail credit card openings peak on Black Friday, when consumers on the average have continued to open nearly 3 [Read More…]

Hardee’s: Leveraging Equifax as an HR Solution Center

Hardee’s CKE (Hardee’s) is a company that comprises about 3,000 stores worldwide.  Hardee’s is a fast food, quick service restaurant chain that is focused on service, cleanliness, and high quality food.  With over 15,000 annual new hires across 12 states and 450 restaurants, they needed a system that would help automate their onboarding compliance processes.  [Read More…]

TCPA compliance is serious business

Lessons learned from a top Fortune 500 company Few phrases evoke instant anxiety in business like the words “class-action lawsuit.” Yet, that’s exactly what many companies are being faced with under the recently amended Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Though it has always included tight restrictions on telemarketers, as many companies have learned, the latest [Read More…]