Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en NRA, SBA hype local dining on Small Business Saturday http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday <div class="field-deck"> Local businesses take the spotlight during the busiest shopping weekend of the year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Local businesses take the spotlight the Saturday following Thanksgiving, the busiest shopping weekend of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday#comments Eat Beat Marketing Seasonal Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:50:00 +0000 37881 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to leverage holiday traffic to build restaurant loyalty http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Williams </div> <div class="field-deck"> The holidays, typically a busy time for restaurants, provide an excellent opportunity to promote a loyalty program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Testaurant loyalty programs have not exactly set the world on fire, but there is ample room for improvement and guests are interested in joining loyalty programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Marketing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Should you give it away? 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