Finance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en How to improve your profitability: More notes from the road http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road <div class="node-body blog-body">Some restaurants do have their acts together. Here are some recent examples.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-kitchen">View from the Kitchen</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road#comments Blogs Finance View from the Kitchen Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:41:00 +0000 44811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Risk-averse investors looking for a few good chefs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/risk-averse-investors-looking-few-good-chefs <div class="field-deck"> The smart money—perhaps some of the smartest—is trying the private equity approach to independent restaurant funding. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The smart money—perhaps some of the smartest—is trying the private equity approach to independent restaurant funding. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/risk-averse-investors-looking-few-good-chefs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/risk-averse-investors-looking-few-good-chefs#comments Trendinista Finance Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 44421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Veteran restaurant owners share financing strategies http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/veteran-restaurant-owners-share-financing-strategies <div class="field-deck"> Tim Love and Sang Yoon have taken different paths to financing their restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tim Love and Sang Yoon have taken different paths to financing their restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/veteran-restaurant-owners-share-financing-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/veteran-restaurant-owners-share-financing-strategies#comments Chef Interviews Finance Aspen Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:01:00 +0000 44551 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gail Simmons, Tim love and Sang Yoon explored financing and expansion options.</p> American Express Minimum wage boost apt to squeeze indy operators more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/minimum-wage-boost-apt-squeeze-indy-operators-more <div class="field-deck"> Minimum wage increases have an outsized effect on the profitability of independent casual restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Minimum wage increases have outsized effect on the profitability of independent casual restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/minimum-wage-boost-apt-squeeze-indy-operators-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/minimum-wage-boost-apt-squeeze-indy-operators-more#comments Finance Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:38:00 +0000 43901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Is a merchant loan right for you? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/merchant-loan-right-you <div class="field-byline"> Craig Coleman </div> <div class="field-deck"> Easy to apply for and requiring no collateral, merchant loans can provide quick funding. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Easy to apply for and requiring no collateral, merchant loans can provide quick funding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/merchant-loan-right-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/merchant-loan-right-you#comments Finance Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:20:00 +0000 43641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 3 ways cheaper oil could impact sales of restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-ways-cheaper-oil-could-impact-sales-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="field-deck"> Thoughts of selling your restaurant? Lower energy costs influence what potential buyers see when they run the numbers on your operation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Exit strategy in place? Lower energy costs influence what potential buyers see when they run the numbers on a restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-ways-cheaper-oil-could-impact-sales-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-ways-cheaper-oil-could-impact-sales-restaurants#comments Management Tips Finance Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 43491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Study: Best ways to boost restaurant marketing ROI http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi <div class="field-deck"> Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi#comments Marketing Finance Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:58:00 +0000 42261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to overcome common restaurant finance hurdles http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles <div class="field-byline"> Tim O&#039;Connor </div> <div class="field-deck"> An owner's credit score, skin in the game and other factors weigh heavily in any loan application. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five common loan application mistakes and how to overcome them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:20:00 +0000 42041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Pop-up restaurants provide fast track to growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth <div class="field-deck"> Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Steve Case wants to hear your restaurant pitch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch <div class="field-deck"> The deep-pocketed AOL founder is going on the road again to search for new investment vehicles, including restaurants, in off-the-beaten-path locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AOL founder Steve Case is looking for new restaurant concepts to add to his portfolio during his “Rise of the Rest” road tour this May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch#comments Finance Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:43:00 +0000 41901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Steve Case invested in Sweetgreen. Could your concept be next?</p>