Finance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en 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> 5 ways to fatten the bottom line http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/5-ways-fatten-bottom-line <div class="field-byline"> Manny Frangiadakis </div> <div class="field-deck"> Following a few common-sense practices can bump up sales or trim costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following a few common-sense practices can bump up sales or trim costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/5-ways-fatten-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/5-ways-fatten-bottom-line#comments Management Tips Finance Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:07:00 +0000 41581 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 3 moves to help restaurants secure an SBA loan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan <div class="field-byline"> Evan Singer </div> <div class="field-deck"> The lending landscape is loosening, but borrowers must be prepared before contacting the bank. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The lending landscape is loosening, but restaurant owners must be prepared before contacting the bank.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan#comments Finance Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:45:00 +0000 41011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: How a weak online reputation can hurt valuation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation <div class="field-deck"> Customers aren’t the only ones turned off by shaky social media reviews. They make potential buyers think your restaurant is worth less, too. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selling your restaurant? Be aware of how new innovations, business models and online reviews are affecting its value and be ready to address the issue during negotiations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation#comments Trendinista Social Media Finance Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:18:00 +0000 40861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images/Thinkstock Editor's Picks: New York will boost tipped minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">RH editors recap five stories you may have missed this week.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Consumer Trends Finance Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 40731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Meet the $25 million food truck http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck <div class="field-deck"> Some investors think a mobile grilled cheese operation could become the restaurant industry’s next hot growth concept. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some investors think a mobile grilled cheese operation could become the restaurant industry’s next hot growth concept. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck#comments Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Finance Food Trucks Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:09:00 +0000 40371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com