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Lead Story

Integrated systems create a new POS paradigm

News

Industry Update

Intuit's IMS ends agent program

Indictment halts the action for poker sites, processors

PayPal, Discover launch Money Messenger

Does certification without licensing make sense?

Selling Prepaid

Prepaid in brief

China's prepaid market a different world

Prepaid's unique way in India

Features

Text message marketing, the other mobile

Pal Flagg
Street Savings

Meet The Expert: John Arato

ISOMetrics:
Technology in the hospitality world

Press release power

Views

Facts and figures from the feet on the street

Jeffrey Shavitz
Charge Card Systems Inc.

Education

Street SmartsSM:
Let's reform our industry's education and training

Bill Pirtle
MPCT Publishing Co.

What tokenization is and isn't

Tim Cranny
Panoptic Security Inc.

Ask, don't sell

Jeff Fortney
Clearent LLC

How to use direct mail to build your business

Peggy Bekavac Olson
Strategic Marketing

Global opportunities mean global strategies

Caroline Hometh
RocketPay LLC

New Products

Tapping the government and education markets

ConvenuPAY
Electronic Merchant Systems

Inspiration

Learn to make use of conflict

Departments

10 Years ago in
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Forum

Resource Guide

Datebook

Miscellaneous

2011 Calendar of events

A Bigger Thing

The Green Sheet Online Edition

May 09, 2011  •  Issue 11:05:01

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ISOMetrics

Technology in the hospitality world

The National Restaurant Association's 2011 Restaurant Industry Forecast projected total industry revenues will reach $604.2 billion in 2011, marking the first time the sector's sales will eclipse $600 billion. And in this burgeoning market, technology plays a critical role.

Hospitality Technology magazine studies the restaurant industry's technology trends and recently released 2011 Restaurant Technology Study: An Industry on the Upswing. Twenty-two percent of those surveyed for the study said they plan to replace their POS systems within two years; 48 percent indicated they would do so within three to six years. Following are further highlights from the study concerning technology drivers, POS system functions and POS peripherals. The left-hand column indicates areas respondents were asked to rate; the percentages in the right-hand column indicate the percentage of respondents who rated the item as important.

Technology in the hospitality world

Source: 2011 Restaurant Technology Study published by Hospitality Technology magazine.
For more details, visit www.htmagazine.com/reports.

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