White Papers

The Monitor's library of white papers will make you more knowledgeable on a number of subjects near and dear to your net worth. Written by experts in their field, these detailed reports provide the latest thinking on everything from financing, valuation and selling your restaurant business.

 

Are you using the right menu boards to maximize revenue and reduce costs?

 

More restaurants have been transitioning to digital menu boards, and it’s easy to see why. If you still use static menu boards in your restaurant, check out these benefits as you think about making the switch to digital.

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How to Simplify Your Back Office and Innovate for the Future

 

Learn how a manager enabled with a more intelligent back office platform will be able to make better decisions that have a positive impact on profits and top line growth. 

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How to Retain Managers: Your Restaurant's "Moneyball" Metric for Success

 

Your managers are the heart of your restaurant and keep your operation running smoothly. But restaurant managers are leaving for better opportunities at an alarming rate. Learn why they're walking out the door, and how you can keep them.

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How to Optimize Your Labor & Control Costs

 

With rising wages and stagnant growth, the industry is feeling the squeeze more than ever. In this guide, we discuss the simple, yet effective ways restaurant operators and managers can cut labor costs while optimizing your people, performance, and profits.

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3 Trends Driving M&A in the Restaurant Industry

 

Following the end of the Great Recession, consumer spending on food outside of the home resumed, the restaurant industry recovered and competition grew. Download this white paper to learn how restaurant groups, private equity firms and restaurant owner-operators are turning to M&A for the right deals to grow, diversify or otherwise capitalize on current market opportunities.

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Streamline your financial and supply chain management

 

Many restaurant chains operating disparate software applications contend with process delays, high costs and poor visibility that complicate franchisee transactions and financial and supply chain management. Download this whitepaper to learn how NetSuite dramatically improves business visibility and agility, allowing your company to focus on delighting diners.

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How to Calculate Return on Equity and Get Really Rich

 

True wealth creation comes from having a business that can produce an equity return that exceeds what other investors would require from similar investments.  Understanding how to calculate that return on equity is the key to getting really rich, and is explained in this article by STORE Capital CEO Christopher Volk.

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Optimizing Your Restaurant’s Working Capital through ePayables

 

Historically, restaurants have been a cash business, which in turn has heavily influenced the way owners and operators managed their working capital. However, the shift to paperless payment methods is impacting the way the industry operates. Download this white paper to learn how restaurant owners and operators are integrating ePayables to improve and grow their access to working capital.

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Transform Paper Invoices Into Actionable Insights

 

Accounts payable is an inefficient, paper-based, manual process that costs restaurants valuable time and money. Plate IQ automates the process, resulting in quicker and more accurate invoice processing while delivering valuable insights into food costs and purchasing strategy.

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