Nothing to sneeze at: Digital menu boards and allergy information

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Laws requiring foodservice operators to post allergen information are about to hit Europe; digital signage could be the key to making it work.

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A confluence of factors pushing digital signage into the mainstream [infographic]

Such technology decreases a customer's perceived wait time by up to 40 percent.

'You want fries with that?' Why restaurants need digital menu boards

The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling, and digital signage gives deployers more control over customer engagement and the upsell.

Sunlight and digital signage drive soda sales lift at European QSR chain

A digital menu board experiment suggests message frequency, subtle animation and the weather can help digital signage drive sales increases.

Ice cream chain scooping up digital menu boards

Carvel adding digital menu boards to draw more attention to the brand's signature treats as part of its 80th anniversary.

Millennials, Obamacare and cost all driving digital menu board adoption

Once a luxury for major restaurant brands, digital signage menu boards are fast becoming standard. Experts expect digital menu boards to be standard in-store in five years and in the drive-thru in 10.

The endless possibilities of digital signage for restaurants

Unless you live in a cave you've probably been mesmerized by a dynamic menu board at some point in your search for food, but that's just the tip of the iceberg digital signage for restaurants; the possibilities are endless.

Restaurants, digital signage and the menu board opportunity

One display that every single visitor to a restaurant or fast food outlet will unfailingly consult is the menu board. Most retailers have to attract customers' attention to their in-store displays, but restaurateurs have a guaranteed audience.

Digital signage driving increase in average checks at Sonic Drive-In

Digital drive-in menu boards have shown an increase in average check size versus static boards at the QSR chain.

Video walls, drive-thru kiosks hot menu items at NRA14

Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

Restaurant digital signage heats up at this year's NRA show

Optimism was on the menu, the digital menu board that is, at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

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Sydney McDonald's tests customizable ordering kiosk

A Sydney McDonald's has piloted a touchscreen kiosk for guests to customize orders

Panasonic testing integrated drive-thru digital menu board solution

Panasonic recently unveiled its new fully-integrated drive-thru digital signage menu board solution featuring proprietary displays designed to weather the elements and eliminate the need for enclosures.

Historic 19th century Georgia ale house goes modern with LED digital signage

To prepare for football season, the historic Tannery Row Ale House in Buford, Georgia, decided to install the town's biggest, brightest and clearest display for its guests to watch the game, implementing a 224-inch LED display from NanoLumens, according to an announcement from the Georgia-based LED signage manufacturer.

UAE Cinnabon franchisee deploys WAND digital menu boards

Focus Brands International franchisee Cravia has deployed digital menu boards in its new Cinnabon location in Dubai. The boards include WAND Digital software to optimize in-store marketing.

Burger King rolls out suggestive-sell drive-thru displays

More than 6,000 FlashRight Suggestive Sell Displays have been installed at Burger King restaurants throughout the country. According to a news release from FlashRight, the displays are designed specifically for outdoor use in the drive-thru and are placed at the point of purchase on the speaker post or confirmation order display.

Digital signage video wall spices up bistro

A California bistro is serving up new ambience with a digital signage video wall powered by BrightSign LLC media players, according to an announcement from BrightSign.

Israeli patisserie bakes in digital signage

Israel-based patisserie and cake house Boutique Central chain has deployed digital signage and audio solutions across its nine locations in Israel, according to an announcement from multimedia solution provider YCD Atmosphere. The new systems are aimed at helping the chain...

Ben and Jerry's digging into digital signage down under

Ice cream and sorbet chain Ben & Jerry’s has selected Task Retail Technology and its xchangemedia multiplatform and digital design technology for its national multimedia project and digital signage rollout in Australia, according to an announcement from the companies.

600th Bojangles' cooking with digital menu boards

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits recently opened its 600th location, and the milestone restaurant is the first in the chain to deploy digital menu boards from technology provider WAND Corp., according to an announcement from WAND.

Traditional signage company focuses on digital signage with rebranded website

Keyser Industries, which said it has been serving the restaurant and retail industry with traditional signage solutions for more than 48 years, has rebranded its website as Keyser Retail Solutions and has relaunched its website to reflect its expanded capabilities...

Wand Corp. launches new marketing software features

Wand Corp. has launched two new features to help users better customize in-store marketing and sales efforts.

Slim Chickens selects Delphi’s technology platform

Delphi Display Systems Inc. announced that Slim Chickens has installed Delphi’s Insight technology platform for its newest store opening in Fayetteville, Ark.

LED digital signage for new Buffalo Wild Wings flagship set to light up Times Square

The new Buffalo Wild Wings location in New York City's Times Square will feature full-motion LED digital signage to fit into the hustle and bustle of the iconic location. The LED signage is part of a package of interior and...

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip expands new kiosk concept

Shoppers at the Galleria Dallas can now get a double dose of their favorite sweets with today’s opening of its second Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip. A grand opening celebration will be held June 7, from 10 a.m.

Starbucks connects Disney World, Disneyland stores with digital signage

Starbucks recently opened its first company-owned store at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, the second of its Walt Disney park-located locations, both of which feature digital signage as a key design element. According to the company’s blog, the...

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