Coimbatore is a city that loves to eat out and takes pride in having some of the finest food outlets. We got vibrant groups like Kovai Foodies and Coimbatore Food Guide buzzing with discussions on where to eat. The city also gets full attendance from food delivery services Swiggy, Zomato and Uber Eats.
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Research June 05, 2018
Research April 26, 2018
Designing and setting up your menu is one of the primary steps during setup of a restaurant or café. Why go out and get your menu designed from someone else, when you can do it yourself. Below are some free and paid tools to design your menu.
Research March 27, 2018
Can you really improve sales of your restaurant based on the menu card design? The answer is yes.
Research March 06, 2018
This week we spoke to a successful food truck owner. Thejas is the master franchisee of BBQ Ride India in Tamil Nadu. BBQ India will be in 20 locations across Tamil Nadu by the end of March. Below are his valuable thoughts for current and aspiring food truck owners.
Research February 23, 2018
Recently we were at a startup event to showcase SlickPOS, our cloud-based tech platform for food business and got an opportunity to hear some great advice for young and aspiring food startups. This post is a set of lessons learnt from the fireside chat that happened with three successful food entrepreneurs in Coimbatore, Ranjana Singhal - That’s Y Food, Premkumar - Velan Kaapi and Arun Kumar - Zucca Pizzeria.
Research December 21, 2017
Enabling your restaurant or cafe with technology helps you to grow the business and run it efficiently. I have listed down the technologies I have personally used to help my business.
Research October 04, 2017
“Know your customer” is the new age mantra. Immediately our thoughts go to CRM, metrics like buying pattern, value etc. These are important, but for a retail store something else is more important as customers are physically present.
Research August 02, 2017
Does sale of goods or services need to happen only at physical locations? No, the age of going beyond the conventional method is already here.
Research May 18, 2017
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a new form of taxation on goods sale in India that would be enforced from July 1st 2017. GST will merge many individually applied taxes (Sales tax, Service tax, Excise duty etc.) into a single tax. All sales that happen will come under GST meaning that the POS software’s should be upgraded to meet the new requirement. In this blog I am going to talk about the changes required.
Research April 25, 2017
Recently I was admiring how people from small towns are working for some of the biggest names in the world like Google, Tesla etc. These companies build awesome products through these small town people. Do people need to move to big cities and companies to build such products? I don’t think so, talented people have stayed back in smaller cities and they have been delivering world-class products. We ourselves are based out of Coimbatore, a city that has a lineage of delivering products that are being used across the globe.
Research April 04, 2017
Day 0, the day before your store opens is the climax to all the hard work that you have done in the past few months. Has anyone been tension free the month before Day 0. The answer is a big NOOOOOO. After deciding the business model, store location, store interiors. The last month is focused on having the perfect opening. There are lots of tasks to be done in the last one month.
Research March 30, 2017
POS is fast becoming an important tool for the success of an business. It gives the exact picture of the business, helps you avoid fraud, improve efficiency and eases management of the store. If the POS goes down even for 10 minutes the business would reach a standstill. You need to be meticulous when choosing the POS. You can’t really change it everyday. Once bought you are stuck with the POS for sometime, due to fear of change. Below is our checklist that you can use while selecting a POS.