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Reduce Restaurant Labor Costs in 5 Ways

Equipment, utilities, food products, point-of-sale (POS) systems and labor make up the 5 largest branches of restaurant costs. Some are easier to control than others. You may be able to purchase an older version dishwasher or grill. Food prices can be adjusted. But then there are labor costs. Controlling your… Read More

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How to Increase Employee Productivity Amid High Turnover

Unemployment proved to be the lowest in nearly 50 years in September of 2018 at 3.7% nationally. That rate has held steady through the first quarter of 2019. Despite the drop, People Report warns that low unemployment has not reduced staffing pressure on customer service business leaders. With an increase… Read More

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Checklists Getting Lost in the Shuffle?

Restaurants, retail and convenience stores spend thousands of dollars and countless hours creating procedures to ensure their storefronts are managed effectively and daily tasks are regularly completed. Traditional methods of tracking these checklists and tasks on paper and non-collaborative channels present problems for business leaders and there are more than… Read More

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Are You Guilty of These Common Merchandising Mistakes?

The winter holiday season has ended. Now is the time when many retailers are running sales to clear out cold weather products, or back-stock from the holiday season. They’re trying to make space for those fresh spring and summer items but every retailer needs to consider a few common merchandising… Read More

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5 Consumer Psychology Tips Your Team Needs to Know

We find consumer psychology fascinating. Having an understanding of these little tendencies that most of us have toward or away from certain things can be really helpful in crafting an environment that first of all, creates a connection with the customer, and secondly, encourages purchasing.   Give Something to Get… Read More

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Action Card Version 4.3 released!

We’re at it again! Our latest release was focused on enhancing the Review process and communications that result from those visits. Here’s an outline of the new features: Question Skip Logic Sub Categories Helper Images Critical Violation Configurable Alerts Question Skip Logic Skip Logic allows a reviewer to skip to… Read More

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Is Your Visual Merchandising On Point?

Visual merchandising is yet another piece of the very intricate puzzle that is the customer experience. You can create an impact, increase sales, and strengthen customer loyalty with thoughtful visual merchandising. With a few simple suggestions from Action Card, you can increase product awareness for each person who walks through… Read More

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6 Technologies Companies are Using to Get and Stay Ahead

Technology has become the backbone of business, regardless of industry. Technology brings efficiency and ease to disjointed, paper-based processes. Let’s talk about some of the more budget-friendly, easy to access and deploy technologies/innovations we’ve been seeing a lot of lately.   Shift Scheduling Tools Step away from the spreadsheet that… Read More

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5 Resolutions to Inspire Your Staff

It’s time to set your professional resolutions. Have you given them much thought? We have! Action Card vibes strongly with resolutions because we’re all about improvement and evolution. Whether it’s our professional growth or yours, we want to be part of it. So here are some resolutions we thought of… Read More

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