FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance

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FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance Originally published by NACS Daily FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance The compliance date will now move to the enforcement date of May 5, 2017. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Buckling to pressure brought by NACS and other allies, FDA announced late Friday that it would be issuing a new rule to move the menu-labeling compliance date to the enforcement date of May 5, 2017. Once this new rule is published, convenience stores nationwide will no longer be in jeopardy of private lawsuits, and c-stores in California will no longer be at risk of state or local enforcement of the …

Menu Labeling Compliance Deadline is Today

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Menu Labeling Compliance Deadline is Today Originally published by NACS Daily Although the FDA has been talking to stakeholders about May 2017, that is when enforcement will begin. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement “clarifying” that the compliance deadline for the menu labeling rule is still today, Thursday, December 1, rather than the May 5, 2017, date when enforcement will begin. This is despite the fact that the FDA has been telling all stakeholders for months that they had until May 2017. What this means is that while the FDA itself will still not …

Supermarkets’ Best Weapon Against E-tailers: Produce

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Supermarkets’ Best Weapon Against E-tailers: Produce Physical stores are sprucing up their fruit and vegetable offerings to drive traffic and keep Amazon at bay By Sarah Nassauer of the Wall Street Journal Bernie Dave, a regional manager for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. near Detroit, starts his weekly store visits in the backrooms of the produce departments. Mr. Dave checks the “crisping” stations where workers keep lettuce fresh longer by washing it, cutting off the browned ends and culling any crushed leaves. It is one of several upgrades Wal-Mart is making to its produce areas—improving lighting, training staff to better care for …

Sheetz Selects Abierto Networks for Employee Engagement Kiosks

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sheetz Selects Abierto Networks for Employee Engagement Kiosks Eliot, ME- October, 1st 2016– Abierto Networks announced today that it has successfully installed 550 Employee Engagement Kiosks in Sheetz locations across the United States. Abierto Networks’ Employee Engagement Kiosks provide a new channel of direct communication between management and employees. This customizable tool will deliver consistent information to all endpoints; keeping employees current and knowledgeable. Employee Engagement Kiosks are remotely managed and updated, allowing management to deliver site-specific content alongside regional or company-wide messaging. Training content, company news, and even celebratory messages can be distributed with ease. Sheetz …

Abierto Networks’ Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server Receives Verifone Commander Certification

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks’ Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server Receives Verifone Commander Certification Eliot, ME- September, 12 th 2016– Abierto Networks announced today that its Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server has been certified by Verifone for use with Commander POS in the convenience store industry. Verifone determined Abierto Networks’ software operates with integrity and meets the high standards demanded by the convenience store and petroleum industry. Abierto Networks Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server enables retailers to offer mobile “club-style” loyalty programs without the hassle of physical cards and coupons. Consumers can simply present their cell phone to earn or redeem coupons electronically …

Abierto Networks Leads the Way in FDA Compliant Menu Design

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks Leads the Way in FDA Compliant Menu Design Eliot, ME- July, 6th 2016– As part of Abierto Network’s continued effort to help the convenience and foodservice industry better meet the provisions of the FDA Menu Labeling Mandate, Abierto announced today that it will make available the recording of their recent webinar on their website. The webinar contains perspectives from industry experts on how to rise above the challenges associated with the new requirements. Users downloading the webinar are also offered a 15 minute menu design consult at the upcoming 2016 NACS show. In this webinar, …

Abierto Networks to Showcase New Dynamic Menu at the NACS 2016 Show

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks to Showcase New Dynamic Menu at the NACS 2016 Show Eliot, ME- October, 7 th , 2016– Abierto Networks announced today that it will showcase its new Dynamic Menu in the Cool New Products Exhibition at the 2016 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) trade show in Atlanta, GA. Designed for multi-unit Franchises and other Foodservice networks seeking uniform, seamless branding with localized price and feature control. Abierto Networks’ Dynamic Menu is the best of both worlds: beautifully rendered content and an easy to update interface. Unlike templated menus, the Dynamic Menu is the epitome …

Video walls in hospitality: A gateway into the future

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Published by Kiosk Marketplace, written by Tim Griffin Hotel lobbies are high traffic areas where people gather and wait; a perfect place for eye-catching and mood setting digital signage. The lobby is also a place to showcase and set the tone for a hotel’s brand. Digital displays in the hotel lobby help inform and entertain guests, and can add an air of sophistication and class to the property. But individual displays, now common place, may not generate a great impact anymore. Large Individual displays are an expected part of a hotel room, but they easily get lost in the greatness …