Sobeys Store Debuts Canada’s 1st Nutella Café

Sobeys Store Debuts Canada’s 1st Nutella Café Samples available at grand opening from progressivegrocer.com November 13, 2015, 04:22 pm Canada’s inaugural Nutella Café has opened at Sobeys Inc.’s newly renovated Spadina Sobeys Urban Fresh store in Toronto. Customers to the store-within-a-store can now purchase various pastries and artisan breads made with the iconic hazelnut spread, including bombe, aragosta, zeppole, pizelle and all-butter croissants and danishes, along with fresh made-to-order crêpes…

Industry Views: In Pursuit of Process

Industry Views: In Pursuit of Process CSP Magazine, September 2015 By Ed Burcher, President, Burcher Consulting Since starting my consulting business two years ago, I have logged quite a few miles across America and, by default, lots of meals on the road. By my hotel statements, I have spent more than 160 nights at the two chains I stay with most often. With only one of these having an in-house…

NACS, SIGMA Praise Menu-Labeling Legislation

NACS, SIGMA Praise Menu-Labeling Legislation Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act offers less-burdensome approach Published in CSP Daily News WASHINGTON — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) hailed legislation introduced today in the U.S. Senate, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (S. 2217), as a thoughtful approach to providing the necessary flexibility and understanding of convenience store foodservice operations. A provision included in the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act,…

Convenience Store News names Abierto Networks Product of the Day!

Convenience Store News names Abierto Networks Menu Labeling Services Product of the Day! C-store retailers can comply with regulations quickly, efficiently. Abierto Networks introduced a new suite of services developed to assist convenience store retailers who are working to comply with the mandated Food & Drug Administration menu labeling regulations. The offering includes Referrals to Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists, Design Consultation & Creative Services for FDA-Compliant Menus, and Nutritional Informational…

Getting on Board With Menu Labeling

Compliance with FDA regulation requires an eye for detail from retailers. October 12, 2015, 02:13 pm By Angela Hanson, Convenience Store News LAS VEGAS — The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation on menu labeling has been an important issue for restaurants, convenience stores and other retailers for months now, but even with implementation delayed to December 2016, there’s still a great deal for operators to do in order to…

Abierto Networks Expands Web Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks Expands Web Site Eliot, ME – October 9, 2015 – Abierto Networks announced today the launching of a new page within its web site dedicated to sharing White Papers, Infographics and other Documents that provide information and best practices related to its many Retail Consumer Engagement Technologies. Rick Sales, President of Abierto said, “Many companies define success by strict sales or financial metrics, and while…

Abierto Networks Introduces New Suite of FDA Menu Labeling Compliance Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks Introduces New Suite of FDA Menu Labeling Compliance Services Eliot, ME October 7, 2015 – Abierto Networks announced today the introduction of a new suite of services developed to assist Convenience Store and Convenience Foodservice Retailers who are working to comply with the recently-mandated FDA Menu Labeling regulations in advance of the December 2016 compliance deadline. The new service offering includes Referrals to Registered Dietitians…

Abierto Networks to Showcase Line-up of Interactive Engagement Kiosks at the NACS 2015 Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks to Showcase Line-up of Interactive Engagement Kiosks at the NACS 2015 Show Eliot, ME October 5, 2015 – Abierto Networks announced today that it will showcase its line-up of Remotely Managed, Interactive Engagement Kiosks at this year’s NACS Show in Las Vegas, NV. Featuring Touch-screen devices with screen sizes from 10 inches to 16 inches, the new line-up of kiosks delivers customizable functionality, localization of…

How Foodservice Can Digest New Technology

FSTEC panel discusses pitfalls, challenges of “eating IT” Published in CSP Daily News By Angel Abcede, Senior Editor/Content Development Coordinator, CSP WASHINGTON — With technology poised to reinvent everything from food ordering to customer-staff interaction, an executive-level panel at the opening general session of Winsight’s FSTEC conference discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the foodservice industry. Assembled with multiple departments in mind, executives representing roles such as CEO, marketing, operations,…

Abierto Networks to Exhibit at NACS Show – October 10-14, 2015 – Booth #4601

Event: NACS Show Booth #4601 Location: Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV Date: October 10th – 14th, 2015 Increase consumer revisits, and capitalize on up sell & cross sell opportunities with Digital Marketing Solutions from Abierto Networks. Deploy Digital Menus and Digital Signage to increase Food Service sales and focus consumers on promotional items. Invite consumers back with Mobile Coupons, Club Cards and Promotions to their cell phones. Keep…