Pies make their biggest sales surge during the holiday season, similar to pumpkin. Most companies only think about pies during these months, but they may be missing out. Experts believe a “$234 million opportunity is on the table for retailers just by getting existing pie customers to buy a pie once more during the year.”
Archives for November 2014
With the holidays just around the corner, giving back is great way to build a positive relationship with not just your customers, but your community. If you’re not doing so already, it is important to join the 94% of restaurants that are making charitable contributions. Teaming up with local organizations is a great way to get employees and guests involved; additionally more and more people love to support businesses that give back to their community. Whether it’s asking customers to donate, hosting a benefit drive or donating food or money to a local charity, it’s always important to give back to the community that supports your business. Here are some ways you can give back this season:
Alright everyone, it’s turkey time! Mild, versatile and nutritionally rich, it’s not surprising that turkey is such a popular protein, both for holiday showstoppers and everyday meals. Turkey always takes the spotlight around Thanksgiving, but with diners craving more culinary diversity and becoming more adventurous eaters there’s plenty of room to break away from the standard “meat and three” plating and look to new twists on classic turkey prep.
Can you feel it in the air? It’s officially almost holiday season – a time that most everyone gets excited for. Introducing limited time offers, or LTOs, to your menu are one of the best ways to harness that excitement and drive incremental business throughout the holiday season. It’s important to be aware of the many factors that make an LTO successful. Here are some tips on how to make an LTO work for you: