Job Growth in 2011

The hospitality Industry is leading the job growth in Ohio this year.  Ohio’s unemployment rate was 7.7 percent in January, down from 7.9 percent in December, according to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Service-providing … Continue reading

Pinnacle Hospitality Systems Featured

Pinnacle Hospitality Systems was featured in the Ohio Restaurant Association News on February 1, 2012.  Pinnacle is the premier POSitouch provider for the foodservice markets in Ohio, Florida and Alabama. As a leader in the point of sale systems, Pinnacle … Continue reading

Pinnacle President Attends Thought Leadership Summit

This weekend, Pinnacle Hospitality Systems President Don Potter is attending the Retail Solutions Providers Association’s Annual Thought Leadership Summit, “INSPIRE2012”. Every winter this conference is located in a tropical get-a-away and this year’s destination happened to be in the enchanting country … Continue reading

Quick-Serve Restaurant Stocks Beat the Rest of the Restaurant Industry in 2011

Quick-serve restaurant stocks beat the rest of the restaurant industry in 2011. The quick-serve industry as a whole saw a rise in stock values as it our-performed the rest of the restaurant industry. The S&P 500’s restaurant sub-index consists of … Continue reading

Want to Redo Your Menu? Just Blame the Federal Menu-Labeling Law

This year the federal menu-labeling law will go into effect; requiring restaurants with 20 or more locations to provide calorie count and nutritional information on menus and menuboards. While some restaurant owners are in panic over the pending implications, others … Continue reading

Restaurants Mark Strongest Net Positive Sales Since 2007

This just out from the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI): Restaurants mark strongest net positive sales since 2007. The RPI is a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry. It … Continue reading