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The opportunity to learn from best-in-class CX deployments, insight on the latest of Internet of Things and how best to build the customer experience are just three of nearly a dozen reasons to attend the upcoming ICX Summit. The annual event, taking place June 5-7 in Dallas, draws highly-respected speakers and a robust audience hungry […]

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The Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Association today launched a new website redesign and new logo aimed at better reflecting the Association’s focus and growth. The new website unveils a new color scheme and a new logo for the Association, both more closely aligned with the branding of the partnered ICX Summit. “We wanted to create a […]

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Franchising is one of the fastest ways to grow a restaurant brand, but it’s no easy task. To help operators avoid common pitfalls and to learn about the new technology now available to help restaurateurs succeed, Networld Media Group is hosting two events focusing on franchise growth and innovation. The Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit […]

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The Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Association each year works to honor the individuals and organizations setting the pace in using technology to elevate the customer experience with its annual Elevate Awards. The awards, handed out at the Association’s annual ICX Summit in Dallas, recognize excellence in ICX content at the point of wait and point of sale, […]

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FastCasual.com is taking nominations for its annual list of Top 100 Movers & Shakers, which honors the brands and executives leading the fast casual restaurant industry, said Cherryh Cansler, director of editorial for Networld Media Group, the parent company of FastCasual. “This ‘who’s hot list’ recognizes growth and sales accomplishments but also honors trendsetters and […]

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Customers are well-informed and more demanding than ever, which is why so many brands rely on a variety of technologies to meet their needs. Moe’s Southwest Grill is no exception. “(Guests) want (food) clean, customized and convenient without sacrificing an experience that they value over just the food,” said Bruce Schroder, president of Moe’s Southwest […]

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The Interactive Customer Experience Association has released a new customer experience database and map that shows where the best in-venue experiences are located around the globe. “Probably the No. 1 thing our end-user members have been asking for is a compendium of great customer experience examples,” said Christopher Hall, the managing director of the Association. […]

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Today's most successful restaurant brands are venturing beyond their home countries. In fact, the trend is so hot that food service franchises took 19 spots on Entrepreneur's 2016 list of Top 50 global franchises, which is one reason the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit is making its European debut, July 18-20, 2017 at London's Grange City Hotel. [...]

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Which Wich Superior Sandwiches founder Jeff Sinelli will headline the annual Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, March 28–30, 2017, in Dallas. The chief vibe officer of the 500-unit chain best known for its customizable sandwiches, creative ordering system and personalized sandwich bag, will discuss his take on entrepreneurship and taking risks. "Jeff will share with [...]

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Restaurants face a variety of challenges when it comes to operations management, but few are as important as implementing solid kitchen systems, said Rick Caron, SVP of Innovation at Manitowoc Foodservice, who will discuss proper kitchen design and technology at the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, March 29-31 at The Highland Dallas. In his presentation, […]

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Several of the restaurant industry’s heaviest hitters have agreed to share tips and business practices at this year’s Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, slated for March 29-31 in Dallas. “We had already booked some of the industry’s top leaders to speak, including Dairy Queen’s EVP of marketing and Fazoli’s CEO, but we’ve also just confirmed […]

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The report “Digital Signage In Retail 101” is now available as a free download from DigitalSignagetoday.com. Sponsored by digital signage hardware and software solutions provider Mvix, the report details how digital signage is affecting all aspects of the retail environment, including wayfinding, point of decision, point of purchase, branding/ambiance and customer experience. “Digital signage is […]

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The ICX Association kicks off its ICX Symposium series in Atlanta on October 27 and 28 with an event titled, Inflection Point: The Future Tech of Customer Experience. The symposium, which takes place at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel, explores the impact of next generation computing technology, which will equip B2C brands with the means […]

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The publishers of restaurant industry news website FastCasual.com have announced the three finalists for “The Perfect Pitch” contest after an open nominations process. The finalists will present their concept to a panel of restaurant experts and a live audience on Oct. 20 in Miami during the Fast Casual Executive Summit at the Mandarin Oriental. The […]

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Networld Media Group is accepting nominations for its first annual awards presentation in conjunction with the ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit, which is to be held on Sept. 9-11 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The three award categories are: Most Innovative Financial Institution Most Innovative ATM Technology Most Innovative Mobile Technology Judges for […]

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On Monday evening, the Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Association handed out their 2015 ICX Association Excellence Awards to 14 winners in the categories of digital signage, kiosk & self-service and mobile, as applied across many vertical markets. The awards, judged by a panel of 24 industry experts, recognize achievement in the use of technology to […]

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FastCasual.com’s editorial team has released its annual list of the industry’s most significant brands and trends, awarding Panera Bread the top spot. The 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers publication is now available for download and comes after an awards gala Sunday in Chicago. Sponsored by Taylor Company, the gala honored the Top […]

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The Virtual Currency Today Summit produced by Networld Media Group, publishers of Virtual Currency Today, ATM Marketplace and Mobile Payments Today, held its first annual show April 29 at the Back Bay Hilton in Boston. Filling an informational need to keep abreast of a rapidly developing technology, the Virtual Currency Today Summit addressed a number […]

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Networld Media Group (NMG) today announced that Cherryh Butler has returned as editor of FastCasual.com and will also oversee three of the company’s other news sites, QSRWeb.com, PizzaMarketplace.com and RetailCustomerExperience.com. “Cherryh is a well-known industry veteran reporter in many of the verticals we cover. She will be developing and providing rich content not only for […]

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Networld Media Group today announces the launch of the Interactive Customer Experience Association (ICXA), which will promote and accelerate the convergence of customer experience technologies and disciplines across all consumer channels. “The need for ICXA reflects a rising emphasis among brands to create superior customer experiences through multiple technologies,” said Networld Media Group’s CEO, Tom […]

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Despite their market volatility, bitcoin and other virtual currencies are fast becoming a growing topic of conversation around the future of the payments ecosystem. Both online and brick-and-mortar merchants are starting to accept bitcoin, giving consumers innovative payment options, while in turn benefiting from lower transaction fees. Wallet providers, bitcoin ATMs and debit cards are […]

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Paul Price, an accomplished speaker and thought leader on technology and its role in 21st century marketing, is set to give the opening keynote presentation at the Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit, to be held June 28-30 in Chicago. Price’s presentation is entitled “The Wow Factor of Interactive Customer Experiences.” In today’s competitive landscape, it’s […]

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Virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, are gaining traction with consumers and merchants as a way to pay for a growing variety of goods and services. The Virtual Currency Today Summit (VCTS) will explore this trend and how businesses can benefit from it. The conference takes place on April 29 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay. […]

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Networld Media Group announces its first-ever Virtual Currency Today Summit. This meeting of the minds among high-level industry executives will convene on April 29, 2015, at Boston’s Back Bay Hilton and will be produced collaboratively by the editorial teams at Networld’s MobilePaymentsToday.com, RetailCustomerExperience.com and ATMmarketplace.com. The Summit will explore: When, why and how digital currency […]

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Networld Media Group has announced the launch of Virtual Currency Today, a new primary resource for businesses, organizations, institutions and others seeking to better understand how to integrate virtual currencies such as Bitcoin into their payment structures and day-to-day operations. Virtual Currency Today will:     Provide the latest details on critical technologies and processes enabling businesses […]

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Massive data breaches, such as the one that struck Target last December, have many in the payments industry talking about what additional security measures merchants, financial institutions and transaction processors must take to protect consumers’ personal data, including credit and debit card accounts. That discussion will be the focus of a general session at the […]

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Networld Media Group (NMG) announced today that it has re-launched all 10 of its digital media properties with a contemporary new web design that is responsive and optimized for the full spectrum of computing and mobile devices. “With the nexus of web browsing and online social engagement shifting from computers to mobile devices, it was […]

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“The 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers” publication was released this morning for download, after an awards gala last night in Chicago, timed to coincide with the National Restaurant Association tradeshow. Both “The Top 100” and the event were sponsored by restaurant equipment manufacturer, Henny Penny. Judges determined the top 50 brands based […]

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Networld Media Group has announced the slate of panelists for the “C-Level Roundtable” closing general session at the 2014 CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit in Chicago on Aug. 20. Panelists include: ●    Baron Concors, Chief Digital Officer, Pizza Hut ●    Don Fox, Chief Executive Officer, Firehouse Subs ●    Jared Miller, Chief Technology Officer, Atlanta Falcons ●    Frank Paci, President and […]

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The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit will take place Sept. 10-12, 2014 at the Capital Hilton, just blocks away from the White House in Washington, DC. This year’s Summit will kick off with a session discussing and debating the convergence of Bitcoin, ATMs & mobile payments. Bitcoin is the peer-to-peer payment system or […]

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Marketing guru Jeff Fromm, executive vice president of Barkley advertising agency and co-author of “Marketing to Millennials,” will keynote the ninth annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 12-14 in Denver. In his presentation, “How to Supercharge Your Brand with Integrated Marketing,” Fromm will teach brand leaders how to create integrated marketing programs to inspire their […]

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