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Hospitality like-for-like sales up 57% as consumers return to pubs and restaurants

The cold weather didn't deter customers as thousands flocked to pubs and restaurants on outdoor reopening day. Analysis from Wi5 reveals like-for-like sales from pre-lockdown in November were up 161% for operators.

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How the Beehive Pub & Restaurant embraced mobile Order & Pay to adapt through lockdown

Learn how The Beehive Pub & Restaurant in White Waltham has adapted through lockdown to provide a Click & Collect service on its signature meals and premium grocery items.

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How to adapt for takeaway

Hints and tips to adapt your business for takeout – whether that’s turning your usual dine-in venue to a pickup, or partnering with a local takeaway or food truck.

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Case Studies

How Caddies increased speed of service and spend per head

Given the dwell time in venue, the Caddies team wanted to be able to find a way to encourage customers to order additional beverages and increase their spend per head.

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How Crêpeaffaire improved efficiency & increased ATV by 30%

Keen to further embrace technology, in January 2020, Crêpeaffaire selected Wi5 as its mobile Order & Pay partner in the UK, integrating directly into its Lightspeed ePOS.

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Wi5 comments on the selling of customer data harvested by contact-tracing companies.

“It’s recently come to light that companies collecting data for restaurants and pubs to help them fulfil their contact-tracing duties are harvesting that confidential customer information to sell on. Legal experts are warning of a “privacy crisis” caused by these companies passing on customers’ data to marketers, credit companies, insurance brokers and who knows who else."

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Resources

Benefits of enabling pickup

With curfews, social distancing and local lockdowns now is the time to think carefully about your collection strategy.

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Case Studies

“It’s so easy to use” | Why staff and customers at Rosa’s Thai Cafe are embracing mobile Order & Pay

With roots in Thailand and locations across the UK, Rosa’s Thai Cafe serves authentic Thai food in a relaxed atmosphere putting genuine hospitality and great food at the heart of everything they do. 

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Patisserie Valerie appoint Wi5 to enable Click & Collect

Patisserie Valerie announced today it will be launching its ‘Click & Collect’ service across 42 of its UK patisseries before rolling out to its full estate

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Sales increase in hospitality industry despite the new measures: Wi5 comments on the first weekend of trading following the latest Covid regulations. 

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How to simply implement table service with mobile Order & Pay

With a 10pm curfew for all pubs, restaurants and bars and compulsory table service coming into effect from Thursday 24th September, now is the perfect time to review your mobile Order & Pay options.

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Opinion

Resolutions we can all make to help the industry we love

Simple pledges we can all make this month to play our part in reinvigorating the hospitality industry.

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