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  1. How to Increase your Restaurant Sales & Traffic on Weekdays?

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    With Fall the temperature begins to dip, the leaves change color, and the school year picks up again. With it people’s schedules become ever busier, juggling extracurricular activities like football and band practice. Getting everyone on the same schedule to sit down at a restaurant can seem challenging . But with some smart marketing and execution, you can increase your restaurant foot traffic and sales on a weekday by bringing in people looking for a quality meal amidst the chaos.

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  2. How to Handle Staffing Shortages in your Restaurant?

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    If the pandemic taught us one thing, it was that restaurants can survive even the most dire situations. The pandemic led to a lot of workers in the restaurant industry being let go because of government shutdowns, forcing restaurants to adapt on the fly. Now with restaurants opening back up, staffing shortages have become a plague on the restaurant industry. Hiring back the people that were laid off has become challenging, as well as, holding onto the workers a restaurant already has. Here are some tips to help deal with the staffing shortage restaurants are facing.

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  3. Tamper-Proof Labels Show No Signs of Slowing

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    The desire for takeout and on-the-go food has been on the rise for years, long before COVID-19 entered into our lives. People want to know that the food they order through their favorite delivery app, like UberEats or Doordash, is safe and free from prying hands. This is why tamper-proof labels are so important, and the need will only grow as time passes. Tamper-proof labels are becoming more important and more vital, and can help to provide a layer of confidence for customers. And in the current climate, consumer confidence is crucial for a company’s success. 

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  4. New Antimicrobial Paper Stock

    New Antimicrobial Paper Stock

    As your single-source print partner, we have sourced a new antimicrobial paper stock to improve our print capabilities. Antimicrobial paper protects against unwanted microbes that cause degradation, discoloration, staining, or odors. Color laser printable antimicrobial synthetic papers can be cleaned with soapy water, bleach or safely disinfected with a wide variety of alcohol-based cleaning agents without removing the print.

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  5. A Printing Upgrade Worth Mentioning

    As time passes, technological updates are needed, and we want to always provide our clients with the most up to date printing technology. At Dot It, we pride ourselves at providing quality printing for our business partners, which is why we are innovating our digital printing capabilities with a brand new digital printer. With our new digital printer, we will be able to better serve our clients printing needs. Our new digital printer will provide even better quality images for your business needs.

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    Our new digital printer will open up the creative possibilities for your business thanks to amazing features like the capability to print up to 95ppm Color/B&W output, supporting oversized prints up

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  6. Planning Now for Holiday LTO Success

    It might be August with the smells of backyard BBQs wafting through the air, but before you know it we will be trading in our shorts and t-shirts for warm clothes and hot pumpkin lattes. Which is why it is never too early to start preparing for your holiday season limited-time offers. With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas just a few months away, it is time to let Dot It prepare your business for successful holiday LTO rollouts.

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    When should I start planning holiday rollouts?

    There is no time like the present! Start planning your holiday LTOs today to get a jump on the competition. Being ahead of the game for holiday planning will prevent you from scrambling at the last minute to pull your holiday LTOs together, while setting

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  7. New Product Showcase: 3" Label Dispenser

    New Product Showcase: 3" Label Dispenser

    Dot It is excited to offer a new 3” label dispenser to our excellent product list. The label dispenser featured a patented design. It is a must-have for your commercial kitchen, as it will help you keep your labels organized, clean, and easily reachable.

     

    The 3” label dispenser fits a single 3” label roll, or a combination of 1” and 2” labels. The dispenser has non-skid feet and a plastic cover to keep your labels clean, dry, and free from food stains. Rolls of labels can be easily loaded into the dispenser and secured in place with a locking the plastic cover.

    The 3” Label Dispenser weighs less than half a pound. It can easily hang on a standard restaurant rack, allowing for convenient use. It is also built sturdy enough to sit by itself on your kitchen counter.

     

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  8. Official Video Premiere: SecureIt Exploding Nachos

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    Protecting your food and protecting your customers are two of our most important priorities. That is why we love our SecureIt tamper-evident labels, which are perfect for using on takeout, delivery, or catering packaging. See our new video entitled, “Exploding Nachos: SecureIt™ in Action”, to see how they work. 

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  9. How to Write an Employee Dress Code Policy (with Big Brand Examples)

    How to Write an Employee Dress Code Policy (with Big Brand Examples)

    Writing an employee dress code or uniform policy isn’t easy. There are a lot of factors to consider outside of the normal polo and slacks. Will everyone be issued a polo? Do you expect business casual button downs? What sort of shoes are allowed?

    You can create a uniform policy to give employees more creative space, or to keep your image consistent across the board, depending on your branding. Here are our tips on writing an employee dress code policy.

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  10. Buy One, Give One - Disposable Masks

    Buy One, Give One - Disposable Masks

    Dot It has partnered with Get Us PPE, a 501(c)(3) company, in an effort to help frontline workers and healthcare professionals get access to disposable facemasks. For every disposable facemask purchased, Dot It will donate a facemask to a frontline worker in need.

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