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How much do Utahns spend at restaurants? (Deseret News, Utah)

By Herb Scribner @HerbScribner Published: March 16, 2018 Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News Lindsay Ermidis of Salt Lake City walks her dog Zoe, 3, at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 15, 2018. SALT LAKE CITY — A new data analysis from Womply identified Utah as the sixth-best state for consumer spending on independent restaurants. […]

Mar 16, 2018

Last call for Farouk | Eastern Market ice cream shop adds crepes pop-up | Food trucks kick off season with Irish flair (Crain’s Detroit Business)

A weekly roundup of local food, drink and restaurant news By Laura Cassar Joe Vaughn via Rattlesnake Club Farouk Elhaje tended bar in Detroit for 58 years. A weekly roundup of local food, drink and restaurant news. Last call for bartender Farouk Longtime restaurant regulars and well-known alumni of some of Detroit’s most iconic restaurants […]

Mar 16, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day a boon for restaurants in Kentucky, study says (The Lane Report, Kentucky)

St. Patrick’s Day is a good holiday for small, local restaurants in Kentucky. The data science team at Womply analyzed transactions at 26,000 independent eateries in all 50 states for every day of the 2017 calendar year to get a full view of consumer behavior. One timely finding: St. Patrick’s Day is the 3rd-best holiday […]

Mar 15, 2018

Wichita bars and restaurants shouldn’t get their hopes up for big sales this week (The Wichita Eagle)

BY CARRIE RENGERS March 15, 2018  It’s hard to imagine the NCAA Tournament being anything but a boon for Wichita, but the San Francisco software company Womply says that’s not necessarily going to be the case. “It’s strange,” says Brad Plothow, vice president of marketing and communications. “When we look at the data, we’re constantly surprised … by how consumer […]

Mar 15, 2018

Primal Madness (The Daily Progress)

BY MELISSA CASTRO  Mar 12, 2018  At Boylan Heights, students watch Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter play in the ACC Tournament championship game on Saturday. The bar expects to be packed again Friday, when Virginia competes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. ZACK WAJSGRAS/THE DAILY PROGRESS Adharsh McCabe has 30 years of experience running businesses and […]

Mar 13, 2018

The biggest threats to merchants have moved online (The Green Sheet)

By Barry Davis Womply For many small business owners, merchant-level salespeople (MLSs) are viewed as trusted advisors, not just salespeople. At Womply, we routinely hear stories of merchants asking their MLSs to help them with everything from setting up a business website to staying Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliant and everything in between. […]

Mar 12, 2018

New Mexico restaurants see more green on this holiday than Valentine’s Day and others, according to report (Albuquerque Business First)

By Justina Grant  – News intern, Albuquerque Business First Mar 9, 2018, 2:33pm MST   Despite living in the desert, people in New Mexico sure know how to celebrate green. While restaurants are known to fill up on traditional holidays like Valentine’s Day or Easter, a recent study by Womply revealed that the best holiday of the year […]

Mar 09, 2018

The team giving Philadelphia bars a boost during March Madness (Philadelphia Business Journal)

By Kenneth Hilario – Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal Mar 7, 2018, 7:53am EST   March Madness translates to spikes in revenue for Philadelphia restaurants and bars, which perform better than the national average when the Villanova University Wildcats take to the court. March Madness only gives local businesses a small, 6 percent bump in revenue during the tournament, […]

Mar 07, 2018

Don’t Wait for Motivation: Why Your Company’s Growth Depends on Today’s Action (Inc.)

Success is not about never messing up, but more about taking enough action so that success is unavoidable. By Mareo McCracken    Revenue leader, Movemedical @cmareoj   Feet die, you die. I heard that every day. We all did. No matter what position we were playing or what situation we were in, you could hear the coach yelling “Feet […]

Feb 16, 2018

Utah’s Leaders Must Own The Success, And Struggles, Of All Employees (Silicon Slopes)

By Mark Smith   The social contract between employees and employers is undergoing rapid change. There are plenty of reasons for this: dramatic changes in technology, cultural amalgamation of global workforces, and the rise of Millennials. For Utah’s leaders, one trend that’s especially important is the shift of power toward front-line employees. In the past, […]

Feb 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day’s impact on Arizona restaurants (Money Radio 1510 AM)

Feb 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day is a dud for Colorado, national restaurants: Report (Denver Business Journal)

By Ben Miller  –  Contributing Writer   For Colorado restaurants, Valentine’s Day is just another day of the year, with nothing special in terms of diners spending lots more money. That’s according to a new report from California business analysis firm Womply, which indicated that Feb. 14 was only the 101st-best sales day of the year for Colorado restaurants. […]

Feb 14, 2018

Why you may be able to get a restaurant reservation on Valentine’s Day (Denver7 ABC)

Feb 14, 2018

Why some small restaurants hate Valentine’s Day (USA Today)

Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY (Photo: Devin Cremer) Love will be in the air as couples across the nation share romantic Valentine’s Day dinners at their favorite intimate restaurants. But don’t expect the affection to be shared by many small restaurant owners, who find they aren’t raking in the big profits that one might expect on […]

Feb 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day just another day for most Arkansas restaurants (Times Record)

By John Lovett / Times Record /    Unless it’s a small, intimate venue like 21 West End in downtown Fort Smith, local restaurants are not likely to be booked up in Arkansas on Valentine’s Day. According to a report from Womply, the business analysis group, Valentine’s Day is actually the 105th best sales […]

Feb 14, 2018

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