bars & lounges

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

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

Last Super Bowl wasn’t a TD for Philadelphia bars & restaurants. Will this year be different? (Philadelphia Business Journal)

By Kenneth Hilario  –  Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal Feb 2, 2018   Cities with NFL teams typically see a bump in business during the Super Bowl, but the big day wasn’t so lucrative for Philadelphia establishments last year. That could change now that the Philadelphia Eagles ended their years-long drought at a chance at Super Bowl glory. But it could […]

Feb 02, 2018

How big of a cash cow is Super Bowl Sunday for DFW restaurants and bars? (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

BY PETER DAWSON  February 01, 2018 02:18 PM Party supply shops, grocery stores, liquor outlets. These are all businesses that expect to see a significant uptick in revenue this coming Super Bowl Sunday in major cities across the country. Surely local restaurants and bars are going to see increased profits from the NFL’s biggest […]

Feb 01, 2018

How Restaurants Can Manage Online Reviews (

BY MATT D’ANGELO / Technology / Last Modified: November 28, 2017 Managing your restaurant’s reviews can help drive revenue by up to 9 percent. Owning a restaurant means being at the mercy of your clientele – their opinions drive your reputation, and your reputation drives sales. With review websites such as Yelp and Google Reviews emerging as major […]

Nov 28, 2017

How the night before Thanksgiving became the ‘biggest drinking day of the year’ (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

By AMELIA RAYNO , STAR TRIBUNE November 22, 2017 – 8:47 AM The Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving always begins the same way at Cowboy Jack’s. The staff stocks special beer tubs, then moves most of the tables out to allow for a standing-room-only crowd in the Plymouth bar. They’re getting ready for what will be […]

Nov 22, 2017