2016 Election Campaign to Cut Unfair Restaurant Taxes

2016 Election Campaign to Cut Unfair Restaurant Taxes

With the upcoming Federal Election Restaurant owners need to think about who they will be voting for,  everyone seems to have a reason you should vote for them and so the M4R Team thought we would would come up with our Election Policies for 2016!  Too many...
Is Priceline / OpenTable about to acquire Tripadvisor?

Is Priceline / OpenTable about to acquire Tripadvisor?

Skift is reporting that Priceline, the owner of OpenTable, may be looking to acquire TripAdvisor.  Dennis Schall writes that Priceline has talked about it’s unappreciated competitive moat, and an acquisition of TripAdvisor would make a big statement and widen...

Tripadvisor fake reviews

I received an email this week from Tripadvisor encouraging reviews to be written about Restaurants that I have never visited.  Tripadvisor fake reviews create a lot of stress for Restaurant owners, with many not knowing how to respond to them. It is also a big concern...
Zomato Australia launches Restaurant Online Ordering

Zomato Australia launches Restaurant Online Ordering

Hospitality Magazine is reporting that this week Zomato Australia launched their online ordering app.  What does it mean for your Restaurant? The article claims that Zomato has launched in Melbourne with 400 Restaurants using the services, which they are expecting to...
OpenTable buys AS Digital / Respak for undisclosed sum

OpenTable buys AS Digital / Respak for undisclosed sum

The WSJ is reporting that table management software and BookaRestaurant.com company, AS Digital has been purchased by Pricline Group owned OpenTable. Open Table, which employed CEO Lisa Hasen in January this year, has yet to start operation in Australia which is...