Client Stories: Improving Your Margins

Margins have always been razor thin for restaurants. Learn how Popmenu clients are removing third party fees and growing sales with less labor and a smaller marketing budget.

New York Ice Cream Shop Nearly Doubles Online Ordering Revenue While They Were Supposed to Be Closed

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A view of the front of Two Scoops Ice Cream including their sign out front promoting their salty caramel truffle Sunday

Normally on hiatus throughout the winter, Hamburg, NY ice cream shop, 2 Scoops saw an opportunity to bring in revenue during the off-season while also warming guests' hearts. Using Popmenu's Ordering Events, the creamery offered guests an opportunity to order and pick up delicious ice cream cakes to celebrate Valentine's Day. 2 Scoops sold out their ice cream cakes in one single weekend, earning them 1.8x more revenue in 3 days than they earned in 3 months of regular online orders.

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Japanese restaurant drives more revenue with Popmenu

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A dish from Teppanyaki Time of chicken skewers with sesame seeds

By providing offers on online ordering, such as $2 off when guests leave a review or 15% off takeout orders, Teppanyaki Time has seen over $7.7k in revenue in 4 months—7x the value of discounts given. What’s more? The Japanese eatery attaches offers to smart messages—emails that send automatically after guests perform specific actions, saving their team precious time on email marketing efforts while still keeping their restaurant top-of-mind with guests.

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Malaysian restaurant sees ‘Phat’ growth with Popmenu

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An interior photo of Phat Eatery restaurant & a client of Popmenu

By combining their creative cuisine with Popmenu’s ordering events, the restaurant creates special menus that can be ordered from in advance and sold for limited quantities. This strategy boosted average ticket sizes  by as much as 190% on holidays like Thanksgiving. What’s more, centralizing these orders in a single dashboard makes it easier for the team to prepare and manage requests.

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Bay Area Pizzeria Earns a Larger Slice of Revenue with Popmenu

GIOIA Pizza logo and Popmenu client.

GIOIA Pizzeria is a popular restaurant in the Bay Area known for delicious New York Style pizza made with fresh, local ingredients. When looking for a better way to manage their online business and, customer relationships for their Berkeley and San Francisco shops, they turned to Popmenu. By utilizing Popmenu’s suite of tools, including first-party online ordering, AI-powered answering, and Popmenu’s marketing consulting service, Boost, GIOIA was able to easily manage their restaurant’s online presence, engage guests in a meaningful way, and grow sales.

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Alaskan Pub Makes a Good Call By Using AI Phone Answering

Local's Pub & Pizzeria logo and a Popmenu client.

Locals Pub & Pizzeria is a single-location bar and grill located in Wasilla, Alaska, known for their friendly, relaxing atmosphere, specialty menu items, and extensive selection of local and domestic brews. Despite struggling with inflation, staffing shortages, and supply chain issues, the restaurant managed to surpass $2.5 million in annual sales and has their eyes set on hitting $3 million in the coming years. To achieve this goal, Locals has implemented new technology tools that help them earn more revenue without adding more to the already lengthy to-do list that comes with running a restaurant.

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