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The Straight Up Blog

March 08, 2022

How To Reduce Inventory Shrinkage At Your Bar or Restaurant

In our last blog, we talked about what inventory shrinkage is for bars and restaurants and the top five causes. If you have already read the blog, you...
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March 04, 2022

5 Common Causes Of Bar and Restaurant Inventory Shrinkage

When shrinkage is substantial, it can significantly decrease your restaurant or bar’s profitability. You will find restaurant and bar inventory shrink...
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February 22, 2022

5 Ways to Increase Your Restaurant’s Profit Margins

Most restaurants have narrow profit margins, typically somewhere between 3 and 6 percent. There’s a range of factors that impact those margins, from r...
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February 17, 2022

The Top Five Trends Impacting Restaurants and Bars in 2022

The hospitality industry has experienced some significant changes and challenges over the past couple of years. The pandemic has completely upended th...
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February 03, 2022

Bar Management: Alcohol Delivery & Collection Laws in the US & Canada

Over the course of the pandemic, restaurants have had to pivot to takeout and delivery-only models as regulations and lockdowns meant that many restau...
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January 31, 2022

Restaurant and Bar Inventory: Tips For Managing Your Wine Inventory

The amount of wine a restaurant or bar has on hand in their beverage inventory varies from one location to the next. 
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January 13, 2022

How To Reduce Dead Stock and Sell Slow-Moving Stock in Your Bar

Dead stock, also known as inventory obsolescence, is surplus inventory that your bar is not likely to sell in the foreseeable future. It is something ...
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January 10, 2022

Optimize Inventory: How To Calculate Bar or Restaurant Reorder Points

Optimizing your ordering process is critical to ensuring that your bar or restaurant has the inventory it needs to meet demand. It also helps minimize...
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December 29, 2021

Checklist: Are You Ready to Own a Hospitality Franchise?

Are you tired of grinding out long hours in the hospitality sector? Complete this must-have assessment to see if you’re ready to become your own boss....
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December 28, 2021

How to Reduce High Turnover Among Bar Staff

Managing a bar and restaurant means having to deal with employee turnover rates that you simply just don't see in other industries. In fact, according...
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December 16, 2021

How Restaurants and Bars are Addressing Workforce Challenges?

After the past two years of lockdowns and restrictions on the hospitality industry, pent-up consumer demand means it should be a booming time for rest...
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