#ComeBackStrong 🔥 Fireside Chat with DataHawks
This week's 10-minute Fireside Chat (minus the fire) sees Head Hawk and all-round data guru Victoria Searl, founder of DataHawks, chat with Dan Brookman about how data and tech has been at the forefront of everything in hospitality over the last year and how operators can harness this to take back control of their business.
One month to go: Mother's Day inspiration by operator type
Hospitality operators were feeling the love on Valentine’s Day with cook-at-home meal kits selling out weeks in advance. For the hard-hit industry, Mother’s Day is the next big opportunity to generate additional sales, with consumers looking to spend more and treat their mums for the second Mothers Day in lockdown. Stuck for inspiration for what your venue might be able to do? Team Toggle has put together some ideas that we’d love to treat our mums to for the special day.
How to engage and motivate your furloughed staff
“Look after your staff first and the rest will follow” is a mantra of business but, with 83% of leaders in the hospitality sector having furloughed staff, ensuring that workforces continue to be engaged and motivated is just one of many hurdles that operators have encountered over the last year.
#ComeBackStrong 🔥 Fireside Chat with White Doe
This week's 10-minute Fireside Chat (minus the fire) sees the Mary Poppins of finance for the hospitality world Alison Wong, founder of White Doe, chat with Dan Brookman about the key things operators need to think about (and action now!) to ensure the strongest return when lockdown is lifted.
Sheffield City Council partners with Toggle to launch new indoor market voucher scheme and support traders
2020 was a tough year for everyone, including the traders at Sheffield’s Moor Market, and Sheffield Council didn’t want to let Christmas pass without doing something special for the people of the city.
#ComeBackStrong - How to avoid leaving money on the table, with James Newman, Brain Fuud
Most restaurants businesses are not pricing correctly, resulting in lost margin. In addition to this, many brands default to discounting which kills profit and damages brand image in the long term.
#ComeBackStrong 🔥 Fireside Chat with The Advanced Sales Network
Our CEO Dan Brookman has been chatting with Rupert Macfarlane, founder and MD of The Advanced Sales Network, about pre-booking and how the public is likely to interact with hospitality operators in a post-pandemic world.
An easy guide to the national days that hospitality businesses should tap into
There is any number of weird and wonderful days that we all see on social media and on the news - National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, anyone? - but how do you know what’s coming up? And what’s the point of getting involved as a hospitality operator?
Our favourite Valentine’s Day gifts for 2021
Our Togglers have done a wonderful job at creating unique and exciting Valentine’s Day gifts this year! From using Toggle promotions to give a little extra love, to packaging up their products in a box, for guests to enjoy at home!If you’re still to organise a present for your special someone (or yourself), don’t worry, our Cupids have got you covered. Here’s a few of our favourite gifting ideas for Valentine’s Day 2021...
Guest Blog: Opportunism favours the brave
With every hospitality sector news update there is further proof that while clearly, we are still underwater, and will be for some time to come, there is also a growing number of start-up vehicles building teams and war chests to capitalise on the inevitable fallout.