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Category: Restaurants


06.16.2020

Touchless Fountain Dispensers in a Post COVID-19 World

By Tim Harms

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #3   In the wake of COVID-19, restaurant and foodservice operators are looking for ways to make fountain drinks safer and more sanitary. Jose Hevia, CEO and Founder of Draftserv, shares about the software platform...

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06.2.2020

How Sports Sponsorships Are Sold

By Michael Kuhn

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #2   How does the PGA Tour attract big brands to pay big money for a sponsorship? Michael Kuhn, Enliven's Director of Account Services, shares insights from his time at the PGA Tour and running...

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05.19.2020

How to Get Every Cent Owed in a Beverage Deal

By Heather Neisen

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #1     Are you getting ripped off in your beverage contract? Heather Neisen, Enliven's Healthcare Practice Leader shares 3 simple tips for how to ensure you get every penny that you are due.  ...

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03.30.2020

Webinar: How Can I Engage My Beverage Supplier to Help Us Through the Crisis?

By Tim Harms

Are you engaging your beverage supplier to help you through the impact of COVID-19?   While there are no silver bullets to solve the issues we currently face, there are steps you can take to help. Enliven is offering a...

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03.23.2020

Creating Opportunities: A Response to COVID-19

By Tim Harms

A Personal Note from Tim Harms, Enliven's Managing Director   No, this is not another notice about the steps our company is taking to address COVID-19 (though we are taking many precautions). Nor is this an email reminding you to...

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02.4.2020

Are You Happy with Your Fountain Syrup Price Increases?

By Tim Harms

Do you let your key suppliers take annual price increases of 3%-5% with no underlying cost justification?   Of course you don't. Then why do you let Coke and Pepsi do it? Imagine your banker sent you a letter announcing...

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09.12.2019

The Best Customer Engagement Companies in the World Adopt Pouring Rights (And You Should Too)

By Tim Harms

The best customer engagement companies in the world benefit from pouring rights agreements with one of the two largest global beverage companies. These leading customer-focused organizations leverage the funding and the extensive consumer insights given by beverage companies to improve...

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07.31.2019

Five Things Your Soft Drink Representative Doesn’t Want You to Know

By enliven

You probably like your main soft drink company rep. He or she is probably a good person. You are probably not inclined to challenge him or her in any significant way. Your companies are partnered, after all. You’re in a...

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06.14.2019

Top Three Takeaways from the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show

By Jackie Barnes

The annual National Restaurant Association (“NRA”) show in Chicago is the premier foodservice conference. With nearly 45,000 attendees and over 2,300 exhibitors, this is a “must attend” event for restaurant operators. Seeing everything at the NRA show is almost impossible,...

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02.14.2019

What Happens When You Change Cola Suppliers?

By enliven

For over 30 years, I’ve watched people agonize over whether or not to switch their beverage supplier.  About half of that time, I was on the beverage company side, trying to convince restaurant operators to stay with or switch to...

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Category: Restaurants


06.16.2020

Touchless Fountain Dispensers in a Post COVID-19 World

By Tim Harms

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #3   In the wake of COVID-19, restaurant and foodservice operators are looking for ways to make fountain drinks safer and more sanitary. Jose Hevia, CEO and Founder of Draftserv, shares about the software platform...

Read Full Post

06.2.2020

How Sports Sponsorships Are Sold

By Michael Kuhn

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #2   How does the PGA Tour attract big brands to pay big money for a sponsorship? Michael Kuhn, Enliven's Director of Account Services, shares insights from his time at the PGA Tour and running...

Read Full Post

05.19.2020

How to Get Every Cent Owed in a Beverage Deal

By Heather Neisen

Enliven Beverage Deal Podcast Episode #1     Are you getting ripped off in your beverage contract? Heather Neisen, Enliven's Healthcare Practice Leader shares 3 simple tips for how to ensure you get every penny that you are due.  ...

Read Full Post

03.30.2020

Webinar: How Can I Engage My Beverage Supplier to Help Us Through the Crisis?

By Tim Harms

Are you engaging your beverage supplier to help you through the impact of COVID-19?   While there are no silver bullets to solve the issues we currently face, there are steps you can take to help. Enliven is offering a...

Read Full Post

03.23.2020

Creating Opportunities: A Response to COVID-19

By Tim Harms

A Personal Note from Tim Harms, Enliven's Managing Director   No, this is not another notice about the steps our company is taking to address COVID-19 (though we are taking many precautions). Nor is this an email reminding you to...

Read Full Post

02.4.2020

Are You Happy with Your Fountain Syrup Price Increases?

By Tim Harms

Do you let your key suppliers take annual price increases of 3%-5% with no underlying cost justification?   Of course you don't. Then why do you let Coke and Pepsi do it? Imagine your banker sent you a letter announcing...

Read Full Post

09.12.2019

The Best Customer Engagement Companies in the World Adopt Pouring Rights (And You Should Too)

By Tim Harms

The best customer engagement companies in the world benefit from pouring rights agreements with one of the two largest global beverage companies. These leading customer-focused organizations leverage the funding and the extensive consumer insights given by beverage companies to improve...

Read Full Post

07.31.2019

Five Things Your Soft Drink Representative Doesn’t Want You to Know

By enliven

You probably like your main soft drink company rep. He or she is probably a good person. You are probably not inclined to challenge him or her in any significant way. Your companies are partnered, after all. You’re in a...

Read Full Post

06.14.2019

Top Three Takeaways from the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show

By Jackie Barnes

The annual National Restaurant Association (“NRA”) show in Chicago is the premier foodservice conference. With nearly 45,000 attendees and over 2,300 exhibitors, this is a “must attend” event for restaurant operators. Seeing everything at the NRA show is almost impossible,...

Read Full Post

02.14.2019

What Happens When You Change Cola Suppliers?

By enliven

For over 30 years, I’ve watched people agonize over whether or not to switch their beverage supplier.  About half of that time, I was on the beverage company side, trying to convince restaurant operators to stay with or switch to...

Read Full Post
1 2 3