Welcome to the CandyBar blog!

CandyBar is a customer engagement solution for brick-and-mortar retail stores, by the team at ReferralCandy. (Check out the latest features we’ve been coming up with to help you delight your customers!)...

/ September 20, 2017
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The 115 Best Restaurant Names (+Cafe and Bar Names) to Inspire You

First impressions matter; the name of your restaurant matters a lot. The best restaurant names conjure up images of delicious meals, wonderful ambience and perfect service. Just take a look...

/ January 16, 2020
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Why Frank Body’s Hotel Pink Is An Effective Loyalty Program For Customer Retention

Frank Body is an Australian skincare company known for their bold marketing copy and for selling coffee ground scrubs. With a modest starting capital of $5,000 and social marketing strategies,...

/ January 13, 2020

Why Your Restaurant Needs to Be Online Today (and How to Do It in 4 Easy Steps)

Did you know that 86% of consumers use delivery services at least once a month? This amounts to a large number of diners who have switched from going to a restaurant...

/ January 8, 2020
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The Top Restaurant Trends of 2020 (And a Recap Of Food Trends In 2019)

The food industry is constantly changing. For the past year, new trends in the food and beverage industry have popped up like experiential dining, meat blended with plants and home...

/ January 3, 2020

33 Of The Best Restaurant Blogs to Read For Anyone in F&B

Restaurant blogs might have some of the answers you need Click to Jump Restaurant blogs might have some of the answers you needThe Top 33 Restaurant Blogs A Restaurateur Should...

/ December 23, 2019
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The Ultimate Guide To Text Message Marketing (With Examples)

Most people carry their smartphones 24/7. It’s the first thing they grab in the morning. It’s a must-have to respond to emails and messages from your co-workers and boss. And...

/ December 18, 2019
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10 Adorable Examples of Instagram Marketing for your Pet Shop

Did you know that brand engagement is three times higher with Instagram Marketing than Facebook? Why? Because consumers are becoming increasingly visual. Big chunks of text don’t get us to...

/ December 18, 2019
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What you need for your online presence for brick and mortar stores

Even if you run a brick-and-mortar store, you need an online presence. If you’re not online, people can’t find you, your customers can’t share about you, and you may as...

/ December 12, 2019
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More than a Restaurant: How 73 @ Hillcrest is Building a Community

73@Hillcrest is a very special place. By day, it operates like a heartlands coffeeshop, selling Chinese, Japanese & Western cuisine, along with local coffee, or kopi. By night the regular...

/ December 12, 2019

3 Things To Consider When Hiring Employees

Hiring employees is an art. Every company in the world, including the best, are looking for ways to solve the staffing and recruitment problem. For small businesses, hiring employees can...

/ December 11, 2019