Transforming Data into Knowledge

We deliver Workforce, Financial, & Consumer Social benchmarks for the Restaurant Industry. We also host two amazing annual conferences: Summer Brand Camp and Global Best Practices.

Human Capital Performance

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    Membership Features
  • Monthly service-sector workforce analytics
  • Over 1.8 million employees tracked
  • Compensation, Turnover and Demographic metrics
  • Benchmark across 11 regions and over 180 DMAs
  • Compare your company against any major segment

Financial Capital Performance

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    Membership Features
  • 24 key revenue metrics reported on a weekly basis
  • Data collected from over 23,000 restaurant units
  • Tracking over 120 brands & 64 billion dollars in sales
  • Benchmark across 11 regions, 50 states and 193 DMAs
  • Compare your company against segments and/or cuisines
    Membership Features
  • Track your brand's reputation on the web
  • Classify social mentions by food, service, etc.
  • Built for restaurants by TDn2K and Social Strategy1
  • Compare social media data to ops metrics
  • BBI data integration
People Report
Black Box Intelligence
White Box Social Intelligence
Summer Brand Camp
Global Best Practices Conference

Strategies to Offset Minimum Wage Hikes

TDn2K™ (Transforming Data into Knowledge) recently conducted a poll regarding the minimum wage hikes taking place across the nation. The poll asked restaurant operators to share what strategies their companies are using to combat these wage hikes and subsequent compression issues. Compression issues occur when minimum wage increases for entry-level workers rise to the same … [Read more]

Does Turnover in the Service Sector Scare the Hell Out of You?

It should. The People Report™ 2016 Recruiting and Turnover Report makes me break into a cold sweat. While you're out there doing your best to hire leaders to steer your business in the right direction, about 33% of unit-level managers were terminated within a year of hire. You guys are struggling. The burden to be an owner, operator, line leader and … [Read more]

Leading Corporate Compensation & Benefits Research to Unveil Current Workforce Trends

The 2016 People Report™ Corporate Compensation and Benefits Survey (CCBS) has been launched by TDn2K™. This annual survey reveals decisive information about competitive compensation and how restaurant companies can craft attractive benefit packages in order to improve recruiting and retention. “The labor market for professional workers as well as operations managers has … [Read more]

Restaurant Industry Update: How Best-in-Class Companies Combat Challenges

TDn2K™ (Transforming Data into Knowledge) recently hosted its quarterly State of the Restaurant Industry webinar. This session featured guest speakers Margo Manning, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Dolf Berle, President and COO from Dave and Buster’s. Dave and Buster’s received the Diamond Catalyst Award this past January at the annual Global Best Practices … [Read more]

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    What others are saying
The use of Black Box has helped improve our overall performance in Same Store Sales and Guest Counts. We share this data weekly with our operators and it pushes them to improve their performance.
Mike Axiotis
Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group

If you really want to compete in this marketplace and particularly this economy and you’re not part of this organization you’re missing out on something very important.
Bill Spae
Vasari LLC

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