How to improve your QSR operations

BACK It’s not surprising that during the Covid-19 pandemic foot fall traffic fell rapidly for quick service restaurants (QSR) as people followed the government’s advice and stayed home. With ever-changing regulations, day to day operations were constantly changing and it was difficult to keep up. Fast forward a few years and now we’re in a […]

3 ways to boost your sales in a downturn

BACK With the arrival of another New Year, hospitality businesses up and down the UK are attempting to look ahead with optimism – but not all are easily doing so.  After all, it has been a grim time for many, buffeted by factors like high energy costs and employee shortages. So it’s no wonder that, […]

What’s hot in online ordering this year?

BACK For many people January is not a popular month. But with these tips, we’re confident it will be a good one for you. Try not to think of this as another trends blog but more a couple of opportunities that could help you build your online ordering presence and effectiveness, not just as a […]

2022 wrapped

BACK This year, we traveled to the moon and back 3.2 times delivering customer orders, that’s 1.5million km! And not a single mile would have been possible without the hard work of our partners and of course the Slerp team. This time last year, we talked of a feeling of uncertainty in hospitality as 2021 […]

2023 trends

BACK 2022 has been a rollercoaster year. I’m not sure anyone could have predicted everything that would happen or the trends that would emerge and evolve. However, here we are, approaching 2023 and we’re going to give it our best shot. So if you’re looking for any tips or suggestions for the new year, this […]

Christmas is out, Veganuary is in

BACK Veganism is a ‘trend’ that isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The number of vegans in the UK has increased by over 40% in the last 12 months alone. This is to be expected as signs of climate change become more prevalent. Veganism is known for being one of the best ways consumers […]

Basilico – how to take back control with D2C

BACK Basilico are a premium pizza delivery business. They started nearly 25 years ago with the core purpose of bringing proper Italian wood fired pizza to the UK. They are a franchise with 11 different franchisees operating all across central London. Their menu is made up of the absolute classics all using proper Italian ingredients. As […]

Are Gen Z the next big opportunity in hospitality?

BACK When you hear the term ‘Gen Z’ what likely springs to mind is teens and TikTok. You might assume they are young and without very much buying power compared to their older generations. And whilst they may be young, the latter is definitely false. Born between 1997 and 2012, a Generation ‘Z’ can be […]

The Slerp Christmas Checklist

BACK Christmas is a big time of year for the majority of industries, and you don’t need us to tell you how important it is for hospitality. Whether customers are eating out, ordering in or hosting dinner parties with meal kits, food is a big part of the holiday and customers love to treat themselves […]

Now is the time to launch D2C

BACK We’re not about to stress you out with talk of ‘uncertain times’. We hear enough of that in the news. It’s completely understandable for hospitality businesses to be nervous right now, but at Slerp rather than thinking about uncertainties, we like to control the controllables. And one of those “controllables” could be the development […]