White Papers

The Monitor's library of white papers will make you more knowledgeable on a number of subjects near and dear to your net worth. Written by experts in their field, these detailed reports provide the latest thinking on everything from financing, valuation and selling your restaurant business.


3 Trends Driving M&A in the Restaurant Industry


Following the end of the Great Recession, consumer spending on food outside of the home resumed, the restaurant industry recovered and competition grew. Download this white paper to learn how restaurant groups, private equity firms and restaurant owner-operators are turning to M&A for the right deals to grow, diversify or otherwise capitalize on current market opportunities.

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Netsuite for Restaurants:  A Unified Solution to Manage Your Restaurant Chain


Many restaurant chains operating disparate software applications contend with process delays, high costs and poor visibility that complicate franchisee transactions and financial and supply chain management. Download this whitepaper to learn how NetSuite dramatically improves business visibility and agility, allowing your company to focus on delighting diners.

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How to Calculate Return on Equity and Get Really Rich


True wealth creation comes from having a business that can produce an equity return that exceeds what other investors would require from similar investments.  Understanding how to calculate that return on equity is the key to getting really rich, and is explained in this article by STORE Capital CEO Christopher Volk.

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Optimizing Your Restaurant’s Working Capital through ePayables


Historically, restaurants have been a cash business, which in turn has heavily influenced the way owners and operators managed their working capital. However, the shift to paperless payment methods is impacting the way the industry operates. Download this white paper to learn how restaurant owners and operators are integrating ePayables to improve and grow their access to working capital.

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Transform Paper Invoices Into Actionable Insights


Accounts payable is an inefficient, paper-based, manual process that costs restaurants valuable time and money. Plate IQ automates the process, resulting in quicker and more accurate invoice processing while delivering valuable insights into food costs and purchasing strategy.

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Serving Up A Fresh Approach To Growth


Learn how more than 200 leading restaurant brands are using guest data to respond to
challenges like increased competition, declining guest loyalty, and measuring marketing effectiveness.

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