Product Intelligence Supporting Examples

April 30, 2014

Michael Kasavana, Ph.D., NAMA Endowed Professor, School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University, introduced a redesigned menu engineering model borrowed from the foodservice sector, and tailored it to the vending and micro market industry. Kasavana presented the model, called Product Intelligence, to attendees of the NAMA OneShow session, Product Engineering: Pricing Drives Success on April 9. Download the example tables using the link in the upper right. Full article. 


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How To Solve The Product Mix And Pricing Puzzle

April 22, 2014
Low cost of goods doesn’t translate to higher profits. Operators must measure the contributed margin of an item to reap the greatest rewards on their product and menu mixes.