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The Straight Up Blog

January 13, 2022

How To Reduce Dead Stock and Sell Slow-Moving Stock in Your Bar

Dead stock, also known as inventory obsolescence, is surplus inventory that your bar is not likely to sell in the foreseeable future. It is something ...
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January 10, 2022

Optimize Inventory: How To Calculate Bar or Restaurant Reorder Points

Optimizing your ordering process is critical to ensuring that your bar or restaurant has the inventory it needs to meet demand. It also helps minimize...
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December 29, 2021

Checklist: Are You Ready to Own a Hospitality Franchise?

Are you tired of grinding out long hours in the hospitality sector? Complete this must-have assessment to see if you’re ready to become your own boss....
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December 28, 2021

How to Reduce High Turnover Among Bar Staff

Managing a bar and restaurant means having to deal with employee turnover rates that you simply just don't see in other industries. In fact, according...
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December 16, 2021

How Restaurants and Bars are Addressing Workforce Challenges?

After the past two years of lockdowns and restrictions on the hospitality industry, pent-up consumer demand means it should be a booming time for rest...
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December 13, 2021

The Great Resignation: Tips for Attracting Top Talent to Your Bar

Over the past year the "Great Resignation" has had a serious impact on the hospitality industry's ability to hire staff members. Restaurants and bars ...
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November 30, 2021

7 Ways Your Bar Inventory Spreadsheet is Failing You

Spreadsheets are a seemingly simple tool for managing bar inventory – they can be organized by storage locations, data is easy to enter, the software ...
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November 22, 2021

10 Rules for Successful Organization of Your Bar Inventory

Are you frustrated by time-consuming and inaccurate inventory counts that aren’t improving the profitability of your bar? We’ve discussed the benefits...
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November 16, 2021

How Bar Inventory Management can Help Prevent Bar Theft

Nobody wants to think that their employees are stealing from them, but it is an unfortunate reality at many restaurants and bars - thankfully bar inve...
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November 15, 2021

How to Properly Clean Pour Spouts, and How it Helps Your Inventory

Pour spouts are probably the most exciting part about working behind a bar… Said no one ever. Sure, it might not be the most glamorous topic. But let’...
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November 12, 2021

Are You Making These 5 Common Bar Inventory Management Mistakes?

Bar inventory management has a number of benefits. It gives you oversight of your stock, helps you make better ordering decisions, and it provides ins...
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