Black Box Financial Intelligence™
Track Sales & Traffic, Benchmark Financial Performance
Unlock opportunities that drive sales
Black Box Financial Intelligence™ helps you and your operators see the macro and micro trends in the market, then compare them to the overall industry and your competitors to unlock opportunities that drive sales, traffic and revenue.
Measure what’s happening across your operations to completely understand the impact
Encourage data visibility across departments to focus efforts on underperforming areas
Be empowered and confident, equipped with reliable data for reporting to your board or investors
With comprehensive data, you are well-positioned to stay competitive in the marketplace
Macro and Micro Financial Insights
What is the financial health of your business at any given moment? How well are you using that data to stay agile in the market? With Black Box Financial Intelligence™, macro and micro financial insights are monitored and reported as they happen.
Observe your financial performance
Get a 360-view of your sales and guest traffic data with interactive and customizable dashboards and uncover exactly what’s impacting your numbers over time.
- View food and beverage sales, sales-per-labor-hour, and traffic-per-labor-hour
- Access check-growth over daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual time periods
- View omni-channel data for on/off-premise or other sales types
- See sales and guest traffic data by day-part
- Segment by geography or location-type
Analyze your position against the market
Understand the macro and micro restaurant trends and decide what opportunities to pursue for growth and expansion using a market-based approach.
- Use benchmarked restaurant data to make comparisons to your business
- See your data next to other restaurants by industry, segment or cuisine
- Get richer context across geographies, Nielsen DMAs and your Comp Units
- Understand seasonality and pin-point new anomalies with weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual insights
Act and make strategic decisions with even more confidence
Put the data into action with market tests, new pricing initiatives, LTOs or marketing campaigns.
Tailored Analysis & Reporting For Restaurant Executives
High-Level Performance Snapshot
- Digestible PDF summary of quarterly performance
- Monthly dashboard metrics with additional performance ranking
- Composite Diversity
High-Level Quarterly Update
- PDF summary of the most relevant and crucial Workforce Intelligence benchmarks
- Perfect for company updates and board presentations
Black Box Intelligence Security & Compliance
Ultimate data protection
Breakthrough insights and growth aren’t the only reasons over 300 of the world’s most successful restaurant brands choose Black Box Intelligence. They also trust us to keep their data secure and protected at all times. When you’re using the Black Box Intelligence Platform, you can rest assured knowing that protecting your data is our #1 priority.
How is turnover affecting your financial performance?
Time-and-time-again, employee turnover directly correlates to sales performance. We can help you quantify manager and employee turnover—and why it’s impacting your finances.
Guest count is going down… what should we do?
Financial Intelligence revealed guest traffic was in decline for a brand that was experiencing record-high sales growth compared to the competition. Find out what they uncovered.
Over 300+ of the world’s best restaurants use Black Box Intelligence
A trusted partner for restaurant leaders for over 25 years
"Competition is fierce and we are continually looking at ways to build competitive advantages for Darden. The data and insights from Black Box Intelligence are a terrific addition to our insights capabilities."
"Black Box Financial Intelligence is an intuitive user platform for comparative data in our industry. I love the user-friendly dashboard interface."
"Black Box Workforce Intelligence consistently provides timely and valuable benchmarking data that we use to make key decisions."
"Black Box Guest Intelligence shows our operations teams our guests’ real-time feedback. We’re able to say, ‘this is what our customers are saying.’ We can pinpoint what is affecting traffic and sales, follow-up, and react quickly to the key areas that affect our business."
"We really enjoy your team and their insight. Your product has made us better operators and franchisors. Really helps to tell a story. Keep the intel coming."
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