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Bar Inventory

Bar Inventory

How to Reduce Your Bar Inventory Levels

Keeping your inventory levels low without compromising on service is a tricky balance. How do you make sure you don't run out of product, while also keeping inventory levels..

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Inventory Usage Rate is the Formula for a Successful Bar

Imagine that your bar's liquor inventory is perfectly managed:Your shelves are clear of overstocked liquor bottles that you don't need. You never run out of menu items..

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5 Tips for Bar Managers to Manage Inventory [With Video]

If you're a new bar manager, you might be feeling overwhelmed with all the new responsibilities, so we're going to highlight 5 tips to focus on behind the bar to make things a..

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Common Bar Inventory Mistakes

"I'm sorry we are out of that."  There is nothing worse than going to a bar and they are out of what you wanted.  Do you constantly find yourself out of products or wonder why..

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Using the Reporting Tools in Backbar to Manage Bar Inventory

Inventory can be one of the most costly things when it comes to running a bar or restaurant so analyzing your data to gain insights is one of the many benefits to using a ..

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Managing Liquor Inventory With Backbar Bar Inventory App

At Backbar we know that taking liquor inventory can be a headache, so we created a free bar inventory app to help reduce time spent on bar inventory by up to 66%.  We took the..

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Vendor Purchasing Through Backbar Bar Inventory App

At Backbar we know purchasing liquor from your vendors takes time and various communication platforms.  So we made your purchase order process seamless by putting it all in..

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How to Measure and Improve Your Bar Inventory Performance

I recently wrote about Bar Inventory Accounting and while that post and many others in our Backbar Academy discuss best practices for doing inventory efficiently and..

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Inventory Accounting 101 for Restaurants and Bars

For most restaurant and bar owners and managers, the enjoyable part of the job revolves around delighting customers in the front of house. There are not many hospitality..

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Bar Inventory Apps, Spreadsheets and Scales: Alternative Ways to Take Inventory

Doing regular inventory of your bar is critical to running a successful beverage operation. And there are many ways to take bar inventory. Whether you record counts into Excel..

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5 Tips for your Bar Inventory Checklist

 

Taking bar inventory can be time consuming and frustrating. It’s a lot of work to count hundreds of bottles, move boxes, punch numbers into spreadsheets and then analyze the..

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How to Set Pars For Bar Inventory

Par levels are a phrase you'll hear often when working at a bar or restaurant. But it's more than an industry term. Knowing how to calculate par levels for bar inventory is an..

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How to Create a Liquor Inventory Spreadsheet

Taking liquor inventory at your bar or restaurant can be a pain. But the best way to minimize the pain is to create a liquor inventory spreadsheet that is organized and allows..

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