Fourth Enterprises Among HCM Top 500

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Fourth Enterprises Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Fourth provides end-to-end technology and services for the restaurant and hospitality industries. Their procurement, inventory, and workforce management solutions, coupled with the industry’s most complete data and analytics suite, give operators the actionable insights they need to control costs, scale profitability, improve employee engagement, and maintain compliance.

Fourth Enterprises Recent Developments

"After the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020, Fourth launched their in-app health survey that enables operators to efficiently track the health of their employees to ensure all measures are taken to safely staff their sites when the industry reopens. The new feature, which is securely accessible for employees via the Fourth app, asks employees a series of questions on their current health so that operators can establish if they are fit to work ahead of their shift. The questions will be asked daily and are in line with the latest NHS advice and Government guidance on return to work protocol for the hospitality industry.

In September 2018, Fourth acquired Choice HR, a well-established American full-service Payroll, Benefits, and HR Services business that serves the complex needs of the hospitality sector. Its 400 customers include leading brands like PDQ, Metro Diner, Beef Brady's, Ford's Garage, and World of Beer."

Fourth Enterprises Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities

In October 2021, Fourth acquired Snagajob’s purpose-built, applicant tracking (ATS) and onboarding solutions for hourly-waged employees—PeopleMatter and Hiring Manager— in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners. The acquisition further amplifies the company's end-to-end solution for restaurant, hospitality, and retail businesses spanning applicant tracking, onboarding, training, scheduling, time & attendance, performance management, advanced forecasting & analytics, and payroll.

In July 2019 HotSchedules and Fourth merged in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners and Insight Partners. Together, the merged company now represents the world's largest and only provider of end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions for customers across the globe and of all sizes from a single location or franchisee restaurant to a global restaurant or hotel chain. The combined companies complete a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution suite including scheduling, time & attendance, applicant tracking, training, inventory management/procurement, HR/benefits, and payroll services.

Fourth Enterprises Customers in ARTW Customer Database

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Fourth Enterprises Key Cloud and HCM Applications

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Fourth Enterprises HCM and Cloud HCM Applications Revenues, $M:

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Fourth Enterprises Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

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Fourth has 30,000 customers across 170,000 locations globally including many global brands and a wide range of SMEs and independent operators. Fourth's software powers some of the biggest names in hotels and hospitality. Among Fourth customers are Fullers, Gaucho, Hilton, Krispy Crème, Leon, Café Nero, Soho House, Subway, Strada, Wagamama and Stonegate and many others.

Fourth Enterprises Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

In July 2020, Fourth Enterprises, the parent company of HotSchedules and Fourth appointed Paige Newcombe as Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Scott Morgan, Ed.D, SPHR as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As COO, Ms. Newcombe will be responsible for the Company’s global operations, and as CRO, Dr. Morgan will head global commercial performance and corporate growth.

In August 2018, Fourth has acquired digital people solutions company Octane, to help its customers save time and money spent on recruitment and onboarding. This deal will bring together the leading digital experts in the recruitment field, alongside Fourth's workforce management gurus, to help the industry tackle the challenge of finding and recruiting quality talent quickly and efficiently.

Fourth Enterprises Risks and Challenges

The COVID-19 Outbreak in 2020 heavily impacted businesses especially in the leisure and hospitality market. This could have an effect on the growth of Fourth.

Fourth Enterprises Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

Fourth has technology and industry partners in its ecosystem. Among their technology partners are Oracle, Ceridian, ADP, Barmetrix, Basics, Agilisys, Bleep, Bavel, Fintech, Foodies, InfoGenesis, Microsoft Dynamics, and many others. Among their industry partners are HFTP, htng, BDO, Barclays, National Restaurant Association, TDn2K, and others.

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