TouchBistro adds Pay at Table service in PayPal app

TouchBistro today announced that it has integrated the Pay at Table service in the PayPal app with its TouchBistro mobile point-of-sale solution for tableside ordering. Customers at any participating TouchBistro location in North America can now use the PayPal app...

FEATURES


Wrestling with a million dollar baby - skimming

The restaurant industry is rife with ways to lose profitability. Just when you think you have things buttoned up, a new twist comes along that can threaten your business and you may not even know about it.

Google Wallet now available for consumers

Initial retail partners include Einstein Bros. Bagels and Subway.

Starbucks continues to take the lead on mobile payments

Coffee company touts success of its mobile payment program in Q3 earnings call.

Durbin Amendment final rule increases swipe-fee cap

The NRA and others have expressed disappointment with the last minute interchange cap fee increase, accusing the Fed of succumbing to the banks' and card issuers' demands.

Pizza Executive Summit: NRA VP gives 'The Washington Report'

Scott DeFife gives attendees an update on regulatory issues that could affect their businesses.  

Will Google Offers help or hurt restaurant sales?

Some experts are apprehensive about the new program’s fit for restaurants and believe the concept may even lower a brand's value.  

Wells Fargo to roll out mobile payments pilot

Wells Fargo & Company is rolling out a Visa microSD mobile payment pilot that will include 200 Wells Fargo team members who are users of specific BlackBerry and iPhone models. The pilot features DeviceFidelity's In2Pay technology. BlackBerry smartphone users will...

MasterCard, Visa websites shut down in WikiLeaks-related hacker attack

Hackers today shut down MasterCard Worldwide's website and disrupted cardholders' payments.

Gift cards to boost industry sales

Despite modest gains, the National Restaurant Association’s chief economist is predicting the continued tightening of consumer spending. In his latest "Economist's Notebook" commentary, NRA chief economist Bruce Grindy points out that although the national economy has expanded in five consecutive...

Skimming: credit cards - and profits

Credit card skimming in the restaurant industry is becoming more exposed as high-dollar theft cases are being made against restaurant workers. Recently in the Minneapolis – St.

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NEWS


Corner Bakery raises $1M for Share Our Strength

Corner Bakery Cafe raised more than $250,000 for Share Our Strength's Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign this year to help end childhood hunger in America. Since 2008, Corner Bakery Cafe has donated $1.2 million in total contributions to...

NRA research shows gift cards on more holiday wish lists

New research from the National Restaurant Association shows that one in five Americans surveyed plan to give a restaurant gift card as a holiday gift this year. However, more than twice as many (59 percent) said they would like to...

NEXTEP launches self-service platform for foodservice industry

NEXTEP Systems, a provider of customer self-service ordering technology, has launched its Foundation5 foodservice technology platform. Foundation5 provides foodservice operators with a single vendor solution for operating high-volume restaurant concepts, the company said. Historically, restaurants only required cash registers or...

Restaurant data breach highlights vulnerabilities

The payment-card data breach at a Margarita's restaurant in Huntsville, Texas, is shedding further light on the vulnerability restaurants face from debit- and credit-card hackers. Investigators do not believe any of the employees were involved in the breach that impacted...

Retail Customer Experience publishes comprehensive guide to PCI DSS compliance

Retail Customer Experience has announced the publication of "Understanding PCI DSS and Payment Card Security," a comprehensive guide to card payment security. The report lays out the 12 requirements for compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI...

MICROS, Tabbedout deploy restaurant mobile payment platform

MICROS Systems Inc., a provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, has announced an integration, sales and marketing partnership with ATX Innovations Inc. using Tabbedout.

NRA urges Congress to lower swipe fees

The National Restaurant Association has sent a letter to every member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee this week, urging them to support full and swift implementation of the Durbin Amendment, which was passed in the House last summer...

NRA offering POS informational kit

In an effort to help its members, and others in the foodservice industry, better understand the complex elements of implementing a point-of-sale system, the National Restaurant Association has released the "8 Essential Elements of POS System Ownership" tool kit. The...

NRA praises Senate passage of interchange fee reform

The National Restaurant Association has hailed a major victory for restaurants and other merchants with the Senate's approval of the interchange fee provision in the final financial reform bill. The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (H.R.

NRA urges Congress to adopt interchange fee reforms

The National Restaurant Association and 30 state restaurant associations recently joined more than 200 other merchant organizations in asking members of the U.S. House of Representatives to give restaurants and other merchants a break on some payment card-processing fees.

NRA urges Congress to adopt interchange fee reforms

The National Restaurant Association and 30 state restaurant associations recently joined more than 200 other merchant organizations in asking members of the U.S. House of Representatives to give restaurants and other merchants a break on some payment card-processing fees.

NRA offers tool to reveal card-processing rates

 

NRA offers tool to reveal card-processing rates

 

Starbucks expands pay-by-iPhone pilot

Starbucks Corp. has expanded its test of a pay-by-phone option to include an additional 1,000 locations inside Target stores.

Starbucks expands pay-by-iPhone pilot

Starbucks Corp. has expanded its test of a pay-by-phone option to include an additional 1,000 locations inside Target stores.

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