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Nine keys for driving speed of service

Restaurants can become victims of their own success when high volume slows down service. Check out these tips for satisfying the need for speed.

Apple Pay to lead the way in customer loyalty

By the end of 2015, it’s expected nearly every retailer will have NFC readers.

How your mobile payment app can cost you customers and ding your reputation

Without a thoughtful approach to user experience, staff training and enticing loyalty incentives, brand apps are doomed to failure.

The world has gone mobile and you should, too

As of right now, about 15 percent of restaurants accept mobile payments, but this is expected to rise to 68 percent in 2015.

Apple Pay's impact on restaurant loyalty marketing

Focusing on the creation of an experience that’s easy for the customer, instead of optimal for the brand, makes customers feel like VIPs.

What's ahead for Wingstop? Mobile payment

Wingstop is heavily invested in social media for engaging customers and driving sales. The next step: mobile payments.

Why restaurants should embrace mobile payment with iPhone 6 and PassBook

By combining NFC with finger touch recognition technology, Apple is able to offer NFC payment securely inside PassBook, making PassBook more relevant than ever.

iPhone mobile payment option opens up opportunity for marketers

With Apple's rollout of Apple Pay, now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook.

Panera ready for Apple Pay

Panera Bread will be among the first to accept Apple Pay when it rolls out in a few weeks.

Summit will help fast casual restaurants 'think mobile first'

CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit coming up Aug. 18-20 will feature the CEOs of Firehouse Subs and McAlister's Deli.

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Mahana releases tool for mobile payment benchmarking

Restaurants can benchmark their implementation, use and acceptance of emerging mobile payment technologies against the industry using Mahana's Payment Experience Evaluation Report

Starbucks set to roll out mobile ordering in 2015

Starbucks will roll out mobile order and pay across the US in 2015, according to a statement for the coffee giant.

NCR mobile POS adds remote pay, order ahead with Apple Pay support

The NCR Silver mobile point-of-sale system for small businesses is now offering remote payment and order ahead capabilities that are compatible with Apple Pay. These capabilities will be offered for free to merchants until Jan. 1.

Visa, Chase add Apple Pay capabilities for merchants, customers

Visa and Chase both announced this week that its customers and merchants will soon have access to Apple Pay. Starting Oct.

OpenTable’s pay feature extends to DC metro area

OpenTable has announced that Pay with OpenTable is now available in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. To pay with OpenTable, diners who book at participating restaurants are prompted to add a credit card in the OpenTable iPhone app before they...

Startup aimed at helping restaurants pay suppliers on single platform

Sourcery, a San Francisco-based startup that helps restaurants, caterers and corporate kitchens to order and pay for food from local suppliers on a single platform, raised $2.5 million in seed funding from angel investors.

Dash mobile payment app debuts in Chicago

Customers use the Dash app to pay their bill, split checks, tip and more, using the credit card stored in the app.

Square Order testing proximity tagging for line-busting ordering feature

Customers can pre-order menu item, and when they are within a zone timed to food and beverage preparation, a 'proximity tag' is triggered alerting the restaurant to start prepping.

Lavu iPad POS now accepts PayPal

Customers can pay for purchases using PayPal's mobile app.

LevelUp CEO to outline mobile payments at Restaurant Innovation event

Seth Priebatsch, founder and CEO of LevelUp, will be a featured speaker at the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Innovation Summit Oct. 28-29 in Atlanta. "This year's Restaurant Innovation Summit will challenge our industry's norms and incite some creative thinking.

Starbucks, Dunkin' rank high for digital gifting experience

RSR Research today released results of its fourth benchmarking study on the digital gifting industry, "Digital Gift Cards: Rewriting the Gifting Rules in the Omni-Channel Age." According to a news release, the study evaluates the gifting experiences of the nation's...

Smoothie King adopts iPad POS systemwide

With more than 700 restaurants, Revel Systems says Smoothie King's iPad-based POS deployment is the largest to date.

Lavu iPad POS advances localized solutions for European restaurants

Lavu is aiming to strengthen its European reach by adding hardware integrations, support and partnerships.

Fresh To Order rolls out new loyalty, payment app

Fresh to Order will accept Apple Pay, Google Wallet starting in 2015.

Starbucks redesigns Android app

Starbucks has redesigned its Android app, adding several new features.

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