ChowNow provides Google Wallet to customers 'at no additional cost'

ChowNow updated restaurant clients' ordering apps to include Google Wallet as of today at no additional cost.

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How did Apple Pay perform in its first quarter?

Eighty percent of Panera's mobile payments came from Apple Pay in Q1 2015. But 80 percent of how much?

Here's two new mobile POS developments you'll want to keep an eye on

In the market for a new mobile POS? Prefer the Windows 8.1 operating system? You've got some new options on the market.

Executive round table: Fast casual segment leaders make their 2015 predictions

Local marketing, local sourcing, mobile technologies and customer service initiatives are all expected to move to the front burner in the New Year.

7 tips for getting Millennials to stay in love with your brand

How do brands keep once-smitten customers from getting bored and breaking up?

Leveraging mobile payments and customer experience

How does mobile technology fit into the overall customer experience when consumers interact with their favorite brands?

Will the shift from credit cards to mobile payments be good, bad, or neutral?

Will the shift from credit cards to mobile payments be good, bad, or neutral for the restaurant industry?

Which is better for your business: A mobile website or a mobile app?

Millennials expect your website to have more than just your location, hours of operation and phone number; they want to see your menu, reviews, promotions and photos.

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.

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E la Carte named one of Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

E la Carte announced it has been named by Fast Company as one of the magazine's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015.

Heartland, NRA to host Twitter chat on payments security

Heartland and the National Restaurant Association will host a Twitter chat on secure payment data for restaurants on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. Eastern.

Mobile Payments Today publishes wallet comparison guide

The 61-page document details the capabilities of 151 leading mobile wallets.

San Fran meal delivery service now takes Bitcoin

San Francisco-based SpoonRocket, an on-demand meal delivery startup, has announced that it now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment.

Ingenico, Beamm team up to launch EMV-certified tablet POS

The smart tabletPOS combines an Ingenico iCT terminal, Beamm’s smart iPad POS application and management tools, a tablet stand, and cash drawer to provide a complete EMV-certified, in-store POS solution that is Apple Pay and Google Wallet ready

ChowNow adds Apple Pay platform

Company claims to be the first online ordering system to offer the new payment technology.

NCR Silver POS integrates LevelUp's payment platform

The NCR Silver POS system for small businesses has been integrated with LevelUp's mobile payment and payment platform. According to an announcement from the companies, the integration was made to provide small businesses – primarily fast casual restaurants – with...

In 5 years, your whole day could revolve around Starbucks

Just when you thought the coffee behemoth can't possibly get any bigger, it announces a five-year plan to grow even more through non-traditional venues,expanded dayparts, mobile ordering and delivery.

30% of holiday shoppers plan to pay with mobile wallet

More than 40 percent of holiday shoppers intend to use mobile payments at coffee shops and fast food restaurants.

Mobile payments present opportunity for brands to engage customers

Now that Apple Pay is here, marketers have to figure out what to do with it. While mobile payments will likely be a good thing, there's a lot of potential value for customers and brands beyond the transaction.

Networld Media Group to launch Virtual Currency Summit in Boston, April 2015

Renowned economic strategist Bruce Fenton, Managing Director of Atlantic Financial, has been confirmed as a featured Summit speaker.

Starbucks unpacks a sleigh full of holiday promotions

In addition to featuring five holiday beverages, Starbucks is rolling out a new line of drinkware and redesigned gift cards.

Networld Media launches Bitcoin, virtual currencies website

B2B communications provider Networld Media Group has launched a new website, Virtual Currency Today, that will serve as an online resource for businesses wanting to understanding how to incorporate virtual currencies such as Bitcoin into their payment systems and daily operations.

Thanx launches customer loyalty program nationwide

Thanx Inc., a loyalty solution provider, has officially launched nationwide today. The company announced direct relationships with MasterCard and Visa, as well as $5M in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital for its rollout. According to a news release, Thanx...

Forget Apple: Starbucks wants to rule mobile payments

United States consumers made $1.3 billion in mobile payments in 2013 and the coffee retailer accounted for over 90 percent of those purchases.

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