Starbucks redesigns Android app

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

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Three ways restaurants can be smarter with local schools

Online ordering is the perfect way to remind students, parents and school administrators that you care about their needs by offering them a quick and value-oriented way to order their meals.

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.

Apple Pay explodes onto the scene

Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

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.

Wait time zero: The need for speed

Restaurant efficiency experts cite the 7-second rule; a 7-second reduction in customer wait times increases a chain’s market share by as much as 1 percent.

Restaurants tap into the selfie trend

Selfies that include brand references are an implied testimonial, and brands are wise to tap into the trend.

#CONNECTsummit14: Marketers should opt in to text as key mobile messaging channel

When it comes to building relationships with hardcore fans, marketers shouldn't overlook the original mobile messaging channel: text.

#CONNECTsummit14: Consumers waiting for marketers to catch up

Thinking about plunging in to mobile marketing? Now is a great time, according to Jack Philbin, co-founder, president and CEO of Vibes and chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association.

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Nextep brings self-order kiosks to Chicago cafe

In a recent case study by food technology provider Nextep Systems, the company outlined the challenged it faced in working with SAVOR…Chicago to accommodate a large number of guests on a budget at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.

Digital cash platform now available at Canadian food truck business

British Columbia-based DougiedogDinerTruck has deployed nTrust, a digital cash platform that launched in Canada via Cloud Money. With the launch of nTrust's new mobile app on iTunes and Google Play, the Dougiedog food truck is now offering digital payment capabilities...

Saladworks serves up fall season salad option

Saladworks customers can win free salad for a year by posting pics of their favorite salad with the hashtag #ForkFresh.

Beanstalk Data announces strategic partnership with Olo

The partnership brings together Beanstalk's SaaS platform and Olo's digital ordering.

US Foods rolls out fall products

US Foods is rolling out several new product lines for fall, plus a new game app for diners.

Mood Media integrating location-based marketing capabilities

Mood Media is integrating a digital signal into its media players that will allow its customers to deliver location-based marketing content.

Salata brings back 'Eat Light At Night' promotion

Salata announced it is bringing back its popular "Eat Light at Night" promotion.

Moe's tweets some love to Chick-fil-A on passing of founder

Moe's Southwest Grill tweeted its condolences to Chick-fil-A on the passing of founder Truett Cathy.

Zoës debuts family meals, social campaign

Zoës Kitchen debuted its Mediterranean Family Meals for takeout or dine-in.

Panda Express launches online group ordering app

Panda Express is launching an online group ordering platform that allows multiple people to order from separate devices.

Revention releases new online ordering platform

Revention Inc. announced the release of HungerRush Version 3.2 online ordering solution, which includes the Mobile Ready ordering platform.

Delphi plans launch of mobile command center app

Delphi Display Systems Inc. plans to introduce its new Insight Mobile Command Center smart app aimed at providing restaurant operators with real-time monitoring and control of drive-thru operational metrics.

Ordyx POS system launches mobile ordering platform

Ordyx has launched a new mobile ordering service as an extension to the Ordyx POS' online ordering platform. The launch was announced this week at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show. According to a news release, the mobile ordering feature...

Moe's plans queso giveaway

Moe's Southwest Grill will give away free 6-ounce cups of queso and complimentary tortilla chips.

Starbucks selects winner in fan-created cup contest

Starbucks has selected a winning design for a new reusable tumbler from more than 4,000 entries in its #WhiteCupContest.

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