TableSafe brings EMV-ready mPOS to restaurants

Company teamed with Creditcall, which is an EMV payment gateway provider.

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Building loyalty with mobile: Where to start?

Eric Buckner, Senior Product Manager - Mobile for Sears Holdings, discusses where to start when considering a mobile loyalty program.

San Francisco Soup Company executive discusses the restaurant's use of BLE beacons

Clayton Chan, COO for San Francisco Soup Company, discusses the restaurant chain's use of BLE beacons.

Getting back to your marketing roots

Although mobile and social media marketing have been hot industry topics for the past few years, you can’t have a strong digital showing without first developing a solid marketing campaign. At the 2014 Fast Casual Executive Summit, this panel dissected a variety of campaigns to see why some work and why some don’t.

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.

How restaurants are using gamification to increase engagement in loyalty apps

Restaurants are discovering the power of leveraging apps, loyalty programs and games to engage customers and drive traffic.

Building genuine customer engagement in an Instagram world

Instead of exhausting yourself trying to change customer behavior, take the necessary steps to minimize the distractions cell phones can present.

Adding kiosks? Read this first

POS kiosks can be essential tools in enabling customers to have a more pleasurable dining experience. But are there certain features restaurant owners and managers should examine when contemplating the addition of this technology?

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.

Rearview 2014: Mobile helps brands reduce friction, stay connected

Mobile technology helped brands reduce friction and connect with customers in 2014.

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NEWS


Your Pie celebrates math with $3.14 discounts

Your Pie announced the brand’s 7th annual celebration of Pi(e) Day on March 14th.

Coca-Cola, Fishbowl partnering to offer digital strategy solutions for restaurants

Coca-Cola is partnering with Fishbowl to offer a portfolio of research and solutions that can empower its foodservice clients to develop and execute digital strategies.

Paytronix recognizes brands for innovative loyalty programs

Reward program solutions provider Paytronix Systems Inc. has announced the winners of its 2014 Paytronix Loyaltees Awards, recognizing brands for their use of the Paytronix Rewards platform.

Shake Shack's Meyer joins Olo board

Danny Meyer is the founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes Shake Shack. He is also a prior director and board member of OpenTable.

NoshList changes name to match its app, WaitList Me

NoshList has changed its name to Waitlist Me, according to a company announcement.

Lettuce Entertain You selects Paytronix as its loyalty partner

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) has moved its 25-year-old Frequent Diner Club loyalty program to the Paytronix Rewards platform.

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.

LiveDeal Inc. sees Q4 jump

LiveDeal Inc. has announced that the company topped its Q3 deal totals by 1,100 in Q4.

Tech, choice among driving consumer trends for 2015, says NRA

It's not surprising that today's restaurant consumer expects restaurants to offer technologies which make the dining experience as frictionless as possible, and prefers restaurants whose offerings support what's important to them.

Fishbowl launches guest data analysis solution

Fishbowl's Guest Analytics solution analyzes POS, loyalty, email, social, online ordering, reservations and guest satisfaction data.

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

Ziosk tabletop ordering kiosks expand nationwide

Ziosk, provider of ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the table tablets, or tabletop kiosks, announced it has successfully installed tablets at restaurants across all 50 states with its most recent deployment in Wyoming.

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