Your app is an extension of your brand, and an app with sub-par design or functionality can do serious damage to that brand.
Restaurants are discovering the power of leveraging apps, loyalty programs and games to engage customers and drive traffic.
It's important to set the minimum purchase amount at a reasonable level so customers don’t get frustrated that they are never earning punches and thus feel like it’s not worth trying.
Membership in loyalty programs is growing at a rate of 26.7 percent and loyalty programs can increase a brand’s market share by 20 percent.
To approach mobile payments, make sure your guests want it, that you have the right infrastructure in place and that you have a plan for the data you can collect.
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.
By the end of 2015, it’s expected nearly every retailer will have NFC readers.
Having the ability to send relevant promotions, rewarding users with instant incentives and providing security thresholds are critical components.
As of right now, about 15 percent of restaurants accept mobile payments, but this is expected to rise to 68 percent in 2015.
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Focusing on the creation of an experience that’s easy for the customer, instead of optimal for the brand, makes customers feel like VIPs.
Fishbowl's Guest Analytics solution analyzes POS, loyalty, email, social, online ordering, reservations and guest satisfaction data.
The new Cloud Connect integration will enable Paytronix to integrate, maintain and deploy its solution across NCR’s install base of more than 100,000 restaurant locations.
App users can to view detailed nutrition information for each entree and search for selections that meet specific dietary requirements.
Paytronix Systems Inc. has announced that Canada's Boston Pizza has selected the Paytronix Rewards platform as the foundation for its new Boston Pizza MyBP Program. According to a news release, Boston Pizza selected Paytronix because of its integration with both...
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...
Rhode Island-based PieZoni's, a 16-location pizza brand, has announced a partnership with LevelUp to release its new loyalty app. According to a press release, the app will enable mobile payments, including a PieZoni's "Pass" card that customers can store in...
To celebration National Pizza Month in October, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is providing guests with a pizza punch card throughout the month. Those who try three specialty pizzas will get the fourth specialty pizza free.
The promotion has no limit on how many times guests try the 15 specialty pizzas Old Chicago offers.
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...
The partnership brings together Beanstalk's SaaS platform and Olo's digital ordering.
Dan Santy, president of Santy Integrated, and Adam Pierno, director of Brand Strategy and Planning, will share their insights into how millennials decide what and where to eat during a webinar scheduled Sept. 23.
Supplier Norbest Inc. recently announced the launch of a new loyalty program for customers that allows customers to earn points on qualifying products and redeem points for merchandise.
Market Research firm Technomic has released new data examining restaurant guests’ intent to return and their reasons for doing so, which vary by generation, according to the research. The research reveals that more consumers report they will return in the...
Agilysys Inc., a provider of IT and hospitality software and services, announced it has expanded its rGuest product offering to include solutions for online dining reservations, table management, loyalty and a Point-to-Point Encryption payment gateway. According to a news release,...
Paytronix Systems Inc. announced that it has expanded its rewards platform with integrations to four additional POS systems, including Par Pixel Point, Digital Dining, tablet-based NorthStar, and the new VeriFone Evolution VX520 terminal.
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Paytronix Systems Inc. has introduced its new EXPRESS Pilots program designed specifically to help restaurant and retail chains create and deploy a new rewards program. According to a news release, EXPRESS Pilots leverages Paytronix’s out-of-the box features so chains can...