Groupon launches ‘Groupon To Go’

The Internet coupon service will expand into the takeout and delivery markets

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Why restaurants should up their mobile games

Restaurants are looking for ways to harness the benefits of social media and digital technologies that benefit both customers and restaurants, which can be achieved with mobile gamification strategies.

Is mobile the key to digital ordering success?

Mobile expert discusses why mobile is the key to digital ordering success.

How to engage Millennials on social media

Understanding what makes Millennials tick will determine the direction a restaurant should take in capturing their attention on social media.

NRA: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram execs share 3 social media myths

Social media myths dispelled by Facebook, Twitter and Instragram experts.

The hidden benefit of SMS text marketing messages

Erin Levzow, Director of Digital and E-commerce at Wingstop, points out a key benefit of SMS promotions that you may have overlooked.

Lock it up: 5 ways to protect customers using mobile payments

There are plenty of cost-efficient mobile payment processors designed to fit the budget needs of small businesses, but ensuring sensitive data customers that your business is secure is just as important as the convenience factor mobile payments offer.

Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie [infographic]

Online ordering, and mobile ordering in particular, is no longer simply a nice add-on for consumers,it's an expectation.

Social media is a must, but not enough: tips for getting creative

Owners need to look outside the box and develop strategies that seamlessly integrate with customers’ always-on and always-connected world.

Why digital ordering is a 'must have' for your restaurant

It's a race to the top for both fast casuals and QSRs latching on to the potential digital ordering can offer.

Pizza Hut executive discusses importance of mobile customer engagement

Baron Concors, Chief Digital Officer at Pizza Hut, discusses why it's important to think mobile first.

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NEWS


TripAdvisor app integration expands customer engagement capability

The new TripAdvisor integration is the latest addition to Enplug’s app portfolio geared toward boosting customer interaction via social networks

Homebase, Square partner to help restaurants solve scheduling challenges

Homebase, which provides free software for managing their hourly employees, has partnered with Square to help restaurant owners better mange their businesses.

First Data launches 'all-in-one' payment solution for restaurants

First Data Clover Mini is designed to provide business owners an "all-in-one" solution to streamline operations, expand business and customer intelligence, improve the customer experience and facilitate payments in a secure environment.

PizzaRev launches mobile app delivery

The fast casual pizza concept recently launched the delivery of online and mobile orders through Postmates, an on-demand delivery service that will ensure PizzaRev customers a flat $4.99 delivery fee.

Webinar registration open: 'How to Deliver a Stellar Site Search Experience'

The free webinar will teach business owners how to craft a user-friendly site search experience.

Paytronix upgrades mobile-app features for restaurants

The company said the new enhancements make it easier than ever before for restaurants and retailers to customize their apps while simultaneously making them easier and more compelling for customers to use.

Study: Restaurant customers ready for mobile payments

Customers are more comfortable with mobile payments, a fact restaurants should embrace, according to study published today by Harbortouch, a supplier of point- of-sale systems.

3 for 1: Olo, LevelUp launch ordering, loyalty, payment solution

Olo and LevelUp have launched the restaurant industry's first fully turnkey mobile commerce solution with built-in ordering, loyalty and payment in one user experience.

Tillster teams up with PayPal for mobile payments

Tillster Inc., provider of digital ordering and engagement products and services for the restaurant industry, has announced an agreement with PayPal.

Grotto Pizza increases off-peak dining with loyalty program

Grotto Pizza's loyalty platform has helped the beach chain drive traffic during the off-peak.

GrubHub launches app for Apple Watch

GrubHub, an online and mobile food ordering and delivery service, today launched its Seamless App for Apple Watch. The company will also release a GrubHub app for Apple Watch in the near future.

Mobile payments app for restaurant goers seeks to cut wait time and feed the hungry

Full Society launches IndieGoGo campaign to finalize app development designed to allow users to donate when paying for a restaurant bill.

Customers spend more across restaurant categories with mobile apps

Fast casual, according to the research, is the most likely restaurant category to report mobile ordering, at 1 percent of the segment's total traffic.

MasterCard's mobile ordering app powers new Harlem restaurant

The app, embedded with MasterPass, enables consumers to pay their bill when they're ready to leave an establishment.

New Classic Chicago Gourmet Pizza website emphasizes user experience with responsive design

Classic Chicago Gourmet Pizza partnered with Click4Corp, a web design company based in Plano, Texas, to develop its new website.

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