TableSafe brings EMV-ready mPOS to restaurants

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

FEATURES


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.

From Guinness record setter to Oscars night: How Big Mama's is turning fame into fortune

How does a company capitalize on its fame and turn old news into something lasting and sustainable?

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.

Check out the two new 'Windows' now open for mobile POS

A new partnership between Microsoft and PayPal opens the door for PayPal Here to run on any device running Windows 8.1, and Panasonic is releasing a new Toughpad, which also runs on Windows 8.1.

Weaving a loyal web: 3 steps to integrate social into loyalty marketing

Ninety percent of loyalty program members desire ongoing communications from the programs in which they participate.

Best practices for developing, deploying a mobile app for your brand

Your app is an extension of your brand, and an app with sub-par design or functionality can do serious damage to that brand.

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.

Independent pizzerias leverage local ingredients, marketing to compete with big chains

For independent operators, it's important to understand futures and have a good relationship with distributors and manufacturers to best manage food costs.

Executive round table: Pizza industry leaders make their 2015 predictions

Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.

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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.

NoshList changes name to match its app, WaitList Me

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

Hunt Brothers Pizza launches commercial-grade lawn care giveaway

Nashville, Tennessee-based Hunt Brothers Pizza introduced its new "Mow Like a Pro" sweepstakes, which provides winners commercial-grade lawn care prizes from Exmark.

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.

Valentine's Day deals from pizza to travel sweeten the holiday

Valentine's Day deals range from heart-shaped food to a chance to win a trip for two.

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.

Papa John's offering free pizza in honor of Super Bowl Sunday

Louisville, Kentucky-based Papa John's Pizza is offering free pizza in celebration of Super Bowl Sunday.

Fishbowl launches guest data analysis solution

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

California Pizza Kitchen unveils Valentine's Day deals

California Pizza Kitchen unveiled its love-sick deals for Valentine's Day, the Sweet Deal for Two and the "What We Do For Love" sweepstakes.

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.

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