Online ordering, and mobile ordering in particular, is no longer simply a nice add-on for consumers,it's an expectation.
It's a race to the top for both fast casuals and QSRs latching on to the potential digital ordering can offer.
Restaurants are beginning to integrate various technologies that are allowing them to achieve greater efficiencies.
Restaurants are discovering the power of leveraging apps, loyalty programs and games to engage customers and drive traffic.
Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.
Despite a number of headwinds such as high cheese and beef prices and labor pressures, many operators remain optimistic for 2015.
Changes include new crusts, drizzles, toppings, uniforms, website and more.
The company remains bullish on North China and is focused on shifting its marketing and menu strategies to support growth in the market.
Millennials are accustomed to technology and like a sensory experience – to touch and feel things – and kiosks give them that opportunity.
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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.
Classic Chicago Gourmet Pizza partnered with Click4Corp, a web design company based in Plano, Texas, to develop its new website.
Papa Murphy's announces new partnerships to fight hunger, provide nutrition information and expand its Southeast presence.
ChowNow updated restaurant clients' ordering apps to include Google Wallet as of today at no additional cost.
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.
Louisville, Kentucky-based Papa John's Pizza is offering free pizza in celebration of Super Bowl Sunday.
San Francisco-based SpoonRocket, an on-demand meal delivery startup, has announced that it now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment.
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.
The deal marks restaurant search app Zomato's entrance into North America. Zomato is now active in 22 countries.
Baltimore-based OrderUp has hired former AOL SVP of Corporate Development Michael Smith as its new VP of Corporate and Business Development. The move will support OrderUp's growth. According to a news release, OrderUp's order and delivery volume has recently increased...
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will launch a new IT strategy in Q1 aimed at improving customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction.
Company claims to be the first online ordering system to offer the new payment technology.
Greenfield Farms Food, parent company of Carmela's Pizzeria, has announced the completion of the brand's online ordering system. Additionally, the company has started development of a mobile app.
Carmela's online ordering platform integrates into its new website and also features an interactive catering menu.
Toronto-based maegan, a mobile ordering and payment platform, is now available for use across all food and beverage service markets, including hospitals, stadiums, hotels and food courts. "Mobile ordering is traditionally associated with restaurants, but we wanted to bring this...
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CARDFREE Inc., a mobile commerce provider, has launched its next generation order-ahead product and has also signed a patent license with Ameranth Inc., which provides web and wireless data synchronization. According to a news release, the patent license enables CARDFREE...