Paris-based Ingenico has snagged a big fish in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) business. Long John Silver’s, the largest U.S. QSR seafood chain opted to upgrade its payments infrastructure to Ingenico Group’s EMV- and NFC-ready payment terminals to support its upcoming transition to the EMV payment standard in the U.S.
San Francisco-based CARDFREE has inked an exclusive agreement to use Bluedot Innovation’s location services technology in restaurants in the U.S.
San Francisco-based CARDFREE, has reached over two million consumers on its platform and has signed a top international retailer.
The Company’s mobile commerce platform provides full customer lifecycle capabilities, including smart offers, gifting, order-ahead, stored value, payments, loyalty and rich data analytics.
Casio America has teamed with MicroSale to help quick service restaurants (QSRs) streamline costs and increase efficiency. MicroSale created a feature-rich software application called TabPOS for its portfolio of Android-based POS systems.
Action Systems Restaurant Manager POS software for the foodservice industry, announced the appointment of Brian Ellery as Director of Software Development. In this role, Ellery is responsible for supervising three independent development teams that focus, respectively, on restaurant Point-of-Sale software, mobile business applications, and cloud services. Ellery brings over 20 years of experience to his new role, including proven abilities in new software development, propelling technical and business organizations to new levels, software and IT roadmap development, mobile application development management, and multi-national team management.
GoPago will unveil its mPOS solution as the latest addition to our commerce in the cloud product suite at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) show. All the power of GoPago LIVE’s tablet POS on a smartphone, GoPago mPOS pushes the POS to the edge of brick and mortar restaurants. To debut on the Nexus 4 with a card reader, rugged case and with its POS software already loaded, the mPOS offers flexible connectivity for merchants via WiFi with the option to upgrade to a 4G data plan. “Green” flexibility is offered when customers can choose to have their receipts texted or emailed and for merchants who desire, printed wirelessly via Bluetooth.
Leaf tablets specifically designed for commerce announced its “Leaf for Quick Serve” to provide solutions for common challenges in the quick service restaurant (QSR) industry that make it easier for owners to run and grow their business. Leaf for Quick Serve gives restaurant owners a cost-effective alternative to legacy cash registers with a tablet that increases visibility into their business through sophisticated, user-friendly analytics and an improved customer experience. Running on Leaf’s built-for-business POS tablet, the LeafPresenter, which already includes features such as modifiers, printer routing, kitchen notes, check splitting by item or amount, consumer ratings and text-based receipts, Leaf for Quick Serve introduces brand new functionality built specifically for QSRs.
CKE Restaurants, parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® brands, announced it has joined with other quick-serve restaurant and convenience store chains in filling an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit against the Federal Reserve regarding unjustifiably high swipe fees charged by major banks. CKE and the other chains strongly support the pending lawsuit,…
CorFire, the mobile commerce business of SK C&C USA and the leading provider of mobile technology solutions, and SNAP (Social Network Appreciation Platform), a platform linking transactions at the merchant’s POS with automated social network interactions, announced plans to integrate the SNAP platform into CorFire’s mobile wallet solution, “CorPay,” and its suite of mobile marketing services, “Cor360.” The combined solution will provide a one-stop shop to enable QSRs and other retail segments to connect their m-commerce apps to social networks such as Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter.
Recently Epson America POS solutions, introduced its new TM-L90 liner-free compatible label printer for quick service restaurants and other food service providers looking to speed food order preparation and accuracy. The addition of the TM-L90 liner-free compatible label printer expands Epson’s growing lineup of reliable label and coupon printing solutions. Designed to print on both NCR Receipt on Label (RoL) media solution and thermal receipt media, the new TM-L90 liner-free label printer provides a flexible, hospitality-strength, liner-free labeling solution that improves efficiency while enhancing customer satisfaction.
There are now solid numbers to fall back on regarding the Durbin Amendment swipe fee reform impact. Confirming it reduces processing cost, Heartland Payment Systems saved its merchants a total $1,779,568 in debit interchange reductions across the U.S. and estimates its average merchant will save more than $1,000 in the first year alone. Additional findings following the October 1 implementation show 65% of Heartland’s signature debit sales volume qualified as regulated; there is a savings of $0.21 per transaction for regulated (vs. non-regulated); the average signature debit non-regulated interchange fee per transaction is $0.44; and the average signature debit regulated interchange fee per transaction is $0.23.
VeriFone Systems announced a contract to supply its unattended pay-at-the-pump and digital media solution with Petline Petroleum. The petroleum distributor will begin implementing VeriFone’s “MX760” unattended payment solution at its SELFSTOP self-service dispensers. Turkey is one of Europe’s leading credit card markets, but until now consumers have not been able to utilize pay-at-the-pump technologies. VeriFone is first to deliver automated payment solutions for Turkey’s retail petroleum market, which has an estimated 75,000 fuel dispensers. Petline can utilize the payment system screens to display commercials and promotional videos as customers are fueling their vehicles. VeriFone delivers a variety of payment solutions designed to meet the needs of petroleum retailers worldwide and make it easy for marketers to accept credit, debit, check, EBT and smart card payments.