MasterCard is partnering with mobile ticketing and “intelligent travel solutions” provider Cubic Transportation Systems to stitch payments and retail offers Source: www.pymnts.com MasterCard is partnering with mobile ticketing and “intelligent travel solutions” provider Cubic Transportation Systems to stitch payments and retail offers into Cubic’s public transit ticketing and trip-planning app, the companies announced at Mobile World Congress. The deal,… Read More »
Berg Insight, a dedicated M2M/IoT market research firm based in Sweden, has found that the global installed base of connected vending machines grew by 18.4 percent to 1.16 million units in 2014. Around 0.56 million of these machines have been installed in… Source: www.vendingmarketwatch.com The connected vending market has gained momentum as vending operators have started to deploy… Read More »
TGI Fridays has completed a six-city pilot in Texas and Minnesota, and it will deploy the tablets in 80 additional restaurants, with more than 2,000 tablets by March Source: news.microsoft.com The devices use Windows 8.1, running Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on Oracle’s MICROS mTablet E-Series mobile point of sale devices.
Explanation by Panera CEO of 2.0, The five elements: web/mobile ordering, operations integrity, extra labor, delivery to table and finally The Wall. Source: kioskindustry.org
NCR will provide European discount retailer, TEDi with innovative point-of-sale (POS) solutions to improve customer service and drive sales. Source: www.ncr.com NCR RealPOS™ 50 systems will be deployed at TEDi’s approximately 1,400 stores across Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and The Netherlands in the next two years. Four hundred units have already been delivered to TEDi stores.
Turnaround has allowed Overland-based stuffed toy retailer to post first annual profit since 2010. Source: www.stltoday.com Soon, however, those captivating stuffing machines will be placed closer to the front of the stores to increase their visibility. The machines are also getting a new shape and design to make them more eye-catching, Build-A-Bear’s CEO Sharon Price John said in… Read More »