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How Starbucks Reinvented the Customer Experience in the Drive Thru
The coffee giant’s drive thru used to be nothing special. But by following these steps, Starbucks created a world-class drive-thru operation.
Tech Gadgets Soar to New Heights
Restaurants are tinkering with advanced modes of delivery, coming up with everything from robots to driverless cars and drones.
Robots are About to Change Everything
A new fro-yo vending machine signals the potential rise of robotic operations.
The DIY Approach to a Great Customer Experience
Self-service technology empowers guests to help themselves—and have fun, too.
Playing the Long Game
From swapping out fluorescents for LED lights to installing solar panels, energy-efficient upgrades can help brands save money.
Loyalty on the Go
Loyalty programs make the big move into smartphone ubiquity.
Printing for Your Palate
Is 3D printing the future of the food industry? These companies think it has potential.
When Tech and Labor Collide
Restaurants are quickly discovering that technological and mobile advancements are changing every aspect of the quick-service industry—labor included.
At the Touch of a Finger
Integrated tablet technology allows operators to run their restaurants from any location.
Kiosks Keep Their Cool
Even in a smartphone era, touch-screen kiosks give brands a fun, efficient ordering innovation.
Subway Digital Launches to Drive Omni-Channel Strategy
The launch of Subway Digital, a new division for Subway restaurants, kicks off a multi-faceted, multi-year guest experience revolution for the quick-s...
Dickey's Teams Up with Favor for Delivery in Select Markets
Dickey’s guests will now be able to enjoy their favorite barbecue when and where they want it with the launch of Dickey’s official partnership with on...
New Tech Helps Operators Prepare for Calorie Counts
On December 31, 2016, all retail food establishments with 20 or more locations doing business under the same name will be required to publicly post th...
Survey: Wendy's Automation Brings Backlash
When news broke that Wendy’s increased automation would eat into its staffing, market researcher CivicScience polled consumers to determine whether it...
Customers Can Now Order Wingstop on Twitter, Facebook
Wingstop debuted a multi-channel social ordering platform that allows fans to conveniently place orders via Twitter and Facebook Messenger.
The Acrelec Group Acquires HyperActive Technologies
The Acrelec Group, a provider of customer experience technology and digital transformation solutions for the foodservice and retail industries, acquir...
Taco John's Launches New Loyalty App
Loyal fans now have a new way to get the most out of their Taco John’s experience.
Branded App Firm iMenuToGo Partners with Heartland
iMenuToGo announced a partnership with Heartland, a partnership that enables the company—one of the first innovators of online branded apps for mobile...
KFC Adopts Mobile Pay in U.S. Restaurants
KFC announced the adoption of mobile pay in U.S. restaurants, allowing customers to pay for their meal in seconds in every KFC restaurant.
Mobile Ordering, Skip the Line Part of New Chick-fil-A App
Today, Chick-fil-A launched Chick-fil-A One, a mobile app that gives customers a new way to experience the brand.
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