GrubHub launches app for Apple Watch

GrubHub, an online and mobile food ordering and delivery service, today launched its Seamless App for Apple Watch. The company will also release a GrubHub app for Apple Watch in the near future.

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How the Firehouse Subs mobile app meets consumer needs

Don Fox, CEO of Firehouse Subs, talks about the two key ways his brand's mobile app meets customer needs.

Social media is a must, but not enough: tips for getting creative

Owners need to look outside the box and develop strategies that seamlessly integrate with customers’ always-on and always-connected world.

Pizza Hut executive discusses importance of mobile customer engagement

Baron Concors, Chief Digital Officer at Pizza Hut, discusses why it's important to think mobile first.

Why digital ordering is a 'must have' for QSRs

It's a race to the top for both fast casuals and QSRs latching on to the potential digital ordering can offer.

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.

San Francisco Soup Company executive discusses the restaurant's use of BLE beacons

Clayton Chan, COO for San Francisco Soup Company, discusses the restaurant chain's use of BLE beacons.

Ordering up efficiency: Optimizing work flow using mobile technology

Restaurants are beginning to integrate various technologies that are allowing them to achieve greater efficiencies.

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.

Sometimes love just ain't enough: #McDonaldsPayment brings out the crazy all over Twitter

McDonald's now infamous Super Bowl ad promoting its new campaign of accepting hugs for payment has exploded on Twitter, and not in the gentlest of ways.

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.

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Mobile payments app for restaurant goers seeks to cut wait time and feed the hungry

Full Society launches IndieGoGo campaign to finalize app development designed to allow users to donate when paying for a restaurant bill.

Customers spend more across restaurant categories with mobile apps

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.

MasterCard's mobile ordering app powers new Harlem restaurant

The app, embedded with MasterPass, enables consumers to pay their bill when they're ready to leave an establishment.

Top 10 social media performers includes mix of QSR, pizza, fast casual

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based technology and data company Engagement Labs released its top 10 quick service restaurants based on social media performance on Facebook and Twitter.

ChowNow provides Google Wallet to customers 'at no additional cost'

ChowNow updated restaurant clients' ordering apps to include Google Wallet as of today at no additional cost.

Cousins Subs: social media contest 'demonstrates our commitment to our state university as a Wisconsin-based brand'

Cousins Subs held its Three Point Shootout social media contest from Jan. 26 to Feb. 22 with UW Athletics as part of a one-year partnership.

Ingenico preps merchants for EMV migration with new products

The point-of-sale provider announced two new additions to its line of products to help retailers and restaurants ease into chip card acceptance.

Popeyes launches chicken tenderloins, 'Game of Chicken' app

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has introduced its latest product, new Red Stick Chicken, all-white meat tenderloins marinated in cayenne and TABASCO flavor.

TableSafe brings EMV-ready mPOS to restaurants

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

Burger King pilots delivery service in UK

The QSR chain is piloting its new online order and delivery service through its Burger King Delivers website.

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.

McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Twitter team up to give away 1 million free Cokes

McDonald’s in Brazil is giving away 1 million free Cokes.

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.

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