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HotSchedules and Fourth Announce Merger

HotSchedules, provider of leading workforce and inventory management solutions for the restaurant industry, and Fourth, provider of an integrated hospitality workforce management and cost-control operations platform, announced they merged business operations in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners and Insight Partners.

Olo Overhauls Coupon Manager Feature

Olo, a leading digital food ordering platform for the restaurant industry, announced new functionality for customers with an overhaul to its Coupon Manager, which allows restaurant brands to deploy offers to digital ordering customers through the Olo Dashboard.

Antunes Buys Tech Company StoreLynk

Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, recently acquired StoreLynk, a Cincinnati-based technology company.Antunes finalized the purchase of StoreLynk on June 21 following growing demand for the company’s “connected kitchen” platform in the foodservice industry.

Coca-Cola Partners with Omnivore to Launch Digital Marketplace This Fall

Coca-Cola North America is launching a digital marketplace this fall that connects its foodservice customers to pre-vetted, industry-best restaurant technologies with competitive pricing. The marketplace of solutions for front of house, back of house and outside of house is powered by Omnivore, a universal point-of-sale connectivity platform, that offers seamless integration into restaurants' point-of-sale (POS) systems.

Kabaq Rebrands as QReal

Kabaq, the augmented reality subsidiary of the Glimpse Group known for its AR menu technology and realistic AR food models, has changed its name to QReal.Formerly, QReal established its beachhead within the AR industry by creating the most lifelike models of cuisine.

Engagement Solution Givex Acquires

Givex, a cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operation from end-to-end, recently announced its acquisition of, the online service that sells gift cards from Canada’s largest brands direct to businesses and consumers.

TransAct Technologies Announces Agreement for BOHA! Solution

TransAct Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets, announced its largest to-date agreement for its BOHA! solution since the revolutionary ecosystem’s market introduction in March.

Square Adds Integrations with Postmates, DoorDash, Chowly

Square, Inc. today announced a new set of order management integrations for Square for Restaurants, enabling orders from Postmates, DoorDash, and POS integration solution Chowly to appear directly in a restaurant’s point of sale.

OpenTable Partners with Upserve to Expand Integration with Point-of-Sale Systems

OpenTable today announced an industry-first partnership with Upserve, a full-service restaurant management platform. The partnership allows data and guest insights to flow in real-time both ways between OpenTable’s GuestCenter operating system and Upserve’s restaurant point-of-sale system, enabling servers to have diner information and preferences at their fingertips to help them personalize service on the fly.

Merchant Link Integrates with First Data

Merchant Link, a leading payment gateway offering cloud-based cardholder data security solutions, announced its integration with First Data for Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC). Available at U.S. hotels within Merchant Link’s portfolio that meet the minimum requirements, DCC gives foreign travelers the choice to pay for their hotel stay in U.