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Upserve Bolsters Online Ordering Capabilities with New Features

Upserve grew its Upserve Online Ordering capabilities, adding in-demand features that make fulfilling online orders easier for restaurant owners and staff while delighting guests. These new features are designed with both the restaurant and customer in mind, streamlining online ordering  restaurant profits.

LevelUp Launches 'Broadcast' to Drive Restaurant Discovery

LevelUp, the restaurant industry’s leading guest engagement solution, announced the launch of its new Broadcast service. This new solution empowers restaurant brands to reach massive audiences of new consumers by allowing them to browse live menus, order ahead and pay directly from within a network of the world’s most popular and highly trafficked digital channels including Facebook, Messenger, Yelp, Foursquare, Amazon Alexa, Chase Pay, Apple Pay, Android Pay, and more.

Toast Integrates with SpeedETab to Enable Native Mobile Ordering

Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform and one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S., announced a partnership with SpeedETab, the industry leader in native mobile ordering, mobile payment, and analytics solutions for merchants.

NCR, Grubhub Team Up to Make Online Ordering, Delivery More Efficient

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies and omni-channel solutions, and Grubhub, a leading online and mobile food-ordering company, are helping restaurants capitalize on online ordering and delivery with the Aloha Platform-of-Sale (POS) integration that is today widely available.

What Restaurants Need to Know About Mobile Wallet Technology

Restaurants today are searching for effective and innovative approaches to build a strong and dependable loyalty base. However between low consumer adoption and the financial challenges these programs can present, there is a significant opportunity to make these programs more effective.

Is Cash Really Dead in Restaurants?

Is cash dead? It’s a question being pondered around the restaurant industry. Marc Chatalas, co-owner of Cactus Restaurants, a five-unit chain in Washington, says 93–94 percent of his company’s current business is coming via credit cards.

TGI Fridays Becomes First Restaurant to Offer Amazon Pay with Alexa

With more than 70 percent of to-go orders coming from new customers, TGI Fridays continues to ramp up its digital offerings. The brand announced that guests will now be able to place and complete orders via Amazon Alexa and Amazon Pay, making it the first restaurant chain to offer the ability to pay with Amazon while placing an order with Alexa.

Ctuit Integration Adds New Restaurant Management Options for SpeedLine POS Users

A new integration with Ctuit provides data on demand from SpeedLine point of sale systems to an array of Ctuit restaurant management and business intelligence tools.“The integration allows SpeedLine clients to access Ctuit’s broad range of business intelligence tools to control costs, increase sales and better manage their businesses,” says Michael Kapash, Ctuit Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Upserve Launches Data-Driven Menu Builder for Restaurants

Upserve, a restaurant management platform, launched the first “Smart Menu” builder template that uses data-driven best practices and taps into the psychology of menu design and recent research to deliver a menu design template that restaurateurs can use to build their own menu.

OutMatch Acquires Pomello to Strengthen Predictive Solutions

OutMatch, a leader in delivering actionable predictive analytics to build world-class workforces, announced it has acquired Pomello, an analytics solution provider that helps companies understand and hire based on their unique CultureDNA, and improve employee engagement.

Yelp and TripAdvisor: Friend or Foe?

For many restaurateurs and general managers, reading Yelp and TripAdvisor reviews has become a daily routine, like drinking coffee.Take Liam Seide, owner and general manager of Denizen, a swanky wine bar and eatery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.