Tag: apps

Tech

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Hygienic? There’s a New App for That

2 months ago

Do consumers care enough about proper hygiene in restaurants that they'd be willing to pay to track it on a regular basis? HDScores is betting on it.

Tech

How 27 Restaurant iPhone Apps Manage Location Data

2 months ago

Sure, go for that Whopper for only a penny ... and all your location data for the foreseeable future.

Tech

What Restaurant Apps Are Tracking on Android Smartphones

2 months ago

Fast-food chains collect more data on customers' smartphones than most consumers even realize.

Operations

Payment Apps Help Starbucks and Others Avoid Credit Card Swipe Fees

2 months ago

More loyalty, more customer spending data, and lower fees — what's not for a restaurant to love about apps that facilitate payments?

Chains

Starbucks Wants to Get to Know You Better

4 months ago

Starbucks hopes digital loyalty plus face time with in-store employees will help continue its turnaround. Earlier access to egg nog lattes and other holiday drinks — available a full week earlier than last year — won't hurt, either.

Tech

Gaming Restaurant Mobile Apps to Protect Privacy

8 months ago

While we like to think that people are becoming more cautious about their privacy, the convenience trade off is just too compelling for many consumers.

Tech

Alibaba Has Bought Out Its Rivals for China’s Top Restaurant Takeout App

12 months ago

The scale that these delivery marketplaces command is enviable to similar apps and services in every other country. But what's really remarkable is the lesson to be learned from changed consumer behaviors.

Tech

London Restaurants Are Turning Leftovers Into Cheap Meals

1 year ago

After the deluge of food-related apps that just help people be lazier, this is the type of efficiency and life-improving tech that we are very happy to see.

Tech

WeChat’s Big Rival Is a Restaurant App That Lets Consumers Do Nearly Everything

1 year ago

There's been a battle over local discovery in the U.S. and Europe for ages. Meitun's payment- and booking-first approach is clearly the way to go with both consumers and restaurants and bars.

Chains

Domino’s and the Downside of Digital Oversharing

1 year ago

How much transparency is really necessary when it comes to ordering restaurant delivery? Not enough warrant fake staff preparing meals, we think. Just give us an accurate time when the pizza (or whatever) will arrive.

Tech

Chipotle Hopes an Updated App Will Help It Recover From Missteps

1 year ago

An app doesn’t matter if you can’t get people in the door in the first place.

Tech

Facebook Wants You to Use Its App to Order Delivery

1 year ago

We still think that the tech giants are fighting over too small a piece of the pie here.