Tag: payments

Operations

Payment Apps Help Starbucks and Others Avoid Credit Card Swipe Fees

1 week ago

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

Tech

Restaurants Argue Efficiency and Safety in Cashless Push

1 month ago

We're not going to be the ones claiming that the old ways are the best ways, but we will argue that we don't know if tech providers and restaurants have thought this through all the way.

Tech

Square’s New Device Targets Counter and Table Service Restaurants

2 months ago

As with most of its hardware, the new Square Terminal can be adapted to fit a number of businesses. But it's well-suited for the types of restaurants who accept payment at the counter or at the table.

Tech

Square’s CFO Is Leaving the Upstart Payments Company

2 months ago

Square is the go-to provider for ambitious, young restaurants and cafes. They're certainly looking for more stability from a provider than a part-time CEO, and that's what they have now that Friar has left.

Strategy

American Express Is Giving Its Cardholders More Restaurant Perks

2 months ago

Amex ruled the top tier for quite some time. But with challenges from Chase's popular Sapphire card, it's leveraging its relationships with restaurants to try to give it an edge.

Tech

Square Sees Traction for Its Full-Service Restaurant Payment Service

3 months ago

Square seems pretty pleased with the uptake for its new full-service product. Legacy software companies have some serious competition.

Tech

Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: Square Sees Itself as Championing Creativity

3 months ago

Alyssa Henry's ace leadership is one of the unsung reasons why Square's engineers have effectively delivered intuitive payments software to many restaurants.

Tech

Square’s Payments Hardware Now Supports Custom Point of Sale

5 months ago

True to form, Square is making it easy for developers (or restaurants) to build their own point-of-sale solutions accepting Square payments, no salesperson required.

Tech

PayPal Just Dropped $2.2 Billion to Compete With Square in Restaurants and Cafes

7 months ago

Square may have some challenges, but it has a diversity of products, consumer-friendly features, and adoption at multiple price points in restaurants. Rivals need to find a good story to tell.

Tech

Grubhub Rolls Out Venmo Payment Integration

8 months ago

Don't want to store your credit card info directly on Grubhub? Don't have a PayPal account? The company's got an answer for that.

Strategy

UK Report Pushes Back on Cash-Free Restaurants and Retail

9 months ago

We looked at this in a Megatrend this year and expect the payment divide to continue to be a dominant issue this year.

Tech

The New Payment App Designed for Dine and Dash

10 months ago

This is the first payment app we've seen that also thinks of restaurant staff. But do the devices need to be that bulky?