Survey reveals what adults want from self-service POS systems.
With IT spending on the rise, restaurants look toward technology to streamline workflow and improve biz practices.
Consumers respond favorably to rewards program, digital deals and experience; Now Google Wallet added to the mix.
In this annual report, Hospitality Technology investigates the trends and business drivers that are shaping the point of sale landscape. By querying the vendor community, HT recaps the latest innovations, reveals forward-looking plans for technology offerings in 2015, and gleans insights into what trends these suppliers impacting the POS. Also included are the results of the POS Software Reader Survey, where operators reveal plans for investment and features they are looking for in upgrades. Overwhelmingly, both operators and vendors agree the POS has been forever changed by the emergence of new mobile payment methods and the call for greater security – particularly as it relates to the EMV liability shift.
The 10th installment of the Restaurant Executive Summit put a laser focus on how to improve connections not only with guests, but with staff as well. Crafted under the theme of "Feeding Consumers with a #Digital @ppetite," the Summit armed attendees with truly actionable strategies over the course of three days of networking and educational sessions and workshops.
HT's annual Lodging Technology Study tracks budgets, business objectives, and investment allocation trends in hotel IT. This report incorporates feedback from hoteliers to produce a comprehensive and useful set of findings, diving significantly deeper into top goals and challenges for IT teams, the role of IT leaders in business strategy and planned investments for in-room, guest-facing and property systems. Sponsored.
Take this quiz about your current and planned POS innovations. Add up your points up to see how your company measures up against industry trends, and find out if you're a POS innovator, follower or laggard. Sponsored.
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group bolsters its loyalty membership with various functionalities of a mobile app from Paytronix. Sponsored.
Solving the ROI challenge should be a key objective for technology and marketing executives in 2015.
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) shares an infographic with steps for retailers to ensure they have proper security controls in place to prevent a breach caused by malware.