Category Archives: Restaurants

Cover App Aims for Smartphone Payments in Restaurants

Square, PayPal, and others have all been working to capture a lucrative market, restaurant mobile ordering, which is no doubt positioned to be a mainstay in the very near future. With such marked smartphone adoption,mobile payment solutions in restaurants are not only convenient, but just smart business, allowing users to both order food ahead and pay at their leisure without waiting on a server to bring the bill. Diners can just get up and go after smartphone payment, and the best part is, tip suggestions are not only easier for users, but have been shown to bring in more revenue for the enterprise when calculated automatically in app. With that in mind, Cover is aiming to grab a piece of the pie, introducing their smartphone restaurant payments app, fresh out of new fundraising.
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Square Debuts New App: Square Order for Take-Out

Square has been leading the way in the mobile point of sale services sector with their square dongle and register products, making strong headway with local merchants over the last few years.  In an effort to grab a larger piece of the pie, Square has just debuted their newest app, Square Order, allowing patrons to order food for pickup with ease through their mobile phones, without the necessity for local vendors to have their own standalone mobile apps.  The release comes as they have quietly removed Square Wallet from the app stores, marking a new era for the company as they move in new directions.
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Applebee’s & Others to Make Tablets in Restaurants a Mainstay in 2014

Mounted tablets in restaurants that let diners view menus, order drinks and food items, and pay their checks at the table via credit card are now making their way into major restaurant chains across the U.S., changing the dining experience for both guests and wait staff in a substantial way.
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Mobile Apps for Restaurants

The convenience of the mobile environment has spurred a consumer hunger to both search for and make restaurant dining decisions through their mobile devices.  The decision to dine is now a decision most make on the go, as restaurants remain the most searched for industry through both mobile phones and tablet devices.  With this in mind, restaurant owners should both pay close attention and take advantage of the immense opportunity custom mobile app development can bring to their businesses.  It is time for all restaurants to consider developing a mobile game plan, keeping several key features in mind when formulating a mobile app design strategy.
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